Teaching Justice Webinar Series

08 Aug 2018 10:54 AM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

Teaching Justice Webinar Series

A project of the Best Practices Committee

What is the Teaching Justice Webinar Series?

Over the next year, the Teaching Justice Webinar series will feature a number of innovative faculty who will discuss new approaches to teaching justice in the classroom. Each session will draw on the wisdom of current resistance movement and examine its intersections with criminal justice, immigration policy, racial justice, economic justice, and international human rights, among other issues. 

This series will explore the theory behind experiential faculty’s decision-making processes during an intense political movement, asking the question, “How do we show up as lawyers and teachers?” Presenters also hope to develop a shared vocabulary and a deeper understanding of what it means to be a lawyer, whether we consider ourselves movement lawyers, rebellious lawyers, or transformative lawyers. 

Upcoming webinar sessions

September 26th, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. ET:

Shifting Power through Transformative Lawyering in Community Economic Development

taught by Renee Hatcher, Assistant Professor of Law and Director of the Business Enterprise Law Clinic at The John Marshall Law School, Alicia Alvarez (Michigan Law), Dorcas Gilmore (GW Law), and Susan Bennett (American University – WCL). 

December 6th, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. ET: 

Teaching Justice in the Context of Immigrants’ Rights

taught by Annie Lai, Clinical Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Immigrant Rights Clinic at the University of California, Irvine School of Law

Spring 2019:

Deborah Archer, Associate Professor of Clinical Law and Director of the Civil Rights Clinic at NYU School of Law

Eve Hanan, Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Juvenile Justice Clinic at UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law

For questions about this series please contact the co-directors of the webinar series sub-committee, Laila Hlass lhlass@tulane.edu or Allison Korn korn@law.ucla.edu

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