AALS Annual Meeting 2006

Empirical Scholarship
What Should We Study and
How Should We Study It?

January 3-7, 2006

Washington, DC

Wednesday, January 4, 2006

8:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Workshop on a Search for Balance in the
Whirlwind of Law School

8:45 - 9:00 a.m.
Judith C. Areen, Georgetown University Law Center and AALS President-Elect

Jane H. Aiken, Washington University School of Law and Chair, Planning Committee for AALS Workshop on A Search for Balance in the Whirlwind of Law School

Over 50 proposals for presentation were submitted for the Workshop on a Search for Balance in the Whirlwind of Law School.

Because the submitted proposals to be so diverse and interesting, we are ensuring their wider distribution by posting them on this web site. Click here to view the proposals.

9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Losing Balance: Impact of Law School on Student Well-Being

Moderator: Ann L. Iijima, William Mitchell College of Law
Speakers: Sharon Dolovich, University of California at Los Angeles School of Law
Daisy Hurst Floyd, Mercer University Law School -view outline-
Lawrence S. Krieger, Florida State University College of Law -view handout-
Odeana R. Neal, University of Baltimore School of Law
James Justesen White, The University of Michigan Law School -view outline-

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Refreshment Break

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Choosing Balance: Alternate Approaches

Moderator: Steven H. Hobbs, The University of Alabama School of Law
Speakers: Winston Boyd Crisp, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina -view outline-
Susan Swaim Daicoff, Florida Coastal School of Law -view abstract-
Gerald F. Hess, Gonzaga University School of Law -view outline-
Leonard L. Riskin, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law -view outline-

12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Lunch on Your Own

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions:

  • Affective

Speakers: Clark J. Freshman, University of Miami School of Law -view outline-
Joshua David Rosenberg, University of San Francisco School of Law -view outline-
Marjorie A. Silver, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center -view bibliography- -view handout- -view outline- -view syllabus-

  • Connection to Purpose

Speakers: Jeanne Anselmo, Coordinator, Contemplative Urban Law Program, Community Legal Resource Network, Flushing, New York -view outline-
-view bibliography-
-view history- -view presentation-
Victor M. Goode, City University of New York School of Law at Queens College -view outline-
Jerome M. Organ, University of St. Thomas School of Law -view outline-
Stephanie M. Wildman, Santa Clara University School of Law -view outline-

  • Contemplative Practices

Speakers: Richard A. Boswell, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
Deborah Ann Calloway, University of Connecticut School of Law -view outline-
Charles R. Halpern, Chairman of the Board, The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, Berkeley, California -view outline-

  • Religion in Law School

Speakers: Mary Garvey Algero, Loyola University New Orleans School of Law -view outline-
Robert F. Cochran, Jr., Pepperdine University School of Law -view outline-
Samuel J. Levine, Pepperdine University School of Law -view outline-
Ellen S. Pryor, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
Arlene Wiltz, Associate Chaplain, University Ministry, Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana -view outline-

Speakers: Calvin Pang, University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law
Reginald Leamon Robinson, Howard University School of Law
Thomas L. Shaffer, Notre Dame Law School -view outline- -view paper-

  • Student Services/Counseling

Speakers: Barbara A. Glesner Fines, University of
Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
Martha Peters, University of Iowa College of Law -view abstract- -view outline-

  • Teaching Methods and Grading

Speakers: Kirsten A. Dauphinais, University of North Dakota -view proposal- -view outline- -view paper-
Robert P. Schuwerk, University of Houston Law Center -view excerpt- -view paper-
Bruce J. Winick, University of Miami School of Law -view abstract- -view handouts- -view syllabus-

3:30 - 3:45 p.m.
Refreshment Break

3:45 - 5:00 p.m.
Using Balance: Moving Forward

Moderator: Jane H. Aiken, Washington University School of Law
Facilitators: Susan J. Bryant, City University of New York School of Law at Queens College
Jean Koh Peters, Yale Law School

5:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Speaker: David Hall, Northeastern University School of Law

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