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This year the Section on Pro Bono and Public Service Opportunities and Sections on Criminal Justice and Poverty Law co-sponsored a three hour mini-conference at the Annual Meeting on Pro Bono and Public Service in the law schools. Below is the schedule of panels and speakers.

Pro Bono and Public Interest Programs at Law Schools
Sponsored by the Section on Pro Bono and Public Interest,
Co-sponsored by the Section on Criminal Justice
and the Section on Poverty Law

Wednesday, January 3, 2001
Welcome
Sande Buhai, Chair, Pro Bono and Public Interest Section, Director of Public Interest Law Department, Loyola Law School
Introduction of Program
Pamela H. Bucy, Chair of Program Committee, Bainbridge Professor of Law, University of Alabama

PLENARY SESSION:
Bryan A. Stevenson, Executive Director, Equal Justice Initiative Montgomery, Alabama and Adjunct Faculty, New York University Law School

BREAK

BREAK OUT PANELS
Support for Law Students Doing Pro Bono
Moderator:
Thomas J. Schoenherr, Assistant Dean, Public Interest Resource Center Fordham School of Law
Panelists:
Andrew Harrison, Student, Public Interest Law Project Lewis and Clark School of Law
Chanpone Singlassi, Student, Public Interest Law Project Lewis and Clark School of Law
Pamela DeFanti Robinson, Director, Pro Bono Program University of South Carolina School of Law
Pro Bono Programs by Law Faculty
Moderator:
Gregory L. Ogden, Professor of Law Pepperdine University
Panelists:
Craig Anthony Arnold, Associate Professor of Law and Director, Center for Land Resources Chapman University School of Law
Debra Pogrund Stark, Associate Professor of Law The John Marshall Law School
Law School Partnerships with Law Firms and Public Service Offices
Moderator:
Victoria L. Eastus, Director of Public Interest Law Center New York University School of Law
Panelists:
Susan J. Curry, Executive Director Minnesota Justice Foundation
Susan Rutberg, Associate Professor Golden Gate University School of Law
Greg McConnell, Executive Director ABA Center for Pro Bono

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BREAK OUT PANELS
Criminal Justice Pro Bono
Moderator:
Kimberly Carpenter Emery, Assistant Dean for Public Service University of Virginia School of Law
Panelists:
Richard D. Klein, Professor of Law Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Richard Rosen, Professor and Director, Clinical Programs University of North Carolina School of Law
Law School Pro Bono Models
Moderator:
Cynthia Adcock, Director, AALS Pro Bono Project
Panelists:
Linda Sorenson Ewald, Associate Dean and Professor of Law Louis D. Brandeis School of Law University of Louisville
Skip Horne, Director, Law Career Services Santa Clara University
Sylvia Novinsky, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs University of North Carolina School of Law
Public Interest and Pro Bono Through Curriculum
Panelists:
Alison G. Anderson, Professor of Law UCLA School of Law
Susan J. Bryant, Associate Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Program City University of New York, School of Law at Queens College
Steven Schwinn, Associate Professional Lecturer in Law and Associate Director of Legal Research and Writing Program George Washington University Law Center
Joseph B. Tulman, Professor of Law University of District of Columbia

PROGRAM ENDS

Following the mini-conference, the Section held it's business meeting to elect the new Executive Committee and to formulate new standing committees. A description of these committees and their members can be found on the Sub-Committees page.