Date Chartered: 1/1/1973
The Section on Family and Juvenile Law promotes the development and exchange of information relating to teaching and research in the fields of family and juvenile law and promotes collaborative action among those individuals having an interest in these fields.
Family and Juvenile Law (Co-Sponsored by Minority Groups, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues, and Women in Legal Education)
Section Business Meetings
Works-in-Progress (Co-Sponsored by Children and the Law, Education Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues)
Education Law (Co-Sponsored by Civil Rights, Family and Juvenile Law, and State and Local Government)
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues (Co-Sponsored by Children and the Law, Constitutional Law, and Family and Juvenile Law)
Conflict of Laws (Co-Sponsored by Constitutional Law, Family and Juvenile Law, and Federal Courts)
Criminal Justice (Co-sponsored by Family and Juvenile Law)
Aging and the Law (Co-sponsored by Family and Juvenile Law)
Children and the Law (Co-sponsored by Family and Juvenile Law)
Works in Progress
Section on Family & Juvenile Law Achievement Award
Aimed at recognizing outstanding professionals who have made significant or long-term contributions to the fields of Family and/or Juvenile Law.
Specifically, the Award will recognize those who have made such contributions through any combination of the following:
a. Assumption of leadership roles in the scholarly community;
b. Support to and mentoring of colleagues; service to institutions, including but not limited to schools and professional organizations, both academic and practice-oriented;
c. Provision of legal services to underserved segments of society; teaching and presenting;
d. Scholarship, broadly and inclusively defined.
Nomination and Eligibility: Those eligible for the Award include all legal educators, including those holding administrative as well as faculty appointments, whose academic careers (teaching and scholarship) have focused primarily on Family and/or Juvenile Law. However, no current Section officer or Board member is eligible to receive the Award.
To nominate someone, please submit a 1 to 3-page letter identifying the nominee and stating why you believe that person should be considered for this year’s Award. Nominations should be sent to the chair of this year’s Awards Committee.
|Year||Award Name||Recipient||Law School|
|2023||Section on Family & Juvenile Law Achievement Award||Elizabeth Scott||Columbia Law School|
|2022||Section on Family & Juvenile Law Achievement Award||Barbara Bennett-Woodhouse||Emory University School of Law|
|2021||Section on Family & Juvenile Law Achievement Award||Andrew Schepard||Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University|
|2021||Section on Family & Juvenile Law Achievement Award||Susan Frelich Appleton||Washington University in St. Louis School of Law|
Family and Juvenile Law Fall 2020 Newsletter (PDF)
Family and Juvenile Law Fall 2019 Newsletter (PDF)
Family and Juvenile Law Fall 2018 Newsletter (PDF)
Family and Juvenile Law Spring 2018 Newsletter (PDF)
Family and Juvenile Law Winter 2017 Newsletter (PDF)
Family and Juvenile Law Spring 2017 Newsletter (PDF)