Category Archives: Family Law

Forty Years of Loving

Fordham University School of Law presents Forty Years of Loving: Confronting Issues of Race, Sexuality, and the Family in the Twenty-First Century, Nov. 2, 2007, New York, NY.

Gender, Family – Brighton, UK

Sussex Law School hosts Gender, Family Responsibility and Legal Change Conference 2008 (“An international, interdisciplinary conference), July 10-12, 2008, at Sussex Downs (near Brighton).

Paper proposals will be reviewed in four batches: those received by Sept. 30, 2007, those by Oct. 31, 2007, those by Dec. 31, 2007, and those by April 30, 2008.

Legal Realism, Feminism, Legal Theory – Madison

The University of Wisconsin School of Law hosts New Legal Realism Meets Feminism & Legal Theory II: Empirical Perspectives on the Place of Law in Women’s Work and Family Lives , Oct. 5-6, 2007, Madison.

Women working in a variety of settings face challenges rooted in traditional cultural and social patterns surrounding gender. These challenges include barriers in the workplace, the historic divisions between work and family lives, and cultural conceptualizations of “work” itself. This conference draws together empirical and legal perspectives to examine the different strategies and models women have used in addressing the dilemmas of work and family.

The conference is cosponsored by the Feminism and Legal Theory Project, Emory University, and the New Legal Realism Project, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Family Law – Richmond

The National Center for Family Law presents its First National Family Law Symposium: State of the Family 2007, Sept. 16-18, University of Richmond.

Thanks: Divorce Law Journal.

Child Custody – Chicago

Reconceptualizing Child Custody: Past, Present, and Future—Lawyers and Psychologists Working Together: A Continuing Education Conference, cosponsored by the American Psychological Association (APA) and the ABA Section of Family Law, is scheduled for April 30 – May 3, 2008, in Chicago.