A One-Day Conference at Drexel University's Earle Mack School of Law
Hosted by University of New Hampshire School of Law's Rudman Center, Seattle University School of Law and Rutgers University Law School.
This conference will occur immediately prior to the start of the 2014 Legal Writing Institute Conference, which will also be held in Philadelphia beginning later that evening.
Participants in the workshop will need to pay for their own travel and lodging, but we will provide food during this free workshop.
The Honorable Jonathan Lippman, Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, will present the inaugural Norman H. Stahl Lecture: "Pro Bono Requirements for Prospective Attorneys."
This lecture series honors Norman H. Stahl, who was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in 1992. The series was established to highlight innovations by court systems and legal service providers that increase access to justice and address the rise in unmet legal needs.
Jonathan Lippman's career in the …
Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson of the Supreme Court of Texas will present the Frank Rowe Kenison lecture. His talk will be "A Critique of the Texas Model for School Discipline and Juvenile Justice."
The Frank Rowe Kenison Lecture Series honors Judge Frank Rowe Kenison who served as Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court from 1952 to 1977. The series was established in 1980 to highlight the role of state court judges and the importance of the state court jurisprudence …
The Honorable Linda Stewart Dalianis, Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court, will discuss "Addressing Unmet Legal Needs in NH: The Role of Pro Bono."
She will also present the New Hampshire Bar Association’s inaugural Bruce E. Friedman Pro Bono Award. Sponsored by the New Hampshire Bar Association and the UNH School of Law Social Justice Institute, the Bruce E. Friedman Pro Bono Award honors the accomplishments of a UNH School of Law graduate, and NH Bar member, who exemplifies …
2L Stephen Baker will present "The One-Two Punch: The Silver Tsunami and Financial Exploitation. Will New Hampshire Be Knocked-Out?" from 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Baker worked as an intern for the Senior Law Project at New Hampshire Legal Assistance this past summer. He was awarded the Cindy Lonergan Elder Law & Patients' Rights Fellow by the Social Justice Institute for his work on financial exploitation. His interests include Elder Law, Estate Planning, Business Litigation, and Military Law. Baker currently serves in the New …
Social Justice Institute’s Public Interest Stipend
For the Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27
2012 EJW Conference and Career Fair
Message from the Social Justice Institute’s Director
Each year the Social Justice Institute provides a modest stipend to students interested in attending the fair but who are unable to cover the full cost of attendance. This year the stipend award for each student selected will be a maximum of $200. This stipend is to be used to offset the costs of travel and …
The state of New Hampshire is considering privatizing some of its state prisons. One of the arguments for turning this function over to the private sector is cost savings. The state of Arizona recently privatized some of its prisons and Caroline Isaacs has recently authored a report documenting unanticipated costs associated with privatization.
Please join the Social Justice Institute for an informal discussion with Caroline Isaacs on her findings and recommendations.
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Findings of the Isaacs Report:
The data shows …
Joanne Iritani will discuss her experience being incarcerated at the Japanese-American camp at Poston at the age of 12 years old (from May 1942 until August 1945). She and her husband, the late Frank Iritani, wrote the book Ten Visits: Accounts of Visits to All the Japanese American Relocation Centers to chronicle the remains of each camp. The talk will be held from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm in the Rich Room.
Wynona Ward, attorney and founder of the non-profit organization Have Justice Will Travel, will be discussing her innovative holistic approach to addressing domestic violence in her community. This program, Have Justice Will Travel, has succeeded where others have failed - 90% of its clients leave their abusive relationships for good. Wynona will be speaking from 5:30pm to 6:30pm in room 282, followed by refreshments and the opportunity to mingle. This event is sponsored by the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship and the …
Professor David Crane, of Syracuse College of Law, will present "Diamonds, Guns, and Thugs: Seeking Justice in West Africa," based on his experiences as the founding Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, an international war crimes tribunal.
This event is co-sponsored by Social Justice Institute, UNH Law Students for Human Rights and the Lantos Foundation, and will be held from 5:30pm – 6:30pm in the Rich Room (reception to follow).