Faculty at AALS
Touro Law at AALS in 2024
Several Touro Law professors are kicking off the new year as presenters, speakers, and moderators and being selected to serve in leadership roles at the 2024 AALS Annual Meeting. One professor is event receiving an award! This year's conference, "Defending Democracy,” is being held in Washington, DC. The annual meeting is the largest gathering of law faculty in the world.
Associate Dean Rodger Citron is participating as a commentator in The New Voices in Administrative Law session, sponsored by the Administrative Law section being held on January 6 at 3 pm. He also will serve as a speaker during the Discussion Group on "Discussing Polarizing Topics in a Polarizing Time: Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?" on January 6 at 8 am.
Professor Joan Foley, currently Chair of the AALS Aging and the Law Section, will be moderating the Section's program, "Preparing for the Demands of an Aging Population” on January 3 from 1-2:40 pm. The program is co-sponsored by the Disability Law, Poverty Law, Antitrust & Economic Regulation, and Law, Medicine & Health Care Sections.
Professor Tiffany Graham will be speaking on the Critical Theories panel, "Does ABA Standard 303 Compliance Require Criticality?," on January 6 from 8:00-9:40 am. Professor Graham also will be moderating two panels sponsored by the Women in Legal Education section. The first, "Feminism, the Development of Professional Identity, and Implementing Standard 303(b)," is scheduled for Friday, January 5 from 12:00-1:40 pm. The second, "Exploring the Taboo," is scheduled for January 6 from 3:00-4:40 pm.
Professor Michael Lewyn is being named Chair of the AALS Property Section.
Professor Marjorie Silver will be receiving the AALS Section on Balance & Well-Being in Legal Education Award at this year’s annual meeting. The awardee serves as a model of Balance & Well-Being Section ideals, develops innovative programming that integrates this work into curricular or co-curricular offerings, contributes to academic scholarship in the field, and regularly serves the Section, their law school and greater legal community by providing access to well-being programming and/or services.
Professor Gabriel Weil is presenting his working draft, Climate Nationalism, at the following session: Natural Resources and Energy Law, Co-Sponsored by Agricultural and Food Law, Animal Law, and Environmental Law: Works-in-Progress on January 5 from 4-5 pm.