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Saturday, September 28, 2013

Oklahoma City Hosts Conference Today on Wills, Trusts & Estates Meets Gender, Race & Class

OCUOklahoma City University School of Law hosts a conference today on Wills, Trusts & Estates Meets Gender, Race & Class:

[The conference] will bring the insights of progressive property theory to the area of inheritance and succession law and will address the many points of intersection between inheritance law, gender and race, social structure, wealth inequality, domestic violence, and indigenous people’s rights, among others. Recognizing that inheritance law is a society’s DNA, the conference will present both theoretical, historical and practical approaches to ways it has and continues to maintain social structure and ways it can change it.

  • Keynote Address:  Al Brophy (North Carolina), Commentator: William P. LaPiana (New York Law School)
  • Panel #1:  A Critical Trusts and Estates Research Agenda:  Anthony Infanti (Pittsburgh), Bridget Crawford (Pace)
  • Panel #2:  Class Matters:  Naomi Cahn (George Washington), Phyllis Smith (Florida A&M), Palma Strand (Creighton), Lee-Ford Tritt (Florida)
  • Panel #3:  Past and Present:  Steven Clowney (Kentucky), Stuart Gold (Partner, Mandelbaum Salsburg, West Orange, NJ), Casey Ross-Petherick (Oklahoma City), Kent Schenkel (New England)
  • Panel #4:  Formalities and Language:  Deborah Gordon (Drexel), Anne Marie Rhodes (Loyola-Chicago), Karen Sneddon (Mercer),
  • Panel #5:  Families and the Home:  Shelly Kreiczer-Levy (Academic Center of Law and Business, Tel Aviv, Israel), Browne Lewis (Cleveland State), Alan Oxford (Appalachian), Danaya Wright (Florida)

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Just think how much tuition could be lowered if law schools stopped sponsoring academic nonsense like these conferences, and professors taught an extra class per semester instead of researching this fluff.

Posted by: Todd | Sep 28, 2013 2:21:48 PM