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Friday, February 25, 2011

Iowa Law Review Symposium Today on The Future of Legal Education

Iowa The Iowa Law Review hosts a symposium today on The Future of Legal Education:
Keynote Speech:  Dean Erwin Chemerinsky (UC-Irvine)

Panel 1: Creating and Recreating the Ideal Law School: A Response to Dean Chemerinsky’s Keynote Speech

   Moderator: Professor Thomas P. Gallanis (Iowa)
   Dean Gail B. Agrawal (Iowa)
   Dean Erwin Chemerinsky (UC-Irvine)
   Professor Judith Resnik (Yale)

Panel 2: The Economic Viability of the Juris Doctor Degree

   Moderator: Associate Dean Todd E. Pettys (Iowa)
   Dean Richard A. Matasar (New York Law School)
   Dean Cyndi Nance (Arkansas)
   President David E. Van Zandt (The New School)

Panel 3: Who Is Responsible for Preparing Law Students?

   Moderator: Assistant Dean Collins B. Byrd, Jr. (Iowa)
   Joel W. Barrows (Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Iowa)
   Kelly M. Hnatt (Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher)
   Associate Dean Larry E. Ribstein (Illinois)

Panel 4: The Importance of Diversity in Law Schools

   Moderator: Professor Angela Onwuachi-Willig (Iowa)
   Dean Kevin R. Johnson (UC-Davis)
   Associate Dean Catherine E. Smith (Denver)
   Dean Kent D. Syverud (Washington University)

Panel 5: Perspectives from the Bench

   Moderator: Professor Christina Bohannan (Iowa)
   Hon. David Baker (Iowa Supreme Court (2008-10)
   Hon. Deanell Reece Tacha (U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit; Dean, Pepperdine)
   Hon. Michael J. Melloy (U.S. States Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit)

Panel 6: American Bar Association and Control of Law Schools

   Moderator: Dean Richard A. Matasar (New York Law School)
   Professor Judith C. Areen (Georgetown)
   Dean Michael A. Fitts (Pennsylvania)
   Dean Jay Conison (Valparaiso)

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