Conference Program

Promoting Justice Through Interdisciplinary Teaching and Practice
March 13-15, 2003

Thursday, March 13, 2003 

6:30 p.m.            Reception – O’ Donnell Lounge at the Knight Center 

7:00 p.m.            Opening Dinner and 30th Anniversary Celebration
                            Hosted by Joel SeligmanDean and Ethan A.H. Shepley University Professor, Washington University School of Law
                            Keynote Speaker:  Suellyn ScarnecchiaDean, University of New Mexico School of Law 

Friday, March 14, 2003 

8:00 a.m.
Registration and Coffee
– Outside Room 310, Law School 

8:45 a.m. 
Welcome – Room 310                       
Karen TokarzDirector of Clinical Education, and John DrobakDirector, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.  

9:00-10:45 a.m.   “Justice, Ethics, and Interdisciplinary Teaching and Practice”  

Susan Brooks, M.A./J.D. – Vanderbilt University Law School, moderator;
Erwin Chemerinsky, J.D. – Sydney M. Irmas Professor of Public Interest Law, Legal Ethics & Political Science, University of Southern California School of Law;
Susan R. Jones, J.D. - George Washington University School of Law; and
Ken Reardon, Ph.D.City/Reg. Plan. – Cornell University Department of City & Regional Planning

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.    “Existing Models of Interdisciplinary Teaching and Practice”  

Kim Diana Connolly, J.D. – University of South Carolina School of Law, moderator;
Lynn Barenberg, M.S.W. - Boston College Law School;
Robert Holmes, J.D. - Rutgers-Newark School of Law Community Law Program;
Wanda Grant-Knight, Ph.D. Clin. Psych. and 
Pamela Tames, J.D. - Boston Medical Center Family Advocacy Program; and
Beth Martin, M.S.Env. Eng. and Maxine Lipeles, J.D. - Washington University School of Law Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic.  

12:30-2:00 pm - Working Groups/Lunch  

2:00-4:00 pm - “Ethical Considerations for Interdisciplinary Teaching, and Practice”  

Keynote Speaker: Professor Deborah Rhode, J.D. - Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law, Stanford University, and moderator;
Michael Davis, Ph.D. Phil. - Illinois Institute of Technology Center for the Study of Ethics;
Rebecca Dresser, J.D. - Daniel Noyes Kirby Professor of Law and Professor of Ethics in Medicine, Washington University - St.Louis
Sheldon Gelman, Ph.D. Welfare Planning/M.S.L. – Dorothy and David I. Schachne Dean, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University; and
Antoinette Kavanaugh, Ph.D. Psych. - Northwestern University School of Law.  

4:15-5:30 pm - Working Groups  

7:00 pm - Dinner – Holmes Lounge (see enclosed map)  

Saturday, March 15, 2003

8:15 am - Continental Breakfast  

9:00-11:00 am - “Challenges to Implementation”

Anita Weinberg, M.S.W./J.D. - Loyola University Chicago School of Law, moderator;
Rick Brooks, Ph.D.Econ./J.D. - Northwestern University School of Law;
Stacy Brustin, J.D. - Catholic University School of Law;
Janet Lessem, C.S.W. and Toby Golick, J.D. - Cardozo School of Law;
Maureen Hackett, M.D. and
Eric Janus, J.D. - University of Minnesota Department of Psychiatry and William Mitchell Law School; and
Lyn Slater, M.S.W., Michael Martin, J.D., and Beth Schwartz, J.D. - Fordham University School of Law.  

11:00 am-12:30 pm - Working Groups  

12:30 - 2:00 pm  - Lunch by Thematic Areas of Interdisciplinary Teaching and Practice  

2:00-3:30 pm - “New Views on Justice, Ethics, and Interdisciplinary Teaching and Practice”  

Jane Aiken, J.D. - Washington University -St. Louis School of Law;
Michael J. Jenuwine, Ph.D. Psych./J.D. - Indiana University School of Law; and
Abbe Smith, J.D. - Georgetown University Law Center; and
Steve Wizner, J.D. - Yale Law School.   

3:30 pm - Closing - Karen Tokarz, J.D. - Washington University -St. Louis School of Law.  

Working Group Presenters/Facilitators:

Cross Cultural Competence
Maria Arias, J.D. - CUNY School of Law
Carolyn Copps Hartley, Ph.D. Social Welfare - University of Iowa School of Social Work                        

Designing an Interdisciplinary Program
Michelle Geller, L.C.S.W. - University of Chicago Law School
Randi Mandelbaum, J.D. – Rutgers University School of Law                                                  

Ethical Challenges
Martha Garcia, C.S.W – CUNY Law School
Peter Joy, J.D. - Washington University-St.Louis School of Law                        

Student Involvement
Jane Barden, A.M., Social Service Administration -University of Chicago Law School
Dina Schlossberg, J.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Law                     

Therapeutic Jurisprudence and the Impact of Interdisciplinary Collaborations on Clients
Carrie Petrucci, Ph.D. Social Welfare - California State University at Long Beach, Department of Social Work
Rose Voyvodic, L.L.B., L.L.M. - University of Windsor School of Law