Critical Perspectives on Court and Law Reform


March 27, 2009
8:15-8:45 a.m. Registration - Anheuser-Busch Hall, outside Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
8:45-9:00 a.m. Welcome
9:00-9:45 a.m. Keynote - Court Reform: Rhetoric and Experience: Jane Spinak (Columbia Law)
9:45-10:30 a.m. Panel Response: Judge Tom Frawley (St. Louis, MO.); Marie Kenyon (St. Louis U. Law); Mae Quinn (Tennessee Law)
Moderator: Annette Appell (Wash U. Law)
10:30-10:45 Audience Questions 
10:45-11:15   Break
11:15-12:15 Domestic Violence Legal Processes: Changing Theory and Practice
Judge Michael Burton (Clayton, MO.); Leigh Goodmark (Baltimore Law); Adele Morrison (Wash. U. Law); Brendan Roediger (Wash. U. Law)
Moderator: Kim Norwood (Wash U. Law)
12:15-1:15 p.m. Lunch (in concurrent panel rooms)
 1:15-2:30 p.m. Concurrent Panels

Pursuing Environmental Justice: Obstacles and Opportunities
Kathy Andria, President, American Bottom Conservancy; Doug Eller, Director of Community Development, Grace Hill Settlement House; Helen Kang, Director, Environmental Law and Justice Clinic, and Associate Professor of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law; Cheryl Rose, United States Environmental Protection Agency
Moderator: Elizabeth Hubertz (Wash U. Law)

Using Intellectual Property to preserve Access to Justice
David Deal (Wash U. Law); Michael Kwun, Keker & Van Nest LLP; Chuck McManis (Wash U. Law) 
Moderator: Peter Ruger (Wash U. Law)

Using Mitigation Specialists in State and Federal Cases
Doug Passon, Public Defender and Mitigation Film Maker; Amy Skrien, Eastern District of MO Office of the Federal Public Defender; Danielle Waller, Mitigation and Sentencing Services
Moderator: Emily Hughes (Wash U. Law)

2:30-2:45 p.m. Break
2:45-3:45 p.m.

Ethical Considerations in Working with Other Professions
Elizabeth Hubertz (Wash U Law); Melissa Jonson-Reid (Wash U. Brown School); Peter Joy (Wash U. Law)
Moderator: Jennifer Carter-Johnson (Wash U. Law)

3:45-4:00 p.m.  Closing remarks 
4:15 p.m. Reception 

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