Recent Conferences

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lecturer Stacy Leeds
    February 18, 2011
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    Thomas Jefferson School of Law's 2011 Women and the Law Conference, titled "Gender Justice and Indian Sovereignty: Native American Women and the Law" was co-sponsored by the California Indian Law Association.
  • Women of Color and Intersectionality: Understanding and Addressing Challenges
    April 30, 2010
    The 10th Annual Women and the Law Conference was co-sponsored by UCLA School of Law's Critical Race Studies and focused on Women of Color and Intersectionality.
  • Women and the Law Conference 2009
    February 27, 2009
    The Ninth Annual Women and the Law Conference was co-sponsored by the Relationship Training Institute and addressed the epidemic of domestic violence in the United States.
  • 2008 Women and the Law Conference
    February 29, 2008
    The Eighth Annual Women and the Law Conference explored women in politics and the role of gender in political decision making.
  • February 19, 2007
    The Seventh Annual Women and the Law Conference, "Virtual Women – Emerging Issues in Gender and Intellectual Property Law," focused on the theoretical underpinnings of gender and intellectual property, the culture of gender and intellectual property, and gender issues in patent law...
  • February 10, 2006
    The 2006 conference, "Sexuality at Work" examined whether a sexually-charged employment setting harms women or whether sanitizing the workplace actually impedes gender equality.
  • Women and the Law Conference 2005
    February 18, 2005 to February 19, 2005
    In 2005, Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Women and the Law Project joined with Emory University’s Feminism and Legal Theory Project to co-host a two-day conference, The Global Impact of Feminist Legal Theory, which focused on the effect of feminist legal theory beyond U.S. borders.
  • Women and the Law Conference 2005
    February 18, 2005 to February 19, 2005
    In 2005, Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Women and the Law Project joined with Emory University’s Feminism and Legal Theory Project to co-host a two-day conference, The Global Impact of Feminist Legal Theory, which focused on the effect of feminist legal theory beyond U.S. borders.
  • Women and the Law Conference 2004
    February 20, 2004
    The Fourth Annual Women and the Law Conference focused on What U.S. Lawyers Can Learn from International Law: Concepts of Gender Equality across Legal Cultures.
  • Women and the Law Conference 2003
    April 25, 2003
    At the Third Annual Conference, Women and the Maternal Wall, Joan C. Williams, then Professor of Law at American University and presently Distinguished Professor of Law at University of California Hastings College of the Law, delivered the first Ruth Bader Ginsburg lecture.