UC Davis Law faculty makes strong impression at AALS meeting in Washington, D.C.
Several UC Davis Law scholars presented their work at the 2020 Association of American Law Schools (AALS) conference, held Jan. 2-5 in Washington, D.C. King Hall’s scholars participated in many different ways, from presenting new work to acting as commentators and moderators on panels. Here is an overview:
- “The Future of Affirmative Action,” Aaron Tang (presenter)
- American Constitution Society’s Junior Scholars Public Law Workshop Presents: “The Constitutional Irrelevance of Art,” Brian Soucek (presenter), Gabriel “Jack” Chin (commentator)
- “How Does a Law School Successfully Recruit and Retain a Diverse Faculty?,” Kevin Johnson (speaker)
- “How to Build an Effective, "Supreme Court-Proof" Pipeline Program,” Afra Afsharipour (speaker)
- “New Voices in Immigration Law: Works-in-Progress,” Gabriel “Jack” Chin (commentator)
- “New Perspectives in Trusts and Estates,” David O. Horton (speaker)
- “New Voices in Business Law,” Afra Afsharipour (commentator), Menesh Patel (speaker)
- "New Voices in Human Rights and International Law," Shayak Sarkar (presenter)
- “New Voices in Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues,” Brian Soucek (speaker)
Faculty serving on AALS committees
Afra Afsharipour, Executive Committee, Section on Business Associations. Executive Committee, Section on Comparative Law. Executive Committee, Section on Law & South Asian Studies.
Jasmine E. Harris, Executive Committee, Section on Law & Mental Disability. Executive Committee, Section on Evidence. Secretary, Section on Evidence. Executive Committee, AALS Minority Section. Board of Governors of the Society for American Law Teachers, sponsoring programs at AALS.
David O. Horton, Trusts and Estates Committee.
Kevin R. Johnson, Executive Committee, AALS Minority Section.
Carlton Larson, Executive Committee for the Section on Legal History. Executive Committee, Section on Law and the Humanities.
Aaron Tang, Chair, Education Law Association.