Global Judicial Leadership Conference - Day Two

Jun 11, 2019 @ 8:00AM - Jun 11, 2019 @ 5:00PM

COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10027-7297

June 10-11, 2019

The Global Judicial Leadership Conference is a two-day conference convening in New York City.  Day One (Monday, June 10, 2019) event activities will be held at the United Nations. Day Two (Tuesday, June 11, 2019) event activities will be held on the Columbia Law School.

REGISTER ONLINE HERE

(Complete the registration section of this program flyer and submit by mail or email.)

The registration fee includes entry to sessions, breakfast (Tuesday), lunch (Monday and Tuesday).

Registrants who cancel before May 27 will receive a refund, subject to a $50 processing fee.  No refunds on or after May 27

HOTEL INFORMATION

NAWJ lists three nearby hotels for your convenience (see Hotel Information below.) Feel free to select another hotel of your choice.

DAY TWO AT COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL AND THE COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS.

This event is co-supported by the Center for Gender & Sexuality Law at Columbia Law School.

 

PROGRAM CHAIRS

 

Judge Lisa S. Walsh

NAWJ President (2015-2016), 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida

Judge Myriam Lehr

11th Judicial Circuit of Florida; NAWJ State Chair; Co-Chair, NAWJ 2012 Annual Conference

 

TIME PROGRAM
7:30 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
   
8:30 AM WELCOME REMARKS
   
  Dean Merit E. Janow,  Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
   
  Dean Gillian Lester, Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
   
  Judge Tamila E. Ipema, President, National Association of Women Judges; Superior Court of California, County of San Diego
   
  Sally ("Salwa") Shatila Kader, Founder and President of the International Federation for Peace and Sustainable Development
   
  Program Co-Chairs:
   
 
Judge Lisa S. Walsh, 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida; NAWJ Past President (2015-2016)
   
  Judge Myriam Lehr, 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida; NAWJ State Chair; Co-Chair, NAWJ 2012 Annual Conference
   
9:00 AM IMMIGRATION AND US POLICIES AFFECTING IMMIGRANT WOMEN
   
  Speakers:
   
  Michelle Brané, Senior Director, Migrant Rights and Justice Program, Women's Refugee Commission  
   
  Judge Mimi Tsankov, Officer, National Association of Immigration Judges
   
  Katherine Franke, Sulzbacher Professor of Law, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Columbia Law School
   
  Moderator:
   
  Judge Bernadette D'Souza, Orleans Parish Civil District Court; NAWJ President-Elect
   
10:00 AM Break
   
10:30 AM HUMAN TRAFFICKING: ORGAN TRAFFICKING AND SURROGACY ISSUES
   
  Speakers:
   
  Hon. Elizabeth K. Lee, Superior Court of Califorina, County of San Mateo; Former Chair, NAWJ Human Trafficking Committee
   
  Yasmine Ergas, Director of the Specialization on Gender and Public Policy and Lecturer in Discipline in International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
   
  Moderator:
   
  Chief Judge Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, District of Columbia Court of Appeals; NAWJ Past President (2013-2014)
   
12:00 PM KEYNOTE LUNCHEON
 

Realizing Women’s Equal Citizenship: Ending Gender Discrimination in Nationality Laws and the Role of Judges in Advancing Equality

Speaker: Catherine Harrington, Associate Director, Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights, Women's Refugee Commission

1:30 PM SEXUAL ASSAULT ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES: LESSONS LEARNED FOR THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM
   
  Speakers:
   
  Suzanne Goldberg, Herbert and Doris Wechsler Clinical Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
   
  Judge Carolyn Temin, Court of Common Pleas (Retired), First Assistant District Atttorney, Philadelphia, PA; NAWJ Past President (2003-2004)
   
  Jordan Rosendorf, University of California, Berkeley
   
   
  Moderator:
   
  Judge Lisa S. Walsh, 11th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida; NAWJ Past President (2015-2016)
   
2:30 PM Break
   
3:00 PM ELDER ABUSE
   
  Speakers:
   
  Rawle Andrews, Regional Vice President, AARP
   
  Catherine A. Christian, Special Assistant District Attorney for External Affairs; Chief, Elder Abuse Unit, New York County District Attorney’s Office
   
  Beth R. Finkel, State Director, New York State Office, AARP
   
  Moderator:
   
  Judge Myriam Lehr, 11th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida;  Co-Chair, NAWJ 2012 Annual Conference

Event Details

Hotel Information

NAWJ lists three nearby hotels for your convenience.  Feel free to select another hotel of your choice.

 

MILLENIUM HOTEL NEW YORK ONE UN PLAZA

One UN Plaza New, NY 10017. Across the street from the United Nations.

 

EVEN Hotel New York-Midtown East HOTEL

221 East 44th Street, New York, NY 10017

The hotel is located three blocks west of the United Nations Building, a six minute walk to the UN building, 0.3 mile.

 

THE LEXINGTON HOTEL

511 Lexington Avenue at 48th Street, New York, NY 10017

The hotel is located eight blocks northwest of the United Nations Building, a 12 minute walk to the UN Building, 0.6 mile.