Jun 11, 2019 @ 8:00AM - Jun 11, 2019 @ 5:00PM
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.
(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
NAWJ lists three nearby hotels for your convenience (see Hotel Information below.) Feel free to select another hotel of your choice.
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
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Judge Bernadette D'Souza, Orleans Parish Civil District Court; NAWJ President-Elect|
|10:30 AM||HUMAN TRAFFICKING: ORGAN TRAFFICKING AND SURROGACY ISSUES|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Judge Lisa S. Walsh, 11th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida; NAWJ Past President (2015-2016)|
|3:00 PM||ELDER ABUSE|
|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|
|Judge Myriam Lehr, 11th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida; Co-Chair, NAWJ 2012 Annual Conference|
NAWJ lists three nearby hotels for your convenience. Feel free to select another hotel of your choice.
One UN Plaza New, NY 10017. Across the street from the United Nations.
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.
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.