NAWJ District Four Regional Conference

Oct 20, 2018 @ 8:30AM - Oct 20, 2018 @ 1:30PM

George Mason University Anton Scalia Law School, Hazel Hall

3301 Fairfax Drive

Arlington, VA 22201

Hosted by the Antonin Scalia Law School
George Mason University

 

Saturday, October 20
8:30am to 1:30pm

Location: Hazel Hall
George Mason Law School
3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22201

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
(Four hours of CLE credit application pending with the Virginia State Bar.)

8:30 a.m. CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AND NETWORKING
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m. GAVIN GRIMM V. GLOUCESTER SCHOOL BOARD ARE TRANSGENDER STUDENTS PROTECTED FROM SEX DISCRIMINATION?
Claire G. Gastañaga, Esq. , Executive Director, ACLU Virginia will speak about Gavin Grimm v. Gloucester School Board and related issues of transgender students.
10:15 a.m.-10:30a.m. Break
10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m. U VISA AND SPECIAL IMMIGRANT JUVENILE STATUS IMPACT ON CIVIL CASES
Leslye E. Orloff, Esq., Director, National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project and Commissioner Loretta Young, Family Court, New Castle County, Delaware will explain eligibility for the U Visa and Special Immigrant Juvenile status and highlight how these immigration issues can be raised in civil cases.
11:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Break
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. BUFFET LUNCH
FREE SPEECH AND FIRST AMENDMENT ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Professor JoAnn Koob, Antonin Scalia Law School and Director of the Liberty and Law Center at George Mason University will talk about free speech and first amendment issues in higher education. Should schools adopt policies to regulate hate speech/offensive speech and/or develop codes of conduct to instruct students how to constructively express displeasure or opposition to differing viewpoints.

 

REGISTRATION

FEE: $150.
Registration fee includes Friday evening reception with hors d’oeuvres (cash bar), Saturday continental breakfast and luncheon buffet.

 

Register online or download and send the registration form and payment to: NAWJ, 1001 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 1138, Washington, D.C. 20036. Email: accounting@nawj.org.

 

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS

NAWJ has secured rooms a small block of rooms for Friday night, October 19, 2018 at the Westin Arlington Gateway located at 801 North Glebe Road, Arlington, Virginia 22203.

 

The rate $149 per night, plus applicable state and local taxes, single or double occupancy is available to registered NAWJ conference attendees until the block is filled.

 

For reservations, call 1- 703-717-6200 and state that you are with the National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) to get the reduced rate. Or, reserve online here.

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