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October 2018

Advancing Women in the Legal Profession

October 30, 2018 at 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Baker Courtroom (Room 125),
Rutgers Center for Law and Justice, 123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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Advancing Women in the Law 10-30 Flyer (As of 10-22-18) Ver2

Moderated by: Sheila Jain Kaushik RU’09, Senior Legal Counsel - Intellectual Property at Ansell Panelists: Jessica Kitson RU’02, Managing Attorney at Volunteer Lawyers for Justice Courtney McCormick, Vice President, Internal Auditing Services at PSEG Wendy B. Reilly RU’00, Counsel at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Natalae Velez, RU‘11, Assistant District Attorney at Manhattan District Attorney's Office Co-Sponsored by: the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Women in the Courts, the Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law & Policy,…

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November 2018

The Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy, together with the Rutgers Faculty Colloquium Series, welcomes Elizabeth Sepper

November 26, 2018 at 12:30 pm - November 27, 2018 at 1:30 pm
Rutgers Law School Camden Faculty Lounge,
217 North Fifth Street
Camden, , NJ 08102
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The Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy, together with the Rutgers Faculty Colloquium Series, welcomes Elizabeth Sepper, Professor of Law at Washington University School of Law, for a lunchtime lecture, “Sex in Public” on Monday, November 26. The event will be held at the Camden location of the law school, in the Faculty Lounge, beginning at 12:30 PM. This event is free and open to the public but RSVP is required. Please RSVP to Katie Eyer (katie.eyer@rutgers.edu) by…

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January 2019

Making an Impact through Policy Leadership with Hannah Pennington (RU 2001)

January 31 at 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm

The Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law & Policy, invites you to attend: "Making an Impact through Policy Leadership: A Conversation with: Hannah Pennington (Rutgers Law 2001) Assistant Commissioner for Policy and Training, Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender Based Violence, Office of Mayor Bill DiBlasio, New York City" January 31, 2019 | 4:00pm - 5:45pm EST |Rutgers Law School in Newark Room 292 Watch the entire presentation here: (Embed Youtube) Hannah Pennington is the Assistant Commissioner for Policy and Training at the Mayor’s Office to…

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February 2019

“Justice and Peace in Colombia’s Groundbreaking Model of Transitional Justice” Julieta Lemaitre, Judge of the Special Peace Jurisdiction in Colombia

February 8 at 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Rutgers Center for Law and Justice, Room 025,
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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Rutgers Law School | Newark | Room 025 Presented by the Transnational Legal Initiative, in partnership with the Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy Watch the presentation here:   After four years of negotiations, Colombia signed a Peace Agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People's Army (FARC-EP, in Spanish), ending a fifty-year war with the communist guerrilla. The Peace Agreement included the groundbreaking design of a transitional justice system, the Special Jurisdiction for Peace, composed of three Justice Chambers…

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March 2019

“Home Truth”: Film screening & Panel Discussion

March 11 at 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Baker Courtroom (Room 125),
Rutgers Center for Law and Justice, 123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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Organized by The Transnational Legal Initiative Sponsored by The Center on Violence Against Women and Children | The Center for Women's Global Leadership |The Human Rights Working Group | The Transnational Legal Initiative     Caroline Bettinger-Lopez, Director, Human Rights Clinic, University of Miami School of Law and Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations will discuss the case of Jessica Gonzales, a domestic violence survivor who sued the United States under international human rights law. In 1999, Colorado mother Jessica Gonzales…

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Gillian Thomas Lecture and Book Signing: “Because of Sex”

March 14 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy cordially invites you to a book lecture and signing by Gillian Thomas, author of "Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years That Changed American Women's Lives at Work." March 14 at 4pm | Rutgers Law School | Center for Law and Justice, Baker Courtroom Watch the entire presentation here:  

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April 2019

Sex in Public: The Feminist Movement for Public Accommodations Law with Professor Liz Sepper

April 2 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Rutgers Center for Gender and Sexuality Law and Policy cordially invites you to "Sex in Public: The Feminist Movement for Public Accommodations Law" by Professor Elizabeth Sepper, Professor of Law at Washington University School of Law. April 2, 2019 12pm-1:30pm Rutgers Center for Law and Justice Baker Courtroom Watch the entire presentation here:     Elizabeth Sepper is a nationally recognized scholar of public accommodations, religious liberty, and health law. Her recent work focuses on legal theoretical and policy debates related…

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LGBTQ Health and Resilience Conference

April 12
Center for Law and Justice at Rutgers Law School,
123 Washington Street, Room 20
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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LGBTQ HEALTH & RESILIENCE Promoting LGBTQ Health in Schools, Prisons, and the Military An Interdisciplinary Conference Register at this link. Friday, April 12, 2019 Center for Law and Justice Rutgers University, Newark

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CGSLP and The Women’s Right’s Law Reporter Annual Spring Symposium

April 17
Center for Law and Justice at Rutgers Law School,
123 Washington Street, Room 20
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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Rutgers Law School Center for Law and Justice Baker Courtroom and Lower Level Atrium

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“Consent, Coercion, and Time” with Professor Michelle Dempsey

April 22 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Rutgers Law School – Faculty Lounge (E403),
217 N 5th St
Camden, NJ 08102 United States
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“Consent, Coercion, and Time”   It is widely agreed that coercion invalidates consent to sex - but what counts as coercion remains controversial. Over time, the baselines we use to identify sexual coercion have shifted, changing both the social norms and empirical realities that have long framed our understanding of sexual coercion. This essay examines some of these shifts and identifies two kinds of cases that arise as a result: first, cases in which culpability norms have shifted, such that what was once viewed…

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