Government Control of School Curricula (Part 1)

FRI, NOV 19, 2010 (1:01:17)

The 2010-2011 Case Western Reserve University Law Review Symposium addresses limits on government speech and the government’s ability to claim speech as its own in both restricting and compelling speech. Panel one examines the intersection between government speech and the establishment clause. (with a focus on the implications of Salazar v. Buono) This is the 1st panel for Case Western Reserve University’s conference, Government’s Ability to Compel and Restrict Speech.

+ BIO: Judith Lipton

Professor Lipton joined the Case Western Reserve Faculty in 1980 after practicing as a social worker and attorney for Legal Aid. She helped to establish the J.D./M.S.S.A. dual degree program. She is the co-director of the Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic Center and teaches in the Criminal Justice and Health Law Clinics. Her current research and practice focuses on inter-disciplinary strategies for addressing domestic violence and the rights of immigrant victims of family violence.

+ BIO: Peter Joy

Professor and Vice Dean Peter A. Joy is well known for his work in clinical legal education, legal ethics, and trial practice. As co-director of the Criminal Justice Clinic, he supervises student-lawyers who provide direct legal representation to clients and work with experienced public defenders on criminal matters. In addition to his clinical work and teaching, Vice Dean Joy has written extensively and presented nationally and internationally on clinical legal education, legal ethics, lawyer and judicial professionalism, and access to criminal justice issues. Past director of the law school’s Trial & Advocacy Program, he is a recipient of the Association of American Law Schools’ (AALS) Pincus Award. He currently is a member of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar’s Accreditation Committee; chair elect of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Professional Responsibility Section; former chair of the AALS Section on Clinical Legal Education; a board member of the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT); and former president of the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA). Vice Dean Joy also serves on the Board of Editors of the Clinical Law Review and is a contributing editor of ABA Criminal Justice where he co-authors an ethics column. Before becoming a law professor, he was of counsel at Meckler & Meckler in Cleveland, Ohio, and he started his legal career as National Co-Director for the Law Students Civil Rights Research Council (LSCRRC) in Atlanta, Georgia.

+ BIO: Adam Babich

Adam Babich teaches environmental law and directs the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic. Before joining the Tulane faculty, Adam was a Chicago-based litigator whose practice emphasized environmental and insurance-related disputes. He has also served as an environmental enforcement lawyer for the Colorado Attorney General, as adjunct attorney for the Environmental Defense Fund, as editor-in-chief of the Environmental Law Reporter, and as a judicial law clerk for the Colorado Supreme Court. He has taught at Georgetown University Law Center, American University, and the University of Denver and has an extensive publications record.

+ BIO: Jonathan Entin

Jonathan Entin has taught Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Courts, Public Policy, and Social Change, and a Supreme Court Seminar. Before joining the faculty in 1984, he clerked for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (when she was on the U.S. court of Appeals) and practiced in Washington with Steptoe & Johnson. The recipient of several teaching awards and a former co-editor of the Journal of Legal Education, he is at work on a book about equal protection. Among his recent publications are “An Ohio Dilemma: Race, Equal Protection, and the Unfulfilled Promise of a State Bill of Rights,” Cleveland State Law Review (2004), and “Judicial Selection and Political Culture,” Capital University Law Review (2002).

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