The Rutgers Law Review presents
The Promise of In re Gault:
Promoting and Protecting the Right to Counsel in Juvenile Court
April 20, 2007
Rutgers University School of Law – Newark, New Jersey
Schedule of Events:
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Keynote: Reflections on In Re Gault
Introduction of Norman Dorsen by Randy Hertz, Professor of Clinical Law and Director, Clinical and Advocacy Programs, New York University School of Law
Presentation by Norman Dorsen, Frederick I. and Grace A. Stokes Professor of Law and Counselor to the President of New York University; Former President of the AmericanCivil Liberties Union; and Counsel for Gerald Gault in the United State Supreme Court
Morning Panel Discussion
Re-invigorating the Right to Counsel: A Developmental Critique
This panel will explore the nexus between current adolescent development research, the lawyer-client relationship, and the right to counsel in juvenile court.
Hillary Farber, Visiting Assistant Professor, College of Criminal Justice, and Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Law, Northeastern University
Michael Jenuwine, J.D., Ph.D., Associate Professional Specialist in Law, Notre Dame law school
Marsha Levick, Legal Director, Juvenile Law Center, Philadelphia, PA
Abbe Smith, Professor of Law; Co-Director, Criminal Justice Clinic and E. Barrett Prettyman Fellowship Program, Georgetown University Law Center
Noon Panel Discussion – Reports From the Field
Keynote and Moderator:
Patti Puritz, Executive Director, National Juvenile Defender Center
Jacqueline Deane, Adjunct Professor of Clinical Law, New York University School of Law
Sandra Simkins, Clinical Associate Professor and Co-Director, Children’s Justice Clinic, Rutgers University School of Law – Camden
Tamara Steckler, Attorney-In-Charge, Legal Aid Society, Juvenile Rights Division
Afternoon Panel Discussion – In Re Gault: The Next Generation
Panelists will discuss emerging issues and legal strategies in juvenile defense and juvenile justice.
George Thomas, Professor of Law and Judge Alexander P. Waugh, Sr. Distinguished Scholar, Rutgers University School of Law – Newark
Michael Dale, Professor of Law, Nova Southeastern University Law Center
Barbara Kaban, Deputy Director, Children’s Law Center of Massachusetts
Jessica Feierman, Staff Attorney, Juvenile Law Center, Philadelphia, PA
Riya Shah, Zubrow Fellow, Juvenile Law Center, Philadelphia, PA
Gary Solomon, Director of Legal Support, Legal Aid Society, Juvenile Rights Division, New York City, NY
National Juvenile Defender Center, Northeast Juvenile Defender Center,
Rutgers Law Review, Eric R. Neisser Public Interest Program of
Rutgers University Law School – Newark
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