Global Judicial Leadership Conference

Monday, June 10th, 2019 @ 10:00am to Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 @ 5:00pm
Case Lounge
Jun 10
Monday, June 10th, 2019 @ 10:00am to Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 @ 5:00pm
Case Lounge

Global Judicial Leadership Conference
Co-supported with the National Association of Woman Judges and Columbia University SIPA
June 10-11, 2019


The Global 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) will be held at Columbia Law School.


Full Details for Day 1, here: https://www.nawj.org/schedule/events-calendar/global-judicial-leadership...

Full Details for Day 2, here: https://www.nawj.org/schedule/events-calendar/global-judicial-leadership...

Register for the event via the NAWJ Website, here: https://nationalassociationwomenjudges.z2systems.com/np/clients/national...

Program/Schedule of Events: Tuesday, June 11, 2019


7:30 AM: CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:30 AM: WELCOME REMARKS


Speakers:

  • 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

Program Co-Chairs:

  • Judge Lisa S. Walsh, 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida; NAWJ Past President (2015-2016)
  • 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

Speakers:  

  • Michelle BranĂ©, 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

Moderator:

  • Judge Bernadette D'Souza, Orleans Parish Civil District Court; NAWJ President-Elect  

10:00 AM: Break


10:30 AM: HUMAN TRAFFICKING: ORGAN TRAFFICKING AND SURROGACY ISSUES

Speakers:

  • 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

Moderator:

  • 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

Speakers:

  • 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

Moderator:

  • Judge Lisa S. Walsh, 11th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida; NAWJ Past President (2015-2016)

2:30 PM: Break  

3:00 PM: ELDER ABUSE  


Speakers:

  • 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

Moderator:

  • Judge Myriam Lehr, 11th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida;  Co-Chair, NAWJ 2012 Annual Conference
Contact Info: 
For questions about this program, contact Elizabeth Boylan, at [email protected] or 212.854.0167.
Event RSVP: 

RSVP for this event using the NAWJ (National Association of Woman Judges) website, here: https://nationalassociationwomenjudges.z2systems.com/np/clients/national...