DOMA, ICWA & CHIFF:
What’s Changed in Adoption and Child Welfare Law and Policy?
Sponsored by the Center for Adoption Policy and the Diane Abbey Law Center for Children and Families at New York Law School
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Registration and Morning Coffee
Adoption by Same-Sex Couples Following Windsor
Panelists: Professor Ari Ezra Waldman, New York Law School (Moderator); Nina Rumbold, Esq. and Denise Seidelman, Esq., Rumbold & Seidelman, LLP; Susan Sommer, Senior Counsel and Director of Constitutional Litigation, Lambda Legal
The Indian Child Welfare Act Going Forward
Panelists: Professor Joan Hollinger, University of California at Berkeley School of Law (Moderator); Margaret Burt, Esq.; Professor Marcia Zug, University of South Carolina School of Law
1:15 – 2: 30
International Adoption, Orphans and Vulnerable Children, the Children in Families First Act and the Future of International Child Welfare
Panelists: Whitney Reitz, Senior Policy Advisor on International Child Welfare to Senator Mary Landrieu (Moderator); Professor Elizabeth Bartholet, Harvard Law School; Kathryn Fitrell, U.S. Department of State; Professor Elizabeth Frankenberg, Duke University
4:30 – 5:30
Questions and Discussion with the Audience
Friday, March 7th, 2014 at 8:45 AM (check-in at 8:00 AM)
New York Law School
185 W Broadway
New York, NY 10013
General Registration Fee: $65 (or see below for financial assistance).
CLE Information: 6.0 transitional and non-transitional New York State CLE Credits will be available to all attendees.