Twelve Temple Law and Public Policy Scholars have been invited to present their work at the annual Mid-Atlantic Law & Society Meeting, to be held October 18th at Drexel University.  The contingent is the largest group of Scholars to present at the conference, which is usually reserved for faculty and practitioners working in a variety of policy-related fields.  The Scholars will represent Temple on a number of panels addressing criminalization and corruption, reproductive rights, and the interplay of international and domestic law in human rights, as noted below.

Panel:  Regulation, Rights and Social Policy: Exploring How the State Regulates

Amanda Cappelletti:  Pennsylvania’s Children: An Examination of the Law Guiding Nutrition in Child Care Facilities and the Barriers to Setting Healthier Standards 

Nick Barnes:  Where’s Waldo? Creating Uniform Standards for Prosecutorial Collection of Cell Site Data

Harris Cornell:  Simple Economics and Why Social Security is Running Dry

Panel: The Role of Governments in Global Markets: Regulation, Investment, and Responsibility

Paul J. McLaughlin Jr:  Oil Disasters and America’s Navigable Waterways: Who is Regulating Whom? 

Steven Arose:  A Commitment to Openness: An Analysis of CFIUS Regulation in the 21st Century

Zachary Morgan:  Public-Private Partnerships: How They Can Solve the American Transportation Infrastructure Crisis

Panel: Impacts of Policy and Law: Justice, Rights and Gender

Rhiannon M. DiClemente:  Common Cause: Linking LGBT Liberation and Reproductive Justice to Achieve Global Human Rights

Serena M. Nguyen:  The War at Home: Domestic Violence in the Military

Panel: Placing Law: The Role of Locality in Shaping Law 

Rachel Cook:  Net Neutrality: The Great Distraction

Liz Hines:  Where You Live Is What You Eat

Panel:  The Interplay of the International and the Domestic: International Law, Human Rights, and the Role of States 

Megan Stupak:  Human Trafficking in the US: Reducing the Revictimization of Foreign National Victims

Panel: Bars, Labels & Treatment: Correctional Policy & Programming Past, Present & Future

Kevin Hill:  Recidivism Reduction: Closing the Revolving Prison Door Through Sentencing Reform, Increased Judicial Discretion, and Merit-Based Rehabilitative Prison