Law Faculty Gather in San Francisco, Professor Lopez Presents on Diversity at the AALS
When law school faculty from around the country convened in January 2011 in San Francisco for the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Annual Meeting, Professor María Pabón López spoke on January 7 on Law School Diversity in a Post-Racial World. Professor López is an expert in immigrants’ rights (including the education of immigrant children), immigration law and diversity/multicultural matters in the legal profession, focusing on issues concerning Latinos, race and the law, and the status of women lawyers. Her latest book is Persistent Inequality: Contemporary Realities in The Education of Undocumented Latino/a Children (with Gerardo R. López), published by Routledge: Taylor and Francis Group in late 2009.
Professor George E. Edwards also attended the Annual Meeting as the IU School of Law- Indianapolis representative to the AALS House of Representatives. Professor Edwards is the Carl M. Gray Professor of Law and the founding Director of the law school’s Program in International Human Rights Law (PIHRL). Since its founding in 1997, the PIHRL has facilitated more than 119 summer internship placements for 82 students at the United Nations and other human rights organizations in nearly 50 countries around the world.
Professor Andrew R. Klein attended the AALS Torts & Compensation Section meeting, of which he is a member of the executive committee. The section’s proceedings, “ Vaccines and Drugs: A Brave New Tort World,” will be published by the Indiana Health Law Review in 2011. Professor Klein is the Paul E. Beam Professor of Law and is currently serving as Chief of Staff to IUPUI’s Chancellor Charles Bantz.