October 2011 - Pro Bono Week
Pro Bono Week , held annually during the last week of October, is dedicated to recognizing and encouraging year-round pro bono efforts. First celebrated in 2005, the event has grown each year, and nearly 800 people now participate in Pro Bono Week events. Read more. . .
Using DCFS Hearings to Exonerate Wrongly-Accused Parents and Caregivers
Civil Rights, Individual Rights, and Administrative Law with a “Family Law” Twist
In December 2009, 10-month -old Zachary went with his mother Emily to visit his father Ryan. Emily’s family members, friends, and co-workers universally describe Emily as a patient and protective parent who takes exemplary care of Zachary, putting his needs first. Read more. . .
Fixing the Immigration System
A Roadmap for Reform, and a Place for the Legal Community to Lead
When the topic of immigration comes up, seemingly the only thing all sides agree upon is that the system is broken. Read more. . .
The Mediation of Disputes
How I Rolled Into the Center for Conflict Resolution
My interest in Alternative Dispute Resolution began when I was part of a women’s roller derby league in Madison, Wisconsin. The league was a 100-member LLC comprised of skaters who competed against each other on the track, but worked together off the track to run the business. Read more. . .