Program

Wednesday, March 15, 2017


08:30-09:00  Transportation from MS Milenium Hotel to FLDM Law School

09:00-09:30  Registration

09:30-10:30  Session 1

1  OPENING PLENARY SESSION

10:30-11:00  Networking Break

11:00-12:15  Session 2

2A  WRITING STRONG ACADEMIC PAPERS

From ESL to Publication: Training and Helping Foreign LL.M. Students to Draft and Prepare Works for Publication

Prof. Shannon Ryan, Syracuse University College of Law, United States

Prof. Richard Risman, Syracuse University College of Law, United States

Dissertation Fundamentals: Preparing and Supporting International Academic Legal Writers

Prof. Gabrielle Goodwin, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, United States

2B  LAW AND LAWYERS IN SOCIETY

(Un)Chaining Prometheus: Is Law an Applicative Model?

Prof. Imer B. Flores, Instituto de Investigaciones Juridicas, UNAM, Mexico

Lawyers in Society Project: Mexico´s report

Prof. Luis Fernando Perez-Hurtado, CEEAD, Mexico

12:15-01:15  Session 3

3A  LEGAL WRITING AND PROBLEM-SOLVING METHODOLOGIES

Beyond IRAC:  Introducing LLM Students to Problem Solving

Prof. Lurene Contento, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, United States

You Can Sue the Federal Government for Money Damages?: The United States Court of Federal Claims and Its Unique Jurisdiction

Prof. Sarah VanWye, Howard University School of Law, United States

3B  CULTURAL PROPERTY AND THE LAW

How New York investors financed the Looting of Syria, Ukraine, and Iraq; The Need to increase Civil Liabilities for “current possessors” of Stolen Antiquities in the 21st Century

Mr. Lukas Padegimas, United States

01:15-02:45 Lunch

02:15-02:45 The FLDM Librarians invite you to watch the documentary “Esto es México” (Auditorium)

02:15-02:45 La maestra Carli Pierson y el maestro José Guzmán los invitan a platicar sobre educación jurídica, retos y oportunidades. Será una sesión informal, mayormente en español. ¡Ven, opina y relaciónate! Primer piso de Biblioteca.

02:45-04:00  Session 4

4A  TEACHING MEXICAN UNDERGRADUATE LAW STUDENTS

Introducing the U.S. Legal System to Mexican Undergraduates Studying Law

Prof. Amy Louise Jarmon, Texas Tech University School of Law, United States

Teaching Law Students English

Prof. Carli Pierson, United States

Teaching Common Law Skills to Civil Law Students

Prof. Amrita Bahri, ITAM, Mexico

4B  LEGAL REASONING

Artificial Intelligence in Legal Reasoning: New Challenges and Concerns

Prof. Tanel Kerikmäe, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

04:00-04:30  Networking Break

04:30-05:30  Session 5

5A  EVIDENCE LAW AND SKILLS

Teaching Evidential Skills

Prof. Raymundo Gama Leyva, ITAM, Mexico

5B  TEACHING AND COACHING

Teaching and Diversity: How MBTI Might Assist an Inclusive Approach to Individual Consultations

Prof. Chantal Morton, Melbourne Law School, Australia

05:30-06:00  Happy Hour

06:00-06:45  Transportation from FLDM Law School to MS Milenium Hotel

Dinner and Uber on your own

 


Thursday, March 16, 2017


09:00-09:30  Transportation from MS Milenium Hotel to FLDM Law School

09:30-10:30  Session

6A  PROFESSIONAL LEGAL ENGLISH

Do we need an international certificate for professional legal English language?

Mr. Jean-Luc Delli, Lawbility Ltd, Switzerland

6B  J.D.s and LL.M.s

Teaching Legal Research and Writing to International LLM Students in a First-Year JD Law Practice Course

Prof. E. Joan Blum, Boston College Law School, United States

Struggles & Strategies: Teaching 1Ls and Foreign-Trained LLMs Contemporaneously

Prof. Margaret H. Vath, Georgia State University College of Law, United States

10:30-11:00  Networking Break

11:00-12:15  Session

7A  CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION

Legal Labs: An Essential Innovation in Legal Research and Writing Programs

Prof. Rebecca Schillings, Hamad bin Khalifa University College of Law and Public Policy, Qatar

Creativity as a Legal Skill in Globalized Society

Prof. Mark Patrick Hanna, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

7B  INNOVATIVE TEACHING METHODS

Put it to Practice: Role-Play Exercises in the International Graduate Classroom

Prof. Kathryn Edwards Piper, St Johns University School of Law, United States

Prof. Sarah Kelly, St Johns University School of Law, United States

12:15-01:15  Session 8

8A  COOPERATION AMONG LAW SCHOOLS

Teaching the Teachers: Curriculum and Program Design

Prof. Kimberly Holst, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, United States

Building an Off-site Executive LLM Program

Prof. Jessica Rubin, University of Connecticut School of Law, United States

8B ONLINE SUPPORT AND ORIENTATION

Facilitating online, peer support student study networks using a number of social media solutions

Mr. Matthew Jack Homewood, Nottingham Law School, United Kingdom

LL.M. Orientation Design for Cohort-building and Academic Success: Two Models

Miki Pike Hamstra, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, United States

Prof. Cathy Beck, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, United States

01:15-02:45  Lunch & GLS Award Ceremony

02:15-02:45 The FLDM Librarians invite you to watch the documentary “Tradiciones” (Auditorium)

02:45-04:00  Session 9

9A  NEGOTIATION AND MEDIATION

Negotiation and Mediation in the Middle East: Tips for Effective Communication with Arab Stakeholders

Prof. Aaron Richard Harmon, Qatar University, Qatar

Mediation as a Second Language: Ten Ways to Teach Cross-Cultural Mediation/Negotiation and English in One Fell Swoop

Prof. Barrie J. Roberts, UC Berkeley, Chapman University, United States

9B  DIVERSITY AND CULTURAL ISSUES

Preparing our students for the Global Marketplace through diversity and inclusion

Prof. Sha-Shana Crichton, Howard University School of Law, United States

Strangers in Fiction: Using the Fiction Concept of Verisimilitude to Bridge the Gap in Culture Competencies

Prof. Cathren Page, Barry University, United States

04:00-04:30  Networking Break

04:30-05:15  Session 10

10A ADMISSION TO THE NEW YORK BAR

Current Rules for Admission of Foreign Lawyers to New York Bar

Prof. Juliana V Campagna, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, United States

Traps for LLMs to Avoid on the MPT

Mary Campbell Gallagher, Ph.D., BarWrite, United States

10B  TEACHING NON-LAW STUDENTS

Teaching Public Procurement Law to non-law students: obstacles and challenges.

Prof. Antonino Longo, Università degli Studi di Catania, Italy

Avv. Enrico Canzonieri, Floresta Longo e Associati, Italy

10C  ENSEÑANZA DE DERECHOS HUMANOS

Los Derechos Humanos Penitenciarios: La Importancia de su Enseñanza en la Universidad

Prof. Jose Zaragoza Huerta, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo León, Mexico

Prof. Idalia Espinosa Leal, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo León, Mexico

05:15-06:00  Transportation from FLDM Law School to MS Milenium Hotel

06:00-07:00  Free time

07:00-11:00  Fiesta Mexicana at MS Milenium Hotel (Garden)

 


Friday, March 17, 2017


10:00-10:30  Transportation from MS Milenium Hotel to FLDM Law School

10:30-11:45  Session 11

11A  PRE-LL-M. PROGRAMS

Preparing LLMs in Advance for Academic and Legal Research

Aslihan Bulut, Harvard Law School Library, United States

Prof. Dana Neacsu, Columbia Law School & Barnard College, United States

11B  LEGAL ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY

Legal Ethics in a Digital World

John F. Mounier Jr., Elder Protection Attorneys, United States

The Ethics of Visual Legal Rhetoric

Prof. Michael D. Murray, University of Kentucky College of Law, United States

Providing Professionalism Instruction for International Students: Teaching PR to LLM Students

Prof. Jonathan C. Gordon, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, United States

11C  TEACHING LAW THROUGH CURRENT EVENTS

News You Can Use: Teaching Law Through Current Events

Prof. Lisa M. Black, California Western School of Law, United States

Prensa, Cultura y Formación Jurídica

Dr. Ruben Minutti-Zanatta, Mexico

11:45-12:15  Networking Break

12:15-01:15  Session 12

12A  FORMAL AND INFORMAL WRITING

“Hey Prof”: Teaching Register & Professionalism

Prof. Mimi S. Samuel, Seattle University School of Law, United States

Prof. Laurel Oates, Seattle University School of Law, United States

12B  COMPARATIVE EDUCATION (BILINGUAL PANEL)

Universidad y Enseñanza del Derecho. Las experiencias de Europa y América

Prof. Ciro Petricciuolo, Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey, Mexico

Prof. María de Lourdes Ayala Chapa, Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey, Mexico

Prof. Gregory J. Marsden, Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey, Mexico

Prof. Alexandre Rossignol, Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey, Mexico

12C  LAW AND FILM

Using Film to Teach about Foreign Legal Systems

Prof. Lauren Fielder, University of Texas at Austin School of Law, United States

“Law and Film” Approach in Legal Education: An Interdisciplinary Encounters and Scope

Prof. Harun Bodur Erciyes, Erciyes University Faculty of Law, Turkey

01:15-02:45  Lunch

02:15-02:45 The FLDM Librarians invite you to watch the documentary “México, Un Recorrido por nuestra Historia” (Auditorium)

02:45-04:00  Session 13

13A  ENGLISH ACCURACY

“Good Enough”? Motivating LL.M. Students to Improve English Accuracy in Their Legal Writing

Prof. John B. Thornton, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, United States

Prof. Mark E. Wojcik, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, United States

Prof. David Austin, California Western School of Law, United States

13B  EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

Legal Skills With a Social Perspective

Prof. Veronica Alvarado-Valdes, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Prof. Cinthya Cadena-Camacho, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Prof. Oscar P. Lugo-Serrato, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico

A Focus on Skills: Using an Integrative, Experiential Approach to LL.M. Curriculum Delivery

Prof. Jeffrey Allan Dodge, University of Idaho College of Law, United States

Prof. Kristina Running, University of Idaho College of Law, United States

04:00-05:00  Session 14

14  CLOSING PLENARY SESSION

05:00-06:00  Happy Hour

06:00-06:45  Transportation from FLDM Law School to MS Milenium Hotel

Dinner and Uber on your own