Feb. 23: Symposium on Legal Treatment of Women Defying Traditional Gender Roles

On Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008, the Law School will host a symposium titled "Not That Kind of Girl: The Legal Treatment of Women Defying Traditional Gender Roles." The symposium is sponsored by the William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law and will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Law School's McGlothlin Courtroom. The symposium is open to the public and there is no registration fee. Pre-registration is helpful and is available by calling the Journal office at 757-221-3799 or by email at camurp@wm.edu.


9:00 AM Breakfast

9:30 Opening Remarks

Female Investors and Securities Fraud: Is the Reasonable Investor a Woman?
Joan MacLeod Heminway
Associate Professor of Law
University of Tennessee Law School

Hot Teachers and Hoochie Mamas: Media Constructions of Women Who Have Sex with Boys
Kay L. Levine
Associate Professor of Law
Emory Law School

How Deviant Mothers Shape the Law of Motherhood
Michelle Oberman
Professor of Law
Santa Clara University Law School

1 :00 PM Lunch

Kairos and Safe Havens: The Timing and Calamity of Unwanted Birth
Susan Ayres
Professor of Law
Texas Wesleyan Law School

Interrogating the Legacy of Third Wave Feminism: A Look at the First Amendment's Potential for Providing Protection Against Sexual Profiling in the Workplace
Michele Alexandre
Assistant Professor of Law
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys Law School