Tentative Conference Schedule

Thursday, September 18, 2008:

8:45 Welcome Robert E. Emery, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of Center for Children, Families, and the Law
Department of Psychology
University of Virginia
9:00 "Law and Emotion: Some Implications of a New Paradigm for Family Law" Kathryn Abrams, J.D.
Herma Hill Kay Distinguished Professor of Law
Boalt Hall School of Law
University of California, Berkeley
9:45 Comments Gerald Clore, Ph.D.
Commonwealth Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology
University of Virginia
10:00 General Discussion
10:15 Break
10:30 "What's Love Got to Do with It?: Insecurity and Anger in Attachment Relationships" Phillip R. Shaver, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology
University of California, Davis
11:15 Comments Terry A. Maroney, J.D.
Assistant Professor of Law
Vanderbilt University Law School
11:30 General Discussion
12:00 Lunch
1:00 "Losing Perspective: Ego, Emotion, and Overreactions to Undesired Events" Mark R. Leary, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
Duke University
1:45 Comments Robert E. Emery, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of Center for Children, Families, and the Law
Department of Psychology
University of Virginia
2:00 General Discussion
2:15 "Happy Families? Positive Psychology and Family Law" Clare Huntington, J.D.
Associate Professor of Law
University of Colorado Law School
3:00 Comments Jonathan Haidt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Virginia
3:15 General Discussion
3:30 Break
3:45 Practice Panel Judge Gregory Baker, J.D.
Senior Lecturer in Law
College of William and Mary

Hon. Charles Poston, J.D.
Judge
4th Judicial Circuit of Virginia
Norfolk

Ronald R. Tweel, J.D.
Partner and Domestic Relations Attorney
Michie, Hamlett, Lowry, Rasmussen & Tweel
Charlottesville

Susan D. White, J.D.
Attorney at Law
Charlottesville
5:15 Refreshments and Informal Discussion



Friday, September 19, 2008:

8:45 Welcome
9:00 "Taking Account of Children's Emotions: Love, Anger & Forgiveness in 'Renegotiated Families'" Solangel Maldonado, J.D.
Professor of Law
Seton Hall Law School
9:45 Comments James A. Coan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Virginia
10:00 General Discussion
10:15 Break
10:30 "Forgiveness: Integral to Relationships and Inimical to Justice?" Frank D. Fincham, Ph.D.
Eminent Scholar and Director FSU Family Institute
Florida State University Family Institute
11:15 Comments Kathryn W. Bradley, J.D.
Senior Lecturing Fellow
Duke University School of Law
11:30 General Discussion
11:45 Conference Ends












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