School Of Law Sponsors Conference On Child Custody Disputes
February 11, 2002-- Child
custody disputes present wrenching emotional and practical problems
for parents, children and the professionals who work with them.
To address these issues, a two-day conference, "Resolving Child
Custody Disputes: Innovation and Controversy," will be held Feb.
28-March 1 at the University of Virginia School of Law.
conference brings together academics and practitioners who will
offer information on widely accepted innovations to improve custody
dispute resolution. They also will discuss research, legal developments
and opinion on several controversial topics.
sessions will be held in Caplin Pavilion at the Law School. The
conference is sponsored by the U.Va. Center for Children, Families,
and the Law. To register, contact Erin Sutfin at (434) 243-8164
or firstname.lastname@example.org or
keynote speakers are:
Bartlett, J.D., A. Kenneth Pye Professor of Law and Dean, Duke
University Law School, on the development of new model standards
for custody decision making;
Lamb, Ph.D., National Institute for Child Health and Human Development
on developmental psychology issues in child custody decision making;
Mnookin, J.D., Samuel Williston Professor of Law, Harvard University
Law School, on legal bargaining in child custody dispute resolution;
Kelly, Ph.D., author, researcher, and Clinical Psychologist, on
interventions with children and families in child custody disputes.
Center for Children, Families, and the Law seeks to inform debate
about family issues, policy, and the law. For further information
about Center activities, e-mail Center Director Robert Emery at
email@example.com. or call: (434) 243-8164.
Erin Sutfin, (434) 243-8164