Bullying: Redefining Boundaries, Responsibility, and Harm

Conference Schedule

Time Event Description

9:15 – 9:45

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:45 – 10:00

Dean’s Welcome

JoAnne A. Epps, Dean, Beasley School of Law, Temple University

10:00 – 11:15

Primary and Secondary Education: Meeting the Challenge in K-12

Moderator:

David M. Rosenblum,
Legal Director, the Mazzoni Center

Speakers:

John Culhane,
Professor of Law and Director of Health Law Institute, Widener Law School
A Public Health Approach to School Bullying: Prevention, Populations, and One Definition of Success

Shawn Gaylord,
Federal Policy Director, Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
School Bullying - Impact and Solutions

Robin S. Maril,
Legislative Counsel, Human Rights Campaign
Creating an Inclusive Administrative Response to Bullying

11:15 -11:30

Break

11:30 – 12:30

Higher Education: An Emerging Picture

Moderator:

Marylouise Esten,
Associate Dean, Beasley School of Law, Temple University

Speakers:

Daniel Weddle,
Clinical Professor of Law and Director of Academic Support, UMKC School of Law
Grads Behaving Badly: A Study of Bullying Behaviors in a Graduate Professional School of Law

Fay R. Trachtenberg,
Associate University Counsel, Temple University
Commentary

Nancy Chi Cantalupo,
Freedman Fellow
Commentary

12:30 – 1:00

Lunch

1:00 – 1:45

Keynote Speech

Emily Bazelon,
Senior Editor, Slate
Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Empathy and Character (Random House 2013).

1:45 – 3:00

Workplace Bullying

Moderator:

Shannon Price Minter, Esq.
Legal Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights

Speakers:

David Yamada,
Professor of Law and Director New Workplace Institute, Suffolk University Law School

Kerri L. Stone,
Professor of Law, Florida International University College of Law
Floor to Ceiling: How Setbacks and Challenges to the Anti-Bullying Movement Pose Challenges to Employers who Wish to Ban Bullying

Susan Harthill,
Professor of Law, Florida Coastal School of Law
Workplace Bullying as an Occupational Safety and Health Concern

3:00 – 3:50

Bullying Later in Life: Older Adults

Moderator:

Larry S. Felzer,
Director of Development and Finance, Senior Law Center

Speakers:

Joe Snyder,
Director of Adult Protective Services, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
How Does Bullying Relate to Elder Abuse?

Aaron Tax,
Director of Federal Government Relations, Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Elders (SAGE)
It Gets Better, But Then It Gets Worse - Bullying and Older Adults

3:50 – 4:00

Break

4:00 – 5:15

Best Practices: Finding the Way Forward

Moderator:

Len Rieser,
Lecturer-at-Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Speakers:

Kathleen Conn,
Associate Professor, Division of Education and Human Services, Neumann University
Best Practices in Bullying Prevention: One Size Does Not Fit All

Natalie Hrubos,
Duane Morris, LLP
Not in My Workplace! Preventing and Correcting Bullying

Rue Landau,
Executive Director, Philadelphia Fair Housing Commission and Human Relations Commission

5:15 – 6:15

Reception

The Symposium is sponsored by the Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review. Conference papers will be published in a special Spring 2013 issue. Attendees are eligible to receive up to five substantive credits of Pennsylvania CLE and one ethics credit.