2020 Martha McCarthy Education Law and Policy Institute

May 15, 2020

Online registration for the 2020 McCarthy Institute is open. The Institute is free for all IU faculty, students, and staff, and will cost $25 for all others. Also, attorneys may earn 3.7 CLE credits for attendance, including 2.8 ethics credits.

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Agenda

9:15 a.m.Continental Breakfast (SoE Atrium)
9:45 a.m.Welcome and Presentation of Bicentennial Medal (SoE Auditorium)
  • Lemuel Watson, Ed.D., Dean of the School of Education, Indiana University, will present the Bicentennial Medal to Dr. Martha McCarthy, honoring her profound impact on Indiana University and the fields of educational leadership, law, and policy.
  • Suzanne Eckes, J.D., Ph.D., Indiana University
  • Janet Decker, J.D., Ph.D., Indiana University
10 – 11 a.m.Hot Topics in Education Law in 2019-2020 (SoE Auditorium)
Facilitator: Jennifer Rippner, J.D., Ph.D., Indiana University

Panelists:
  • John Dayton, J.D., Ed.D., University of Georgia
  • Amy Steketee Fox, J.D., Church Church Hittle + Antrim
  • Markay Winston, Ph.D., Monroe County Community School Corporation
  • Preston Green, J.D., University of Connecticut
11:15 a.m. – 12 p.m.Breakout Sessions on Hot Topics in Education Law (SoE Classrooms)

The following speakers will lead breakout sessions. Session topics are TBD.
  • Michael Gregory,J.D., Harvard Law School
  • John Dayton, J.D., Ed.D., University of Georgia
  • Amy Steketee Fox, J.D., Church Church Hittle + Antrim
  • Markay Winston, Ph.D., Monroe County Community School Corporation
  • Preston Green, J.D., University of Connecticut
  • Charles J. Russo, J.D., Ed.D., University of Dayton
  • David Nguyen, J.D., Ph.D., Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
  • Nina Ranieri, Ph.D., University of São Paulo
  • Monica Herman Salem Caggiano
12 – 1 p.m.Lunch and Awards (SoE Atrium & Second Floor Balcony)
1 – 2 p.m.Keynote Speaker
  • Mary Beth Tinker, Student rights advocate and plaintiff in 1969 U.S. Supreme Court case, Tinker v. Des Moines
2:15 – 3:15 p.m.Law & Policy Panel on students’ speech rights (SoE Auditorium)
Facilitator: Alli Fetter-Harrott, J.D., Ph.D., Franklin College

Panelists:
  • Martha McCarthy, Ph.D., Loyola Marymount University
  • Ryan Merriwether, Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation
  • Gavin Rose, J.D., ACLU of Indiana
  • Kevin Brown, J.D., Indiana University
3:30 – 4 p.m.Reception with Mary Beth Tinker (SoE Atrium)

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