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May 01, 2014

New National Aging and Law Conference

(Note: The pdf for the issue in which this article appears is available for download: BIFOCAL Vol. 35, Issue 4.)


Conference space is limited­—register early!


New National Aging and Law Conference

October 16 & 17, 2014
Washington, DC 

This October 16-17, the American Bar Association's Commission on Law and Aging will sponsor the New National Aging and Law Conference in Washington, DC.

This year's conference theme will be: 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty: Progress & Challenges for the Future.

For information, contact the Commission's David Godfrey at: [email protected].

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23 workshops and plenary sessions including

Ten Questions to Challenge Your Ethical Acumen

  • Charlie Sabatino, Commission on Law & Aging
  • David Godfrey, Commission on Law & Aging

    After Windsor: How the Demise of DOMA Affects LGBT Seniors
  • Aaron Tax, Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders
  • Karen Loewy, Lambda Legal
  • Kate Lang, National Senior Citizens Law Center
  • Webster Phillips, National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare

    Using the ADA to Take on the Government Accessing Essential Benefits and Services for Seniors
  • Greg Bass, National Center for Law and Economic Justice
  • Julie Nepveu, AARP Foundation
  • Lizbeth Ginsburg, Greater Boston Legal Services ■