On Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29, the CUNY School of Law and the Center for Diversity in the Legal Profession will host the 2008 Haywood Burns Conference: “Teaching Law in a Multi-cultural, Multi-lingual Context”

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Among the topics to be presented:

Providing access and diversity through Pipeline programs * The immigrant experience in law school * Understanding the multiplicity of”cultures”within law students * Clinical approaches to multiculturalism from the perspective of faculty, student, and client * Strategies for reaching first year students in the small or large classroom *

We envision that this Conference will be of interest to a wide variety of individuals: academic support personnel, legal writing and research teachers, clinicians and any other members of the law school academy who are interested in increasing their effectiveness in reaching multi-cultural students.

The registration fee is $50.00 if we receive your registration fee before March 27 and $75.00 on site. The registration fee is $10.00 for students. Checks can be made payable to”CUNY School of Law.”A final schedule of events will be emailed to registrants approximately a week before the Conference.

For more information: 2008Burnsconference@mail.law.cuny.edu

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