Public Interest Law Review Symposium

Feb 03
12:00 AM
University of Richmond, Offered Virtually

Join the University of Richmond Public Interest Law Review for a virtual symposium discussing the topic of domestic violence, featuring keynote speaker and professor of gender violence intervention at Virginia Commonwealth University, Dr. Sarah Jane Brubaker. This Symposium will examine the impact of recent Supreme Court cases such as Bruen and Dobbs on domestic violence, as well as explore the intersection of emerging technologies, parental alienation in custody cases, and policies and practices in higher education. The event will also discuss various programs, such as The Tubman Model, and provide a judicial perspective into domestic violence cases.

Event is free, but registration is required. 6 CLE credits pending (Virginia). This Symposium will be held virtually via Zoom.



  • 9 a.m. - Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 9:35-10:35 a.m. - Keynote Address | Trends in Gender Violence with Dr. Sarah Jane Brubaker
  • 10:35-10:45 a.m. - Break
  • 10:45-11:45 a.m. - Parental Alienation with Joan Meier
  • 11:45 a.m.-12:20 p.m. - Bruen with David W. Keck
  • 12:20-1:20 p.m. - Tubman Model Panel with Ben Lacy, Siri Ericson, and Sonya Voss
  • 1:20-2:20 p.m. - Cyberstalking with Jay Sinha
  • 2:20-2:30 p.m. - Break
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m. - Dobbs Panel with Courtenay Schwartz and Corinna Barrett Lain
  • 3:30-3:40 p.m. - Break
  • 3:40-4:40 p.m. - Judicial Perspective Panel with the Hon. Mary E. Langer, Lisa Piper, and Nancy Ogelsby
  • 4:50-5 p.m. - Closing Remarks