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Alumna Elected to Illinois Supreme CourtStory
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Supreme Court to Hold Session at USFStory
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IP Externship Provides Skills Training and MentorshipStory
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USF Alumna is a National Leader on SolarStory
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Clinics Provide Interdisciplinary Services to Start-Ups and Trademark Law Experience to StudentsStory
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Antitrust Conference at USF Examines the Future of Reverse Payment LitigationStory
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California Senate Majority Leader is USF Law AlumnusStory
Books
  • Nine Part Curriculum for Teens on the Law (Mc-Graw Hill, 2001). (Published as Justice in Action)
  • In Defense of Children: Understanding the Rights, Needs, and Interests of the Child: A Resource for Parents and Professionals (New York: Scribner's, 1988). (Co-authored with Pamela Blum, Steven Hirschfeld, and Patricia Henderson Miljanich.)
Law Review and Journal Articles
  • "What Do We Know About Delinquency?" 12 Update on Law-Related Education  8 (1988).
  • "What Teachers, Parents, and Kids Should Know About Drinking and Drugs," 12 Update on Law-Related Education 4 (1988).
Book Contributions
  • "Law Related Externships for High School Students," in Building Bridges to the Law edited by Charles White (Chicago: American Bar Association, 1981). (Co-authored with Sally Ackerley and Elizabeth Benford.)
Opinion Pieces and Blog Posts
  • "Rights of Children," California Bar Journal (March 1995).
  • "When Your Ex Won't Pay," Parents Magazine (March 1991).
Other Publications
  • "The Sexual Harassment of Students: Fact, Law, and Policy," San Francisco Unified School District, 2005.
  • "A Generation in Peril: The Lives of Tibetan Children Under Chinese Rule," International Committee of Lawyers for Tibet, 2001. (United Nations report presented to the Committee on the Rights of the Child by the International Committee of Lawyers for Tibet.)
  • California Supplement to Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, St. Paul, Minn.: West, Fifth Edition 1997 (With Christine Scarpello).
  • "Kids and the Law: an A-to-Z Guide for Parents," State Bar of California, 1996.
  • "Teenage Pregnancy, Single Parents, and the Law: A Legal Guide for Those Who Work With California's Youth," (California Alliance Concerned with School Age Parents, 1995).
Briefs
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      Presentations
      • Panelist, The United Nations' "Women's Entrepreneurship Day," New York, N.Y. (November 2014). (Largely as a result of the attention and praise Living on a Dollar a Day has received, I was a panelist for an inaugural U.N. conference in partnership with 144 countries. The first Women's Entrepreneurship Day will be the world's largest celebration of women innovators and business leaders as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week at the UN. Gov. Cuomo declared this day Women's Entrepreneurship Day in New York as part of this worldwide celebration. I spoke on how education plays a critical role in giving women and girls access to opportunities that drive economic growth and give them the ability to move themselves and their families out of poverty in one generation. While some time at the conference was spent noting the lack of women in leadership roles within the world's corporate structures, I spoke about the ways in which impoverished women are kept from even the first steps on the economic ladder while at the same time encouraged those with influence to begin to remove the obstacles that are in the way of so many of the world’s poor.)
      • Presenter, "Putting a Face on Poverty," Stanford University Forum on World Poverty "Global Solidarity, Human Rights, and the End of Poverty," Palo Alto, Calif. (April 2008).
      • Presenter, "Living on A Dollar A Day," City Club of Los Angeles "Assuming Leadership on the Toughest Issues," Los Angeles, Calif. (July 2014).
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