Emily Buss : Presentations
What is Education?, University of Chicago Symposium on Education sponsored by the John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics and the University of Chicago Law Review (June, 2011)
Failing Juvenile Courts, Northwestern University School of Law Symposium, “Seize the Moment: Justice for the Child,” (October, 2010).
How to Think about "Abuse" and "Neglect" at the Yearning for Zion Ranch, William and Mary School of Law Symposium on Families, Fundamentalism, and the First Amendment, Sponsored by the Institute of Bill of Rights Law (November, 2009)
What the Law Should (and Should Not) Learn from Child Development Research, Hofstra Law School’s 2008-2009 Sidney and Walter Siben Distinguished Professorship Lecture (April, 2009). AALS Annual Meetings (significantly modified; January 2011).
Due Process For Children: Designing A Court Process That Takes Account Of Their Development, University of Michigan Law School, Johnson Workshop (February, 2009); Wyoming Children’s Justice Conference (June, 2009).
Legal and Medical Perspectives on Sperm and Egg Donation (with Dr. David Cohen), Citifront Forum, University of Chicago Alumni Association (December, 2008).
The Interaction of Law and Development in the Lives of Juvenile Offenders, Developmental Workshop, University of Chicago (October 2008).
Developmental Considerations, University of Colorado Law School Symposium, Voices of Youth in the Courtroom, is it Time for a Change? (November 2006).
In re Gault: A Reassessment, Chase College of Law, Symposium, Re-Envisioning the Role of the Juvenile Court in the 21st Century (September 2006).
The Court’s Role in Supporting Foster Youth’s Transition to Adulthood, Temple University School of Law School (March, 2006), New Mexico Summit, Preserving Connections/Promoting Independence (September 2006).
Turning Best Ideas into Practice, Chicago's Policy Initiative on Foster Care. University of Chicago Law School (November, 2005).
When Children's and Adults' Speech Rights are at Odds, Michigan State University College of Law (February, 2005).
Radical Change Through Conventional Means, University of Virginia, Conference on the State Construction of Families (October, 2004).
Address to the Entering Class (September 22, 2005).
Constitutional Fidelity through Children's Rights, Syracuse University Law School (March, 2004); University of Chicago, Chicago's Best Ideas Series (April, 2004).
The Relationship Between Procreative and Parental Rights under the Constitution, University of Chicago Law and Philosophy Workshop (March, 2004); Syracuse University Law School Faculty Workshop (March, 2004).
Assessing the State's Opportunities for Developmental Influence, University of Chicago Legal Forum Symposium (October, 2003).
Children's Constitutional Rights, International Society of Family Law: North American Conference, Eugene Oregon (June, 2003).
The Child's Constitution, University of Chicago Loop Luncheon (May, 2003).
The Speech Enhancing Effect of Internet Regulation, Association of American Law Schools, Panel Presentation (January, 2003).
Children's Representation, The Achilles Heel of Children's Rights, 12th Annual International Congress on Family Law, Havana, Cuba (September, 2002).
Children's Rights on Children's Terms, University of Chicago Law School Workshop, (July, 2002).
Children's Associational Rights? Why Less is More, William and Mary School of Law Symposium on the Relationship Rights of Children, Sponsored by the Institute of Bill of Rights Law (March, 2002).
The Missed Opportunity in Gault, University of Florida Inaugural Conference on Children and the Law (December, 2001).
In or Out? Imposing Constitutional Constraints on the State's Authority to Allocate Pieces of Parenthood, Brigham Young University Law School Symposium on the ALI Family Dissolution Principles (February, 2001).
Adrift in the Middle: Parental Rights after Troxel v. Granville, Rutgers Law School Symposium on the Supreme Court's decision in Troxel v. Granville (October, 2000).
Ethical Issues in the Representation of Child Clients, Presentation to Cook County domestic relations lawyers and judges (July 6, 2000).
The Parental Rights of Minors, Buffalo Law School Symposium on the Urban Girl (April, 2000).
Children as Parties, Victims and Witnesses, Presentation to Judges at Illinois Judicial Conference's Education Conference 2000, February and March, 2000.
Without Peers? The Missing Piece in the Courts' (and the Philosophers') Analysis of Parental Claims to Educational Control, University of Chicago Law School Faculty Workshop, 1999.
What Does Frieda Yoder Believe? University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law Symposium on the Constitutional Rights of Children, 1999; University of Chicago Law and Philosophy Workshop, 1999.
Confronting Developmental Barriers to the Empowerment of Child Clients, University of Chicago Law School Faculty Workshop, 1998.
Too Young to be Rehabilitated?, Conference on Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice Reform, University of Virginia Center for Children, Families and the Law, 1998.
The Role of Lawyers in Promoting Juveniles' Competence as Defendants, Meeting of authors for Youth on Trial, convened by MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Adolescent Development and Juvenile Justice, 1998.
Whose Religious Autonomy are we Protecting?, Symposium on Religion, Law and the Construction of Identities, 1997.
Parents' Rights and Parents Wronged, Symposium entitled "Meeting the Basic Needs of Children: Defining Public and Private Responsibilities," Ohio State University College of Law, 1995.
Sibling Rights, Symposium entitled "Looking Back, Looking Ahead: The Evolution of Children's Rights," Temple Law Review, (1995).