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2024 Symposium Information

Unraveling Paternity in Law and Society

This online symposium will showcase insights into complex facets of fatherhood from prominent scholars, clinical professors, and community activists. Discussions will cover a wide range of topics, including the intersection of paternity and incarceration, along with the constitutional aspects of parentage.

This event will take place on February 17th. Zoom information is forthcoming.

Past Symposia

  • 2023: Surviving Intimate Partner Violence: How the Legal System Routinely Fails Survivors of Domestic Abuse.
  • 2022: Sex as Crime: Addressing the Intersection of the Legal World and the Sex Industry
  • 2021: Confronting Violence Against Indigenous Women and Peoples
  • 2019: Race-ing Justice, En-Gendering Power: Black Lives Matter, #MeToo, and the Role of Intersectional Legal Analysis in the Twenty-First Century
  • 2018: Rights and Protections of Transgender and Non-Binary Individuals in the U.S. Legal System
  • 2017: Women in the Boardroom: The Social and Business Arguments that Challenge Executive Board Homogeneity.

Additional Information

If you have questions about the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society’s Symposia contact Rosemary Patton at