Human Rights, Gender and the Law


The State of Equality in Comparative Perspective

Thursday, April 11 & Friday, April 12, 2013
Albany Law School - 1928 Building - DAMC


The conference, part of the Spring 2013 Kate Stoneman Series of Events, will include dialogue on the following topics:

            •  Law and the Issue of "Culture"
            •  Women and Governance
            •  Violence Against Women
            •  Women and Health
            •  Feminist Contributions to U.S. Law
            •  Feminist Approaches to International Law

Click here for the full schedule of speakers.


The conference is dedicated in memory of Professor Katheryn D. Katz '70, who was named the first Kate Stoneman Chair in Law and Democracy in 2007. Katherine "Kate" Stoneman was the first woman admitted to practice law in New York state, and the first female graduate of Albany Law School.

General Registration: $100; includes all conference sessions, materials, meals and Thursday evening's cocktail reception.

A $50 discount is available for GOLD (graduates of the last decade) alumni and public interest attorneys. This event is free for students. 

CLE Registration: $90 for Thursday (4.5 hours); $70 for Friday (3.5); total of eight hours of CLE credit will be offered for entire conference. The entire day must be attended to receive credit.

Click here to register. 


To learn more about visiting Albany Law School please visit the Visiting Albany Law page.


A group rate of $119 per night has been negotiated at the Hilton Garden Inn at Albany Medical Center. Click here to book a room, or mention group code ALBLAW when calling.

For more information, contact 518-445-3210 or