Plain and Simple: Making the Legal System Accessible to All
The Center for Children, Families and the Law presents
Siben & Siben Conference on Plain Language and Simplification
Friday, March 29, 2019 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Hofstra Law School
Registration and continental breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m.
Judge Jonathan Lippman
Of Counsel, Latham & Watkins LLP, and Former Chief Judge of New York and Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals
Space is limited. There is no cost to attend.
The conference will have five Working Groups:
Group “A” The Nuts and Bolts of Plain Language and Simplification
Group “B” Plain Language and Simplification Reform in Matrimonial and Family Law
Group “C” Undergraduate Curriculum and Career Pathways in Plain Language
Group “D” Law Schools and Plain Language
Group “E” Plain Language and Simplification in New York State Laws and Judicial Opinions
Hofstra Law's Center for Children, Families and the Law; The Self-Represented Litigant Network; the Institute For the Advancement of the American Legal System; and Hofstra's J.D. and Master of Forensic Linguistics Joint Degree Program
Judges, Court Administrators, Attorneys, Educators, Legislators and Students are encouraged to attend!!
For more information, please contact Judge Fern Fisher at Fern.A.Fisher@hofstra.edu.
This conference was made possible, in part, by the Abraham J. Gross '78 Conference and Lecture Fund.
Friday, March 29, 2019
Hempstead, NY 11549