******* "Families-in-Law": Setting New Agendas *******


IDC Law Review (Law & Business) and Radzyner Law School at IDC Herzliya Cordially invite you to a symposium on


Setting New Agendas

Thursday, December 17th 2015, at 9:00am

Room A110, Arison-Lauder building

IDC Campus, Kanfei Neshrim St., Herzliya


9:00 Gathering

9:30 Panel session: Changing Families, Changing Law

Chair: Dr. Ruth Zafran, Radzyner Law School, IDC Herzliya

Prof. Susan Frelich Appleton, Washington University Law: The Forgotten Family Law of Eisenstadt v. Baird

Dr. Sharon Shakargy, Faculty of Law, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem: The Outlawed Family—Does the Family Really Need the Law

Prof. Lior Barshak, Radzyner Law School, IDC Herzliya: Parenthood and Descent Today


11:30 Coffee Break

11:45 Panel session: Striving for Equality in and for Families

Chair: Prof. Ruth Halperin-Kaddari, Faculty of Law, Bar-Ilan University

Prof. Laura T. Kessler, S.J. Quinney College of Law, the University of Utah: Re-Theorizing Discrimination Doctrine: The Case of Workers with Care Responsibilities

Dr. Ayelet Blecher-Prigat, School of Law, Sha'arei Mishpat Academic Center: Bi-Parenting


13:15 lunch break

13:45 Panel session: Commercial Intimacy

Chair: Dr. Arianne Renan Barzilay, Faculty of Law, University of Haifa

Prof. Pamela Laufer-Ukeles, University of Dayton School of Law & School of Law, Sha'arei Mishpat Academic Center, Visiting Prof., Faculty of Law, Bar-Ilan University: Commercial Intimacy as a Matter of Degree: Gamete Sales, Surrogacy, Adoption and Baby-Selling

Dr. Yehezkel Margalit, School of Law, Netanya Academic College: From Baby M to Baby M(anji): Regulating International Surrogacy Agreements

Prof. Shulamit Almog, Dr. Karin Carmit Yefet, Faculty of Law, University of Haifa: Fifty Shades of Shame: Toward a Positive Approach to Female Sexuality in Law



The number of seats is limited; please register in advance to reserve your place Lior.gold3@gmail.com