"Lesbian and Gay Issues and the Law" will feature presentations by two distinguished lawyers, Janet Halley, professor of law at Stanford University Law School, and Mary Bonauto, civil rights project director of the Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders in Boston.
Halley was a noted scholar of British Renaissance at Hamilton before earning her law degree from Yale. Currently at Stanford, she specializes in identity law, and has published several related articles. Her discussion for the Friday evening panel is titled "The New Military Anti-Gay Policy."
Bonauto earned a bachelor's degree from Hamilton and a law degree from Northeastern. She has titled her discussion "How Far Have We Come: Legal Evolution of Lesbian and Gay Civil Rights."
For more information on the event contact Nancy Rabinowitz at 315 859-4149.