Elizabeth Bartholet: Selected Recent Presentations

CATO Institute Conference, Solomon's Decree: Conflicts in Adoption and Child Placement Policy, July 19, 2018, Washington DC, Elizabeth Bartholet, Keynote, “International Adoption”

NCFA National Adoption Conference, June 21, 2018, Washington, D.C, Elizabeth Bartholet, “Advancing The Child’s Human Right to Family”

American Enterprise Institute, June 7, 2018, Washington, DC, The opioid crisis and foster care families: Gov. Doug Ducey (R-AZ) on policies to protect children and treat parents, Elizabeth Bartholet, Panelist, “AEI Panel: AZ Act”

George Washington University Law School Symposium, Oct. 26, 2017, Washington, DC, Elizabeth Bartholet, Panelist, "The Challenge of Crime in a Free Society: 50 Years Later"

Duke University Law School, The Rights of the Child in a Globalized World Conference, Nov. 17, 2017, Elizabeth Bartholet, Panelist, " U.S. and International Law and Adoption," Act Now Slide, Act Now Handout

Both Ends Burning Symposium and Conference, NCFA-Handout, November 6-9, 2017, Washington DC, Interview with Paulo Barrozo by Craig Juntunen

University of Michigan Law School, Rethinking Foster Care, May 12-13, 2016, Elizabeth Bartholet, Panelist, "What Role Should Child Protective Services Play?"

The New York University College of Global Public Health and Center for Bioethics, Feb. 25, 2016, Elizabeth Bartholet, Panelist, “The Right To Be Loved”

The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research, University of Pennsylvania,One Child, Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare, June 10, 2015, Elizabeth Bartholet, Panelist, "The Evidence Behind Differential Response: What Do We Really Know?"

William and Mary Law School, The Liberal Dilemma In Child Welfare Reform Symposium, May 15, 2015, Elizabeth Bartholet, “Thoughts on the Liberal Dilemma in Child Welfare Reform”

AALS Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Jan. 4, 2015, Elizabeth Bartholet, "Dead Upon Birth"

Together for Adoption, Greeneville, NC, Oct. 18, 2014, Elizabeth Bartholet, "International Adoption (IA) as a Human Rights Issue"

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) 22nd Annual Colloquium, June 12, 2014, Elizabeth Bartholet, Plenary Talk

Adoption for Those Dealing with Infertility, May 28, 2014, Brigham & Women Infertility Center, Boston, MA

Harvard Law School, HLS Thinks Big, Finding the Child in Child Welfare, May 27, 2014,

2014 Bergstrom Child Welfare Summer Fellowship, Michigan Law School, May 20, 2014, Keynote

The Center for Adoption Policy and The Diane Abbey Law Center for Children and Families 11th Annual Adoption Policy Conference, March 7, 2014, DOMA, ICWA & CHIFF: WHAT’S CHANGED IN ADOPTION AND CHILD WELFARE LAW AND POLICY?, Panel, “IA: CHIFF and Beyond CHIFF”

Harvard Law School Institute for Global Law and Policy at Doha, Qatar, January 9, 2014, Plenary: Elizabeth Bartholet, “International Adoption and International Surrogacy”

Law and Society Conference, May 31, 2013, Panel Presentation, "Reaching Outside Academy"

College of Wooster, The Samuel H. Bell Lectureship, April 16, 2013, Elizabeth Bartholet, "Creating a Child-Friendly Child Welfare System"

New York Law School, The Tenth Annual Adoption Law and Policy Conference, March 1, 2013, Panel II, “IA & Hague Developments”

Pepperdine University, Herbert & Elinor Nootbar Institute On Law, Religion & Ethics, Intercountry Adoption: Orphan Rescue or Child Trafficking?, Plenary I, Orphan Rescue Or Child Trafficking?, February 8, 2013, Elizabeth Bartholet, "The International Adoption Cliff: Do Child Human Rights Matter?"

Pepperdine University, Herbert & Elinor Nootbar Institute On Law, Religion & Ethics, Intercountry Adoption: Orphan Rescue or Child Trafficking?, Breakout Session II, The Hague Convention On Intercountry Adoption: Past, Present & Future, February 8, 2013, Elizabeth Bartholet, "The Hague Convention: Pros & Cons To Date; Potential For The Future"

University Of Southern California, Journalism For Social Change, February 7, 2013, Elizabeth Bartholet, "Child Maltreatment: Creating A Child-Friendly Child Welfare System"

Whittier Law School  Center For Children’s Rights, FitzRandolph Memorial Lecture, February 5, 2013, Elizabeth Bartholet, "Creating A Child-Friendly Child Welfare System"

Academic Center of Law & Business, Israel, The 8th International Human Rights Researchers Workshop, Intergenerational Justice, January 8, 2013, Elizabeth Bartholet, "Intergenerational Justice For Children: Restructuring Adoption, Reproduction & Child Welfare Policy"

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Brieland Lecture, October 29, 2012, Elizabeth Bartholet, "Creating a Child-Friendly Child Welfare System"

Children, Youth, and International Human Rights course taught by Jacqueline Bhabha, Kennedy School of Government, Nov. 18, 2012, Elizabeth Bartholet, "International Adoption"

The Center for Adoption Policy, the Diane Abbey Law Center for Children and Families, and Harvard Law School's Child Advocacy Program, 9th Annual Adoption Law & Policy Conference, March 2, 2012, International Adoption: The Evolving Terrain, Panel III, "Where Do We Go Now"

Jason Greenwall Workshop, The Constitutional Foundations of Bioethics, Harvard Faculty Club, Nov. 11, 2011, Elizabeth Bartholet, Comment on IVF Regulatory Cultures

Tufts University, Laurie Miller Seminar, October 7, 2011, Elizabeth Bartholet, "International Perspectives on Children in Exceptionally Difficult Circumstances: Orphanages & Related IA Issues"

Evolutions in Anti-Discrimination Law in Europe and N. America Conference, May 6-7, 2011, HLS, Elizabeth Bartholet, Comments on Sandra Fredman paper, “Proactive Equality Duties in the UK from a U.S. Perspective ”

Jasonoff Greenwall Workshop, The Constitutional Foundations of Bioethics: A Cross-National Comparison, Harvard Law School, Nov. 22, 2010, Elizabeth Bartholet, "Constitution and Policy Issues: ReproTech, Reprogenetics"

International Childhood, Rights & Globalization course taught by Jacqueline Bhabha, Kennedy School of Government, Nov. 18, 2010, Elizabeth Bartholet, "International Adoption"

The University of South Carolina School of Law, Race and The Family Conference, October 14-15, 2010, Elizabeth Bartholet, Keynote, “Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfare”

10th Annual Beyond Borders International Adoption Conference, San Antonio, Texas, September 25-26, 2010, Elizabeth Bartholet, Keynote, “International Adoption: Policies and Politics, Human Rights and Wrongs"

National Council for Adoption National Adoption Conference and Intercountry Adoption Summit, July 7-9, 2010, Elizabeth Bartholet, Keynote, "From TRA to Racial Disproportionality: More Things Change, More They Stay the Same"

Harvard Law School, Child and Youth Advocates, April 6, 2010, "Haiti and International Adoption"

The Center for Adoption Policy, HLS CAP, and others, 7th Annual Adoption Policy Conference, March 5, 2010, Elizabeth Bartholet, "One Perspective on Permanency: Permanency is Not Enough -- Children Deserve Parents"

University of Texas at Austin School of Law, February 8, 2010, Elizabeth Bartholet, "A Human Rights Perspective on Unparented Children and International Adoption"

HLS Association of NYC Annual Luncheon Meeting, January 27, 2010, Elizabeth Bartholet, "Child Advocacy Program, International Adoption, Racial Disproportionality"

PLI Adoption Law Institute, December 18, 2009, Elizabeth Bartholet, "Serving Vulnerable Children at Home and Abroad: A Medical and Legal Perspective"

Harvard Law School Faculty Workshop, July 9, 2009, Racial Disproportionality Presentation.

Harvard 2009 Bioethics Conference, March 14, 2009, Elizabeth Bartholet, Panel Presentation, "Fertilization Technology: Should Parents Be Allowed to Reproduce As They Please?"

New York Law School Justice Action Center, The Center for Adoption Policy, and The Child Advocacy Program at Harvard Law School, 6th Annual Adoption Policy Conference, March 6, 2009 "International Adoption, The United States, and the Reality of the Hague System," Elizabeth Bartholet, Welcome and Panel Presentation, Ensuring the Future: A New Way Forward for International Adoption.

U.S. House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support, July 31, 2008; Elizabeth Bartholet, Written Testimony for Hearing on Racial Disproportionality in Foster Care

U.S. Senate Judiciary Hearing, "Courting Big Business: The Supreme Court's Recent Decisions on Corporate Misconduct and Laws Regulating Corporations," July 23, 2008; Elizabeth Bartholet, Testimony on Mandatory Pre-Dispute Arbitration

Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute, June 10, 2008; Elizabeth Bartholet, Response to Donaldson Institute Call for Amendment of the Multiethnic Placement Act (MEPA) to Reinstate the use of Race as a Placement Factor

New York Law School Justice Action Center and The Center for Adoption Policy 5th Annual Conference, April 25, 2008; Elizabeth Bartholet, Keynote, "Waiting in America: Foster Care to Adoption"

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Hearing, "The Multiethnic Placement Act: Minority Children in State Foster Care and Adoption," September 21, 2007; Elizabeth Bartholet, Testimony before U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

FOCUS ON ADOPTION: Conference, “In the Best Interests of Children: A Permanent Family,”
Guatemala City, Guatemala, Jan 20-21, 2005; Elizabeth Bartholet, Keynote, "Defining the Best Interests of the Child"

Symposium, "Advocating for Change: The Status & Future of America's Child Welfare System 30 Years after CAPTA," Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, April 19, 2004; 3 Cardozo Pub. Law, Policy & Ethics J. 353, 365 (2005) Elizabeth Bartholet, Under-Intervention Versus Over-Intervention