Boyle Presents at Dual Conferences

Professor Robin Boyle presented at the Association of Legal Writing Directors’ (virtual) biennial conference, which had the theme of Working on Our Core: Wellbeing, Equity, and Inclusion, held June 16th – 18th. Professor Boyle co-presented in the workshop Sharpen Your Pencils: Engagement, Inclusion and Scaffolding. Her co-presenters were Christine Coughlin and Sandy Patrick, who are also Professor Boyle’s co-authors of the workbook Becoming a Legal Writer. Professor Boyle also served on the Program Committee for the conference. 

More recently, on July 2nd, Professor Boyle presented at the International Cultic Studies (virtual) annual conference in a workshop entitled Legal Developments in the United States and Canada. Her co-presenters were Donald Netolitzky, Complex Litigant Management Counsel, Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, and Lea Lavy, a Canadian doctrinal student. Professor Boyle focused her presentation on the legal case against Keith Raniere in the E.D.N.Y. (the NXIVM case) and the application of human trafficking laws to cults. She also discussed the developing issues of high-control groups in the context of seeking asylum in the U.S., the status of state child marriage laws, and theoretical models for cases of undue influence.  

Robin Boyle
Professor of Legal Writing

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