The Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy, in partnership with the Eric Neisser Public Interest Program, welcomes Clare Huntington, Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Law, Fordham School of Law, for a lunchtime lecture titled "Family Law's Empirical Turn."

Additional details, including registration information, are forthcoming.

Professor Huntington is an expert in the fields of family law and poverty law. Her book, Failure to Flourish: How Law Undermines Family Relationships (Oxford 2014), won an Honorable Mention for the Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE) Award in Law and Legal Studies from the Association of American Publishers. Professor Huntington has published widely in leading law journals, exploring the intersection of poverty and families and with a recent focus on non-marital families. Professor Huntington serves as an Associate Reporter for the American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law, Children and the Law. Professor Huntington’s legal experience includes serving as an Attorney Advisor in the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel as well as clerking for Justice Harry A. Blackmun and Justice Stephen Breyer of the Supreme Court of the United States, Judge Merrick B. Garland of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and Judge Denise Cote of the United States District Court of the Southern District of New York. Prior to joining the Fordham faculty in 2011, Professor Huntington was an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado Law School. Professor Huntington earned her JD from Columbia Law School and her BA from Oberlin College.