Student Affairs

2014 Family Day

Family Day is always a highlight of the Fall semester of each new academic year, as we offer a special glimpse into a day in the life of students at the Law School. This year, Family Day is Sunday, September 21, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. It is an opportunity for all students to share the Law School experience with their families and friends. Students and their invited guests will be offered the chance to take classes, tour the Law School facilities and enjoy a "Family Picnic" lunch. - Attire is casual.

10:00 a.m. | Breakfast with the Dean
Enjoy a continental breakfast in Vanderbilt Hall and Courtyard

10:45 a.m. | Dean’s Welcome
Tishman Auditorium

11:30 a.m. | Classes

The Future of the European Union
Professor Gráinne de Búrca

Why Contract Law Matters (to Just About Everything)
Professor Clayton Gillette

National Security and the Courts: Judicial Review of Enemy Combatant Detention
Dean Trevor Morrison

Punitive Damages: Past, Present, and Future
Professor Catherine Sharkey

12:30 p.m. | Family Picnic Lunch
Vanderbilt Hall

1:45 p.m. | Behind the Scenes: A Glimpse at Student Life and Services
Explore and learn about the various departments here that serve students, and meet representatives from some of the 75+ student groups

3:00 p.m. | Afternoon Dessert Party
Vanderbilt Hall Courtyard and Greenberg Lounge

All classes will take place in Vanderbilt Hall,
40 Washington Square South (between MacDougal and Sullivan Streets)

Please RSVP by September 16, 2014.
This event fills up quickly! Register here today!

For any questions, please e-mail

For family and friends traveling from out of state, please visit here for some suggested hotel accommodations.
To view photos from 2012 Family Day please visit here.

Last updated 8/27/14