Blog Posts: Barbara A. Fedders

Barbara A. Fedders

Barbara Fedders - Guest Speaker for NC Department of Publice Safety Conference

Professor Barbara Fedders, Faculty Supervisor in the Youth Justice Clinic, has published scholarship (on the ethical duty of lawyers in the juvenile system to understand the issues faced by LGBQ-GNCT youth - their unique vulnerabilities that lead them disproportionately into the system, and the challenges they face once they are adjudicated delinquent.    (http://scholarship.law.unc.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1060&context=faculty_publications)  Based on this work, Fedders has created and led trainings to scholars and practitioners across the country.  On October 24, 2017 she presented her work to representatives from community-based, youth-serving organizations from throughout North Carolina at a conference organized by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety (http://www.ncjsa.net/w/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Pre-Conference-Agenda-October-2017.pdf)


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Posted by Barbara A. Fedders on Wed. November 1, 2017 3:46 PM
Categories: Clinical Faculty Initiatives, Youth Justice Clinic

Professor Fedders - Guest Speaker for Panel on "Conversations on Equity"

Based on her scholarship and publications on school criminalization on September 19, 2017, Professor Barbara Fedders, Supervisor of the Youth Justice Clinic, spoke with an audience of educators, advocates, parents, and students as part of the Campaign for Racial Equity in our Schools "Conversations on Equity" series.

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Posted by Barbara A. Fedders on Wed. November 1, 2017 3:33 PM
Categories: Clinical Faculty Initiatives, Scholarship, Youth Justice Clinic

UNC Law-CUNY Law School Clinical Faculty Exchange

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CUNY School of Law
In 2014, we initiated a Clinical Faculty Exchange Program with CUNY Law School, which has one of the most highly regarded clinical programs in the U.S. The concept of the exchange program is to focus on clinical pedagogy, including but not limited to, teaching collaboration; clinic design; creating and facilitating rounds sessions; balancing legal representation with policy advocacy; teaching cross-cultural lawyering; encouraging reflection among students; and creating appropriate evaluation criteria.
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Posted by Barbara A. Fedders on Wed. December 16, 2015 3:10 PM
Categories: Clinical Faculty Initiatives

Youth Justice Clinic: Case Work Developments

Clinic student Haley Phillips, with assistance from her clinic student partner Brian Kettmer, recently negotiated a settlement in a long-term school suspension case.
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Posted by Barbara A. Fedders on Wed. December 16, 2015 3:04 PM
Categories: Youth Justice Clinic

Prof. Barbara Fedders Presents her Scholarship and Conducts a Training for Judges

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Prof. Barbara Fedders
This semester Prof. Barbara Fedders has presented her latest article, "That School is for Thugs: Alternative Education and the Struggle for Educational Equity," and has also conducted a training for North Carolina district court judges.






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Posted by Barbara A. Fedders on Wed. December 16, 2015 2:50 PM
Categories: Scholarship, Service

Professor Barbara Fedders Attends Global Alliance for Justice Education Conference

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From July 22-25, Prof. Barbara Fedders joined 350 delegates from around the world at Anadolu University in Eskisehir, Turkey, for the 8th Annual Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) conference, “Justice Education for a Just Society.”


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Posted by Barbara A. Fedders on Wed. September 30, 2015 2:22 PM
Categories: Youth Justice Clinic

Professor Barbara Fedders Publishes Chapter in NYU Press book on Reform of the Juvenile Justice System

Professor Barbara Fedders has a chapter in a book published in May by NYU Press, A New Juvenile Justice System: Total Reform for a Broken System.

Her chapter is entitled, "Building on Advocacy for Girls and LGBT Youth: A Foundation for Liberatory Laws, Policies, and Services for All Youth in the Juvenile Justice System."

The book is available for purchase on Amazon.


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Posted by Barbara A. Fedders on Fri. April 24, 2015 2:47 PM
Categories: Scholarship, Youth Justice Clinic

Professor Barbara Fedders: National Expert on School-to-Prison Pipeline

Professor Barbara Fedders, who teaches in the Youth Justice Clinic, has recently published both scholarship and commentary on the school-to-prison pipeline and has presented her work at law schools across the country.


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Posted by Barbara A. Fedders on Fri. April 24, 2015 12:58 PM
Categories: Scholarship, Youth Justice Clinic

Professor Barbara Fedders Publishes Commentary on Anti-LGBT "Religious Freedom" Bill

On March 10, 2015, Professor Barbara Fedders published the following op-ed in the News & Observer (Raleigh):

Dressing Up Bigotry in NC as Religious Freedom

Like every other lesbian or gay parent in North Carolina, I was thrilled when a federal appellate court brought marriage equality to the Old North State last July. Same-sex couples can now access the 1,000-plus benefits, rights and protections provided on the basis of marital status in federal statutes. I felt relief that my two young daughters will no longer carry the humiliation of knowing their parents are second-class citizens in the eyes of the law.


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Posted by Barbara A. Fedders on Tue. March 10, 2015 12:59 PM
Categories: Service, Youth Justice Clinic

Prof. Barbara Fedders Co-authors New Article on School-Based Legal Services

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Prof. Barbara Fedders has a new law review article published in the University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class that she co-wrote with Jason Langberg of Advocates for Children's Services, a project of Legal Aid North Carolina. It is entitled, "School-Based Legal Services as a Tool in Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline and Achieving Educational Equity."


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Posted by Barbara A. Fedders on Fri. June 13, 2014 3:48 PM
Categories: Scholarship, Youth Justice Clinic
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