Family Law Symposium--Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Parents: Law, Psychology and Ethics

September 16, 2005

The Juvenile and Family Law Program , along with a diverse group of law student organizations and the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, hosted a symposium addressing the legal, psychological, and ethical issues involved in the recognition of same-sex parents.  The speakers included lawyers, psychologists, and those who feel directly affected by the issue.  The speakers came from organizations that represent a variety of perspectives on the issue, such as Focus on the Family and the GLBT Community Center of Colorado.  The event was Tuesday, September 20, 2005 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. in the Lindsley Memorial Courtroom at the University of Colorado School of Law in Boulder.  List of speakers:Michael Brewer, GLBT Community Center of ColoradoElizabeth Dunn, adoptive mother & foster parentMelissa Fryrear, Focus on the FamilyClare Huntington, University of Colorado School of LawLes Katz, clinical psychologistBill Maier, Focus on the FamilyJim Rouse, counsel, In re E.L.M.C. William Saunders, Family Research CouncilGina Weitzenkorn, counsel, In re E.L.M.C.