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Professor Duff's Presentations

Invited Panelist, “The Opt-Out Option in Workers’ Compensation: Who Gains and Who Loses?,” Disparate Income, Wealth and Opportunity: Implications for Social Insurance, National Academy of Social Insurance, National Press Club, Washington, D.C., January 27, 2016.

Invited Presenter, “Methodical Confrontation of Suspected Bias in Administrative Decision Making,” Michigan Association for Justice Winter Workers’ Compensation Seminar, Unbroken: The System Is Broken But Not Our Resolve, Detroit, Michigan, January 15, 2016.

Keynote Speaker, “Footholds from Free Fall,” National Labor Relations Board Union Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, October 10, 2015.

Keynote Speaker, “A Hundred Years of Excellence: But is the Past Prologue?” 31st Annual Fall Section Meeting of the Workers’ Compensation Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Centennial Celebration, Hershey, Pennsylvania, October 7, 2015.

Invited Panel Moderator and Presenter, “Two Enduring Workers’ Compensation Legal-Ethical Problems: Unrepresented Parties and Undocumented Workers,” American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law, Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section, 2015 Workers’ Compensation Midwinter Seminar and Conference, Naples, Florida, March 20, 2015.

Invited Panelist, “New Frontiers in Traditional Labor Law:  From Student Athletes to Social Media,” University of Denver/Ogletree Deakins Annual Speaker Event, Sturm College of Law, Denver, Colorado, February 25, 2015.

Invited Presenter, “Worker’s Compensation Judicial Decisional Independence,” Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group Annual Meeting, Santa Barbara, California, October 29, 2014.

Presenter, “The Cowboy Code Meets the Smash Mouth Truth,” University of West Virginia College of Law, Zealous Advocacy for Social Change: Transforming an Anti-Labor Environment into a Culture of Civility, Morgantown, West Virginia, October 24, 2014.

Presenter, “Workers’ Compensation and a State’s Right to worse than Pirates and Prussian Chancellors,” University of Colorado, 9th Annual Labor & Employment Scholars Colloquium, Boulder, Colorado, September 11, 2014.

Panelist, "The Landscape of Private Sector Labor Law in the 21st Century", at "Employment and Labor Law in the 21st Century - Changes in the Arenas of Conflict", Washburn University School of Law's Business and Transactional Law Center, Topeka, Kansas, February 28, 2013.

Panelist, "The Role of Law in Creating the Good Employer," United Association of Labor Education Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 23, 2012.

Panelist, "Exploring How Access to Education and Safe, Affordable Energy Contribute to Creating a More Just Workplace," Working Class Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Illinois-Chicago, June 25, 2011.

Presenter, "Collective Bargaining: What It Is; What It Isn't; Why It Matters," Wyoming Continuing Legal Education Session, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, April 16, 2011.

Invited Presenter, "Author Meets Reader: Discussing Julius Getman's Restoring the Power of Unions," Section on Labor Relations and Employment, Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, January 8, 2011.

Presenter, "Canaries in the Coal Mine: The Tactical Use of the National Labor Relations Act to Aid in the Protection of Workers Exposed to Pollutants," Shepard Symposium on Social Justice, April 8, 2010.

Panelist, "Contested Case Procedures Under the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act," Annual Meeting of the Wyoming Association of County Officials, Laramie, WY, September 22, 2009.

Presenter, "University of Wyoming Social Justice Research Center and My Personal Commitment to Issues of Social Justice," Martin Luther King Jr. Day, March and Days of Dialogue, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, January 19, 2009.

Presenter, "Working in the Federal and Wyoming Legal Systems," Casper, WY, Wyoming Continuing Education Seminar, July 17, 2008.

Presenter, "Federal Sector Equal Employment Opportunity Law Complaint Procedures Pursuant to 29 C.F.R. 1614," National Labor Relations Board Union Convention, Miami, FL, October 17, 2003.

Presenter, "The State of 'Refusal to Hire' Law in the Wake of the NLRB's Decision in FES," International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Regional Meeting, Pomona, NJ, January 16, 2003.

Presenter, "Traps for the Unwary in National Labor Relations Board Regional Office Procedures," Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations, Union Leadership Academy, April 2, 2001.

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