Faculty Colloquia and Conferences

Consistent with its longstanding commitment to fostering a communal environment of intellectual engagement, the Law School is pleased to host countless colloquia, conferences, and guest lectures throughout the school year. Many of these events are specially scheduled, one-time affairs. In addition, the school runs the following regularly scheduled series, which cover a range of formats and scholarly areas.

Upcoming Events

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August 28, 2015
Friday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
3:00pm - 4:30pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium - Supreme Court Review // Committee of the Whole Persons

Speakers:

Supreme Court Review

Committee of the Whole Persons

Cary Franklin Obergefell v. Hodges

Tom McGarity Michigan v EPA

Joey Fishkin Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commisison

September 10, 2015
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:30am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Drawing Board Luncheon

Speaker:

Drawing Board Luncheon - paper presented by John Golden: "Checking the Merits: A Proposal for Early-Stage Administrative Assessment of Patent Litigation"

The Drawing Board Luncheon is a regular colloquium series designed to permit members of the UT faculty (permanent and visiting) to present projects at an early stage of development. Unlike many colloquia series, here and elsewhere, that are often described as for a for the presentation of "works in progress" but which, in actuality, feature works that are entirely, or substantially, complete, the Drawing Board lives up to its name. This is a forum for faculty members who would like feedback, suggestions, and guidance at a point in time at which they can be made use of.

September 17, 2015
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:30am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Justice and the Distribution of Educational Opportunity

Speaker:

Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu will have breakfast with Students at the Doubletree hotel

11:30am Faculty lunch Colloquium

September 17, 2015
Thursday

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Moderator:

A Conversation with California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu

Speaker:

A Conversation with California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu

September 24, 2015
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:30am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium

Speakers:

Accidents of Federalism: Rate Design and Policy Innovation in Public Utility Law

September 25, 2015
Friday

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)
CCJ 2.300 (Jamail Pavilion)
8:00am - 5:00pm

UT Graduate Conference in Public Law

Speaker:

UT Graduate Conference in Public Law featuring Keynote speaker, Kim Lane Scheppele.

September 26, 2015
Saturday

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)
CCJ 2.300 (Jamail Pavilion)
8:00am - 4:00pm

UT Graduate Conference in Public Law

UT Graduate Conference in Public Law featuring Keynote speaker, Kim Lane Scheppele.

September 28, 2015
Monday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:30am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Drawing Board Luncheon

Speaker:

The Drawing Board Luncheon is a regular colloquium series designed to permit members of the UT faculty (permanent and visiting) to present projects at an early stage of development. Unlike many colloquia series, here and elsewhere, that are often described as fora for the presentation of "works in progress" but which, in actuality, feature works that are entirely, or substantially, complete, the Drawing Board lives up to its name. This is a forum for faculty members who would like feedback, suggestions, and guidance at a point in time at which they can be made use of.

September 28, 2015
Monday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Moderator:

Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series

Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series

October 5, 2015
Monday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Moderator:

Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series

Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series

October 8, 2015
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:30am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium

Speaker:

Faculty Colloquium Professor Peter Cane

October 12, 2015
Monday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:30am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Drawing Board Luncheon

Speaker:

The Drawing Board Luncheon is a regular colloquium series designed to permit members of the UT faculty (permanent and visiting) to present projects at an early stage of development. Unlike many colloquia series, here and elsewhere, that are often described as fora for the presentation of "works in progress" but which, in actuality, feature works that are entirely, or substantially, complete, the Drawing Board lives up to its name. This is a forum for faculty members who would like feedback, suggestions, and guidance at a point in time at which they can be made use of.

October 12, 2015
Monday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Moderator:

Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series

Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series

October 15, 2015
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:30am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium

Speaker:

Faculty Colloquium Daniel Markovits

October 16, 2015
Friday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:30am - 1:30pm

Moderator:

Bookfest

Speaker:

ECONOMICS AND THE INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF U.S. AND E.U. ANTITRUST LAW

October 19, 2015
Monday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Moderator:

Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series

Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series

October 20, 2015
Tuesday

TNH 2.137 (Gayle Classroom)
11:45am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Drawing Board Luncheon

Speaker:

The Drawing Board Luncheon is a regular colloquium series designed to permit members of the UT faculty (permanent and visiting) to present projects at an early stage of development. Unlike many colloquia series, here and elsewhere, that are often described as fora for the presentation of "works in progress" but which, in actuality, feature works that are entirely, or substantially, complete, the Drawing Board lives up to its name. This is a forum for faculty members who would like feedback, suggestions, and guidance at a point in time at which they can be made use of.

October 26, 2015
Monday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:30am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Drawing Board Luncheon

Speaker:

The Drawing Board Luncheon is a regular colloquium series designed to permit members of the UT faculty (permanent and visiting) to present projects at an early stage of development. Unlike many colloquia series, here and elsewhere, that are often described as fora for the presentation of "works in progress" but which, in actuality, feature works that are entirely, or substantially, complete, the Drawing Board lives up to its name. This is a forum for faculty members who would like feedback, suggestions, and guidance at a point in time at which they can be made use of.

October 26, 2015
Monday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Moderator:

Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series

Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series

October 29, 2015
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:30am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium

Speaker:

Faculty Colloquium Ilya Somin

November 10, 2015
Tuesday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Moderator:

“Afro-Caribbean and Indigenous Rights”

“Afro-Caribbean and Indigenous Rights”

December 3, 2015
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:30am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium

Speaker:

Faculty Colloquium Fumni Arewa University of Alabama

January 28, 2016
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:30am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium

Speaker:

Reva Siegel Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Yale

March 3, 2016
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:30am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium

Speaker:

Cary Franklin University of Texas

March 10, 2016
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:30am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium

Speaker:

Faculty Colloquium -- Professor Sheryll Cashin

March 24, 2016
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:30am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium

Speaker:

Faculty Colloquium -- Professor Sophia Lee

March 31, 2016
Thursday

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)

Gregg v. Georgia at Forty: The Modern American Death Penalty

Gregg v. Georgia at Forty: The Modern American Death Penalty. Cosponsored by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law, Capital Punishment Center, and the American Bar Association's Death Penalty Due Process Review Project.

April 1, 2016
Friday

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)

Gregg v. Georgia at Forty: The Modern American Death Penalty

Gregg v. Georgia at Forty: The Modern American Death Penalty. Cosponsored by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law, Capital Punishment Center, and the American Bar Association's Death Penalty Due Process Review Project.

April 2, 2016
Saturday

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)

Gregg v. Georgia at Forty: The Modern American Death Penalty

Gregg v. Georgia at Forty: The Modern American Death Penalty. Cosponsored by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law, Capital Punishment Center, and the American Bar Association's Death Penalty Due Process Review Project.