Faculty Events Calendar: Colloquia, Workshops, Lectures 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.

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September 25, 2017
Monday

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

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Drawing Board Lunch: Susan Morse - Automated Law

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Drawing Board Lunch paper presented by Susan Morse - Automated Law

September 28, 2017
Thursday

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

Moderator:

FACULTY COLLOQUIUM - Doug Kysar // Yale

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The Public Life of Private Law

October 2, 2017
Monday

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

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Drawing Board Lunch - Lawrence Sager, Imperfect Constitutional Duties

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Drawing Board Lunch paper presented by Lawrence Sager - Imperfect Constitutional Duties

October 2, 2017
Monday

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)
3:30pm - 5:00pm

First Monday: Capital Punishment in the U.S. Supreme Court, 2016 and 2017 terms

Speakers:

"Capital Punishment in the U.S. Supreme Court, 2016 and 2017 terms" -- reviewing past and present death penalty cases on the Supreme Court's docket.

October 2, 2017
Monday

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

“Rethinking the Future of Work: Law, Technology, and Economic Citizenship”

As part of the Rapoport Center's fall colloquium on Labor, Inequality and Human Rights, Professor Brishen Rogers of Temple University will present a lecture entitled “Rethinking the Future of Work: Law, Technology, and Economic Citizenship.”

October 5, 2017
Thursday

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

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium - Scott Hershovitz

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October 9, 2017
Monday

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

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Drawing Board Lunch: Denise Gilman & Elissa Steglich

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Drawing Board Lunch: Denise Gilman & Elissa Steglich

October 13, 2017
Friday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Moderator:

Bookfest - William Sage

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Commentators: Glenn Cohen - Harvard School of Law Allison Hoffman - University of California @ Los Angeles

October 16, 2017
Monday

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

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Drawing Board Lunch: Stephen Vladeck - Military Control of Civilians

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Drawing Board Lunch: Stephen Vladeck - Military Control of Civilians

October 16, 2017
Monday

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

“Modern Slavery, Unfree Labour and Migrants’ Rights”

As part of the Rapoport Center's fall colloquium on Labor, Inequality and Human Rights, Professor Judy Fudge of the University of Kent will present a lecture entitled “Modern Slavery, Unfree Labour and Migrants’ Rights.”

October 19, 2017
Thursday

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

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium - Jane Schacter // Stanford

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Putting the Politics of 'Judicial Activism' in Historical Perspective

October 19, 2017
Thursday

CCJ 2.306 (Eidman Courtroom)
CCJ 2.300 (Jamail Pavilion)
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Immigration and the Future of American Families

Speaker:

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice and the Rothko Chapel are pleased to announce that labor organizer and activist Ai-jen Poo will headline the 3rd Annual Frances Tarlton “Sissy” Farenthold Endowed Lecture in Peace, Social Justice and Human Rights.

The presentation will focus on the role of immigrant women in the American care economy, which is increasingly a central part of our entire economy. The talk will begin with Poo’s personal story, and weave in the stories and solutions of immigrant women and the movement for a more caring economy and democracy.

A reception will follow in the Jamail Pavilion.

We invite you to register via the link below.

October 23, 2017
Monday

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

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Drawing Board Lunch: Larry Laudan - Different Strokes for Different Folks: Fixing the Error in Criminal Prosecutions by “Empiricizing” the Rules of Criminal Law and Taking False Acquittals and Serial Offenders Seriously

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Drawing Board Lunch: Larry Laudan - Different Strokes for Different Folks: Fixing the Error in Criminal Prosecutions by “Empiricizing” the Rules of Criminal Law and Taking False Acquittals and Serial Offenders Seriously

October 26, 2017
Thursday

TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
11:15am - 1:00pm

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium // Susan Klein & Elissa Steglich

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October 30, 2017
Monday

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

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Drawing Board Lunch: Louise Weinberg - Against Deference

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Drawing Board Lunch, paper presented by Louise Weinberg - Against Deference

October 30, 2017
Monday

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

“Dying for a Living: Economic and Moral Restructuring in a French Factory”

Speaker:

As part of the Rapoport Center's fall colloquium on Labor, Inequality and Human Rights, Pascal Marichalar of the National Center for Scientific Research (Paris) will present a lecture entitled “Dying for a Living: Economic and Moral Restructuring in a French Factory.”

November 2, 2017
Thursday

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

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium - Steven Ratner // University of Michigan

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John Deigh Commentator

November 9, 2017
Thursday

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

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium - Robert Post // Yale Law

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Jeffrey Abramson Commentator

November 13, 2017
Monday

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

“Labor Migration, Degrees of Privilege, and the Politics of Hope in Turkey”

Speaker:

As part of the Rapoport Center's fall colloquium on Labor, Inequality and Human Rights, Professor Ayshe Parla of Sabanci University (Istanbul) will present a lecture entitled “Labor Migration, Degrees of Privilege, and the Politics of Hope in Turkey.”

November 16, 2017
Thursday

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

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Faculty Colloquium -- Jamal Greene // Columbia

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November 27, 2017
Monday

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

“The Future of Labor Rights in Trade Agreements”

Speaker:

As part of the Rapoport Center's fall colloquium on Labor, Inequality and Human Rights, Professor Alvaro Santos of Georgetown University Law Center will present a lecture entitled “The Future of Labor Rights in Trade Agreements.”

November 30, 2017
Thursday

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

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium - Saul Levmore

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December 7, 2017
Thursday

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

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Faculty Colloquium - Oren Bracha

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January 18, 2018
Thursday

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

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January 25, 2018
Thursday

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

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February 1, 2018
Thursday

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

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Faculty Colloquium - Anna Gelpern // Georgetown

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February 8, 2018
Thursday

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

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Faculty Colloquium - Elizabeth Burch // University of Georgia

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February 15, 2018
Thursday

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

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Faculty Colloquium - Rachel Harmon // University of Virginia School of Law

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February 22, 2018
Thursday

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

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Faculty Colloquium - Ian Ayres // Yale Law School

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March 1, 2018
Thursday

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

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Faculty Colloquium - Judith Resnik // Yale Law

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March 8, 2018
Thursday

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

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Faculty Colloquium - Larry Sager

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March 22, 2018
Thursday

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

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March 29, 2018
Thursday

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

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Faculty Colloquium - Pamela Karlan // Stanford School of Law

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April 5, 2018
Thursday

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

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Faculty Colloquium - Nick Parillo // Yale Law

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April 9, 2018
Monday

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

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium - Vicky Jackson // Harvard Law

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April 19, 2018
Thursday

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

Moderator:

Faculty Colloquium - Mark Kelman // Stanford Law

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Oren Bracha Commentator

April 26, 2018
Thursday

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

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