ILS Events

Fall 2017

September

  • September 6, 2017: "Acting Muslim: Muslim Identity Performance During the War on Terror," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Khaled Beydoun, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Hosted by Professor Gwyn Leachman. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
    An abstract is available here
  • September 13, 2017: "The Constitution and the New U.S. Expansion: Debating the Status of the Islands," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Sam Erman, University of Southern California Gould School of Law. Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
    An abstract is available here

  • September 18, 2017: "Conflict, Institutions, and Public Law: Reflections on Twentieth Century America as a Developing Country," Constitution Day Speaker Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, Supreme Court of California. Hosted by Professor Miriam Seifter. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Admissions Office and co-sponsored by ILS. Approved for 1 hour of CLE Credit for Wisconsin Attorneys.
    An abstract is available here

    Supplemental reading for Wisconsin Attorneys seeking CLE Credit: 
    1) 
    Administrative War
    2) Beyond Weber: Law and Leadership in an Institutionally Fragile World

    For more Constitution Day events, please visit the University of Wisconsin Constitution Day Website

  • September 20, 2017: "Where Did the Dream Go," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Francis Buckley, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School. Hosted by Associate Dean Susannah Tahk. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy
    An abstract is available here.

  • September 22, 2017: Big Ideas Cafe. 12:00pm - 2:00pm in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Details TBA.

  • September 26, 2017: "Corpus Linguistics as a Tool in Legal Interpretation," ILS Speaker Professor Larry Solan, Brooklyn Law School. Hosted by Professor Peter Carstensen. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.

  • September 27, 2017: "Democracy's Deficits," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Samuel Issacharoff, New York University School of Law. Hosted by Professor Rob Yablon. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
    An abstract is available here

October

  • October 4, 2017: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Yaron Nili. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available. Open to all who have read the paper.

November

  • November 8, 2017: "Let the Punishment Fit the Tweet: Discretion, Federal Prosecutions, and Fairness - A Report from a Border District," Law & Society Series Speaker Jon Sands, Office of the Federal Public Defender for the District of Arizona and Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. Hosted by Professor Michele LaVigne. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available and lunch will be provided.

  • November 15, 2017: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Ion Meyn. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available. Open to all who have read the paper.

Spring 2018

January

  • January 24, 2018: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Rob Yablon. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available. Open to all who have read the paper.

  • January 31, 2018: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Richard Monette. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available. Open to all who have read the paper.

February

  • February 7, 2018: UW Press Event with Professor Joseph Ranney, Marquette University Law School. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Details TBA.

  • February 14, 2018: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Keith Findley. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available. Open to all who have read the paper.

  • February 21, 2018: Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Steven Davidoff Solomon, University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Hosted by Professor Yaron Nili. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

  • February 28, 2018: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Jennifer Chacon, University of California, Irvine School of Law. Hosted by Professor John Ohnesorge. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

March

  • March 2, 2018: John Kidwell Memorial Lecture with Professor Bill Whitford. Commentary by Professor Christopher Peterson, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Chaired by Professor Jonathan Lipson, Temple University School of Law. Hosted by Professor Kathie Hendley. At 2:30pm in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available. Title TBA.

  • March 7, 2018: Junior Faculty Exchange Series Speaker Professor Christopher Roberts, University of Minnesota Law School. Hosted by Professor Yaron Nili. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

  • March 14, 2018: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Cecelia Klingele. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available. Open to all who have read the paper. 

April

  • April 4, 2018: Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Nestor Davidson, Fordham University School of Law. Hosted by Professor Miriam Seifter. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

  • April 11, 2018: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Linda Greene. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available. Open to all who have read the paper.

  • April 18, 2018: Faculty Exchange Series Speaker Professor Andrea Schneider, Marquette University Law School. Hosted by Professor Yaron Nili. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. 

  • April 25, 2018: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Traci Burch, Northwestern University. Hosted by Professor Michele LaVigne. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

May

  • May 2, 2018: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Miriam Seifter. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available. Open to all who have read the paper.

Past Events

Spring 2017

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