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Summer 2015


  • Supreme Court Discussion Series
    July 8, 2015: King v. Burwell (health care subsidies in the Affordable Care Act) presented by David Schwartz. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Click here for the opinion.

    July 15, 2015: Texas Dept. of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project (Fair Housing Act disparate-impact case) presented by Lisa Alexander. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Click here for the opinion.

    July 22, 2015: Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission (direct democracy in redistricting case) presented by Ann Althouse. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Click here for the opinion.

    July 29, 2015: Obergefell v. Hodges (same-sex marriage case) presented by Gwyn Leachman. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Click here for the opinion.

    August 5, 2015: Michigan v. Environmental Protection Agency (cost-benefit analysis of EPA's regulation of air pollutants from power plants under the Clean Air Act) presented by Miriam Seifter. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Click here for the opinion.

    August 12, 2015: Elonis v. United States (Internet threat case) presented by Anuj Desai. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Click here for the opinion.

    August 19, 2015: Williams-Yulee v. Florida Bar (personal solicitation of campaign funds by judicial candidates) presented by Rob Yablon. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Click here for the opinion.
  • August 27, 2015: Big Ideas Cafe

Fall 2015

September

  • September 9, 2015: Law and Society Series Speaker Professor L. Song Richardson, University of California-Irvine School of Law: At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

  • September 15, 2015: Legal Studies Workshop Meet and Greet: At 12:30 in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

  • September 16, 2015: Ideas and Innovations Speaker Professor Dan Tokaji, Moritz College of Law: Hosted by Professor Rob Yablon at noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.

  • September 17, 2015: Lecture at IRP by Professor Clare Huntington (Fordham University), who will discuss her book, Failure to Flourish: How Law Undermines Family Relationships (Oxford University Press, 2014). Cosponsored by ILS and the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP). The lecture will take place at IRP from 12:15-1:30 in the Social Science Building.

  • September 18, 2015: John Kidwell Memorial Lecture by Professor Lisa Bernstein, University of Chicago Law School, 4:00pm in Lubar Commons

  • September 23, 2015: Law and Society Series Speaker Professor Sonja Starr, University of Michigan Law School, hosted by Professor Michele LaVigne, noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

  • September 29, 2015: Legal Studies Workshop, Speaker TBA: At 12:30 in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

  • September 30, 2015: Law and Society Series Speaker Professor Jeannine Bell, Indiana University Maurer School of Law: At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

October

  • October 2-3, 2015:  Wisconsin Discussion Group on Constitutionalism Invitation-only faculty workshop (aka "Schmooze"). Hosted by Professors Heinz Klug and David Schwartz. Friday afternoon and all day Saturday in Lubar Commons. Details pending.

  • October 7, 2015: Ideas and Innovations Speaker Professor Thomas McSweeney, William & Mary Law School, followed by commentary by Professor Karl Shoemaker. Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
  • October 9-10, 2015: Law Review Symposium and ILS Research Workshop: Critical Race Theory and Empirical Methods - Hosted by Associate Dean Tonya Brito. Friday and Saturday in Lubar Commons.
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  • October 12, 2015: Ideas & Innovations Speaker Professor Joseph Singer, Harvard Law School: At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.

  • October 12, 2015: DOJ Event: hosted by Professor Steph Thai. Details pending

  • October 13, 2015: Legal Studies Workshop, Speaker TBA: At 12:30 in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

  • October 14, 2015: Ideas & Innovations Speaker Professor Nicole Van Cleve, Temple University, followed by commentary by Professor Heinz Klug. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.

  • October 21, 2015: ABF-UW Speaker Exchange Series, Speaker Professor John Hagan, Northwestern University, noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

  • October 27, 2015: Legal Studies Workshop, Speaker TBA: At 12:30 in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

November

  • November 10, 2015: Legal Studies Workshop, Speaker TBA: At 12:30 in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

  • November 24, 2015: Legal Studies Workshop, Speaker TBA: At 12:30 in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.


Spring 2016

April

  • January 27, 2016: Junior Faculty Exchange Series Speaker Professor Perry Moriearty, University of Minnesota Law School: At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

  • April 1-2, 2016: Workshop on Voting Rights, Details pending

  • April 20, 2016: Ideas & Innovations Speaker Professor Nina Mendelson, Michigan Law: At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.

  • April 22-23, 2016: Access to Justice Workshop, Details pending

  • April 27, 2016: Junior Faculty Exchange Series Speaker Professor Diane Dick, Seattle University School of Law: At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.


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