ILS Events

Fall 2016

July/August

  • Supreme Court Discussion Series

July 6, 2016: Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin presented by Linda Greene via Skype. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Click here for the opinion.


July 13, 2016: Hurst v. Florida presented by Frank Tuerkheimer. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Click here for the opinion.


July 20, 2016: Husky International Electronics, Inc. v. Ritz presented by Megan McDermott. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Click here for the opinion.


July 27, 2016: Utah v. Strieff presented by Ion Meyn. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Click here for the opinion.

August 10, 2016: Birchfield v. North Dakota presented by Keith Findley. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Click here for the opinion.


August 17, 2016: Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, Commissioner, Texas Department of State Health Services presented by Rob Yablon. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Click here for the opinion.


August 24, 2016: McDonnell v. United States presented by Cecelia Klingele. At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Click here for the opinion.

September

  • September 2-3, 2016: The Op-Ed Project: Write to Change the World. Invitation only. Agenda available here. For more information on the Op-Ed Project, click here. Lunch will be provided on Friday. Located in Lubar Commons.

  • September 14, 2016: "Death and the War Power," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Mary Dudziak, Emory University 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 16, 2016: "Framework Contracts and the New Managerial Revolution," John Kidwell Memorial Lecture by Professor Jane Winn, University of Washington School of Law. Comments by Professor Juliet Kostritsky, Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Chaired by Jonathan Lipson, Temple University Beasley School of Law. Hosted by Professor Kathie Hendley and Bill Whitford. At 2:30pm in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available.
    An abstract is available here.

  • September 21, 2016: "How Private Insurers Regulate Public Police," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor John Rappaport, University of Chicago Law School. Hosted by Professor Peter Carstensen. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
    An abstract is available here.

  • September 28, 2016: "In the Wake of Chevron's Retreat," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Catherine Sharkey, New York 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.
    An abstract is available here

  • September 30-October 1, 2016: Wisconsin Discussion Group on Constitutionalism. Invitation-only faculty workshop (aka "Schmooze"). Hosted by Professors Heinz Klug, David Schwartz, and Asifa Quraishi-Landes. Friday afternoon and all day Saturday in Lubar Commons.
    Click here for more details.

October

  • October 5, 2016: "International Trade Law and China: From Paternalism to Partnership, and now Pessimism?," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Gregory Shaffer, University of California, Irvine School of Law. Hosted by Professor Alex Huneeus. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
    An abstract is available here.

  • October 12, 2016: "Practicing Gradual Emancipation in New Jersey," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Hendrik Hartog, Princeton University. Hosted by Associate Dean Tonya Brito. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
    An abstract is available here.

  • October 14, 2016: Big Ideas Cafe. 12:00pm-2:30pm in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Program will be posted soon.

  • October 19, 2016: "Eastminster - State-Formation and Asia's Deviations from Westminster," Law & Society Series Speaker Dr. Harshan Kumarasingham, Max Planck Institute for European Legal History. Hosted by Mitra Sharafi. Co-sponsored by GLS. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
    An abstract is available here.

  • October 26, 2016: "The Originalist Case for Reparations: From the Sea Islands to the Movement for Black Lives," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Katherine Franke, Columbia Law School. Hosted by Gwyn Leachman. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
    An abstract is available here.

November

  • November 2, 2016: "Does Prison Privatization Distort Justice? Evidence on Time Served and Recidivism," with Professor Anita Mukherjee, Wisconsin School of Business. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
    An abstract is available here.

  • November 9, 2016: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Alta Charo. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Open to all who have read the paper. Title TBA.

  • November 16, 2016: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Miriam Seifter. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Open to all who have read the paper. Title TBA.

  • November 18-19, 2016: Midwest Law & Society Retreat.

  • November 30, 2016: Wednesday Workshop with Professor David Schwartz. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Open to all who have read the paper. Title TBA.

Spring 2017

February

  • February 1, 2017: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Rob Yablon. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Open to all who have read the paper. Title TBA.

  • February 8, 2017: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Tonya Brito. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Open to all who have read the paper. Title TBA.

  • February 15, 2017: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Alex Huneeus. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Open to all who have read the paper. Title TBA.

  • February 22, 2017: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Yaron Nili. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Open to all who have read the paper. Title TBA.

March

  • March 1, 2017: Professor Joshua Douglas, University of Kentucky 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. Title TBA.

  • March 8, 2017: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Serena Mayeri, University of Pennsylvania Law School. Hosted by Professor Gwyn Leachman. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

  • March 15, 2017: Wednesday Workshop with Megan McDermott. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Open to all who have read the paper. Title TBA.

  • March 29, 2017: Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Linda Berger, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law. Hosted by Associate Dean Carrie Sperling. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

April

  • April 5, 2017: Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Nate Persily, Stanford Law School. Hosted by Professor Rob Yablon. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

  • April 7-8, 2017: Social Movements Workshop: Law and Litigation in Equality Movements. Hosted by Associate Dean Tonya Brito. Details TBA.

  • April 12, 2017: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Ajay Mehrotra, American Bar Foundation Director and Professor of Law, Northwestern University Law School. Hosted by Associate Dean Tonya Brito. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

  • April 14-15, 2017: Administrative Law Workshop: Reflections on Executive Power and Administrative Law. Hosted by Susannah Tahk and Miriam Seifter. Details TBA.

  • April 19, 2017: Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Paul Halliday, University of Virginia 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. Title TBA.

  • April 26, 2017: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Ion Meyn. At noon in Room 5215. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Open to all who have read the paper. Title TBA.

May

  • May 3, 2017: Junior Faculty Exchange Series Speaker Professor Neha Jain, University of Minnesota Law School. Hosted by Professor Rob Yablon. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.


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