ILS Events

Spring 2017

February

  • February 1, 2017: "Campaign Finance Reform Without Law," 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.
  • February 8, 2017: "Why Civil and Criminal Procedure are So Different: A Forgotten History," 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.

  • February 15, 2017: "Access to Justice in Problem-Solving Courts," 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.

  • February 21, 2017: "Wisconsin Sentencing in the Tough-On-Crime Era," UW Press Event with Professor Michael O'Hear, Marquette University Law School and Professor Cecelia Klingele. Chaired by Professor Keith Findley. Lunch will be provided on a first come, first served basis.

  • February 22, 2017: "Out of Sight Out of Mind: The Case for Improving Director Independence Disclosure," 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.

March

  • March 1, 2017: "Local Democracy on the Ballot," 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.

  • March 8, 2017: "'The Army's Business is Martial, Not Maternal': Unwed Mothers, Single Parents, and the Military Welfare State," 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.
    An abstract is available here.

  • March 15, 2017: "Justice Scalia's Bankruptcy Jurisprudence: The Right Judicial Philosophy for the Modern Bankruptcy Code?," 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.

  • March 29, 2017: "Justice Scalia and Rhetorical Constructions of Precedent," 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.
    An abstract is available here.

April

  • April 5, 2017: "Between Global Scripts and Regional Politics: A Comparative History of the American, European and African Human Rights Systems," 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.

  • April 7-8, 2017: Social Movements Workshop: Law and Litigation in Equality Movements. Hosted by Professor Tonya Brito and Professor Gwyn Leachman. Click here to visit the workshop webpage.

  • April 12, 2017: "The VAT Laggards: A Comparative History of US and Japanese Resistance to the Value-added Tax," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Ajay Mehrotra, American Bar Foundation Director and Professor of Law, Northwestern University Law School. Hosted by Professor Tonya Brito. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
    An abstract is available here.

  • April 14-15, 2017: Administrative Law Workshop: Reflections on Executive Power and Administrative Law. Hosted by Associate Dean Susannah Tahk and Professor Miriam Seifter. Click here to visit the conference webpage.

  • April 18, 2017: "The Stuff of Law: Some Material Considerations from Britain and its Empire, ca. 1450-1850," 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.
    An abstract is available here.

  • April 20, 2017: "Understanding Regulatory Takings: Murr v. Wisconsin and Beyond." Academic panel featuring Misha Tseytlin, Solicitor General of Wisconsin, Jeff Mandell, Attorney, Stafford Rosenbaum, and John Kassner, Attorney, Von Briesen & Roper. Hosted by Miriam Sefiter. 3:30pm - 5:00pm in Lubar Commons. Refreshments will be available. CLE credit for Wisconsin attorneys pending.
    Background reading for Wisconsin attorneys seeking CLE credit

  • April 26, 2017: "The Campaign Revolution Will Not be Televised: The Legal Implications of Politics on Demand," 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.
    An abstract is available here.

May

  • May 3, 2017: "Radical Dissents in International Criminal Trials," 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.
    An abstract is available here.

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