Law and Society Series

Spring 2015

February

  • February 18, 2015: Law and Society Series Speaker Professor Osagie Obasogie, University of California, Hastings: “Race as a Risk Factor in Public Health Research” Hosted by Associate Dean Tonya Brito from 12:00-1:15 in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available and lunch will be provided.

March

  • March 4, 2015: Law and Society Series Speaker Attorney James Doyle will present "Safety Lessons for Criminal Justice" followed by comments by Milwaukee County DA John Chisholm. Both speakers were contributing authors of the NIJ Report, "Mending Justice: Sentinel Event Reviews"  At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Hosted by Professor Michele Lavigne.

  • March 11, 2015: Law and Society Series Speaker Professor Kara Swanson, Northeastern University School of Law: "Banking on the Body"  Professor Swanson will present a portion of her book, Banking on the Body:The Market in Blood, Milk, and Sperm in Modern America (Harvard University Press, 2014). Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi. 12:00-1:15 in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.
    Video Link to Professor Swanson's Talk

Fall 2015

September

  • September 9, 2015: "Police Racial Violence: Lessons from Social Psychology," Law and Society Series Speaker Professor L. Song Richardson, University of California-Irvine School of Law: 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.

  • September 23, 2015: "Race and Policing: How to Make Sense of the Numbers (And How Not To)," Law and Society Series Speaker Professor Sonja Starr, University of Michigan Law School: Hosted by Professor Michele LaVigne. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.

  • September 30, 2015: "The Symbolic Assailant Revisited: Tamir Rice, John Crawford and Jonathan Ferrell," Law and Society Series Speaker Professor Jeannine Bell, Indiana University Maurer 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.



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