Law and Society Series

Spring 2017

March

  • 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.

April

  • 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.

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.

  • 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.

October

  • October 18, 2017: "Agency Settlements and Legal Change," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Urska Velikonja, Georgetown University Law Center. Hosted by Professor Yaron Nili. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.

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.

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