Law and Society Series

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.
    An abstract is available here.

  • 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.
    An abstract is available here.

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.
    An abstract is available here

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.

Spring 2018

February

  • February 28, 2018: Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Jennifer Chacon, University of California, Irvine School of Law. Hosted by Professor John Ohnesorge. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA.

April

  • April 25, 2018: "The Effects of Police Use of Lethal Force and Political Participation in Chicago," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Traci Burch, Northwestern University. Hosted by Professor Michele LaVigne. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.

Past Events

Spring 2017

2015-2016

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