Ideas and Innovations Series

Spring 2015

February

  • February 4, 2015: Ideas and Innovations Speaker Professor Wadie Said, University of South Carolina School of Law:  "Terrorism Prosecutions: Exceptionalism, Material Support, and Beyond" Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi at noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.

March

  • March 18, 2015: Ideas and Innovations Speaker Professor Michelle Mello, Stanford University Law School and School of Medicine: "Beyond Financial Conflicts of Interest: Institutional Oversight of Faculty Consulting Agreements" Hosted by Professor Alta Charo at noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.

April

  • April 15, 2015: Ideas and Innovations Speaker Professor Jon Michaels, UCLA Law School: "Old and New Separation of Powers". Hosted by Professor Miriam Seifter at noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.

Fall 2015

September

  • September 16, 2015: "Realizing the Right to Vote: The Story of Thornburg v. Gingles," Ideas and Innovations Speaker Professor Dan Tokaji, Moritz 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.
    An abstract is available here.

October

  • October 7, 2015: "Salvation by Statute: Magna Carta, Legislation, and the King's Soul," Ideas and Innovations Speaker Professor Thomas McSweeney, William & Mary Law School, followed by commentary by Professor Karl Shoemaker: 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.

  • October 12, 2015: "Property and Sovereignty Imbricated," Ideas & Innovations Speaker Professor Joseph Singer, Harvard Law School: Hosted by Professor Lisa Alexander and Professor Thomas Mitchell. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
    An abstract is available here.

  • October 14, 2015: "The Code of the Courts: Racism and Injustice in America's Largest Criminal Court System," Ideas & Innovations Speaker Professor Nicole Van Cleve, Temple University: Hosted by Professor Heinz Klug. 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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