Legal Studies Workshop Series

Spring 2015

January

  • January 27, 2015: Legal Studies Workshop with Sue Lederer (Medical History and Bioethics). Topic:  Anatomical Statutes and the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act.  12:30-1:30 in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

February

  • February 10, 2015: Legal Studies Workshop with Professor Joe Conti (Sociology). Topic: "Varieties  of International Legal Authority: the Autonomy of Four Courts of Global Jurisdiction" 12:30-1:30 in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

  • February 24, 2015: Legal Studies Workshop with Professor James Jaffe (History): "Layering Law over Custom: The Failure of Panchayat Reforms in Colonial India"  12:30-1:30 in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

March

  • March 10, 2015: Legal Studies Workshop with Camden Hutchison, Ph.D. Candidate (History): "The Historical Origins of he Debt-Equity Distinction" 12:30-1:30 in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

  • March 24, 2015: Legal Studies Workshop with Professor Mitra Sharafi: "The Chemical Examiners: Forensic Expertise and Institutional Design in Colonial India" 12:30-1:30 in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

April

  • April 7, 2015: Legal Studies Workshop with Lillian Hsio-Ling Su , Ph.D. Candidate (Anthropology): "'Walk the Law': A Negotiated Legal Consciousness of Intellectual Property Rights in Two Chinese Markets" 12:30-1:30 in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

  • April 21, 2015:  Legal Studies Workshop with Professor Heinz Klug: "Law & Society and Public Law" 12:30-1:30 in Lubar Commons followed by the end of the year celebration. Lunch will be provided.

Fall 2015

September

  • September 15, 2015: Legal Studies Workshop Meet and Greet: At 12:30 in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

  • September 29, 2015: Legal Studies Workshop, Writing Skills Workshop Round Table with Faculty Guests Professor Mitra Sharafi and Professor Alexandra Huneeus: At 12:30 in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

October

  • October 13, 2015: "Drifting Along, or Dancing with Long Sleeves: the Embedment and Struggle of Chinese Corporate Bankruptcy Lawyers in a Progressive Leviathan," Legal Studies Workshop Speaker Zhi Zhao Wang, University of Wisconsin: At 12:30 in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

  • October 27, 2015: "Re-Conceptualizing International Law in the Arctic: A Call for a New Disciplinary Dialogue," Legal Studies Workshop Speaker Yuanyuan Wen, University of Wisconsin: At 12:30 in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.

November

  • November 10, 2015: "From Rhetoric to Reparation: Gender-Based Harm and Reproductive Rights in the Inter-American System," Legal Studies Workshop Speaker Ciara O'Connell, University of Sussex: At 12:30 in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided.



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