A combined list of events organized by the Institute for Legal Studies (ILS), Global Legal Studies Center (GLS), East Asian Legal Studies Center (EALSC), the UW Human Rights Program (HRP) and the Dean's Office is below.

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2019 Faculty Papers

September

  • September 11, 2019: "A People's Constitution: The Everyday Life of Law in the Indian Republic (1950-1964)," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Rohit De, Yale Law School. Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi. At noon in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Read the abstract. (ILS)

  • September 12 - 13, 2019: "Rethinking the Shareholder Franchise." Faculty conference hosted by Professor Yaron Nili. (Dean's Office)

  • September 18, 2019: "Policing the Open Road: How Cars Transformed American Freedom," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Sarah Seo, University of Iowa College of Law. Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi. At noon in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Read the abstract. (Dean's Office)

  • September 19, 2019: "The Russian Constitutional Court and the European Court of Human Rights: Conflicting Conceptions of Sovereignty in Strasbourg and St. Petersburg." GLS Speaker Professor Jeffrey Kahn, SMU Dedman School of Law. At noon in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by CREECA. This event is part of the Law School's Constitution Day programming (GLS)

  • September 24, 2019: Big Ideas Cafe. Open to faculty and academic staff. At noon in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). (Dean's Office)

  • September 25, 2019: "Corporate Control and the Limits of Judicial Review," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Zohar Goshen, Columbia Law School. Hosted by Professor Yaron Nili. At noon in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Read the abstract. (Dean's Office)

October

  • October 2, 2019: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Jason Yackee. At noon in Room 5215. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • October 3, 2019: Annual J. Jobe and Marguerite Jacqmin Soffa Lecture. At 4:00pm in the Pyle Center Alumni Lounge. Sponsored by GLS. Details TBA. (HRP)

  • October 7, 2019: "Racial Capitalism, Climate Change, and the Anthropocene" Global Legal Studies Speaker Professor Carmen Gonzalez with comments by Professor Steph Tai. Read the Paper. At noon in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). Hosted by Sumudu Atapattu. Sponsored by GLS and the Nelson Institute. (GLS)
  • October 8, 2019: GLS Speaker Dr. Hans-Jorg Albrecht, Max Planck Institute. At noon in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (GLS)

  • October 9, 2019: "Regulation and the Collapse of the New Deal Order or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and
    Love the Market," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Reuel Schiller
    , UC-Hastings College of the Law. Hosted by Professor John Ohnesorge. At noon in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). A discussion paper will be made avaliable and lunch will be provided. This talk is also a part of the Compliance Initiative. Read the abstract. (Dean's Office)

  • October 9, 2019: “Global Health Diplomacy and The Foreign Service – A Career Perspective” Global Legal Studies Speaker Ambassador John E. Lange (Ret.) Senior Fellow, Global Health Diplomacy United Nations Foundation (Room 7200). Lecture with a reception to follow. Co-sponsored by the International Division. (GLS)

  • October 16, 2019: "Impeachable Speech," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Kate Shaw, Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo Law. Hosted by Professor Rob Yablon. At noon in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Read the abstract. (Dean's Office)

  • October 17, 2019: South Asia Legal Studies Workshop. 8:45am - 5:30pm Lubar Commons (Room 7200). Hosted by Sumudu Atapattu and Mitra Sharafi. More details on the workshop webpage. (GLS)

  • October 18 - 19, 2019: Wisconsin Discussion Group on Constitutionalism. Hosted by David Schwartz. By invitation only. (Dean's Office).

  • October 21, 2019: ILS Speaker Professor William C. Thompson, UC-Irvine. Hosted by Professor Keith Findley.  4:00pm–5:30pm, Lubar Commons. Title TBA. (ILS)

  • October 23, 2019: ILS Speaker Professor Abby Wood, USC Gould School of Law. Hosted by Professor Rob Yablon. 4:00pm–5:30pm, Lubar Commons. Title TBA. (ILS)

  • October 24 - 25, 2019: "Rationing the Constitution: How Judicial Capacity Shapes Supreme Decision-Making," Wisconsin Law Review Symposium. (ILS)

November

  • November 6, 2019: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Miriam Seifter. At noon in Room 5215. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • November 7, 2019: "The Constitutional Right of Local Self-Government," Ideas & Innovations Series Speaker Professor Nikolas Bowie, Harvard Law School. Hosted by Professor Miriam Seifter. At noon in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Read the abstract. (Dean's Office)

  • November 13, 2019: Wednesday Workshop with Professor David Schwartz. At noon in Room 5215. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • November 15, 2019: John Kidwell Memorial Lecture. Presented by Professor Claire Hill, University of Minnesota Law School. Comments by Professor June Carbone, University of Minnesota Law School. Chaired by Professor Jonathan Lipson, Temple Law School. Hosted by Kathie Hendley. Details TBA. (ILS)

  • November 20, 2019: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Ion Meyn. At noon in Room 5215. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • November 20, 2019: "China Tomorrow: Democracy or Dictatorship?" East Asian Legal Studies Center Speaker Jean-Pierre Cabestan, Hong Kong Baptist University. At noon in Room 5229. Sponsored by the Center for East Asian Studies and the East Asian Legal Studies Center. (EALSC)

December

  • December 2, 2019: GLS Speaker Hans-Jorg Albrecht, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law. Co-sponsored by Center for German and European Studies. Hosted by Professor Michael Light. Title TBA. (GLS)

  • December 5 - 6, 2019: "Race and Agency in Criminal Procedure." Faculty conference hosted by Professor Ion Meyn. Details TBA. (Dean's Office)

  • December 11, 2019: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Nina Varsava. At noon in Lubar Commons (Room 7200). Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Title TBA. (Dean's Office)

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