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.

For information on event planning, please check out our Event Planning Information Form (PDF).

Lectures & Workshops

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Note: All events taking place on Wednesdays at noon use the same link.

All Fall 2020 Events

Fall 2020 Events Booklet (PDF)

Unless otherwise stated, all events will be held virtually from noon-1 p.m. Prior registration is not necessary. If a discussion paper is available, we will provide the link to the paper with the individual announcement. A link to join the event will be sent with each announcement. 

SEPTEMBER 2020

  • September 16: “Washington’s Heir: The Life of Justice Bushrod Washington” by Professor Gerard Magliocca, 10:00-11:00am, hosted by Professor Anuj Desai (Dean’s Office)
  • September 22: UW Law Community Forum on Kenosha: Racial Justice, Police Violence and the Right to Protest. Moderator: Dean Daniel Tokaji, speakers: Professors Franciska Coleman, Anuj Desai, Cecelia Klingele and Judge Everett Mitchell, 9:00-10:30am (Dean’s Office)
  • September 23: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Ion Meyn. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. Title TBA. (Dean’s Office)
  • September 30Dean’s office speaker, Professor Ming Hsu Chen "Pursuing Citizenship in the Enforcement Era." Hosted by Professor David Schwartz (Dean’s Office)
  • September 30Wednesday Workshop with Professor Anuj Desai. 4:00-5:00pm. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. Title TBA (Dean’s Office)

OCTOBER 2020

  • October 5: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. 10:00-11:00am. By invitation. (GLS)
  • October 7: Dean’s Office speakers Professors Erin Delaney & Ruth Mason. "Solidarity Federalism."  Hosted by Professor Miriam Seifter (Dean’s Office)
  • October 14Wednesday Workshop with Professor Yaron Nili. "Back to the Future?: Reclaiming Shareholder Democracy through Virtual Annual Meetings." Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper (Dean’s Office)
  • October 15: 14th Annual South Asia Legal Studies Workshop. 8:00-11:15am (Day 1) and October 16, 2020 (Day 2). 8:15-11:00am. Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi and Sumudu Atapattu. View the program (PDF). (GLS)
  • October 16: Annual WI Discussion Group on Constitutionalism (Constitutional Law Schmooze). "Executive Power and the Lessons of History." Hosted by Professor David Schwartz (Dean’s Office)
  • October 20: UW Law Community Forum on Policing, Race and Law. Moderator: Dean Dan Tokaji. Speakers: Chief Kristen Roman, Professor Keith Findley, M. Adams, Andrea Farrell, and Ankita Bharadwaj 
  • October 22-23: Annual WI Law Review symposium, 100th anniversary celebration.  For details, visit the symposium page (WLR/ILS). Register for the symposium here: https://wlrsymposium2020.splashthat.com/ 
  • October 28: Wednesday Workshop with Professor David Schwartz. "Reconstructing the General Welfare Clause." Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper (Dean’s Office)

NOVEMBER 2020

  • November 2: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. By invitation. 10:00-11:00am (GLS)
  • November 4: Wednesday Workshop with Professor John Ohnesorge. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. Title TBA. (Dean’s Office)
  • November 11: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Keith Findley. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. Title TBA. (Dean’s Office)
  • November 13: Webinar on Race and Justice. Speakers: Professors Penelope Andrews, Heinz Klug and other speakers tbc (ILS)
  • November 18: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Heinz Klug. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. Title TBA. (Dean’s Office)

DECEMBER 2020

  • December 2: Wednesday Workshop with Professor Miriam Seifter. Open to faculty and academic staff who have read the paper. Title TBA. (Dean’s Office)
  • December 7: South Asia Legal Studies Working Group. By invitation. (GLS)

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