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Consistent with its longstanding commitment to fostering a communal environment of intellectual engagement, the Law School is pleased to host countless colloquia, conferences, and guest lectures throughout the school year. Many of these events are specially scheduled, one-time affairs. In addition, the school runs the following regularly scheduled series, which cover a range of formats and scholarly areas.

Events for Fall 2000

Next Semester Upcoming Events
Date Speaker / Institution Event / Title Time / Location
Sept. 8
Fri.
Profs. Sarah Cleveland, Patricia Hansen, Sandy Levinson, Louise Weinberg and Ernie Young, UT Law Panel Discussion: The Burma Decision & Meeting of the Committee of the Whole Person
Reading: 120 S.Ct. 2288
3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Sept.15 Fri. Lars Noah,
Florida/Visiting at UT
"Civil Jury Nullification" 3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Sept.22
Fri.
Susan Klein, UT & Nancy King, Vanderbilt "Essential Elements" 3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Sept. 28
Thurs.
Jack Goldsmith, University of Chicago "Treaties, Human Rights and Conditional Consent" 3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Sept. 29
Fri.
TILJ Symposium honoring Prof. Hans Baade "Teaching and Practicing Law in the 21st Century" 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Bass Lecture Hall,
2314 Red River
(Parking available behind LBJ)
Oct. 6
Fri.
Profs. Jay Westbrook, Terry Sullivan, UT and Elizabeth Warren, Harvard "The Fragile Middle Class"
Book Symposium
3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Oct. 7
Sat.
Profs. Jay Westbrook, Terry Sullivan, UT and Elizabeth Warren, Harvard "The Fragile Middle Class"
Book Symposium
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.124
Oct. 13
Fri.
John Robertson, UT Law "Precommitment Strategies and Frozen Embryos" 3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Oct. 16
Mon.
Judith Baer, Texas A&M "Our Lives Before the Law: Constructing A Feminist Jurisprudence" 12:15 p.m., Sheffield Room
Con Law Luncheon
Oct. 20
Fri.
Owen Jones, Arizona State "Law and The Biology of Sexual Aggression" 3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Oct. 27
Fri.
Jim Rossi, Florida State/Visiting at UT "Disentangling Deregulatory Takings" 3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Nov. 2
Thurs
Bob Ellickson, Yale The Terrell Lecture: Property Rights Among Housemates 3:30 p.m., Townes Hall
John Jeffers Courtroom
Rm. 3.140
Nov. 3
Fri.
Bob Ellickson, Yale "A Market for Social Norms" 12:15 p.m., Sheffield Room
Luncheon Colloquium
Nov. 6
Mon.
Randy Kennedy, Harvard University "The Politics of Adoption: Reflections on the Indian Child Welfare Act" 12:15 p.m., Sheffield Room
Con Law Luncheon
Nov. 10
Fri.
Capital Punishment Symposium with the Hon. Patrick Higginbotham, Circuit Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals "Texas Exceptionalism, American Exceptionalism: Exploring the Death Penalty Frontiers" 1:00 - 5:00 p.m., Symposium,
John Jeffers Courtroom,
Townes Hall, Rm. 3.140;
5:00 Reception, Sheffield Rm.
Nov. 13
Mon.
Jack Rakove, Stanford "Madison Theorizing:(a.k.a. Reading Madison's Mind)" 12:15 p.m., Sheffield Room
Con Law Luncheon
Nov. 17
Fri
Adrian Vermeulé, University of Chicago "The Cycles of Statutory Interpretation" 3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Nov. 24
Fri.
No Colloquium Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec. 1
Fri.
Jane Cohen, Boston University "Immigrants, Agency and Allegiance: Some Notes from Anthropology and from Law" 3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Dec. 4
Mon.
Larry Sager, NYU "The Birth Logic of a Democratic Constitution" 12:15 p.m., Sheffield Room
Con Law Luncheon
Dec. 8
Fri.
Bill Novak, University of Chicago "The Legal Origins of the Modern American State" 3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214