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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 2002

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Date Speaker / Institution Event / Title Time / Location
Aug. 30
Fri.
Profs. Engle, Klein, Laycock, Steiker, & Young, UTLaw 2001-02 Supreme Court Roundup
& Meeting of the Committee
of the Whole Person
3:00 p.m., Connally Center
Kraft Eidman Courtroom
Sept. 6
Fri.
Susan Klein, UTLaw,
with Michael Dreeben,
Deputy Solicitor General,
U.S. Dept. of Justice
"Independent-Norm Federalism
in Criminal Law"
3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Sept. 13
Fri.
Michele Landis Dauber,
Stanford
"Special Pleading: Disaster Narratives in Individual Relief Requests"
Book Prospectus: "Helping Ourselves"
3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Sept. 20
Fri.
TLR Symposium "Precommitment Theory, Bioethics,
and Constitutional Law"
8:30a.m., Connally Center,
Kraft Eidman Courtroom
Sept. 21
Sat.
TLR Symposium "Precommitment Theory, Bioethics,
and Constitutional Law"
8:30a.m., Connally Center
Kraft Eidman Courtroom
Sept. 27
Fri.
Scot Powe
& H. W. Perry,
UTLAW

"The Two Parties' Constitutions"
3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Sept. 30
Mon.
Oren Gross,
Univ. of Minnesota
Con Law Luncheon Colloquium:
"Should Responses to Violent Crises Always be Constitutional?"
11:45 p.m., Townes Hall
Sheffield Room 2.111
Oct. 4
Fri.
Inga Markovits,
UTLAW
"Justice in L├╝ritz: A Grass-root History of Socialist Law in East Germany" 3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Oct. 11
Fri.
Jonathan Zasloff,
UCLA
"Law and the Shaping of
American Foreign Policy:
The Twenty Years' Crisis"
3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.124
Oct. 14
Mon.
Noah Feldman,
NYU
Con Law Luncheon Colloquium:
"After Jihad: The Possibility
of Islamic Constitutionalism"
11:45 p.m., Townes Hall
Sheffield Room 2.111
Oct. 18
Fri.
Joel Handler,
UCLA
"Social Citizenship and Workfare
in the U.S. and Western Europe:
From Status to Contract"
3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Oct. 25
Fri.
James Gibson,
Washington University
"Does Truth Lead to Reconciliation?: Testing the Causal Assumptions
of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Process"
3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Nov. 1
Fri.
Allen Buchanan,
Duke
"The Morality of International
Legal Reform" and "Synopsis"
3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Nov. 8
Fri.
Stephanie Gore,
Florida State/Visiting UT
Rescheduled
for Spring 2003
3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Nov. 15
Fri.
Lewis Kornhauser,
NYU
"The Many As One: Group Choice
in Paradoxical Cases"
3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Nov. 19
Tues.
Gary J. Jacobsohn,
Williams College
Con Law Luncheon Colloquium:
"Adjudicating Secularism: Political Liberalism or Religious Revivalism?"
11:45 p.m., Townes Hall
Sheffield Room 2.111
Nov. 22
Fri.
Texas Journal of
Women & the Law
Conference on Gender Equality "Subversive Legacies: Learning From History/Constructing the Future" 9:00a.m., Connally Center
Kraft Eidman Courtroom
Nov. 22
Fri.
Susan Estrich,
USC
The Alexander Terrell
Centennial Lecture
8:30 p.m., Townes Hall
Atrium
Nov. 23
Sat.
Texas Journal of
Women & the Law
Conference on Gender Equality "Subversive Legacies: Learning From History/Constructing the Future" 9:00a.m., Connally Center
Kraft Eidman Courtroom
Nov. 29
Fri.
No Colloquium Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec. 6
Fri.
Lee Fennell,
UTLAW
"Contracting Communities" 3:00 p.m., Townes Hall
Faculty Lounge, Rm. 3.214
Dec. 9
Mon.
Kim Scheppele,
University of Pennsylvania
Con Law Luncheon Colloquium:
"A Realpolitik Defense
of Social Rights"
11:45 p.m., Townes Hall
Sheffield Room 2.111