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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 Spring 2010

Previous Semester Next Semester Upcoming Events
Date Speaker / Institution Event / Title Time / Location Faculty moderator/ Coordinator

Jan. 22
Friday

Dick Markovits

Faculty Colloquium

Faculty Lounge

11:30 - 1:30

Sanford Levinson

Jan. 26
Tuesday

Stephen Griffin

Constitutional Studies Luncheon

Eidman Jury Room

11:30 - 1:30

Sanford Levinson

Jan. 29
Friday

Roy Mersky Conference

Conference

Eidman Courtroom

9:00 - 5:00

Sanford Levinson

Feb. 8
Monday

Brian Chen
(Stanford)

Law and Econ

TNH 3.124

3:30 - 5:30

Ronen Avraham

Feb. 8
Monday

Betsy Bartholet

Rapoport Center Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series

Faculty Lounge
Townes Hall, 3.214

3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Karen Engle

Feb. 12
Friday

Daniel Katz

Reproduction of Hierarchy? A Social Network Analysis
of the American Law Professoriate

Friday Faculty Colloquium

Faculty Lounge

11:30 - 1:30

Sanford Levinson

Feb. 15
Monday

Maxwell Stinchcombe

Law and Econ

TNH 3.124

3:30 - 5:30

Ronen Avraham

Feb 19
Friday

Dick Markovits

The Limits to Simplifying the Application of U.S. Antitrust Law

Friday Faculty Colloquium

Faculty Lounge

3:15-4:45

Sanford Levinson

Feb. 22
Monday

Eduardo Restrepo

Rapoport Center Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series

Faculty Lounge
Townes Hall, 3.214

3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Karen Engle

Feb 23
Tuesday

Sir Basil Markesinis

Special Event

TNH 2.139

5:45 - 7:30

Sanford Levinson

Feb 23
Tuesday

Stephen Griffin

The Long War and the Constitution: From Truman to Obama.

Constitutional Studies Lunch

Faculty Lounge

11:20 - 1:30

Sanford Levinson

Feb. 25
Thursday

Emerging Scholar Candidate

Talk

Faculty Lounge

10:30 - 12:30

Jens Dammann

Mar. 1
Monday

Jens Dammann

Law and Econ

TNH 3.124

3:30 - 5:30

Ronen Avraham

Mar. 2
Tuesday

Scott Gerber

A DISTINCT JUDICIAL POWER
The Origins of an Independent Judiciary, 1606-1787

Constitutional Studies Lunch

Sheffield Room

11:30 - 1:30

Sanford Levinson

Mar. 4
Thursday

Kent Greenawalt
(Columbia Law)

Legal Interpretation: What, If Anything, Have Other Disciplines to Say?

Leon Green Lecture

TBD

3:30 - 5:30

John Deigh

Mar. 5
Friday

George Triantis

The Evolution of Contract Remedies (and why do contracts professors teach remedies first?)

Faculty Colloquium

Faculty lounge

11:30 - 1:30

Sanford Levinson

Mar. 8
Monday

David Adelman

Law and Econ

TNH 3.124

3:30 - 5:30

Ronen Avraham

Mar. 8
Monday

Maria Victoria Uribe

Rapoport Center Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series

Faculty Lounge
Townes Hall, 3.214

3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Karen Engle

Mar. 26
Friday

Measuring the Rule of Law

Conference

Sheffield Room

12:00 - 5:00

Daniel Rodriguez

Mar. 27
Saturday

Measuring the Rule of Law

Conference

Sheffield Room

8:00 - 5:00

Daniel Rodriguez

Mar. 29
Monday

Adeno Addis

Rapoport Center Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series

Faculty Lounge
Townes Hall, 3.214

3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Karen Engle

Apr. 2
Friday

Scot Powe

Jack Balkin (2:00-3:15)
Commerce

Mark Graber (3:30-4:45)
James Buchanan as Savior? Judicial Power, Political Fragmentation, and the Failed 1831 Repeal of Section 25

 

Colloquium -

Celebrating "The Supreme Court and the American Elite 1789-2008" by Scot Powe

Faculty Lounge

Lunch - 11:30 followed by presentations and general discussion about Powe's new book

Sanford Levinson

Apr. 5
Monday

Mitch Polinsky

Law and Econ

TNH 3.124

3:30 - 5:30

Ronen Avraham

Apr. 6
Tuesday

David Schleicher

The City as a Law and Economic Subject

Constitutional Studies Luncheon

Sheffield Room
11:45

Sanford Levinson

Apr. 8
Thursday

Jack Goldsmith

Announcement

Endowed Lecture

LBJ Library Auditorium

6 PM

Sanford Levinson

Apr. 9
Friday

Presidential Power Symposium
Schedule and Bios

 

Jeffers Courtroom
9:00am - 6:00pm

Sanford Levinson

Apr. 10
Saturday

Presidential Power Symposium
Schedule and Bios

 

Jeffers Courtroom
9:00am - 3:30pm

Sanford Levinson

Apr. 12
Monday

Ehud Guttel

Law and Econ

TNH 3.124

3:30 - 5:30

Ronen Avraham

Apr. 16
Friday

Inga Markovits

Lüritz - Beginning
Lüritz - Punishments

Faculty Colloquium

Sheffield Room

11:30 - 1:30

Sanford Levinson

Apr. 19
Monday

Cecilia Medina

 

Rapoport Center Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series

Eidman Courtroom

3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Karen Engle

Apr. 20
Tuesday

Kevin Toh

How to Argue about Originalism

Drawing Board Lunch

Sheffield Room

11:30 - 1:30

Mitch Berman

Apr. 22
Thursday

Michael Marrus

Endowed Lecture

Eidman Courtroom

6:00 - 7:00 PM

Sanford Levinson

Apr. 23
Friday

Jack Getman

BATTLING FOR THE SOUL OF ORGANIZED LABOR

Faculty Colloquium

Faculty Lounge

2:00 PM

Sanford Levinson

Apr. 26
Monday

Kathy Zeiler

Endowment Effect Theory, Subject Misconceptions and Enhancement Effect Theory: A Reply to Isoni, Loomes and Sugden

Law and Econ

TNH 3.124

3:30 - 5:30

Ronen Avraham

Apr. 27
Tuesday

Sandy Levinson

COMPROMISE AND CONSTITUTIONALISM

 

Drawing Board Lunch

Sheffield Room

11:30 - 1:30

Mitch Berman

May 1
Saturday

Just Ethics: Topics in Normative Ethics

This link will take you to the Just Ethics website

Harrington Workshop

 

Eidman Jury Room

9:30am - 5:50pm

David Enoch

May 2
Sunday

Just Ethics: Topics in Normative Ethics

Harrington Workshop

 

Eidman Jury Room

9:30am - 1:45pm

David Enoch

May 3
Monday

David Abrams

Law and Econ

TNH 3.124

3:30 - 5:30

Ronen Avraham

May 18
Tuesday

Garrick Pursley

Dormancy

Drawing Board Lunch

Sheffield Room

11:30 - 12:30

Mitch Berman

May 21
Friday

William Forbath

COURTING THE STATE: Law and the Making of the Modern American State

Friday Faculty Colloquium

Faculty Lounge

11:30 - 1:00

Robert Chesney