CSLS Speaker Series

To receive email notification of talks, please send your name and email address to csls@law.berkeley.edu
  Coffee will be available.
Unless otherwise noted all talks are 12:30p-1:45p
in the Philip Selznick Seminar Room at 2240 Piedmont Avenue. 

FALL 2014

Monday, September 8 – Christopher Tomlins
Professor of Law, Berkeley Law  

Monday, September 15 –Leonardo Barbosa
Michigan Grotius Research Scholar, University of Michigan Law School
Legislative Attorney, Chamber of Deputies (Brazil)
"Constitutional Law and the Fight Against Contemporary Slavery in Brazil:
Putting Property on the Line"

(co-sponsored with the History Department) 

Monday, September 22 –Avani Mehta Sood
Assistant Professor of Law, Berkeley Law
“Cognitive Cleansing: Experimental Psychology and the Exclusionary Rule”   

Monday, September 29Mary Dudziak
Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law, Emory Law
"Going to War: An American History" 

Monday, October 6Ira Ellman
Charles J. Merriam Distinguished Professor of Law and Affiliate Professor of Psychology
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
"How Ordinary Citizens Think about Fairness in Family Law Rules" 

Monday, October 13Tonya Brito
Burrus-Bascom Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School  

Monday, October 20Rebecca McLennan
Associate Professor of History, UC Berkeley  

Monday, October 27William Forbath
Lloyd M. Bentsen Chair in Law, University of Texas School of Law
"Diaspora and Rights: Jews, Law and Identity Politics"
(co-sponsored with Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israeli Studies) 

Monday, November 3Victor Rios
Associate Professor of Sociology, UC Santa Barbara
"Missing fire: Punitive Social Control Across Institutional Settings" 

Monday, November 10Herbert Kritzer
Marvin J. Sonosky Chair of Law and Public Policy, University of Minnesota Law School
"Do Judicial Elections Matter, and If So, How?" 

Monday, November 17Liora Israël
Associate Professor, School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS, Paris)
"Legalize It! The Rising Place of Law in French Sociology" 

Monday, November 24Marie Gottschalk
Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania  

Monday, December 1 Sujit Choudhry
Dean, Berkeley Law School
"How to Do Constitutional Law and Politics in South Asia"

Spring 2014

Monday, January 27 – Calvin Morrill and Michael Musheno
Calvin Morrill, Stefan A. Riesenfeld Professor of Law and Sociology and Associate Dean for JSP and Michael Musheno, Director of the Legal Studies Program and Adjunct Prof. of Law, Berkeley Law
“The Cultural Organization of an Urban High School that Works:
Lessons in Trust, Conflict & Control”
 

Monday, February 3 – Dylan Penningroth
Associate Professor of History, Northwestern University
and Research Professor, American Bar Foundation
“Faith and Property in African American History”  

Monday, February 10 – Simon Cole
Professor, Department of Criminology, Law & Society, UC Irvine
“Forensic Science Reform as a Site for Public Law and Society Scholarship”  

Monday, February 24 – Kamari Clarke
Professor of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania
“Africa and the International Criminal Court:
Making Sense of Structures of Emotion in Decision-Making”

Monday, March 3 – David Harding
Associate Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
“Effects of Incarceration on Employment and Recidivism: Evidence from a Natural Experiment”  

Monday, March 10 – Christoph Graber
Professor of Law, University of Lucerne
“The Future of Online Content Personalization: Technology, Law and Digital Freedoms”  

Monday, March 17 – Ruth Horowitz
Professor of Sociology, New York University
In the Public Interest: Medical Licensing and the Disciplinary Process  

Monday, March 31 – Benjamin Van Rooij
John S. and Marilyn Long Professor of U.S.-China Business and Law, UC Irvine
General Duty to Obey the Law: Perceptions of Chinese in Comparative Perspective  

Monday, April 7 – Susan Coutin
Professor of Criminology, Law & Society and Anthropology and
Associate Dean of the Graduate Division, UC Irvine
“Re/Membering: Reassembling Nations, Persons, and Histories in the Aftermath of Violence”  

Monday, April 14 – Jennifer Eberhardt
Associate Professor of Psychology, Stanford University
“Race, Crime, and Inequality: A Social Psychological Perspective”

VENUE CHANGE TO 132 BOALT--Monday, April 21 – Christopher Edley, Jr.
The Honorable William H. Orrick, Jr., Distinguished Chair, Berkeley Law 
“Movement Building and Policy Revolution in Public K-16 Education” (reading)

Monday, April 28 – Kevin Quinn and Christopher Elmendorf
Kevin Quinn, Professor of Law, Berkeley Law and Christopher Elmendorf, Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law (co-author Marisa Abrajano)
Using Experiments to Estimate Geographic Variation in Racially Polarized Voting"

Fall 2013

Monday, September 9 - David Sklansky
Yosef Osheawich Professor of Law, Berkeley Law
1984 Is So Last Century: Privacy and Policing in the Information Age


Monday, September 16 – Devon Carbado
Associate Provost and the Honorable Harry Pregeson Professor of Law, UCLA
"Equal Protection Inversions"

Monday, September 23 – Neil Fligstein
Class of 1939 Chancellor's Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
All of the Incentives Were Wrong: Opportunism and the Financial Crisis
(Co-author Alexander Roehrkasse)

Monday, September 30 – Andrew Guzman
Jackson H. Ralston Professor of Law and Associate Dean,
International and Graduate Programs, Berkeley Law,
and Katerina Linos, Assistant Professor of Law, Berkeley Law
Human Rights Backsliding
(Co-sponsored with the Law and Economics Workshop)
Change: Talk will start at 12:45 in Boalt 100. Lunch from 12:15p

Monday, October 7 – Melissa Murray
Professor of Law, Berkeley Law
“Remaking Public Sex"
(co-author Daniel Kluttz)

Monday, October 14 – Jay Krishnan
Professor of Law and Charles L. Whistler Faculty Fellow,
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
“Grappling at the Grassroots: Access to Justice at India's Lower Tier"
(Berkeley—Indiana Law and Society Speaker Exchange)

Monday, October 21 – Robert Gordon
Professor of Law, Stanford University and Chancellor Kent Professor of Law and Legal History
and Professor of History Emeritus, Yale University
“Markets, Morals, Lawyers: Can Lawyers Repair,
or Do They Just Exacerbate, the Pathologies of Commercial Societies?”

Monday, October 28 – Edward Rubin
University Professor of Law and Political Science, Vanderbilt University
“The Morality of Self-Fulfillment and the Modern State”

Monday, November 4 – Heather Haverman
Professor of Sociology and Business, UC Berkeley
Property in Print: Copyright Law, Cultural Conceptions of Authorship,
and the American Magazine Industry
(co-author Daniel Kluttz)

Monday, November 18 – Setsuo Miyazawa
Professor of Law, UC Hastings College of Law and Aoyama Gakuin University Law School, Tokyo
“Criminal Trials by Mixed Panels in Japan: First Four Years”

Monday, November 25 – Kathryn Abrams
Herma Hill Kay Distinguished Professor of Law, Berkeley Law
"Feeling Work in the Undocumented Students Movement"

 Talks 12:30p-1:45p in the Philip Selznick Seminar Room, 2240 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley.
A light lunch is served at 12:00 noon.

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 Jonathan Simon, Director