As the Center races past its year-and-a-half birthday, we reflect on the parenting guides that tell us that most 18-month-olds aren’t just walking —they’re running. And not only that: they may be using two-word phrases, loudly. Alumni Weekend! On October 5, Ted Mermin ’96 was joined by illustrious alums Elizabeth Cabraser ’78 and Gail […]
For two semesters, I witnessed the scope of our representation expand dramatically as we learned more about our client’s long-term goals and saw first-hand how our strategies changed over time. Through visuals and explanations, I demonstrate how this project evolved over time.
Co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society and The Federalist Society
A Conversation with Heather Mac Donald: Author of The Diversity Delusion WHEN: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 LOCATION: Warren Room, Boalt Hall Sponsored by the Public Law and Policy Program Heather Mac Donald is the Thomas W. Smith Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a contributing editor of City Journal, and a New York Times bestselling author. She is a recipient […]
Judge John Noonan’s commitment to justice and the rule of law shaped his life as a judge and a legal scholar. His scholarship and judicial decisions span more than six decades and cover an amazing range of ethical and legal issues that defined in his view the Western legal tradition. This event will bring together judges, […]
Adults tend to report their age in years. But for the very young, developmental changes are so exciting that we count them in smaller increments. We are therefore delighted to report on the 15-month-old UC Berkeley Center for Consumer Law & Economic Justice as it enters toddlerhood. And like any self-respecting toddler, the Center has […]
Berkeley Law’s Away Field Placement Program grants J.D. students academic credit for legal work performed for a non-profit or government agency outside the Bay Area. The Robbins Collection provides financial support for students working in a country, region, or city outside the U.S. that is characterized by civil or religious law traditions and institutions. In Spring […]
While Hardeman v. Monsanto was taking place in San Francisco, my clinic team was watching rural North Carolina. In spring 2018, North Carolina artist Yvonne Hegney had called ELC with a question: how could she identify the inert ingredients in a given pesticide?
Part of the value of clinic participation is learning how to advocate for a real-life client, as opposed to the hypothetical clients we deal with in our legal writing courses.