The codification of habeas corpus can be traced to the 17th century in England, when Parliament passed the English Habeas Corpus Act of 1679. The English Parliament is also responsible for inventing the concept of habeas suspension during wartime. This conception of habeas and its suspension were highly influential on American habeas law in the […]
On Friday, October 12, the Robbins Collection and Research Center hosted its third joint symposium with National Taiwan University. The symposium, “Comparative Legal Issues: Taiwan & the United States,” was held at Berkeley Law. Participants in the symposium discussed capital punishment, bank ownership and legal enforcement, and technological innovation and regulatory challenges; all topics that […]
Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky and the National Review’s David French share a stage, engaged in a civil discussion on politics More info here:
Part of a lecture series on Global Security Policy: Is There A Light At The End Of The North Korean Nuclear Tunnel? Thursday, November 15, 2018 – 4:00pm-5:30pm | Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall After a disastrous and dangerous 2017, diplomatic initiatives have opened a window for resolution of the North Korean nuclear crisis. But will the […]
Panel Discussion: Winners and Losers in the 2018 Midterm Elections: Why it Happened and What it Means Please join us for a panel reviewing the outcomes of the 2018 midterm elections, with an account of the factors producing this result. The discussion will provide competing perspectives on the implications of the elections for governance in […]
Eunae Lee has been appointed as a justice to the Constitutional Court of Korea, effective September 2018. Justice Lee was a visiting scholar at Berkeley Law from 1999-2000. Justice Lee reflected on her experience at Berkeley Law, “When I think of Berkeley Law, I think of an energetic school environment. The animated debate between students […]
Holly Doremus and Jordan Diamond quoted by Ars Technica, Jan. 6, 2018 Doremus added that there’s another way states can make trouble for the federal government: by denying permits for onshore support equipment. “It’s tough to have an offshore oil production facility without some onshore support activities. … States control whether and where those can be […]
Panel, state of the arts.
The Robbins Collection hosted a conference in October, entitled, Current Legal Issues in Taiwan and the United States. This was the 3rd annual meeting between Berkeley Law and National Taiwan University.