Events for Thursday, February 22, 2024

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10:00 am

Law & Technology: Polycentric Healthcare Innovation (co-authored with Wendy Epstein)

Thursday, February 22, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Session 3: Polycentric Healthcare Innovation (co-authored with Wendy Epstein) Laura Pedraza-Farina (UCLA) Room 134 Thursday, February 22, 2025 10:00 - 11:50 a.m. (PT) Organized by Proj. Tejas Narechania & Prof. Colleen Chien Abstract Polycentric Drug Innovation Wendy Netter Epstein & Laura G. Pedraza-Fariña Our drug innovation ecosystem—the set of rules, actors, and institutions that influence […]

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12:45 pm

International Law and the Israel-Hamas Conflict

Thursday, February 22, 2024 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Professor of Practice Gabor Rona (Cardozo) will discuss the frameworks of international law relevant to the Israel-Hamas conflict, including the UN Charter, the Geneva Conventions, and International Criminal Law. Professor Rona has worked in armed conflict settings for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), […]

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12:50 pm

The Law and Economics of Regulation of “Junk Fees”

Thursday, February 22, 2024 @ 12:50 pm - 2:00 pm

Companies often levy service charges, convenience fees, and similar unexpected fees for services that seemingly cost little or nothing for the companies to provide. Does this pricing structure make sense, and can government regulation help effectuate a more efficient result? Join us for a presentation by Professor Todd Zywicki of George Mason University's Law School […]

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1:00 pm

Can We Take This Case? Financial Considerations in Plaintiff-side Case Evaluation

Thursday, February 22, 2024 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Have you ever wondered how plaintiff-side litigators evaluate potential cases? Hear from Roman Silberfeld, Partner at Robins Kaplan and Allison Chock, Director at Omni Bridgeway Management, a global leader in litigation finance.  We will discuss the process of evaluating a case – including what factors plaintiff-side litigators and litigation funders take into account when making […]

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First General Meeting of the Antitrust Law and Economics Association of Berkeley (ALEAB)

Thursday, February 22, 2024 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Are you an antitrust enthusiast looking for new friends, curious about the recent tech antitrust lawsuits, or perhaps you're someone who doesn't even know what antitrust means? You're in the right place. Join us at the 1st General Meeting of the Antitrust Law and Economics Association of Berkeley (ALEAB) and discover more. Plus, we have […]

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IPLS In-House Panel

Thursday, February 22, 2024 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Interested in working in-house? Join IPLS and our panel of tech in-house attorneys, Rachel Herder (VP of Intellectual Property at Mammoth Biosciences) and Kathleen Lu (Senior Product Counsel at Nextdoor), as they speak about their paths to in-house.  RSVP here! Lunch will be served.

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Launch Event: Law Students for Climate Accountability

Thursday, February 22, 2024 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Scorecard sorting the vault 100 firms according to their net climate impact.

Do you want to know about the role of the legal profession in the climate crisis? Come out to get to know this brand new student org! Learn more about Law Students for Climate Accountability’s history and purpose, and how you can get involved. Understand the Climate Scorecard. Plus get tips for interacting with firms […]

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5:30 pm

Law & Political Economy (LPE) Society Happy Hour

Thursday, February 22, 2024 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Freehouse, 2700 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States

The LPE Society at Berkeley Law is hosting a happy hour for folks interested in LPE to come hang out and build community! No prior engagement with LPE is necessary to attend. We'd love to see you there - appetizers are on us! You can RSVP here. RSVPs aren’t necessary to attend, but they’ll help […]

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5:45 pm

California Law Review Public Interest Information Session

Thursday, February 22, 2024 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm

Pursuing a career in public interest or public service and unsure how California Law Review fits into the social justice world? Hear from public interest members about the importance of having social justice perspectives on law review and how membership can benefit your public interest work. This is an event mainly for students uncertain of whether they want […]

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6:00 pm

Michael Waldman, Brennan Center for Justice: How the Supreme Court Divided America

Thursday, February 22, 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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This event is a part of the Goldman School's Interrogating Democracy series. The 2021-2022 term of the U.S. Supreme Court is widely considered to be the most consequential in living memory. Bruen, West Virginia v. EPA, Dobbs—the Court’s rulings in these controversial cases weakened gun restrictions, hobbled the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to fight climate change, and overturned […]

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[GLOBL/KLC] Navigating the Legal Career with International Backgrounds

Thursday, February 22, 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

We are inviting all Berkeley Law JDs and LLMs to join this virtual panel event for a valuable opportunity to connect with attorneys who come from unique international backgrounds and are currently practicing law at firms across the U.S. in various practice areas. Date & Time: Thursday, February 22 at 6pm (pacific) Location: Virtual on Zoom […]

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