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April 2021

CSLS Speaker Series – Redistributing the Poor: Jails, Hospitals, and the Crisis of Law and Fiscal Austerity

Monday, April 19, 2021 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

  The Center for the Study of Law and Society  cosponsored with the Social Science Matrix is pleased to announce the next speaker in the Spring 2021 CSLS Speaker Series   ARMANDO LARA-MILLÁN   Armando Lara-Millán is Assistant Professor of Sociology at UC Berkeley   Speaking on his book Redistributing the Poor: Jails, Hospitals, and the Crisis of Law and Fiscal Austerity (Oxford University Press, Forthcoming 2021)   It is widely believed that because we as a society have disinvested from…

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CSLS Visiting Scholars Speaker Series w/ Mary Vogel & Gwendolyn Leachman

Friday, April 23, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

CSLS VISITING SCHOLARS SPEAKER SERIES   Friday, April 23, 2021   MARY VOGEL Honorary Professor of Law University of Manchester, England   “Plea Bargaining in The Age of Reform: Origins in the Courts of Early 19th Century England”   It has been said by Holmes that “law is what the courts do.”   Our image of justice is of a jury trial where a defendant is presumed innocent until found guilty by a jury of peers.  Yet, despite this, a very…

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CSLS Speaker Series – “The Power of the Accused: Differential Use of Legal Mobilization Among Educators”

Monday, April 26, 2021 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

The Center for the Study of Law and Society  Cosponsored with the Center for Research on Social Change are pleased to announce the final speakers in the Spring 2021 CSLS Speaker Series   LAUREN EDELMAN, ALLEN MICHEAL WRIGHT, CALVIN MORRILL, KAROLYN TYSON, & RICHARD ARUM   Lauren Edelman is Agnes Roddy Robb Professor of Law and Professor of Sociology at UC Berkeley Allen Micheal Wright is a Graduate Student at UC Berkeley Calvin Morrill is Stefan A. Riesenfeld Professor of Law…

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