Media Advisory

UCLA and Berkeley Law Report Urges California to Adopt ‘Pay for Performance’ to Meet Energy Goals

MEDIA ADVISORY March 31, 2016 ATTENTION: Reporters covering the environment, energy, climate change, real estate and housing. WHAT:  A new report, Powering the Savings, reveals that efficiency efforts are not keeping pace with growing electricity demand in California. The report calls for a new ‘pay-for-performance’ approach to unlock capital market investment, simplify the retrofit process […]

The 4th Annual U.S.-China IP Conference: Best Practices for Innovation and Creativity

WHAT: The 4th Annual U.S.-China IP Conference: Best Practices for Innovation and Creativity WHEN: Thurs. Oct. 8, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Fri. Oct. 9, 9:00 a.m.—noon WHO: Lawyers, government officials, scholars, and corporate counsel from China and U.S. Participants include: Chuntian Liu, dean of China Renmin University Ping Liu, dep. director-general, Music Copyright […]

Saving Mono Lake: Lessons Learned for CA Watersheds, Nov. 17

Contact: Michael Kiparsky | kiparsky@berkeley.edu Mono Lake at 20: Past, Present, Future  ATTENTION: Reporters covering science, environment, water, law WHAT: A symposium and live webcast held on the 20th anniversary of a landmark decision to save Mono Lake and its tributaries in California’s Eastern Sierra. What are the lessons learned from the unprecedented effort to […]

Rep Waxman cites Berkeley Law report, calls on FERC to combat climate change

July 29, 2014 … At a U.S. House of Representatives hearing today, Congressman Henry A. Waxman hailed a new Berkeley Law report as proof that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) could step up its efforts to combat climate change under existing statutes. In his prepared remarks to FERC’s commissioners, the congressman said “the statutory […]

Attorneys Ted Olson ’65 and David Boise to address Berkeley Law graduates

Attention: Assignment desks and general assignment, higher education and legal reporters Contact: Susan Gluss, (510) 642-6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu WHAT: Berkeley Law 2014 Commencement Ceremony WHEN: Saturday, May 10, 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. WHERE: Hearst Greek Theatre DETAILS: Commencement guest speakers David Boies and Ted Olson are the bipartisan legal team that overturned California’s ban on […]

Supreme Court of California to Hold Special Session at Berkeley Law

ATTENTION: journalists covering the Supreme Court of California, federal courts, and the law Media contacts: 
Susan Gluss, (510) 642-6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu 
 Cathal Conneely, (415) 865-7651, cathal.conneely@jud.ca.gov WHAT: The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law will host a special session of the Supreme Court of California as part of the court’s effort to improve public […]

Legal Luminaries to Attend Forum on Supreme Court of California

ATTENTION: government, legal, political, and court reporters Contact: Susan Gluss, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu; 510-642-6936   WHAT: A one-day conference on the Supreme Court of California. Participants will explore not only substantive legal issues, but also the court’s institutional challenges. Read a preview story here. Conference highlights include a morning salon-style conversation with Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye on […]

Tech Talk: The Net – Utopia vs. Dystopia

Attention: Assignment desks and general assignment, higher education and technology reporters Contact: Susan Gluss, (510) 642-6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu The Internet: a catalyst for change or threat to personal liberties? WHAT: “The Net: Utopia v. Dystopia”  Tech titans explore the Internet’s double-edged sword: its ability to spread knowledge and democracy, and its potential risk to civil liberties […]

How to Turn High Speed Rail into an Economic Engine for San Joaquin Valley

An August 20 lunchtime panel for leaders of cities and towns connected to the rail route WHAT: High Speed Rail in the Valley: Managing the Economic and Environmental Impacts A lunchtime discussion in Fresno on managing the economic and environmental impacts of the high speed rail project in the San Joaquin Valley. A panel of […]

US Attorney General Eric Holder to speak at Berkeley Law commencement

ATTENTION: General assignment and higher education reporters; weekend, photo, and TV news assignment desks Contacts:  Susan Gluss, Berkeley Law, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu, 510-642-6936       WHAT: The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law’s Commencement Ceremony 2013, an annual event honoring graduating law students: J.D. (Juris Doctor), J.S.P. (Doctor of Laws), LL.M. (Master of Laws) and […]

Reforming Copyright for the Internet Age

Attention News from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law     Media Contact: Susan Gluss, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu, 510-642-6936     Reforming Copyright for the Internet Age   MEDIA ADVISORY     ATTENTION: Assignment desks, high-tech, and legal reporters     WHAT: An annual two-day conference on copyright law   Creative works—in music, art, and […]

Berkeley Law Experts Available to Comment on Same Sex Marriage Cases

Contact: Susan Gluss, 510.642.6936 or sgluss@law.berkeley.edu   Berkeley, CA—March 20, 2013 … University of California, Berkeley, School of Law experts are available to comment on next week’s two historic U.S. Supreme Court cases on same-sex marriage.   On Tuesday, March 26, the justices will hear arguments on whether California’s Proposition 8 ballot initiative, which defined […]

Berkeley Law Privacy Forum: Silicon Valley

ATTENTION: Assignment desks; higher education, high-tech, and legal reporters WHAT: The second annual day-long Berkeley Law Privacy Forum will feature leading academics and practitioners discussing the latest developments in privacy law. Faculty affiliated with the law school’s Berkeley Center for Law and Technology and panelists will discuss the implications for ‘real world’ information privacy law […]

The Future of Rule of Law in China

Attention News from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law   Media Contact: Susan Gluss, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu, 510-642-6936   MEDIA ADVISORY   ATTENTION: Assignment desks; higher education, international, and legal reporters   WHAT:                                                                                                                                                                       An afternoon Berkeley Law forum, “The Future of the Rule of Law in China.”   China has made unprecedented progress in developing the […]

Local Governments and the California Constitution

Attention: government, legal, political, and general assignment reporters CONTACT: Susan Gluss, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu; 510-642-6936 WHAT: A one-day symposium on the California Constitution’s impact on local governments. Experts will cover a range of ongoing issues, including privacy, free speech, and religious liberty. Conflicts between state and local officials over redevelopment, water rights, and budgets will be examined […]

The Corrupting Influence of Money on Politics

Attention: Legal, technology, political, and general assignment reporters CONTACT: Susan Gluss, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu; 510-642-6936 WHAT: “The Corrupting Influence of Money on Politics,” a lecture by Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig, followed by expert commentary. WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 29, 4:30-6:00 p.m. Details are online here. WHERE: UC Berkeley School of Law, Room # 105. See campus map. […]

“A Watched System”

Attention: reporters covering courts, juvenile justice, legal affairs What: “A Watched System,” a forum to discuss media access and coverage of the juvenile court system.   On November 15th, Berkeley Law is co-sponsoring a forum to explore the often acrimonious debate over whether or not journalists should have access to juvenile dependency court proceedings.   […]

Sept. 21 roundtable to grade President Obama

Reporters covering politics and the presidential election WHAT: “The Obama Report Card,” a political roundtable being hosted by the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Berkeley Law). Democratic and Republican pundits will debate the impact of President Obama’s first four years in office at an event that is sure to generate verbal fireworks. Roundtable […]

The Future of Electric Vehicles: How to Boost an Emerging Market Sector

New report *Electric Drive by ’25 presented at Capitol Hill lunch briefing (live webcast available) sponsored by Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) *Report embargoed until Sept. 10, 8:00 AM E.T. The environmental law centers at the UCLA and University of California, Berkeley, Schools of Law present a briefing on ways to boost development of electric vehicles […]

Overcoming Copyright Barriers to Our Cultural Heritage

Attention: hi-tech, business, educational and legal reporters How do we increase digital access to films, books, music, and art whose owners can’t be found? Media Contact: Susan Gluss (510) 642-6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu WHAT: Orphan Works & Mass Digitization Symposium Prominent experts will tackle related copyright problems: “orphan works”—the millions of films, books, music, and art whose […]

California’s criminal justice system: challenges ahead

Attention: criminal, civil rights, government, and legal reporters Experts debate the pros and cons of the state’s radical new penal policies Media Contact:  Susan Gluss (510) 642-6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu WHAT: Criminal justice symposium California’s top criminologists, judges, advocates, probation officers, and academics will examine the controversial issues behind Governor Brown’s unprecedented move to reform state penal […]

Israel High-Tech International Conference

ATTENTION: technology, business, international, and legal reporters Media Contact: Susan Gluss (510) 642-6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu WHAT: Israel Through the High-Tech Lens A two-day international conference about the economic, social, and legal aspects of Israel’s high-tech industry. The event will bring together more than 35 business leaders, entrepreneurs, scholars, and policy makers from Israel and the US. […]

Experts discuss ways to slow climate change through green business initiatives

Attention ATTENTION: environment, government, and legal reporters Media Contact:  Susan Gluss (510) 642-6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu WHAT: Climate Change Conference At the Local Clean & Green Conference 2011, California’s top policy, business, and environmental leaders will discuss practical ways to address climate change. The Dec. 2 event, sponsored by Berkeley and UCLA Schools of Law, is part […]

EPA Chief to Discuss Environmental Protection, Jobs at UC Berkeley School of Law

For Immediate Release MEDIA CONTACT:  Mary Simms (415) 947-4270, simms.mary@epa.gov; Susan Gluss (510) 642-6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu EPA Chief to Discuss Environmental Protection, Jobs at UC Berkeley School of Law SAN FRANCISCO — On Thursday U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will discuss recent challenges to environmental laws with students and faculty at the University […]

Women Scientists and American Competitiveness

ContactSuzi Emmerling, 202.481.8224, semmerling@americanprogress.org Patching America’s Leaky Pipeline in the Sciences  Following the release of “The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Changes Everything,” the Center for American Progress continues its work examining women in various sectors of the workforce in the United States. Together with the Berkeley Center on Health, Economic & Family Security at […]

Conference takes on national health reform’s impact in California

ATTENTION: Health policy reporters and editors Contact: Sarah Yang, (510) 643-7741, scyang@berkeley.edu What:“Bringing National Health Reform to California,” a one-day conference at the University of California, Berkeley, to address the implications of national health reform and the unique challenges in this state. The event, organized by the Berkeley Center on Health, Economic & Family Security […]

HIV & Neglected Diseases Patent Pool Conference

ATTENTION: journalists covering biotech, biomedical research, patent law Contact: Susan Gluss, (510) 642-6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu WHAT: A one-day conference to address a preeminent challenge of our time:  the creation and distribution of essential medicines to the developing world. Scientists, patient advocates, scholars, attorneys, government officials, and pharmaceutical and biotech executives will discuss best methods of sharing […]

Global flow of personal information raises consumer privacy risks

WHAT:UC Berkeley School of Law, The Centre for Information Policy Leadership, and The Privacy Projects release two new studies that show how businesses can take ownership of —and be accountable for — the privacy risks they create for consumers, no matter where, how, or by whom data is processed. Examples of six leading companies are […]

Supreme Court of California to Hold Special Session at Berkeley Law

ATTENTION: journalists covering courts, the law, social justice Contact: Susan Gluss, (510) 642-6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu Lynn Holton, (415) 865-7726, lynn.holton@jud.ca.gov WHAT: UC Berkeley School of Law will host a special outreach session of the Supreme Court of California as part of the Court’s effort to improve public understanding of its role and function. The Court will […]

The legal and ethical impact of social networking

ATTENTION: journalists covering technology, criminal justice, law Contact: Susan Gluss, (510) 642-6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu WHAT:A one-day conference, Social Networks: Friends or Foes?, will examine the legal and ethical issues of civil and criminal investigations that rely on social networks for evidence and information. Prominent cases in the news include cyberbullying with a fake MySpace account; the […]

Berkeley Law Experts Available for Interviews on Sotomayor Hearings

U.S. Senate confirmation hearings begin next week Contact: Susan Gluss, UC Berkeley School of Law, 510.642.6936 or sgluss@law.berkeley.edu Berkeley, CA—UC Berkeley School of Law scholars expect rigorous U.S. Senate confirmation hearings next week on Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. The nomination has stirred debate about judicial activism due, in part, to […]

Impact of Key Environmental Law Decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court

Attention: reporters and editors writing about Supreme Court environmental rulings Media contact: Susan Gluss, 510.642.6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu WHAT: Live WEBCAST Tuesday This has been a blockbuster year in the U.S. Supreme Court for environmental law and policy. In the Term that concludes today, the Justices have decided five major environmental cases involving many of the nation’s […]

Teleconference on national health care reform with UC Berkeley law and policy experts

Contact: Kathleen Maclay(510) 643-5651kmaclay@berkeley.edu Susan Gluss(510) 642-6936sgluss@law.berkeley.edu Two leading health scholars from the University of California, Berkeley, will be available to talk with reporters about federal health care reform in a teleconference tomorrow (Tuesday, June 16) at 8:30 a.m. PST. The call-in number is 1-866-939-3921. To reserve space, contact Jennifer Ettinger at jettinger@ourfuture.org. Jacob Hacker, […]

California Supreme Court Expected to Rule Tuesday on Prop. 8 Gay Marriage Ban

Berkeley Law Experts Available for Interviews and Analysis Contact: Susan Gluss, UC Berkeley School of Law, 510.642.6936 or sgluss@law.berkeley.edu Berkeley, CA—May 26, 2009… A ruling by the California Supreme Court is expected Tuesday on the constitutionality of the voter-approved initiative, Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage. The measure appeared on the state ballot in November […]

Symposium celebrates Professor Philip Frickey’s lifetime of work

Attention: Reporters and editors covering Indian and constitutional law Media Contact: Susan Gluss, (510) 642-6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu WHAT: An academic symposium to celebrate UC Berkeley School of Law Professor Philip Frickey’s lifetime of work in the fields of constitutional law, legislation, and Indian law. Preeminent scholars from top law schools nationwide will present papers on policy reforms […]

Berkeley Law Clinic Reps Colombian Murder Victim

Attention: reporters and editors covering Colombia, human rights, legal news Media contacts: Susan Gluss, 510.642.6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu Roxanna Altholz, 510-643-8781, raltholz@law.berkeley FAMILY OF COLOMBIAN MURDER VICTIM ASKS FOR MAXIMUM SENTENCE, REPRESENTED BY BERKELEY LAW WHAT: U.S. judge scheduled to sentence Colombian paramilitary commander Diego Fernando Murillo (alias “Don Berna”), an admitted murderer and drug trafficker. Roxanna Altholz, […]

Berkeley Law releases new report that describes how to create public health insurance plan

Attention: reporters and editors covering health care, medical news, politics Report explains how to structure a public plan as part of national health care reform, explores options for “Medicare-like” choice Media contact: Susan Gluss, 510.642.6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu WHAT: News Conference Wednesday Health care expert Jacob Hacker, faculty co-director of the Berkeley Center on Health, Economic & […]

Identity Theft & Security Breach Symposium

Attention: Technology, business and legal writers and editors WHAT: A one-day symposium on identity theft and security breaches.  Experts from law, government, computer science, and economics will discuss laws that protect personal information and suggest reforms to strengthen them. Although most agree that reforms are needed, leading thinkers clash on what the solutions should be. […]

Expert panel to examine Obama administration’s new Financial Stability Plan

ATTENTION: Reporters and producers covering the nation’s economic crisis Contact: Susan GlussUC Berkeley School of Law(510) 642-6936sgluss@law.berkeley.edu WHAT: “Good Bank, Bad Bank: Increasing Credit Liquidity, Stemming Foreclosures and Supporting the Economy,” a panel discussion at the University of California, Berkeley, by a group of distinguished university scholars analyzing the Obama administration’s new Financial Stability Plan. […]

New Report to Highlight Need for Public Health Insurance Plan Outlined in Obama’s Proposals

Author Jacob Hacker Finds Public Plan Vital to Controlling Costs, Improving Quality as Health Care Reform Debate Centers on Public Insurance Choice WASHINGTON – House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Pete Stark, D-Calif. will join health care expert and U.C. Berkeley professor Jacob Hacker and Institute for America’s Future co-director Roger Hickey on […]

Global Financial Market Turmoil

Attention: reporters and producers covering the nation’s economic crisis Media contacts: Susan Gluss, UC Berkeley School of Law, 510.642.6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu Janet Gilmore, UC Berkeley, 510.642.5685, jangilmore@berkeley.edu What: “Global Financial Market Turmoil,” a panel discussion by a group of distinguished University of California, Berkeley, scholars who will analyze the pending financial crisis. Experts in economics, business, […]

Executive Compensation Workshop: Rethinking Pay for Performance

Attention: Legal and business writers and editors Media contact: Susan Gluss, UC Berkeley School of Law, 510.642.6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu  What: A half-day conference, “Executive Compensation Workshop: Rethinking Pay for Performance,” will explore new approaches to executive pay. In light of subprime market (and bank) meltdowns, the ability of bank CEO’s to take home large pay packages […]

A Conference on the Supreme Court of California

Attention: reporters covering the courts, legal issues, civil rights and social justice Media contacts: Susan Gluss, UC Berkeley School of Law, 510.642.6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu Lynn Holton, Judicial Council of California, 415.865.7726, Lynn.Holton@jud.ca.gov What: This inaugural Conference on the Supreme Court of California will provide a unique forum for judges, government officials, scholars, and practitioners to discuss the […]

Political strategists, experts to discuss America at war

For Immediate Release Contact: Janet Gilmore(510) 642-5685jangilmore@berkeley.edu What: “The American Presidency at War,” a daylong conference co-sponsored by the University of California, Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies and the UC Berkeley School of Law. The conference will examine what role the courts, the U.S. Congress, and the public historically have played in checking presidential actions, […]

Berkeley Law Experts React to California Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

Contact: Susan Gluss, UC Berkeley School of Law, 510.642.6936 / 510.705.3366 (cell) sgluss@law.berkeley.edu Berkeley, CA—May 15, 2008… A landmark ruling today by the California Supreme Court overturned the state’s ban on gay marriage. The justice’s four to three decision makes California the second state to allow gay and lesbian marriages. UC Berkeley School of law […]

Beyond Asylum and Jail: Protecting and Treating People Disabled by Mental Illness

Attention: Health, political, and legal writers and editors Media contact: Susan Gluss, UC Berkeley School of Law, 510.642.6936, mailto:sgluss@law.berkeley.edu What: The media frenzy that recently surrounded the involuntary psychiatric commitment of singer Britney Spears brought to the American consciousness the concept of a 72-hour hold—a legal requirement of the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act (LPS) for “mentally disordered […]

International Outsourcing of the Legal Profession

Attention: legal and business writers and editors Media contact: Susan Gluss, UC Berkeley School of Law, 510.642.6936, mailto:sgluss@law.berkeley.edu What: A one-day conference, “International Outsourcing of the Legal Profession,” will examine the risks and benefits of this new but rapidly growing field. In the last few years, the number of legal outsourcing firms in India alone […]

Conference on the law and business of online advertising

Attention: Technology, business and legal writers and editors Media contact: Susan Gluss, UC Berkeley, School of Law, 510.642.6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu What: A one-day conference, “The Law and Business of Online Advertising,” will examine the impact of new business models for Internet advertising and the evolving legal risks in this fast-growing field. Academics, practitioners, corporate leaders, and […]

Workshop on anti-corruption regulations

Attention: Business and law reporters and editors Media contact: Susan Gluss, UC Berkeley School of Law, 510.642.6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu What: “FCPA Workshop: Enforcement and Outcomes,” a program on the enforcement of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and its impact on business and the global economy. The FCPA forbids bribes or gifts to foreign officials […]

Conference on intellectual property, patent law, and entrepreneurship

Attention: Business, law, and technology writers and editors Media contact: Susan Gluss, UC Berkeley, School of Law, 510.642.6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu What: “IP and Entrepreneurship,” a two-day symposium on the role of intellectual property in entrepreneurship, with a focus on patent law. Panelists will discuss when to seek a patent, how to secure financing, and how to […]

Criminalization of Poverty

Attention: News desks Contact: Susan Gluss, media relations director, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law 510.642.6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu What: “Whose Poverty? Whose Crime? Unlocking the Criminalization of Poverty,” a two-day symposium being held by the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law’s Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice. Educators, heads of non-profit organizations, journalists […]

Conference on redrafting human rights law

Attention: News desks Contact: Susan Gluss, media relations director, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law 510.642.6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu What: “Drafting the Future of Human Rights,” a conference to launch the drafting of a new international human rights document modeled after the United Nation’s influential Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other documents. The event is […]

A lecture by Pascal Lamy, Director-General, World Trade Organization

Attention: reporters and editors covering business, economics, and world trade Media contact: Susan Gluss, UC Berkeley School of Law, 510.642.6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.eduWhat: A lecture by Pascal Lamy, Director-General, World Trade Organization (WTO), on “The Case for Trade: Why the Multilateral Trading System is More Important than Ever for the U.S.” Lamy will address the dire consequences […]

Supreme Court to Hear Case Charging Racial Discrimination in Jury Selection

Contact: Susan Gluss, Berkeley Law School, 510.642-6936 / 510.705.3366 (cell) sgluss@law.berkeley.edu Professor Elisabeth Semel of Berkeley Law School’s Death Penalty Clinic available to explain potential impact of case on legal right to equal protection On Dec. 4, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments about alleged racial discrimination in the jury selection for the murder […]

Climate Change Symposium for Public Lands

Contact: Roy Stearns, State Parks, 916.654-7538/799.1036 rstea@parks.ca.govSusan Gluss, media relations director, 510.642.6936 sgluss@law.berkeley.edu Not Open to Public – Reporters Invited to attend all Sessions Over the next several years, decisions will be made on how to spend hundreds of millions of public and private dollars on the acquisition and restoration of conservation lands in California.  […]

Conference on the Reclaiming and Reframing the Dialogue on Race and Racism

Attention: Higher education and civil rights reporters Contact: Susan Gluss, media relations director, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law 510.642.6936,  sgluss@law.berkeley.edu WHAT: “Reclaiming and Reframing the Dialogue on Race and Racism,” a two-day symposium on the social and legal assumptions about racial discrimination. The event is sponsored by the Thelton E. Henderson Center for […]

Conference on California’s Universal Health Care Proposal

Attention: Higher education, health care and political reporters Contact: Susan Gluss, media relations director, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law 510.642.6936,  sgluss@law.berkeley.edu WHAT: “California’s Proposed Health Care Reform,” a one-day conference on the legal and economic impacts of Gov. Schwarzenegger’s universal health care proposal. The event is being sponsored by the Berkeley Center for […]

“Juvenile Justice Reform: Forty Years After Gault,” a two-day conference at the UC Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall) that will address important and timely topics involving youth and crime.

Attention: Higher education, courts and police reporters Contact: Susan Gluss, media relations director, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law 510.642.6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu Janet Gilmore, UC Berkeley Public Affairs, 510.642.6936, jangilmore@berkeley.edu WHAT: The event, sponsored by the law school’s Berkeley Center for Criminal Justice and by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, is open to […]

Release of A Vision Fulfilled? The Impact of Proposition 209 on Equal Opportunity for Women Business Enterprises

Attention: reporters and editors covering affirmative action, civil rights, gender and the law Contact: Susan Gluss, media relations director, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law 510.642.6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu WHAT: Release of A Vision Fulfilled? The Impact of Proposition 209 on Equal Opportunity for Women Business Enterprises, a new report by the Thelton E. Henderson Center […]

Trailblazers in Justice Gala

Attention: reporters and editors covering civil rights, education, gender and the law Contact: Susan Gluss, media relations director, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law 510.642.6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu WHAT: Trailblazers in Justice Gala, an evening celebration of the Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice (HCSJ), University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. WHEN: Thursday, September […]

Back to the Drawing Board on School Integration

Attention: Supreme Court and Education Reporters Contact: Susan Gluss, media relations director, UC Berkeley School of Law 510.642.6936 or sgluss@law.berkeley.edu Berkeley, CA —June 28, 2007. The United States Supreme Court today sent school districts “back to the drawing board” in devising plans to promote racial integration, even as it recognized the importance of achieving a […]

Resale Price Maintenance Comes Out of the Kloset

Attention: Supreme Court and Education Reporters Contact: Susan Gluss, media relations director, UC Berkeley School of Law 510.642.6936 or sgluss@law.berkeley.edu Berkeley , CA —June 28, 2007.   The United States Supreme Court today overturned a nearly century old antitrust rule that absolutely barred manufacturers from setting minimum retail prices. Berkeley Center for Law and Business […]

Professor Elisabeth Semel’s Analysis of Panetti v. Quarterman

Attention: Supreme Court and Education Reporters Contact: Susan Gluss, media relations director, UC Berkeley School of Law 510.642.6936 or sgluss@law.berkeley.edu Berkeley, CA —June 28, 2007. A divided Supreme Court today ruled against the execution of a mentally ill Texas man convicted of murder and sentenced to death. University of California, Berkeley, Law School Professor Elisabeth […]

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