- February 19 – CSLS Miniseries in Empirical Research Methods – Steven Raphael, Professor of Public Policy, U.C. Berkeley – “Criminal Justice Data Analysis” (abstract). Please visit the Special Events Page for more information.
- February 22 – CSLS Speaker Series – Elizabeth Joh, U.C. Davis – “The New Surveillance Discretion: Automated Suspicion, Big Data, and Policing” (paper)
- February 29 – CSLS Speaker Series – Susan Schweik, U.C. Berkeley – “’How a Ward of Women in a ‘Feeble-minded Home’ Taught Us to Teach to the Test, and Why We Don’t Know It”
- March 2 – Special Speaker Event – Martin Krygier, University of New South Wales – “The Rule of Law: Pasts, Presents, and a Possible Future.” – Cosponsored with: Kadish Center for Morality, Law & Public Affairs.
- March 3 – Book Celebration – On the publication of Harry & Jane Scheiber’s Bayonets in Paradise: Martial Law in Hawai’i during World War II.
- March 7 – CSLS Speaker Series – Dylan Penningroth, U.C. Berkeley – “The Negro’s Lawyer: A History”
- March 10 – 2nd Annual Robert A. Kagan Lecture in Law and Regulation – R. Shep Melnick, Boston College – “Adversarial Legalism Meets Partisan Polarization” – Comments by Karen Tani and Sean Farhang. Please visit the Special Events page for more information.
- March 14 –CSLS Speaker Series – Robin Stryker – University of Arizona – “From Judicial Doctrine to Social Transformation? Comparing US Voting Rights, Equal Employment Opportunity and Fair Housing Legislation”
- March 28 – CSLS Speaker Series – Bill McCarthy & Andrea Cann Chandrasekher, U.C. Davis – “Race, Foreclosures and Crime in The
Great American City”
- March 29 – Special Speaker Event – Tarun Khaitan, University of Oxford – “Wrong, Wrongfulness and Blame in Indirect Discrimination” – Cosponsored with: the Kadish Center for Morality, Law and Public Affairs. Please visit the Special Events page for more information.
- March 30 – Special Symposium – Sagit Mor, University of Haifa, Israel; University of Washington – “Towards a Disability Critique of Torts” – Comments by Steven Sugarman and Susan Schweik – Cosponsored with: Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies, Disability Studies Cluster, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society. Please visit the Special Events page for more information.
- April 4 – CSLS Speaker Series – Alison Renteln, University of Southern California – “A Global Approach to Soundscapes: Reconsidering Environmental Human Rights”
- April 11 – CSLS Speaker Series – Scott Cummings, UCLA – “Movements in Progressive Legal Thought”
- April 18 – CSLS Speaker Series – Rachel Barkow, NYU – “Rationalizing Criminal Law”
- April 25 – CSLS Speaker Series – Irene Bloemraad, U.C. Berkeley – “’Money and More Rights’: Social Location and Young People’s Views on Citizenship and Being American”
The Center supports theoretically-based, empirical research on new developments at the interplay of law and society in contemporary and historical contexts. While part of Berkeley’s School of Law, the Center fosters a multi- disciplinary context in which UC Berkeley faculty and graduate students from many departments interact and engage with visiting socio-legal scholars from universities in the United States and abroad. – Jonathan Simon, Director