- October 24th – CSLS Speaker Series – Rabia Belt, Stanford Law School – “Outcasts from the Vote: Woman Suffrage Activism and Disability over the Long 19th Century United States”
- October 31st – CSLS Speaker Series – Tamar Kricheli-Katz, Tel Aviv University – “Why Can’t Alison Sell her Drill? Evidence from eBay“
- November 3rd – Special Book Event – 23/7: Pelican Bay Prison and the Rise of Long-Term Solitary Confinement, by Keramet Reiter – With moderator Jonathan Simon & Commentators Franklin Zimring, Rebecca McLennan, Francisco Casique – Cosponsored with the Center for Research on Social Change(CRSC) and the Human Rights Center(HRC).
- November 7th – CSLS Speaker Series – Elizabeth (Beth) Hoffmann, Purdue University – “Organizational Response to New Law: How Institutions Interpret and Apply the New ‘Lactation at Work’ Law”
- November 10th – Special Book Event – Working Law: Courts, Corporations, and Symbolic Civil Rights, by Lauren Edelman – With moderator Jonathan Simon & Commentators Catherine Albiston, Anna-Maria Marshall, Judge Nancy Gertner (Ret.) – Cosponsored with the Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program (JSP).
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