CSLS Speaker Series

SPRING 2019 SPEAKER SERIES TALKS

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Monday, January 14 – BERTRALL ROSS
Chancellor’s Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley
“Passive Voter Suppression”
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Monday, January 28 – BINYAMIN BLUM
Associate Professor of Law, University of California Hastings College of the Law
“Going Ballistic: The Forgotten Origins of Forensic Firearm Identification”
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For the draft of Professor Blum’s paper, click here

 

Monday, February 4 – RUTH COLKER
Distinguished University Professor & Heck-Faust Memorial Chair in Constitutional Law, Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University
“The Power of Insults”
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Monday, February 11 – LUCY SALYER
Associate Professor of History, University of New Hampshire
Under the Starry Flag: How a Band of Irish Americans Joined the Fenian Revolt and Sparked a Crisis over Citizenship
(Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press, Oct. 2018)
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Monday, February 25 – KE LI
Assistant Professor of Political Science, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York
Marriage Unbound: Divorce Litigation, Power, and Inequality in Contemporary China ­

 

Monday, March 4 – EVE DARIAN SMITH
Professor of Anthropology & Director of International Studies, University of California, Irvine
“Legal Pluralism in Postcolonial, Postnational, and Postdemocratic Times”

 

Monday, March 11 – KATHRYNE YOUNG
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
“New Directions in Legal Education Research”

 

Monday, March 18 – RACHEL STERN
Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley
“State-Adjacent Lawyering: How Chinese Lawyers Participate in Political Life”
(co-author Lawrence Liu)

 

Monday, April 1 – ALESSANDRO DE GIORGI
Professor of Justice Studies, San Jose State University
“’We Left from Nothing and We’re Back to It.’ Prisoner Reentry and Social Abandonment in Oakland” 

 

Monday, April 8 – DAVID ROBINSON
Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, and Managing Director of Upturn
“Kidney Allocation as Algorithmic Governance”

 

Monday, April 15 – SORA HAN
Associate Professor of Criminology, Law and Society & Affiliated Faculty of Law, University of California, Irvine
“Res Nullius Loquitur: Black Life and the Problem of Self-Evidence”

 

Monday, April 22 –NORMAN SPAULDING
Nelson Bowman Sweitzer and Marie B. Sweitzer Professor of Law, Stanford Law School
“Trauma, Memory, and the Law”


To receive email notification of talks, please send your name and email address to csls@law.berkeley.edu

Coffee will be available. Bag lunches are welcome. 

Unless otherwise noted all talks are 12:45p-2:00p in the Philip Selznick Seminar Room at 2240 Piedmont Avenue.