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April 2021

Mid-Week Mindfulness

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Would you like to take a break and find some relief from stress? You're not alone. Drop in to Mid-Week Mindfulness on Wednesday at 1pm for meditation in community, guided by Director of Equity and Inclusion, Emily Bruce. Register here to receive a link to join. This event is sponsored by Student Services.

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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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May 2021

SABL Meeting

Monday, May 3, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Spring Break

Are you interested in hearing what SABL is up to? Do you have ideas for making Zoom school a little bit better? Join SABL Board at our biweekly meetings on Mondays from 11 am - 12 pm PST!

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April 2021

[CDO] Meet the EIW Employers: Non-California (East Coast & More!)

Friday, April 23, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Interested in working in BigLaw for 2L summer but hoping to live somewhere with seasons? Spend some time speaking with attorneys from the non-California offices of firms participating in Early Interview Week (EIW). Learn more about the participating firms and the type of work done in New York, D.C., and more during this virtual event.  Additional details about the event including how to RSVP will be emailed to 1Ls.  This program is for 1L J.D. students who are interested in…

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THE HELEN DILLER INSTITUTE 10th ANNIVERSARY NAMING CELEBRATION

Thursday, April 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Free

RSVP Here Former Israeli Chief Justice Dorit Beinisch in conversation with Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky. Welcome Remarks by Carol Christ, Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley.   Justice Dorit Beinisch, the first woman to serve as President of the Israeli Supreme Court and the first woman State Attorney of Israel, will be joined in conversation by Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, the Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law.   From 2006-2012, Dorit Beinisch served as the Ninth…

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June 2021

BCLB Virtual Conference — Fraud Fest 2021

Thursday, June 24, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until Friday, June 25, 2021

The Berkeley Center for Law and Business' annual “Fraud Fest” program brings together thought leaders from the worlds of academia, finance, journalism, law, and more for an intimate discussion on the critical issues, technologies, and policies driving financial fraud around the world.   For more information to be added shortly. Please contact bclb@law.berkeley.edu for any questions.                    

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BCLB Virtual Conference — Fraud Fest 2021

Friday, June 25, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until Friday, June 25, 2021

The Berkeley Center for Law and Business' annual “Fraud Fest” program brings together thought leaders from the worlds of academia, finance, journalism, law, and more for an intimate discussion on the critical issues, technologies, and policies driving financial fraud around the world.   For more information to be added shortly. Please contact bclb@law.berkeley.edu for any questions.                    

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April 2021

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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Career Talk with Judge Daniel Bress

Thursday, April 22, 2021 @ 12:50 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Please join the Federalist Society on Thursday, April 22nd at 12:50pm to hear Judge Daniel Bress, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, for a career talk about his path to the federal bench and general career advice.

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Irving Tragen Lecture on Comparative Law featuring Hannah L. Buxbaum

Thursday, April 22, 2021 @ 12:50 pm - 2:00 pm

Mutual Recognition Regimes in Transnational Regulation: From Comparability to Convergence Mutual recognition regimes help reduce regulatory overlaps in many areas of international business activity. They lay out the terms on which participating states will forego their own regulation of foreign transactions or entities affecting their markets, agreeing to rely instead on regulation by another participating state. These regimes work only if each state is sure that its own local interests will be adequately protected by the foreign regulatory scheme. This…

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A Conversation with Judge Jon S. Tigar (N.D. Cal)

Monday, April 26, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Please join us for this annual ACS conversation with the Honorable Jon S. Tigar, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Judge Tigar will be discussing his life, career, and path to the bench. There will be ample opportunity for student Q&A, so don't miss out on this incredible opportunity. Judge Tigar was nominated to the District Court for the Northern District of California by President Barack Obama in 2021. He earned his JD from Berkeley Law in…

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Moot Court Q&A

Thursday, April 22, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the Moot Court directors for an informal info session about tryouts, what it's like to be on the Berkeley Law moot court team, and balancing other commitments. Bring all your questions! Zoom link: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/95453344949?pwd=dWFTUTRveHhwM3pjdWoybDM3NEtVdz09 Link to application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf-uqKWwW0WHIZrK1lVwvwIio9tXeIDw5NEFP0kzDVcZx5Qcw/viewform?usp=sf_link

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Berkeley Law Conversations: Reforming Policing & Ending Excessive Force

Monday, April 26, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The trial and conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd has again focused attention of the enormous problem of excessive police force especially against people of color.  How can we reform police departments?  What are the challenges in prosecuting police officers for excessive force?  Can litigation make a difference? Speakers include: Erwin Chemerinsky, Berkeley Law Dean (and author of Presumed Guilty:  How the Supreme Court Has Empowered the Police and Subverted Civil Rights, to be published this…

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A Celebration in Honor of Professor Stephen Sugarman

Thursday, April 29, 2021 @ 12:50 pm - 2:00 pm

Professor Stephen Sugarman has been on the Berkeley Faculty for almost 50 years. He is a renowned scholar, a revered teacher of torts and other subjects, and an important voice on educational equity and health policy. On Thursday, April 29 from 12:50-2 p.m, there will be an event to honor his contributions as a teacher, scholar, and policy entrepreneur. The event is being held in conjunction with the publication by the California Law Review of a Festschrift honoring him. Register…

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[WOCC] Last GBM & Grad Celebration!

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 @ 12:50 pm - 2:00 pm

WOCC members, please join us for our last general body meeting (GBM) of the school year! As part of the meeting, we will be hosting a graduation celebration for our graduating WOCC 3Ls on Tuesday, April 27th from 12:50-2:00 p.m. (PT). We invite all WOCC 3Ls to RSVP at tinyurl.com/WOCCGradCelebration. We will be honoring graduating WOCC 3Ls with a slideshow and creating a space for y'all to share any parting thoughts/advice to WOCC members. 1Ls and 2Ls, no need to RSVP, but please join us to celebrate our…

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