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Fall 2018

  • August 20, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Wayne Sandholtz (USC)
    Title: "The Transnational Legal Ordering of the Death Penalty"

  • August 23, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Scott Altman (USC)
    Title: Are Boycotts, Shunning, and Shaming Corrupt?
    Commentator: Gary Watson (USC) Room: Faculty Lounge (Room 433)

  • August 27, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Jonathan Barnett (USC)
    Title: "The Great Patent Grab"

  • August 29, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (103) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Adam Winkler (UCLA)
    Title: “We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won their Civil Rights”
    Book Talk

  • September 10, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Jeffrey Weaver - (USC Dornsife)
    Title: "The Effects of Parental and Sibling Incarceration: Evidence from Ohio"

  • September 12, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Justin Driver (University of Chicago)
    Title: "The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court, and the Battle for the American Mind"
    Book Talk

  • September 17, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Sharece Thrower (Vanderbilt University)
    Title: "Legislative Capacity and Executive Discretion"

  • September 20, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Abby Wood - (USC)
    Title: “Campaign Finance Transparency Affects Legislators’ Election Outcomes and Behavior.”
    Commentator: Franita Tolson

  • September 24, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: John Wixted (UC San Diego)
    Title: "Time to Exonerate Eyewitness Memory"
    *Jointly sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series

  • September 26, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Recent Faculty Publications
    Title: Book Party

  • September 27, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Mila Versteeg (University of Virginia School of Law)
    Title: "Resisting Repression: The Organizational Basis of Constitutional Rights Protection"

  • October 01, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Joshua Wright (George Mason University)
    Title: “Requiem for a Paradox: The Dubious Rise and Inevitable Fall of Hipster Antitrust”

  • October 03, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (118/120) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Jessica Marglin (USC Dornsife)
    Title: “The Extraterritorial Century: Nationality in the Mediterranean, 1815-1915”

  • October 08, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: David Bjerk (Claremont McKenna College)
    Title: “One Race and Wrongful Convictions”

  • October 10- 04, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Daria Roithmayr
    Title: "The Contagiousness of Police Violence: Evidence From Chicago."
    Commentator: Jonathan Barnett

  • October 15, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Ira Hyman (Western Washington University)
    Title: "Crime Blindness: The Impact of Selective Attention and Inattentional Blindness on Eyewitness Awareness and Memory”
    *Jointly sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series

  • October 16, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Kevin Cope (Faculty Recruitment Candidate)
    Title: "Making Treaties"

  • October 17, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Erik Encarnacion
    Title: “Discrimination, Mandatory Arbitration, and Courts”

  • October 18, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: John Witt (Yale)
    Title: “To Save the Country: Reason and Necessity in Constitutional Emergencies”
    Co sponsored with Faculty Workshop

  • October 18, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: John Witt (Yale)
    Title: “To Save the Country: Reason and Necessity in Constitutional Emergencies”
    Co-sponsored by (CLHC)

  • October 22, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Timothy Lovelace (University of Indiana School of Law)
    Title: “Civil Rights as Human Rights”

  • October 23, 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM (Faculty Lounge) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Emma Kaufman (University of Chicago Law School)
    Title: “Segregation By Citizenship”
    Rm., 433

  • October 24, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (118/120) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Alaina Morgan (Stanford)
    Title: “A Practice Round for the Inner City?: Intellectual and Internationalist Discourses on the War on Drugs in Louis Farrakhan's Nation of Islam”

  • October 29, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Merritt Fox (Columbia Law School)
    Title: "Contextualizing the Link between Corporate Governance and Performance: Governance Changes As a Signal of Managerial Quality"

  • October 30, 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM (Faculty Lounge) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Manisha Padi (University of Chicago Law School)
    Title: Consumer Protection Laws and the Mortgage Market: Evidence from Ohio
    Rm., 433

  • November 01, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan Law)
    Title: “Bridging the Red-Blue Divide: A Proposal for U.S. Regional Tax Relief”

  • November 05, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: David Dunning (University of Michigan)
    Title: “Hypocognition: Making Sense of the Landscape Beyond One’s Conceptual Reach”
    *Jointly sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series

  • November 07, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Nathan Perl-Rosenthal (USC Dornsife) Sam Erman (USC Gould)
    Title: "Inventing the rules of blood and of soil: Nineteenth-century origins of birthright citizenship"

  • November 08, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM (Bovard Auditorium) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Anita Hill
    Title: Conversations with Anita Hill
    Co sponsored by CLHC **Doors open @ 11:45 a.m.

  • November 12, 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Erik Hovencamp
    Title: "Platform Antitrust"

  • November 14, 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Cathy Hwang - University of Utah
    Title: "Deal Momentum"

  • November 15, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (118/120) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Vicki Schultz (Yale)
    Title: "Sexual Harassment Law in the Age of #MeToo"
    CLHC - Lecture

  • November 19, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Jennifer Skeem (UC Berkeley)
    Title: "Impact of Risk Assessment on Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Sentencing"
    *Jointly sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series

  • November 26, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Daniel Klerman (USC)
    Title: “Law Matters - Less Than We Thought”

  • November 27, 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Rebecca Crootof - Yale University
    Title: "The Internet of Torts"

  • November 29, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: David Alan Sklansky (Stanford)
    Title: “Take the Hand Away: Police Violence and Criminal Procedure”
    Faculty Lounge, Rm. 433

  • December 03, 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Duane Rudolph - Peking University School of Transnational Law
    Title: “On Moral Outrage in Judicial Opinions”

  • December 06, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Dorothy Lund (USC)
    Title: “Nonvoting Shares and Efficient Corporate Governance”
    Commentator: Professor Robert Rasmussen

Spring 2019

  • January 07, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Johnathan Katz - (Caltech)
    Title: “Theoretical Foundations and Empirical Evaluations of Partisan Fairness in District-Based Democracies”

  • January 08, 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Lina Kahn -Yale Law School
    Title: The Separation of Platforms and Commerce

  • January 09, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Paul Blanc (UC San Francisco)
    Title: "Fake Silk: A Dark Story of Hazardous Manufacturing Abuses?"
    Co-sponsored by Political Science and Global Health and Law Research Group

  • January 10, 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Felipe Jimenez Castro
    Title: “Is Breach of Contract a Moral Wrong?”

  • January 14, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Joel Cooper (Princeton)
    Title: “Gullibility in the Era of Donald Trump: How the Avoidance of Feeling Gullible Leads to Distorted Beliefs”
    *Jointly sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series

  • January 22, 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Andrea Katz
    Title: “Extralegality: The Militarization of Immigration Law and Presidential Power”

  • January 23, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Anna Krakus (USC) Norman Spaulding (Stanford) Randy Schoenberg (USC)
    Title: "Symposium on Law, History and Memory"

  • January 24, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Monica Bell (Yale)
    Title: "Safety, Friendship, and Dreams"

  • January 28, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Dorainne Green (Indiana)
    Title: “Relationship Inequalities in Law School Predict Disparities in Law School Satisfaction and Achievement”

  • February 07, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Michael Simkovic (USC)
    Title: "Measuring Regulation"
    Commentator: Dan Klerman

  • February 11, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Abby Wood - (USC)
    Title: TBA

  • February 13, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Lucy Salyer - (University of New Hampshire)
    Title: "Under the Starry Flag"
    Book Talk

  • February 21, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (Doheny Library Building, Room 240) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Anne Gordan-Reed (Harvard Law School)
    Title: 17th Annual Law and Humanities Distinguished Lecture

  • February 25, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Michael Kang (Northwestern Pritzker School of Law)
    Title: "Hyperpartisan Gerrymandering"

  • February 28, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Daniel Klerman (USC)
    Title: "Legal Origin from Outer Space"
    Commentator: Dean Andrew Guzman

  • March 04, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Keith Payne ( University of North Carolina)
    Title: “Inequality and subjective status: Why economic inequality is more than economics.”
    *Jointly sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series

  • March 18, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Robert Anderson (Pepperdine)
    Title: “An Evolutionary Perspective on Contracting: Evidence from Poison Pills”

  • March 21, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Room 130) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Gabriel Rauterberg (University of Michigan)
    Title: “Manipulation across Financial Markets”

  • March 25, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Adam Bonica (Stanford)
    Title: "The Judicial Tug of War: How Lawyers, Politicians, and Ideological Incentives Shape the American Judiciary"

  • March 27, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge, Room 433) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Guillaume Calafat (Université Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne)
    Title: "The Shipwreck of the ‘Turks’: Law of Nations, Maritime Sovereignty, and the Boundaries of Hospitality in the 18th century Mediterranean"

  • April 01, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Emily Satterthwaite (University of Toronto)
    Title: “Toward A Signaling Account of Voluntary Value-Added Tax Registration”

  • April 03, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: 17th Annual CLHC West Coast Law Literature Conference
    Title: "Addiction And Devotion in Early Modern England" Author: Rebecca Lemon (English, USC)
    Commentators:Bradin Cormak - English, Princeton; Susan Schmeiser - Law, UConn Moderator: Hilary Schor- USC Professor of English, Comparative Literature and Law Co-Sponsors: USC Department of English; USC- Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute (EMSI)

  • April 04, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Franita Tolson (USC)
    Title: Re-scheduled for fall 2019

  • April 08, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: Yair Listokin - (Yale)
    Title: "Law and Macroeconomics: Legal Responses to Recessions"

  • April 11, 12:10 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm. 433) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Genevieve Lakier (University of Chicago Law School)
    Title: “The First Amendment’s Real Lochner Problem”

  • April 15, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm 433) (CLASS Workshop)

    Speaker: JJ Prescott ( University of Michigan)
    Title: “Expungement of Criminal Convictions: An Empirical Study”

  • April 17, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (118/120) (CLHC Workshop)

    Speaker: Edgardo Pérez Morales (USC Dornsife)
    Title: "Legal Culture and Gradual Slave Emancipation in Colombia"

  • April 18, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Faculty Lounge, Rm. 433) (Faculty Workshop)

    Speaker: Jennifer Chacon (UCLA)
    Title: “Immigration Federalism in the Weeds”

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

The Washington Post
June 12, 2019
Re: Niels W. Frenzen

Niels W. Frenzen was quoted about the case of Scott Warren, an activist who was arrested and charged with harboring and conspiring to transport undocumented immigrants. In 2017, a directive from then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions to prioritize cases involving the transportation of undocumented immigrants,"brought to a head the conflict between immigration enforcement and a sanctuary movement that reaches back to the 1980s," explained Frenzen. "While maintaining a spiritual element, the movement has become more political and less religious...especially as the Trump administration draws stark battle lines on immigration," he said. Frenzen's quote was also mentioned in the National Post, Daily Herald, Calgary Herald, Montreal Gazette, Leader Post, Ottawa Citizen, The London Free Press, The Star Phoenix, Canada.com, The Salt Lake Tribune, and The Province.

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Lisa Klerman
April, 2019

“Labor and Employment Law Jeopardy,” Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section Annual Retreat, Westlake Village, CA.

Hannah Garry
April, 2019

Hannah Garry co-facilitated "#MeToo" at the International Human Rights Clinicians Conference held at the Univeristy of Pennsylvania Law School.

Thomas D. Lyon
April, 2019

Tom Lyon received a one-year $250,000 grant from the California Office of Emergency Services Child Advocacy Center Program for his and his lab's interviewing work in the Los Angeles County Dependency Court.