Spring 2015

Thursday, Jan. 29
Book Discussion
Jessica Silbey
Professor of Law
Suffolk University Law School
"The Eureka Myth: Creators, Innovators, and Everyday Intellectual Property"
4:30-6:00pm.  Moakley Law Library, 6th floor, just inside the main law library doors.

Thursday, Feb. 5
Faculty Workshop
John Inazu
Associate Professor of Law and Political Science
Washington University School of Law
“Confident Pluralism”
Faculty Dining Room, 1:00-2:00pm.  Lunch served at 12:45pm.

Thursday, Feb. 12
Faculty Workshop
Jennifer Chacón
Professor of Law
University of California, Irvine School of Law
Faculty Dining Room, 1:00-2:00pm.  Lunch served at 12:45pm.

Thursday, Feb. 19
Faculty Workshop
Chantal Thomas
Professor of Law
Cornell University School of Law
"Immigration Controls and Modern-Day Slavery"
Faculty Dining Room, 1:00-2:00pm.  Lunch served at 12:45pm.

Friday, Feb. 20
Donahue Lecture
Hon. Diane Wood
Chief Judge, US Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
"The Allocation of Jurisdiction Between Federal and State Courts from 50,000 Feet Up"
Large Moot Court Room 425, 4:00pm. Reception to follow in the Faculty Dining Room.
Open to the Law School Community.

Friday, Feb. 27
Faculty Exchange
Raymond Brescia
Associate Professor of Law
Director, Government Law Center
Albany Law School
“Embracing Disruption: How Technological Change in the Delivery of Legal Services can Improve Access to Justice"
Faculty Dining Room, 1:00-2:00pm; Lunch served at 12:45pm.

Thursday, March 5
Faculty Workshop
Jonathan Glater
Assistant Professor of Law
University of California, Irvine School of Law
"Student Debt and the Siren Song of Systemic Risk"
Faculty Dining Room, 1:00-2:00pm.  Lunch served at 12:45pm.

Thursday, March 19
Faculty Exchange Speaker
Dan Subotnik
Professor of Law
Touro Law Center
"Tyranny of the (Anti-)Meritocracy?  A Meditation on Testing, Social Progress and Lani Guinier."  
Faculty Dining Room, 1:00-2:00pm.  Lunch served at 12:45pm.

Thursday, March 26
Faculty Workshop
Ummni Khan
Associate Professor
Carleton University, Department of Law & Legal Studies &
Fellow, Center for Gender & Sexuality Law, Columbia Law School
"The Inter-Cousin Marriage Taboo and its relation to Racism and Compulsory Able-bodiedness”
Faculty Dining Room, 1:00-2:00pm.  Lunch served at 12:45pm.

Thursday, April 2
New England IP Colloquium
Sarah Burstein
Associate Professor of Law
University of Oklahoma College of Law
"The High Cost of Cheap Design Rights"
Faculty Dining Room, 1:00-2:00pm.  Lunch served at 12:30pm.
Open to Faculty and Students.

Thursday, April 2
Donahue Lecture
Stephen I. Vladeck
Professor of Law
American University Washington College of Law
"Courts at War:  Reassessing the Role of the Judiciary in National Security Litigation"
Large Moot Court Room 425, 4:00pm. Reception to follow in the Faculty Dining Room.
Open to the Law School Community.

Thursday, April 9
Faculty Workshop
Kathleen C. Engel
Research Professor of Law
Suffolk University Law School
Topic TBA
Faculty Meeting Room, 1:00-2:00pm.  Lunch served at 12:45pm.

Thursday, April 16
Faculty Workshop
Marc A. Rodwin
Professor of Law
Suffolk University Law School
“Institutional Corruption & Pharmaceutical Policy: Why Most Legal Regulation of
Off-Label Prescribing Fails”
Faculty Dining Room, 12:30pm-1:30pm.  Lunch served at 12:15pm.
Please note time change.

Thursday, April 23
Faculty Exchange Speaker
Matthew Charity
Professor of Law
Western New England University School of Law
"International Law and Atrocity Crime Franchises”
Faculty Dining Room, 1:00-2:00 pm. Lunch served at 12:45 pm.