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Center for Law, Society, and Culture Workshop Series

Faculty Conversation

Week of January 13, 2014
Thurs, Jan 16, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

Cultural Organization of an Urban School that Works: Lessons in Trust, Conflict, and Control

  • Calvin Morrill
    University of California Berkeley School of Law and Department of Sociology

Center for Law, Society, and Culture Workshop Series

Fri, Jan 17, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

Formality and Informality in Cost-Benefit Analysis

  • Amy Sinden
    Temple University Beasley School of Law
Week of January 20, 2014
Weds, Jan 22, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

On the Ease of Basic Usability, or How I Learned to Stop Whining and Fix TrueCrypt

CACR Speaker Series

Thurs, Jan 23, Noon
Room 121

Israel's Borders in International Law

Sponsor: Federalist Society

Thurs, Jan 23, 4 p.m.
Faculty Conference Room

The Cloak of Illegibility: Why Do States Incarcerate Their Opponents?

Center for Law, Society, and Culture Workshop Series

Fri, Jan 24, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

Lost in the Compromise: Free Speech, Criminal Justice, and Attorney Pretrial Publicity

Junior Faculty Exchange

Week of January 27, 2014
Tues, Jan 28, Noon
Moot Court Room

Exploring the Nature of Marriage

  • Steve Sanders
    Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Sherif Girgis
    JD Candidate, Yale Law School; PhD Candidate, Princeton

Sponsor: Federalist Society

Weds, Jan 29, Noon
Moot Court Room

HJR-3: Indiana's Role in the Marriage Equality Debate

  • Evan Wolfson
    Founder and President, Freedom to Marry

Sponsor: American Constitution Society

Thurs, Jan 30, 1:25 p.m.
Room 216

Beyond Worst-First Tax Enforcement

Tax Policy Colloquium

Week of February 3, 2014
Mon, Feb 3, Noon
Room 125

Presentation Topic T/B/A

  • Judge Amul Thapar
    Eastern District of Kentucky

Sponsor: Federalist Society

Weds, Feb 5, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

Discussion: Book Publishing Process

  • Deborah Gershenowitz
    Senior Editor, Cambridge University Press
Thurs, Feb 6, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

Presentation Topic T/B/A

  • Kent Seamons
    Department of Computer Science, Brigham Young University

CACR Speaker Series

Week of February 10, 2014
Weds, Feb 12, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

Law Review Submission Process

  • Indiana Law Journal Editors
Thurs, Feb 13, Noon
Room 122

Presentation Topic t/b/a

  • Christina Murray
    Professor of Constitutional and Human Rights Law
    University of Cape Town, South Africa

CCD Colloquium series

Thurs, Feb 13, Noon
Room 124

Knowledge, Democracy, and Property: How Protecting Property Rights Helps Us Make Smarter Decisions

  • Ilya Somin
    George Mason University School of Law

Sponsor: Federalist Society

Thurs, Feb 13, 1:25
Room 216

International Taxation and Ownership Nationality

Sponsor: Tax Policy Colloquium

Fri, Feb 14, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

Structural Police Reform

Junior Faculty Exchange

Week of February 17, 2014
Mon, Feb 17, Noon
Moot Court Room

Causes and Cures of Racial Disparities in Sentencing and Imprisonment

  • Michael Tonry
    University of Minnesota

Co-sponsored with the Department of Criminal Justice

Tues, Feb 18, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

Making Environmental Law Humble

  • John Nagle
    The Law School, University of Notre Dame

Faculty Colloquium Series

Tues, Feb 18, Noon
Room 120

IP Practitioner-in-Residence

  • Richard J. (Jay) Johnson
    Of Counsel, Jones Day
Tues, Feb 18, 5 p.m.
Moot Court Room

Panel: "Exploring the Effectiveness of International Law

  • Feisal Istrabedi
    Founding Director
    Center for the Study of the Middle East
  • Yvonne Dutton
    McKinney School of Law
  • George P. Smith, II
    Visiting Professor
  • Judge Joan E. Donoghue
  • David Fidler
    Maurer School of Law (moderator)

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies

Weds, Feb 19, Noon
Moot Court Room

International Law and Indiana: Reflections from the World Court

  • Judge Joan E. Donoghue
    International Court of Justice

George P. Smith, II Distinguished Visiting Professor-Chair Lecture

Weds, Feb 19, 4 p.m.
Faculty Conference Room

For Law or Markets? Discrimination Lawsuits, Market Performance, and Managerial Diversity

  • Youngjoo Cha
    Indiana University Department of Sociology

Center for Law, Society, and Culture Workshop Series

Weds, Feb 20, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

Whistleblowing Done Securely — Can You Hear Me Now?

  • Sven Dietrich
    Department of Computer Science, Stevens Institute for Technology

CACR Speaker Series

Fri, Feb 21, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

The Administrative State and Personal Morality: Why it is Immoral to Vote Against Social Welfare Legislation

  • Ed Rubin
    Vanderbilt University Law School

Faculty Colloquium Series

Fri, Feb 21, 5:30 p.m.
Room 124

Rush for the Oars? Explaining the Shift to Private Armed Guards at Sea

  • RenĂ©e de Nevers
    Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
    Syracuse University

Sponsor: Center on American & Global Security

Fri, Feb 21, 3 p.m.
IMU Oak Room

The Use of Social Science Research in Legal Proceedings.

Panelists include law professors Steven Sanders and Deborah Widiss, and sociology professors Timothy O'Brien and Brian Powell.

Sponsor: Department of Sociology Public Sociology Forum

Week of February 24, 2014
Mon, Feb 24, Noon
Room 125

Presentation topic t/b/a

  • Amy Barrett
    The Law School, University of Notre Dame

Sponsor: Federalist Society

Tues, Feb 25, Noon
Moot Court Room

Panel: Race, Sexuality, and Movements for Civil Rights: A Comparative Discussion

Panelists are Carl Butler, Corporate Counsel, Angie's List; Yolanda D. Edwards, Counsel on Call, Professor Colin R. Johnson, Indiana University Department of Gender Studies; and Professor Steve Sanders.

Sponsors: Black Law Students Association and Outlaw

Tues, Feb 25, Noon
Room 120

IP Practitioner-in-Residence

  • Katherine Spelman
    K&L Gates
Weds, Feb 26, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

NSF Grants

  • Meryl Bertenthal
    Office of Indiana University Vice Provost for Research
Thurs, Feb 27, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

After the Override: An Empirical Analysis of Shadow Precedent

  • Brian Broughman
    Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Deborah Widiss
    Maurer School of Law

Center for Law, Society, and Culture Workshop Series

Thurs, Feb 27, 1:25 p.m.
Room 216

Mitt Romney, the 47 Percent, and the Future of the Mass Income Tax

Tax Policy Colloquium

Thurs, Feb 27, 5 p.m.
Faculty Conference Room

Tax Sitcom Night

Sponsor: Tax Program

Week of March 3, 2014
Tues, Mar 4, Noon
Room 120

IP Practitioner-in-Residence

  • Ed Sease
    Drake University
  • Heidi Nebel
    McKee, Voorhees & Seas
Weds, Mar 5, Noon
Moot Court Room

Stewart Endowed Lecture: "From Weight Checking to Wage Checking: Arming Workers to Combat Wage Theft."

  • Matthew Finkin
    University of Illinois School of Law
Thurs, Mar 6, Noon
Room 122

Constitutional Law, American Politics, and Political Philosophy

  • Vincent Munoz
    The Law School, University of Notre Dame

Sponsor: Federalist Society

Thurs, Mar 6, Noon
Room 124

Topic t/b/a

  • Judge Sheldon Plager
    Circuit Judge

Sponsor: Center for Intellectual Property Research

Fri, Mar 7, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

Capital Rigidities, Latent Externalities

Faculty Colloquium Series

Week of March 10, 2014
Tues, Mar 11, Noon
Faculty Lounge

Don't Blame Congress or the President — Blame the Courts!

  • Clark Neily
    Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice

Sponsor: Federalist Society

Tues, Mar 11, 7 p.m.
Moot Court Room

Crisis in Ukraine: Six Perspectives

Panel speakers: Sean Kay (Ohio Wesleyan University); Hiroaki Kuromiya (IU); Edward Lazzerini (IU); Dina Spechler (IU); Indiana Law's Tim Waters, and William Winecoff (IU).

Sponsor: Center on American and Global Security; Russian and East European Institute

Weds, Mar 12, 4 p.m.
Room 122

Symposium: "The Legal Education Debate in Comparative Perspective: Brazil, China, and the United States"

Sponsors: Center for the Global Legal Profession; Center for Law, Society and Culture; Office of Vice President for International Affairs

Thurs, Mar 13, 1:25 p.m.
Room 216

The Development of Tax Anti-Avoidance Law in Australia and the United States (with Robert Deutsch)

  • Susie Morse
    University of Texas at Austin (visiting at Hastings College of the Law)

Tax Policy Colloquium

Week of March 24, 2014
Tues, Mar 24, Noon
Room 120

IP Practitioner-in-Residence

  • Kenneth Germain
    NKU Chase
Thurs, Mar 27, Noon
Room 121

Author-Meets-Reader Roundtable on Ajay Mehrotra's Making the Modern American Fiscal State: Law, Politics, and the Rise of Progressive Taxation, 1877-1929

  • Carolyn Jones
    University of Iowa College of Law
  • Michael Grossberg
    Indiana University Department of History
  • William Popkin
    Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Ajay Mehrotra
    Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Fri, Mar 28, Noon
Room 121

Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare

  • Josh Blackman
    South Texas College of Law - Houston

Sponsor: Federalist Society

Week of March 31, 2014
Thurs, Apr 3, Noon
Moot Court Room

Brown at 60: The Betrayal of the Cause of African Americans in the Pursuit of Fourteenth Amendment Rights

  • Theodore M. Shaw
    Professor of Professional Practice in Law
    Columbia Law School
    (formerly, Director-Counsel and President of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund)

Sponsors: Maurer School of Law, American Constitution Society, Black Law Students Association

Weds, Apr 2, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

The Tax War Against Poverty

Junior Faculty Exchange

Weds, Apr 2, Noon
Moot Court Room

Cyber War, Cyber Peace, Stones, and Glass Houses

  • Gary McGraw
    Chief Technology Officer, Cigital

CACR Speaker Series

Thurs, Apr 3, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

Chinese Privacy Law and International Standards: Fortunate Failure

  • Pratt Hokanson

CACR Speaker Series

Thurs, Apr 3, Noon
CCD Conference Room

Presentation Topic t/b/d

  • Fiona MacKay
    University of Edinburgh

CCD Colloquium series

Thurs, Apr 3, 1:25 p.m.
Room 216

Unseating Privilege: Rawls, Equality of Opportunity, and Wealth Transfer Taxation

Tax Policy Colloquium

Fri, Apr 4, All day
Moot Court Room

Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality Symposium: "Social Equality: At Home and Abroad"

Week of April 7, 2014
Mon, Apr 7, Noon
Room 124

Freedom Dreams: The Jurisprudence of Martin Luther King, Jr. from Brown to Cooper

Sponsors: Maurer School of Law, American Constitution Society, Black Law Students Association

Tues, Apr 8, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

Presumed Fair: How Diversity Initiatives Shape Perceptions of Discrimination

  • Brenda Major
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
    University of California Santa Barbara

Sponsors: Maurer School of Law, Law and Psychology Group, American Constitution Society, Black Law Students Association

Tues, Apr 8, Noon
Room 120

Presentation Topic t/b/a

  • Lawrence Lederman
    Of Counsel and Chair of International Corporate Practice
    Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP

Sponsor: Business Law Society

Weds, Apr 9, Noon
Room 125

Secularism, Sovereignty, and Symbols: The Case of Quebec and its "Charter of Values"

Sponsors: IU Department of Religious Studies; Maurer School of Law

Thurs, Apr 10, Noon
CCD Conference Room

Networking for Government Jobs

  • Jack Bobo, '96
    US Department of State
Thurs, Apr 10, Noon
Room 121

Presentation Topic t/b/a

  • Clint Bolick
    Goldwater Institute Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation

Sponsor: Federalist Society

Thurs, Apr 10, 4 p.m.
Faculty Conference Room

Presentation Topic t/b/a

Sponsors: Center for Law, Society, and Culture Workshop Series; Indiana University Department of Sociology

Fri, Apr 11, 4 p.m.
Room 124

Open Government in a Closed System: Political Reform or Placebo for the PRC

  • Jamie Horsley
    Senior Research Scholar in Law, Executive Director of the China Law Center, and
    Lecturer in Law
    Yale Law School

Sponsor: RCCPB Spring 2014 Colloquium Series

Week of April 14, 2014
Weds, Apr 16, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

Superstatutory Interpretation

  • Luis Fuentes-Rohwer
    Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Faculty Conversation

Thurs, Apr 17, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

Presentation Topic t/b/a

Thurs, Apr 17, 1:25 p.m.
Room 216

A Framework for Analyzing the Optimal Choice of Tax Instruments

  • David Gamage
    University of California, Berkeley Law
  • Tax Policy Colloquium

Fri, Apr 18, 4 p.m.
Faculty Conference Room

Fri, Apr 18, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

Introduction from project The Political Transformation of the American Judiciary

  • Charles Geyh
    Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Week of April 21, 2014
Tues, Apr 22, Noon
Room 216

Earth Day lecture on environmental and agricultural law and food policy

  • Marti Crouch
    Biologist

Sponsor: Environmental Law Society

Thurs, Apr 24, 1:25 p.m.
Room 216

Laboratories of Bureaucracy

Tax Policy Colloquium

Week of April 28, 2014
Thurs, May 1, Noon
Faculty Conference Room

ICT Standardization in China: Understanding a Patchwork of Actors and Strategies

  • Amanda Craig
    Werner Scholar, Maurer School of Law

CACR Speaker Series