Public Interest Law and Policy Speakers

PIPLSS - Goodwin Liu - 2012

2012-2013 Speakers

The year-long Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series brought to Washington University nationally and internationally prominent experts in such areas as civil rights, racial justice, capital punishment, immigration, government public service, and pro bono private practice. Initiated by the Clinical Education Program in 1998 as part of the 25th anniversary of the program, this popular series is now in its fifteenth year. The 2012-13 series featured an outstanding line-up of judges, lawyers, authors, and academics with expertise in public interest law and policy.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2012

MARIANO-FLORENTINO CUELLAR

Stanford University Law School PROFILE
Topic: Immigrants, Citizens, and American Law
Co-Sponsors: Supported by the Office of the Provost – Distinguished Visiting Scholars Program, Assembly Series, Gephardt Institute for Public Service, Immigration Law Society, and the American Constitution Society
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012

HON. GOODWIN LIU

Supreme Court of California PROFILE
Topic: Federal Law in State Court: Handling Conflicts over Arbitration, Immigration, and Constitutional Rights
Co-Sponsors: American Constitution Society, South Asian Law Student, and the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2012

CHAI FELDBLUM

 width=Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Georgetown University Law Center PROFILE
Topic: How Law, Policies in Practice, and Social Norms Create Social Change: Disability and LGBT Rights
Co-Sponsors: Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Work and Social Capital, Labor & Employment Law Society, OUTLAW, and the Women’s Law Caucus
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2012

MARILYN BERGER

Gautam YadamaSeattle University PROFILE
Topic: Out of the Ashes: Exploring the Legal and Emotional Ramifications of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund
Co-Sponsors: Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Program
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012

BILL McKIBBEN

350.org and Middlebury College PROFILE
Topic: 350: The Most Important Number in the World
Co-Sponsors: University Office of Sustainability, Assembly Series, and the Energy and Environmental Law Society
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2012

HANS CORELL

United Nations PROFILE
Topic: Reflections on International Criminal Justice: Past, Present, and Future
Co-Sponsors: Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute and the International Law Society

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2013

ARLIE HOCHSCHILD

University of California, Berkeley, Sociology Department PROFILE
Topic: The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times
Co-Sponsors: Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Work and Social Capital, and Law & Social Work Society
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013

KAREN BROWN

George Washington University Law School PROFILE
Topic: Tax and Development: Using Tax Law for Social Good – The Caribbean Example
Co-Sponsors: Tax Law Society and Real Estate & Economic Development Law Association
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THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2013

CHRIS WOLF

Future of Privacy Forum and Hogan Lovells, LLP PROFILE
Topic: Privacy: Does U.S. Law Provide Adequate Protection?
Co-Sponsors: Intellectual Property Law Society
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