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 updated 9/4/15  
 This Week's Events
 

Friday, September 4

National Moot Court Tryouts
5:30 PM-9:45 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Trial Courtroom (No. 309)
For more information, contact Dorothy Campbell at djcampbell@wustl.edu or (314) 935-7964, or visit here. 

Saturday, September 5

National Moot Court Tryouts
8:30 AM-5:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Trial Courtroom (No. 309)
For more information, contact Dorothy Campbell at djcampbell@wustl.edu or (314) 935-7964, or visit here. 

Tuesday, September 8

BarBri Tabling
11:00 AM-2:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301) 

AmeriBar Tabling and SBA Tabling
12:00 AM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301) 

Deans’ Forum for Students
12:15 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
Students, Please join us for the Deans’ Forum - September Edition, focusing on our career placement office. We will provide an update on our new office and introduce you to our new and expanded career placement team. 

Wednesday, September 9

BarBri Tabling
11:00 AM-2:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301) 

Academic Conference Call - Peace Operations in Africa
11:00 AM, Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room 
Speaker: Paul D. Williams, Associate Professor, George Washington University
Background Reading: Enhancing U.S. Support for Peace Operations in Africa,
Four Questions – and Answers – about U.S. Support of Peacekeeping in Africa, Africa in Transition Blog.

Hosted by the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute.
As space is limited, kindly RSVP. 

Bloomberg Law for 2Ls and 3Ls
12:00 PM-12:45 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Zorensky Classroom (No. 306)
Bloomberg Law for 2Ls and 3Ls? What’s all the hype? Five reasons to get familiar with Dockets through Bloomberg Law. Enjoy lunch and learn a few helpful tips on legal research and career development. 

BLSA General Body Meeting
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Morriss Classroom (No. 202)
Students are welcome to attend the first general body meeting of the Black Law Students Association. 

PAD New Member Event
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Jordan Foundation Classroom (No. 204) 

Global Studies Law Review Informational Meeting
12:00 AM-1:15 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301) 

Thursday, September 10

BarBri Tabling
11:00 AM-2:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301) 

AmeriBar Tabling and SBA Tabling
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301) 

SBA General Body Meeting
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Jordan Foundation Classroom (No. 204) 

International Summer Program Panel
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Peper, Martin, Jensen, Maichel and Hetlage Classroom (No. 401)
Come to the International Law Society’s first general body meeting of the semester to hear from a panel of 2Ls who spent their summers working abroad. Lunch will be provided. 

SBA Happy Hour
3:00 PM-5:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 309)>

Friday, September 11

2015 World Peace Through Law Award Recipient: Former Prosecutor Benjamin B. Ferencz 
By Invitation Only more 

BLSA 1L Professor Panel
1:30 PM-2:30 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Trial Courtroom (No. 309)
Please join us for a panel offering advice to 1Ls! 

Friday, September 11 - Saturday, September 12

International Experts' Meeting on the Illegal Use of Force: Reconceptualizing the Laws of War
Anheuser-Busch Hall, By Invitation Only more 

Save the Date 


 September 2015
 

Monday, September 14

Health Law Association First Meeting
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Zorensky Classroom (No. 306)
The Health Law Association is hosting its first meeting of the year to introduce new students to the group, elect 1L representatives, and lay out plans for the fall and spring semesters. Our group aims to connect students with health law attorneys – from big law firms, small firms, in-house counsel, federal and state government, and NGOs. 

AmeriBar Tabling
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301) 

Latin American Law Students Association
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Cullenbine Classroom (No. 305) 

Tuesday, September 15

BarBri Tabling
11:00 AM-2:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301) 

ACS Constitution Day Panel: 2014-15 SCOTUS Review
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
Join us for the ACS Constitution Day Panel, “2014-15 SCOTUS Review: Ten Years of the Roberts’ Court.” Panelists: Professors Susan Appleton, Lee Epstein, Bill Freivogel, Greg Magarian, Elizabeth Sepper, and Karen Tokarz, moderator. Sponsored by the School of Law American Constitution Society and the Gephardt Institute for Civic & Community Engagement. Lunch provided.more 

AmeriBar Tabling and SBA Tabling
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301) 

Wednesday, September 16

Carmody MacDonald Legal Practice Excellence Awards
8:30 AM-9:30 AM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301)
Second-year law students will be recognized with Carmody MacDonald Legal Practice Excellence Awards for outstanding performance in their Legal Practice sections during their first year of law school.  

BarBri Tabling
11:00 AM-2:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301) 

SLAMSL Informational Meeting
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Cullenbine Classroom (No. 305)
SLAMSL will be hosting their informational meeting for any 1Ls and 2Ls interested in joining the organization, and for all existing members. 

Energy & Environmental Law Society Introductory Meeting
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Trial Courtroom (No. 309)
Please join the Energy & Environmental Law Society (EELS) for our Introductory Meeting. Come learn about our organization and upcoming events. Lunch will be provided.  

Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series: Melvin Oliver
4:30 PM, Anheuser Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
Melvin Oliver, University of California, Santa Barbara Division of Social Sciences, will speak on “Income and Wealth Inequality.” Co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology (University-wide kick-off of the new WU Department of Sociology), and Brown School Center for Social Development, Weidenbaum Center on Economy, Government, and Public Policy; in conjunction with the Assembly Series). more  

Thursday, September 17

Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series: Anup Malani
4:30 PM, Anheuser Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310); Reception to follow
Anup Malani, University of Chicago School of Law, will speak on “Building Capacity in India: The International Innovation Corps Model.” Co-sponsored by the Brown School Institute for Public Health, Brown School Center for Social Development, India Initiative, McDonnell Academy Scholars, Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute, and the International Law Society. more  

ABA Representation in Mediation Team Tryouts
6:00 PM-9:00PM, Anheuser Busch Hall, University Seminar Room (No. 312)
Interviews and tryouts for the ABA Representation in Mediation Regional Competition on March 5-6, 2016. For more information, contact Dorothy Campbell. more 

Friday, September 18-Saturday, September 19

Law Reunion and Alumni Weekend 2015
Various times, various locations
Please join us in welcoming alumni and guests for a full slate of events!more 

Thursday, September 24

Academic Conference Call - International Trade Policy
1 p.m., Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Speaker: Edward Alden, Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Background Reading: The Future of U.S. Trade Policy, Renewing America Blog,
Council of Councils Report Card on Global Trade.
Hosted by the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute.

As space is limited, kindly RSVP. 

A Celebration of Max G. Margulis, JD ’69
4:00 PM-5:30 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Janite Lee Reading Room
Students: Please join Dean Nancy Staudt to celebrate Max G. Margulis, JD ’69, and his contributions to Washington University School of Law and to the Clinical Education Program. Kindly reply to Hilary Letcher at 314-935-9055 or hilary.letcher@wustl.edu. more 

Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series: Rebecca Ginsburg
4:00 PM, Hillman Hall
Rebecca Ginsburg, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, will speak on “Why Universities Should Be in Prisons.” Co-sponsored by the Center for the Humanities and Assembly Series (James E. McLeod Memorial Lecture) more 

Friday, September 25

Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series: John Chisholm and Ronald Simpson-Bey
6:00 PM, Edison Theatre
Keynote speakers John Chisholm, Milwaukee County District Attorney, and Ronald Simpson-Bey, JustLeadershipUSA, will speak on “Redefining Justice in America.” Co-sponsored by the Brown School Center for Social Development, College of Arts and Sciences, Center for the Humanities, and the Maxine Clark/Bob Fox Policy Institute, in conjunction with the Assembly Series (Smart Decarceration Initiative Inaugural Conference). more  

Saturday, September 26

A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival Featuring Cary Simowitz
7:00 PM, A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre
Washington University presents the world premier performance of “The Divine Buoyancy of Being,” written by WashULaw student Cary Simowitz and directed by Henry I. Schvey. In this play, four endlessly curious and hysterically funny friends question the “whats” following graduation: What now? What happened? What job? and What if? more 

Sunday, September 27

ABA Representation in Mediation Team Tryouts
6:00 PM-9:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, University Seminar Room (No. 312)
Interviews and tryouts for the ABA Representation in Mediation Regional Competition on March 5-6, 2016. For more information, contact Dorothy Campbell. more 

 October 2015
 

Thursday, October 1

Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series: Michael Rich
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
Michael Rich, Elon University School of Law, will speak on “The Use of Automated Technology in Crime Fighting.” Co-sponsored by the Federalist Society. more  

Wednesday, October 7

Academic Conference Call - Improving Humanitarian Aid
11 a.m., Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Speakers: David Miliband, President and Chief Executive Officer, International Rescue Committee
Background Reading: Improving Humanitarian Aid: How to Make Relief More Efficient and Effective,
Development Channel Blog, Council of Councils Report Card on Advancing Development.
Hosted by the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute.

As space is limited, kindly RSVP. 

Friday, October 9

Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series (PILPSS): Jennifer Eberhardt
11:00 AM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
Jennifer Eberhardt, Stanford University Department of Psychology, will speak on “Visual Attention and Racial Bias in Policing and the Criminal Justice System.” Co-sponsored by the Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship Conference, in conjunction with the Assembly Series. more  

PILPSS Panel and Book Signing with Jennifer Eberhardt; Reception to follow
2:30 PM-4:30 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Trial Courtroom (No. 309)
Panel discussion and book signing with Jennifer Eberhardt, Stanford University Department of Psychology. Co-sponsored by the Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship Conference, in conjunction with the Assembly Series. more  

Wednesday, October 21

Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series: Lisa Foster
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
Lisa Foster, Office for Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, will speak on “Where Justice is Denied, Where Poverty is Enforced: Our Courts Today and How to Change Them.” Co-sponsored by the Public Service Advisory Board. more  

Thursday, October 22

Academic Conference Call - Religion and Global Affairs
1 p.m., Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room 
Speaker: Katherine Marshall, Senior Fellow, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, Georgetown University
Background Reading: A Globalized God, Engaging Religious Communities Abroad,
Integrating Religious Engagement into Diplomacy: Challenges & Opportunities.
Hosted by the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute.

As space is limited, kindly RSVP. 

Installation Ceremony for Dean Nancy Staudt
4:30 p.m., Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton and Provost Holden Thorp cordially invite you to the installation of Dean Nancy Staudt as the Howard and Caroline Cayne Professor of Law. Reception immediately following. Kindly RSVP by Thursday, October 8 to Hilary Letcher at 314-935-9055 or hilary.letcher@wustl.edu. more 

Friday, October 23

Scholars in Law Dinner
6:30 p.m., The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis
WashULaw will host the Scholars in Law Dinner honoring scholarship donors and recipients. (Event is invitation only) For more information, contact Hilary Letcher at 314-935-9055 or hilary.letcher@wustl.edu. more 

Friday, October 30 - Saturday, October 31

Conference on Empirical Legal Studies
Washington University School of Law, the Center for Empirical Research in the Law, and Olin Business School are pleased to host the 10th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS). For more information and to register, visit here. 

 November 2015
 

Wednesday, November 4

11 a.m., Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room 
Academic Conference Call - Lessons from Iraq and Afghanistan: Facing Future Defense Challenges
Speaker: Janine Davidson, Senior Fellow for Defense Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
Optional Background Reading: Defense in Depth Blog, Withdrawal Symptoms: The Bungling of the Iraq Exit,
Global Conflict Tracker.
Hosted by the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute.

As space is limited, kindly RSVP. 

Friday, November 6

Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series: Paul Farmer
7:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
Paul Farmer, Partners in Health, will speak on “In the Company of the Poor.” Co-sponsored by the Brown School Institute for Public Health and Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute in conjunction with Assembly Series (Globe Med Conference). more