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 updated 9/1/15  
 This Week's Events
 

Tuesday, September 1

Q&A with Chris Goddard: Higher Education, Health Law and The Cannon Fellowship
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Trial Courtroom (No. 309)
Join Chris Goddard, Assistant Vice Chancellor and Associate General Counsel Washington University, to learn about higher education, health law and The Cannon Fellowship. RSVP in Symplicity/Events. 

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

WLC Meeting
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Zorensky Classroom (No. 306)
Come out and join the members of Women’s Law Caucus for an informational meeting. Lunch will be provided. 

2015 International Humanitarian Law Dialogs: "The Wrongs We Seek"
Co-sponsor: The Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute
For more info, visit here.

Wednesday, September 2

Academic Excellence Panel: Class Preparation
12:00-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Peper, Martin, Jensen, Maichel and Hetlage Classroom (No. 401)
Students, Bring your lunch and questions to a panel featuring upper-level students who will provide guidance and advice on class preparation, including note-taking, briefing, answering questions in class, and approaching faculty.  

Jewish Law Society-Opening Meeting
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Zorensky Classroom (No. 306) 

Jessup International Law Moot Court Team Tryouts
6:00-10:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
For more information, contact Dorothy Campbell at djcampbell@wustl.edu or (314) 935-7964 

Thursday, September 3

Federalist Society Presents Andrew Gillen
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Cullenbine Classroom (No. 305)
Please join the Federalist Society as it hosts Dr. Andrew Gillen of John Hopkins University. Dr. Gillen will discuss how increased federal student borrowing limits are leading to higher tuition at colleges and universities in the United States. He will argue that certain types of federal aid increase access to higher education while having little impact on tuition, while others substantially fuel tuition increases. Also, we’ll have Chipotle! Click here to add this to your calendar. 

SBA General Body Meeting
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Cullenbine Classroom (No. 305) 

APALSA Meeting
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Zorensky Classroom (No. 306) 

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

Jessup International Law Moot Court Team Final Interviews
6:00-10:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Wright Jury Room (No. 311)
For more information, contact Dorothy Campbell at djcampbell@wustl.edu or (314) 935-7964 

Friday, September 4

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

Phi Alpha Delta Meeting
12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Zorensky Classroom (No. 306) 

SBA Happy Hour
3:00-5:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301) 

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. 

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 September 2015
 

Tuesday, September 8

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

Academic Conference Call - Peace Operations in Africa
11 a.m., 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. 

Friday, September 11

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

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  

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.  

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  

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. 

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  

 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. 

Dean Nancy Staudt Chair Installation
4:30 p.m., Anheuser-Busch Hall (No. 310), Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom
Please join us for the installation of Nancy Staudt as the Howard and Caroline Cayne Professor of Law.

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, Hillman Hall
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