Schedule of Fall 2016 faculty workshops, scholarship events

Schedule of UB Law Faculty Workshops and Scholarship Events for Fall 2016
Updated as of 09/09/16; subject to change.

Updated copies of this schedule will be posted on the UB Law Faculty Scholarship Development TWEN site (available to law faculty and staff).  Unless otherwise noted, lunchtime events will take place in AL 1002 and are brown-bag, and all UB faculty and staff are invited to attend. For questions or corrections, please contact C.J. Peters (cpeters@ubalt.edu).

Thursday 08/25

Noon-1:15 pm:  UB Legal Scholarship Colloquium – “How I Spent My Summer Vacation” Rapid-Fire.  UB Law faculty members have 10 minutes each to discuss their summer scholarly projects.  Presenters:  Nienke Grossman, Elizabeth Keyes, Will Hubbard, Michelle Gilman, Greg Dolin, Max Oppenheimer.

Thursday 09/01

Noon-1:15 pm:  UB Legal Scholarship Colloquium – “How I Spent My Summer Vacation” Rapid-Fire.  UB Law faculty members have 10 minutes each to discuss their summer scholarly projects.  Presenters:  José Anderson, Dave Jaros, Fred Brown, Dionne Koller, Margaret Johnson, Angela Vallario, Walter Schwidetzky.

Thursday 09/08

Noon-1:15 pm:  UB Legal Scholarship Colloquium – Digital Platforms for Scholarship Sharing:  Pros and Cons.  UB Law Library Director Adeen Postar and members of her team will discuss the ongoing evolution of online publication platforms and the pros and cons of various options.

Thursday 09/15

Noon-1:15 pm:  UB Legal Scholarship Colloquium – “How I Spent My Summer Vacation” Rapid-Fire.  UB Law faculty members have 10 minutes each to discuss their summer scholarly projects.  Presenters:  Dana Shoenberg, Bob Lande, Steve Grossman, Colin Starger, Dan Hatcher, Matthew Lindsay, Cassandra Havard.

Friday 09/16

10:30 am-3:30 pm:  Symposium on Judicial Elections in Maryland.  Details and RSVP here.

Monday 09/19

5:00-6:00 pm:  UB Constitution Day Lecture – Lyle Denniston (Wilson H. Elkins Professor), Is the Supreme Court a Political Institution?  Yes and No.  AL Moot Courtroom.  The first lecture of Lyle’s 2016-17 series at UB, Citizenship and Freedom:  The Supreme Court and American Politics.  Details here.

Thursday 09/22

Noon-1:15 pm:  UB Legal Scholarship Colloquium – Margaret Johnson, Lawyering Through Stories.  Margaret will discuss her current book project, with commentary by Michele Gilman.

Friday 09/23

11:00 am-3:00 pm:  The 2015 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure:  The View from the Bench and Bar.  Details and RSVP here.

Thursday 09/29

No faculty workshop today.

11:00 am-5:45 pm:  From Bloodsworth to Today:  Wrongful Convictions in Maryland.  Details and RSVP here.

Wednesday 10/05

Noon-1:15 pm:  UB Legal Scholarship Colloquium – John Bessler.  John will discuss his book-in-progress on the death penalty as torture.  More details TBA.

Thursday 10/06

Noon-1:15 pm:  UB Legal Scholarship Colloquium – Scott Gerber (Ohio Northern), Law and Catholicism in Colonial Maryland.  With commentary by Mike Meyerson.  Paper to be distributed (and available on request from C.J. Peters, cpeters@ubalt.edu).

6:00-9:00 pm:  Hot Topics in International Adjudication.  AL 12th floor.  RSVP here.

6:00-7:15 pm:  Panel discussion – “How Independent Should International Judges Be?”  Sponsored by UB Law CICL, FRD, and the ASIL International Courts and Tribunals Interest Group.

7:15-7:45 pm:  Reception.

7:45-9:00 pm:  CICL Annual John Sumner Stead Lecture – Sean Murphy (GWU), A Rocky Road:   The Philippines v. China Arbitration Concerning the South China Sea.

Thursday 10/13

Noon-1:15 pm:  UB Legal Scholarship Colloquium – Ilhung Lee (U. Missouri), A Law-and-Society Approach to Tiebreaker Rules in Sport(s).  With commentary by Dionne Koller.  Paper to be distributed (and available on request from C.J. Peters, cpeters@ubalt.edu).

Wednesday 10/19

5:00-7:00 pm:  Faculty Book Talk – The Poverty Industry:  The Exploitation of America’s Most Vulnerable Citizens by Dan Hatcher.  With commentary by Michael Pinard (U. Maryland).  Reception to follow.  Details TBA.

Thursday 10/20

Noon-1:15 pm:  UB Legal Scholarship Colloquium – Greg Dolin.  Topic TBA.

5:00-6:00 pm:  Lyle Denniston (Wilson H. Elkins Professor), When the Politicians Pick the Voters.  AL Moot Courtroom.  The second lecture of Lyle’s 2016-17 series at UB, Citizenship and Freedom:  The Supreme Court and American Politics.  Details here.

Thursday 10/27

No faculty workshop today.

11:00 am-2:00 pm:  Health Law event.  Details TBA.  Contact:  Greg Dolin (gdolin@ubalt.edu).

Wednesday 11/02

Noon-1:15 pm:  UB Legal Scholarship Colloquium – Amy Vorenberg (U. New Hampshire, Visiting Professor at UB Law).  Co-sponsored by the UB Law Faculty Committee on Excellence in Teaching.  Amy will discuss the preparation of her legal writing and analysis course book and its implications for combining teaching and scholarship.  More details TBA.

Thursday 11/03

Noon-1:15 pm:  UB Legal Scholarship Colloquium – Lyle Denniston (Wilson H. Elkins Professor at UB).  Lyle will discuss some of the inner workings of the Supreme Court.  More details TBA.

Thursday 11/10

No faculty workshop today.

Noon-1:15:  Federalist Society event on the 17th Amendment.  With Bradley Jacob (Regent U.), commentary by C.J. Peters.  Details TBA.  Contact:  Chris Finke (christopher.finke@ubalt.edu).

Wednesday 11/16

5:00-6:00 pm:  Lyle Denniston (Wilson H. Elkins Professor), Picking the Justices:  A System in Disgrace.  AL Moot Courtroom.  The third lecture of Lyle’s 2016-17 series at UB, Citizenship and Freedom:  The Supreme Court and American Politics.  Details here.

Thursday 11/17

No faculty workshop today.

9:00 am-2:00 pm:  Money Bail and Its Role in Mass Incarceration.  AL Moot Courtroom.  Details and RSVP here.

Thursday 11/24

No faculty workshop today (Thanksgiving).

Thursday 12/01

No faculty workshop today.

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