Upcoming Events

Feb 22

Law & Social Movements Colloquium: Environmental Justice, Law and Organizing
3:30-5:00 p.m., EDU 1111

The Law & Social Movements Colloquium and Center for Land, Environment, and Natural Resources present a panel discussion on Environmental Justice, Law, and Organizing featuring Angela Johnson Meszaros, staff attorney for Earthjustice, and Angela Howe, legal director of the Surfrider Foundation. RSVP here. For more information, click here >

Feb 23

Socio-Legal Studies Workshop: Emily Taylor Poppe
12:00-1:15 p.m., LAW 3500

Assistant Professor of Law Emily Taylor Poppe will present "The Law School Pipeline." RSVP here

Mar 1

Constitutional Coup: Privatization's Threat to the American Republic
5:00-6:30 p.m., EDU 1131

UCI Law presents Constitutional Coup: Privatization's Threat to the American Republic, a book talk with UCLA Law Professor Jon Michaels hosted by UCI Law Prof. Stephen Lee. Tickets/RVSP. For more information, click here >

Mar 2

Socio-Legal Studies Workshop: Bryan Sykes
12:00-1:15 p.m., LAW 3500

Assistant Professor of Criminology, Law and Society Bryan Sykes will present "Beyond the Penal Code: The Sprawling Presence of Monetary Sanctions in California Law (with Anjuli Verma, UC Berkeley)." RSVP here

Mar 12

Current Issues in Tax Law and Policy: Taxing the Gig Economy
4:30-6:30 p.m., MPAA 420

Kathleen Delaney Thomas, UNC, is the presenter at this session of the Current Issues in Tax Law and Policy Colloquium, which invites leading tax scholars and tax-policy experts to present their works in progress to a tax law seminar class at UC Irvine School of Law. RSVP here. For full colloquium schedule, click here >

Mar 12

Korea Law Center: Challenges, Pitfalls, and Strategies in International Arbitration
12:05-1:00 p.m., UCI Law

The Korea Law Center will host Dr. E.Y. Park, Vice President of the London Court of International Arbitration, to present: "Challenges, Pitfalls, and Strategies in International Arbitration." This event is co-sponsored by GLAS. RSVP here. For more information, click here >

Mar 13

CPRI: Can Adversaries Hack Our Elections? Can We Stop Them?
1:30-4:30 p.m., Irvine Barclay Theatre

The UCI Cybersecurity Policy & Research Institute is hosting "Can Adversaries Hack Our Elections? Can We Stop Them?," a half-day conference featuring panels on technology, law and policy of election hacking, and a realistic assessment of the threat by senior US intelligence and national security officials. The event also will include a keynote adress from James Carville. Tickets are free for UCI students and faculty for a limited time. RSVP here. For more information, click here >

Mar 13

9th Annual Celebration of Books
5:00-6:30 p.m., Law Library Reading Room

Join the UCI Law community for the Law Library's 9th Annual Celebration of Books, an event that highlights and acknowledges the publications authored, co-authored, edited or co-edited by UCI Law faculty in the last year. The UCI Law community will celebrate Chancellor Howard Gillman, Chancellor's Professor of Law Jennifer Chacón, Professor of Law Alexandra Natapoff, and Professor of Law Christopher Whytock. RSVP by emailing Heather Alvarado at hperaza@law.uci.edu

Mar 15

CBGHP: Domestic Terrorism and Hate
12:05-1:15 p.m., LAW 3500

The Center for Biotechnology & Global Health Policy 2017-18 Colloquium Series Hate In A Period of Political Turmoil hosts this discussion featuring Jody Armour, Roy P. Crocker Professor of Law, University of Southern California, and Alfred Brophy, J.D., Ph.D., D. Paul Jones Chairholder in Law, University of Alabama School of Law. This colloquium series continues through April 19, 2018 and focuses on how government’s complicity with hate, violence, and law can harm vulnerable people and undermine humanity. RSVP here. For full colloquium schedule, click here >

Mar 15

CLP: Law, Reason and Value Colloquium with Christopher Kutz
5:00-6:30 p.m., LAW 3500H

The Law, Reason, and Value Colloquium includes distinguished professors of law or philosophy who will present papers on a range of topics in legal philosophy or legal theory, broadly construed, such as the relationship of legal norms to moral norms, responsibility in law and morality, and the criteria for permissible risk imposition. C. William Maxeiner Distinguished Professor of Law Christopher Kutz of UC Berkeley School of Law will present "Popular Ownership of Natural Resources." RSVP here. For more information, click here >

Mar 15

Race, Politics, and the Criminalizing of Juvenile Justice: Changing Conceptions of Adolescents' Competence and Culpability
5:00-7:00 p.m., Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway 1517

The UCI Center for Psychology and Law will host Barry C. Feld, Centennial Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota, for a discussion of his research on juvenile justice and how juvenile courts have evolved through American history. This event has been approved for a 2 hour MCLE credit. RSVP here. For more information, click here >

Mar 16

Socio-Legal Studies Workshop: Damien Sojoyner
12:00-1:15 p.m., LAW 3500

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Damien Sojoyner will give a talk on his book "First Strike: Educational Enclosures in Black Los Angeles." RSVP here

Mar 20

The Supreme Court's Past, Present and Future
5:30-6:30 p.m., EDU 1111

UCI Law presents a conversation with UCLA Law Prof. Adam Winkler and Prof. Rick Hasen to discuss their newly released books, We the Corporations: How American Business Won Their Civil Rights and The Justice of Contradictions: Antonin Scalia and the Politics of Disruption. A reception and book signing will follow the program. This event is part of Prof. Hasen's 2018 book tour. For more information, click here >

Mar 22

CLP: Law, Reason and Value Colloquium with Gregory Shaffer
5:00-6:30 p.m., LAW 3500H

The Law, Reason, and Value Colloquium includes distinguished professors of law or philosophy who will present papers on a range of topics in legal philosophy or legal theory, broadly construed, such as the relationship of legal norms to moral norms, responsibility in law and morality, and the criteria for permissible risk imposition. UCI Chancellor's Professor of Law Gregory Shaffer will present "Legal Realism and International Law." RSVP here. For more information, click here >

Mar 22

CBGHP: Reproductive Justice and LGBTQA Film Festival - Free CeCe
5:00-8:00 p.m., EDU 1111

The Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy will screen Free CeCe as part of it's Reproductive Justice and LGBTQA Film Festival. The Reproductive Justice Initiative’s 2017-2018 film series Breaking Out of The Social Closet offers a nuanced examination of gender identity, celebrating the clear advancements and legal victories in recent years, while also exposing the painful costs of fighting stigma, shaming, and stereotypes. Co-sponored by the LGBT Center of OC and W-HUB (Womxn's Center). RSVP here. For more information, click here >

Mar 26

Current Issues in Tax Law and Policy: Data and Legal Systems
4:30-6:30 p.m., MPAA 420

Diane Ring, Boston College, is the presenter at this session of the Current Issues in Tax Law and Policy Colloquium, which invites leading tax scholars and tax-policy experts to present their works in progress to a tax law seminar class at UC Irvine School of Law. RSVP here. For full colloquium schedule, click here >

Mar 29

CBGHP: Reproductive Justice and LGBTQA Film Festival - Paris is Burning
5:00-8:00 p.m., EDU 1111

The Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy will screen Paris is Burning as part of it's Reproductive Justice and LGBTQA Film Festival. The Reproductive Justice Initiative’s 2017-2018 film series Breaking Out of The Social Closet offers a nuanced examination of gender identity, celebrating the clear advancements and legal victories in recent years, while also exposing the painful costs of fighting stigma, shaming, and stereotypes. Co-sponored by the LGBT Center of OC and W-HUB (Womxn's Center). RSVP here. For more information, click here >

Apr 3

GLAS: Necessary Evil: How to Fix Finance by Saving Human Rights
12:00-1:00 p.m., LAW 3500

David Kinley, professor of human rights law at the University of Sydney, will discuss his 2018 book on the social function of finance and the ways that cooperation between finance and government may promote human rights and social justice. RSVP here. 

Apr 6

Socio-Legal Studies Workshop: Tania DoCarmo
12:00-1:15 p.m., LAW 3500

UCI Doctoral Candidate in Sociology Tania DoCarmo will present a work-in-progress "Punishment or Protection? Carceral Creep and Protecting Child Survivors or Sex Trafficking in Cambodia." RSVP here

Apr 9

Current Issues in Tax Law and Policy: Administrating Fees: Determining Costs in the Criminal Justice System
4:30-6:30 p.m., MPAA 420

Erin Scharff, Arizona State University, is the presenter at this session of the Current Issues in Tax Law and Policy Colloquium, which invites leading tax scholars and tax-policy experts to present their works in progress to a tax law seminar class at UC Irvine School of Law. RSVP here. For full colloquium schedule, click here >

Apr 11

UCI Illuminations: The Hamlet Trial: Erwin Chemerinsky and L. Song Richardson
6-7:30 p.m., Irvine Barclay Theatre, UC Irvine

UCI Illuminations presents the 2017-18 Kirk Davis Jr. Public Shakespeare Lecture: The Hamlet Trial. Hamlet’s lawyer, L. Song Richardson (UCI Law) will argue the insanity defense, based on his delusions and depression. The prosecutor (Erwin Chemerinsky, Berkeley Law) will argue that the prince was merely pretending to be mad. The Honorable Andrew Guilford, District Judge, will bring order to the courtroom for this literary and legal adventure. Sponsored by UCI Illuminations, UCI Shakespeare Center, the UCI School of Law, the Department of English, and the Department of Drama, with generous support of Kirk Davis. Jr. RSVP here. For more details, click here >
Apr 13

Socio-Legal Studies Workshop: Sameer Ashar annd Catherine Fisk
12:00-1:15 p.m., LAW 3500

Clinical Professor of Law Sameer Ashar and UC Berkeley Barbara Nachtrieb Armstrong Professor of Law Catherine Fisk will present "Governance and Voice in Workers Centers." RSVP here

Apr 19

CBGHP: The Rise of Mainstream Hate
12:05-1:15 p.m., LAW 3500

The Center for Biotechnology & Global Health Policy’s 2017-18 Colloquium Series Hate In A Period of Political Turmoil hosts this discussion featuring Professor Michele Goodwin, Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Biotechnology & Global Health Policy at University of California, Irvine. This colloquium series continues through April 19, 2018 and focuses on how government’s complicity with hate, violence, and law can harm vulnerable people and undermine humanity. RSVP here. For full colloquium schedule, click here >

Apr 19

GLAS: The Politics of Private Transnational Governance by Contract
12:00-1:00 p.m., LAW 3750

A. Claire Cutler, Professor of Political Science at the University of Victoria, will discuss her edited volume focusing on the emergence and operation of new forms of governance that are developing through a variety of transnational contractual practices, institutions, and laws in multiple sectors and areas of economic activity. RSVP here. 

Apr 19

CLP: Law, Reason and Value Colloquium with Gabriel Mendlow
5:00-6:30 p.m., LAW 3500H

The Law, Reason, and Value Colloquium includes distinguished professors of law or philosophy who will present papers on a range of topics in legal philosophy or legal theory, broadly construed, such as the relationship of legal norms to moral norms, responsibility in law and morality, and the criteria for permissible risk imposition. Prof. Gabriel Mendlow of University of Michigan Law School will present "The Unity of Action and the Action as Object: Unsung Axioms of Criminal Law." RSVP here. For more information, click here >

Apr 20

Socio-Legal Studies Workshop: Dalié Jiménez​
12:00-1:15 p.m., LAW 3500

UCI Law Professor Dalié Jiménez​ will present a work-in-progress "Debt and Justice." RSVP here