Upcoming Events

Apr. 9
Conversations on Mental Health, Race, and Society
11:55 a.m.–1:15 p.m., LAW 3500

This dialogue series is sponsored by the Center for Biotechnology & Global Health Policy to examine the intersections of law, race, society, and mental health through the use of dialogue and documentary. The series is moderated by Professor Michele Goodwin, Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Professor of Public Health and Gender & Women’s Studies.

This discussion will focus on Affirmative Action Backlash in Historical Context: Integration and the New Divide, with a screening of “Eyes on The Prize: Southern School Desegregation (1957-1962).”

RSVP here to ensure a seat and lunch.

Apr. 10
Mark P. Robinson Jr. Lecture by Jeffrey Toobin
4:30–5:30 p.m., Paul Merage School of Business Auditorium

Jeffrey Toobin, a staff writer for The New Yorker and senior analyst for CNN, is one of the most recognized and admired legal journalists in the country. He has written several critically acclaimed, best-selling books, his most recent being The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court, a New York Times best-seller published by Doubleday in 2012. RSVP online here >

Apr. 13
Disability Rights California Speaker Event
12:00–1:00 p.m., LAW 3600

Staff attorney from Disability Rights California (DRC), Elizabeth Grumet, will speak about DRC's role in the community and the various legal services it provides. Please join us for this lunch talk to learn more about disability law and rights in California.

Apr. 14
Pro Bono & Student Life Awards 2015
5:30 p.m., University Club

Please join The Pro Bono Office and Student Services, as we recognize students for their pro bono work, leadership on campus, and commitment to our community! Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and our program will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. with opening remarks by Dean Erwin Chemerinsky. Heavy appetizers will be served, and there will be a cash bar. Dress is business casual. RSVP here by April 13 >

Apr. 16
The ICC and the Inter-American Court in Colombia
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m., LAW 3750

This workshop hosted by the Center on Globalization, Law, and Society features Alexandra Huneeus of University of Wisconsin Law School.

Apr. 27
Comparing China: Hopes and Fears of a Rising Power
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., EDU 1111

Co-sponsored by the Long U.S.-China Institute for Business and Law with other UC Irvine schools, departments and centers, this inaugural symposium will focus on the mixture of excitement and anxiety triggered by China's recent economic boom, increased involvement in global structures and systems, and growing geopolitical clout. RSVP online >

May 8
2015 Public Service Award Dinner
6:30 p.m., Island Hotel, Newport Beach

Each year, UC Irvine School of Law presents the Public Service Award to acknowledge distinguished public service by an individual or individuals. This year’s recipient is U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer. RSVP here >

May 9
9:00 a.m., Aldrich Park

Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2015. Light reception to follow. Details and checklist for students here >