Upcoming Events

May 18
CLEANR Workshop Roundtable: Proposition 218
11:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m., LAW - 3500 Conference Room (25)

This half-day workshop roundtable will convene various leading thinkers to address water conservation challenges facing local governments in California, exploring the application of Proposition 218 and its potential effects on California water policy. Participants of this event will explore solutions to address: (1) stormwater funding, (2) conservation pricing, and (3) affordability, including the potential development of model local ordinances and recommendations for state water law and policy reform. 

May 18
U.S. Capital Markets: Insights for Chinese Companies
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m., UC Irvine School of Law, EDU 1111

As Chinese companies gain an increasingly prominent presence in the U.S. market, this seminar is very timely. Hosted by the SEC and UC Irvine School of Law, the event brings together government, academic and private practitioners to discuss capital market opportunities as well as regulatory and practical consequences for Chinese companies doing business in the U.S. UCI Law Professors David Min and Benjamin van Rooij are among the panelists. Register online >

May 22
Dean Chemerinsky Supreme Court Review at Temple Beth David
6:00 p.m. Speaker, 6100 Hefley Street, Westminster, CA 92683

Dean Chemerinsky presents a Supreme Court Review on Justice Scalia’s legacy and the future at Temple Beth David in Westminster, CA. The evening begins with Hors d’oeuvres and Silent Auction at 4:30 p.m., followed by a Live Auctions at 5:30 p.m., followed by Dean Chemerinsky’s talk at 6:00 p.m. He will sign copies of his book “The Case Against the Supreme Court” immediately after the program. RSVP by May 15 by phone: (714) 892-6623, or email: tbdavid@templebethdavid.org.

May 23
UCI Stories: 50th Anniversary Oral History Project Exhibit
6:30 p.m. panel discussion; 7:30 p.m. exhibition, Crystal Cove Auditorium at UCI Student Center and Langson Library

The UCI Libraries will host an opening-night event for an exciting new exhibit called UCI Stories: 50th Anniversary Oral History Project. This oral history project pairs over 100 UCI affiliates for conversations to collect first-hand perspectives about UCI’s intellectual contributions, key turning points, and unique legacy. UCI Law Prof. Shauhin Talesh and his brother Rameen Talesh, UCI Dean of Students, are among the contributors to this project. This opening-night event will start at Crystal Cove Auditorium with remarks by UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman and a panel discussion with selected UCI Stories participants. A light reception and viewing of the exhibit begins at 7:30 p.m. at Langson Library. The event is free and open to the public. Space is limited; reservations are first come, first served. RSVP online

June 9
CLEANR Workshop: Adaptive Management of Marine Protected Areas
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., LAW 3500

CLEANR is partnering up with UCI OCEANS and in discussions with various organizations to develop this roundtable. Roundtable participants will be able to compare the effectiveness of California’s regime to other jurisdictions, consider the goals of MPAs in light of shifting baselines, and assess the overall effectiveness of California’s overlapping, and often fragmented, regimes of marine governance. This event will bring together legal scholars and scientists from academia, government, industry, and non-profit organizations. 

July 14
6th Annual Supreme Court Term in Review
12:00–1:30 p.m., UCI Student Center, Pacific Ballroom

This exciting and entertaining program reviews the Supreme Court’s key cases decided in the October 2015 term, with an all-star panel of Supreme Court practitioners, journalists, and academics. Registration will open June 1.