Upcoming Events

May 6
Expert Witness Testimony: Experiences from Two Sides of the Courtroom
5:30–7:00 p.m., Social and Behavioral Sciences Gateway (SBSG), Room 1517

Featuring Jennifer Keller, Business trial lawyer and partner, Keller Raukauckas LLP, and Elizabeth Loftus, Distinguished Professor of Social Ecology

Sponsored by UCI’s Center for Psychology and Law, School of Social Ecology and School of Law, this is the third event in the “Views By Two”" series, which pairs a Center researcher with a prestigious practitioner to discuss hot topics in the field of psychology and law. By providing both a researcher and practitioner viewpoint, we hope to start a dialogue that will bridge the gap between scientific research and policy. 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 >

May 13-14
Transnational Legal Orders for Private Law and Business Regulation
9:00 a.m..–5:00 p.m., LAW 3500

Hosted by the Center on Globalization, Law and Society, this two-day symposium assesses and evaluates the extent of change in private law and business regulation that transcends the nation state. Details, including schedule, featured speakers and abstracts, available on the Symposium page >

May 21
The Long U.S.-China Institute Presents A Premier Panel on Intellectual Property Protection in China
9:00 a.m.–4:15 p.m., EDU 1111
The John S. and Marilyn Long U.S.-China Institute for Business and Law at UC Irvine, a leading research institute on doing business in China, partners with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the District Export Council of Southern California to present this comprehensive seminar which brings together China IP experts with a deep understanding of how U.S. businesses can protect their intellectual property in China. Experienced speakers from government, industry, and academia will share up-to-the-minute information, as well as what to watch and prepare for in the future. RSVP online by May 15 >
July 13
5th Annual Supreme Court Term in Review
12:00–1:30 p.m., UC Irvine Student Center, Pacific Ballroom

This exciting and entertaining program reviews the Supreme Court’s key cases decided in the October 2014 term, with an all-star panel of Supreme Court practitioners, journalists, and academics. Panelists this year are: Erwin Chemerinsky, UCI Law; Linda Greenhouse, Yale Law School/The New York Times; Song Richardson, UCI Law; Kannon K. Shanmugam, Williams & Connolly LLP; Hon. Jeffrey S. Sutton, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, moderated by Rick Hasen, UCI Law. Details, including live webcast, on the event page >