2020-2021 Faculty Speaker Series

Fall Semester


Friday, August 20, 2021

Professors Jayesh Rathod (Fleeing the Land of the Free), Rebecca Hamilton (Platform-Enabled Crimes), and Heather Hughes (Robot Lawyers: Creating Attorneys for Markets of the Future)

The Supreme Court and the Pro-Business Paradox

Friday, August 27, 2021

Elizabeth Pollman, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School | Commentary by Hilary Allen

  • Forthcoming: Harvard Law Review

Love TriangLe: Nation, Spouse, Citizen

Friday, September 10, 2021

Audrey Macklin, University of Toronto Faculty of Law | Commentary by Anita Sinha

  • Forthcoming: The Politics of Marriage and Gender: Global Issues in Local Contexts (Rutgers University Press)

The Common Law as Statutory Backdrop

Friday, October 8, 2021

Anita Krishnakumar, Georgetown Law | Commentary by Elizabeth (Lise) Beske

The Shame of the Territories

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Guy-Uriel Charles, Harvard Law School | Commentary by Lia Epperson

Intimate Privacy: A Civil Right

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 (possibly in person)

Danielle Citron, University of Virginia School of Law | Commentary by Rebecca Hamilton

  • Forthcoming: Inside the Fight for Intimate Privacy (W.W. Norton & Co. and Penguin Press UK)

Spring Semester

Junk Science and Police Accountability

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Jeffrey Selbin, Berkeley Law | Commentary by Jenny Roberts

What Workers Want: Employees, Independent Contractors, and the Flexibility False Choice

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Charlotte Alexander, Georgia State University, College of Law | Commentary by Susan Carle


Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Anna Spain Bradley, UCLA School of Law | Commentary by Susana SáCouto

  • Forthcoming: Oxford University Press

Transactional Community Lawyering

Friday, March 18

Alina Ball, UC Hastings Law | Commentary by Brandon Weiss

  • Forthcoming: Temple Law Review

Racial Ambiguity Blues

Friday, April 15, 2022

Camille Gear Rich, University of Southern California Gould School of Law | Commentary by Llezlie Green


Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Padideh Ala'i, Jenny Roberts, and Janie Chuang