Apr 13 Fri

The 5th International Conference on Legislation and Law Reform

07:45AM - 05:00PM Yuma Building - YT01

The annual International Conference on Legislation and Law Reform focuses on how laws are written in the United States and around the world at the international, national, and subnational levels. It provides an unparalleled opportunity for a wide range of experts to meet and exchange knowledge and perspectives on a topic of great importance to governance: the drafting and reform of laws.

Informative presentations from a diverse array of legislative experts, including:

  • Craig Volden, Associate Dean, University of Virginia, notable author on the U.S. Congress.
  • Wim Voermans, Professor, Leiden University, President of the International Association of Legislation.
  • Sarah Lawsky, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.
  • Wade Ballou, Legislative Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives.
  • Don Colagiuri, Barrister, Parliamentary Counsel of New South Wales.
  • Jeannine Bednar-Giyose, Director, Treasury Department, South Africa.
  • Elizabeth Bakibinga-Gaswaga, Legal Adviser, Commonwealth Secretariat.
Choose from plenary and breakout sessions on a wide range of topics, including:
  • Building a better Congress
  • Plain language legislative drafting
  • Rule of law and the American justice system
  • Law and the European migration crisis
  • International regulatory standards
  • Social protection legislation in Ghana
  • Judicial interpretations in China
  • Agenda 2030: UN sustainable development
To view the full agenda, register, or obtain more information, visit the conference website at www.ilegis.org or email info@ilegis.com

CLE accreditation pending

  • Conference
  • Open To The Public, Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff
  • CLE
Apr 13 Fri

"Turn it Around" Series: Legal Analysis and Final Exams

12:00PM - 01:00PM Warren Building - NT07

 The Office of Academic Excellence will host a workshop on Legal Analysis skills and how to succeed on final exams for 1Ls. Lunch is provided!

  • Workshop
  • Open To Students
Apr 16 Mon

Mindfulness Mondays

03:00PM - 04:00PM N100B Wellness Space

Join instructor Aurora Hutchinson for a mindfulness session in N100B Wellness Space (first floor of the library, to the left).

  • Workshop
  • Open To Students AND Faculty/Staff
Apr 16 Mon

Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law Resources Talk

05:00PM - 06:00PM Yuma Building - Y402

 Join Professor Jonathan Baker to learn about the intersection of IP and antitrust and guidance available to you here at WCL. Bring your questions about IP and antitrust law, courses, career and things you should be doing to get into a career practicing in this area. Food will be provided but you must RSVP! https://www.jotform.com/pijip/IPandAntitrust 

  • Information Session
  • Open To The Public, Students AND Faculty/Staff
Apr 18 Wed

International Suite Talks

12:00PM - 01:00PM Y360

  • Information Session
  • Open To The Public, Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff