Law School lectures, addresses, conferences and workshops include those of various student organizations and events (e.g., the Black Law Student Association, the Penn Latin American Law Students Association, and the Edwin R. Keedy Cup Competition), the School’s institutes and centers (e.g., the Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice, the Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law, the Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition, and the Toll Public Interest Center), as well as distinguished lectures (e.g., The Leon C. & June W. Holt Lecture in International Law and the Paul G. Haaga, Jr. Lecture in Law, Government, and Public Policy).

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Submissions from 2017

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Marijuana Decriminalization: The Legal Landscape and What’s to Come" (5/12/17)

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Announcement of Annual Roundtable on Computer Science & Law (5/9-10/2017)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Internet Privacy: Technology and Policy Developments" (5/1/17)

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Announcement of James Forman, Jr.: "Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America" (4/24/17)

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Announcement of South Asian Law Students Association Distinguished Speaker: Maya Harris (4/24/17)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Workshop: Margaret Kyle: "Experts and Financial Ties: Evidence from FDA Advisory Committees" (4/20/17)

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Announcement of Shen Wei: "Does Centralized Judicial Control Mitigate Local Protectionism in China? Empirical Study of China Supreme People’s Court’s Decisions on Non-enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (1995-2015)" (4/20/17)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics & the Rule of Law Conference: "Foreign Interference with Democratic Institutions" (4/18/17)

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Announcement of Paul G. Haaga, Jr. Lecture in Law, Government, and Public Policy: Michael Hayden: "Russian Meddling in the 2016 Presidential Election: Implications for the Rule of Law" (4/18/17)

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Selected Bibliography for Paul G. Haaga, Jr. Lecture in Law, Government, and Public Policy: Michael Hayden: "Russian Meddling in the 2016 Presidential Election: Implications for the Rule of Law" (4/18/17)

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Announcement of Matthias Mahlmann: "The Pursuit of Humanity – Aesthetical Experience and the Foundations of Law" (4/17/17)

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Announcement of Law, Technology and Innovation Workshop: Ryan Calo (4/17/17)

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Announcement of Law & Entrepreneurship Lecture: Greg Weinberger: “A Banker’s Perspective on M&A” (4/12/17)

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Announcement of David Rudovsky and Joshua Snyder: "Innocence in Pennsylvania: Confronting Disturbing Truths in Our Criminal Justice System" (4/11/17)

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Announcement of Optimizing Government Project: Cary Coglianese, Stephen Goldsmith, & Dennis P. Culhane: "Big Data and Government: Meeting the Real-World Challenges" (4/11/17)

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Announcement of Law, Technology and Innovation Workshop: Lisa Ouellette (4/10/17)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation, & Competition Panel Discussion: "Review of Supreme Court Decisions of Patent Cases, October 2016 Term" (4/6/17)

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Announcement of Levi McLaughlin: "Soka Gakkai’s Rise as a Religious and Political Power in Japan" (4/6/17)

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Announcement of Critical Global Conversations: Anne Richard: "The US Response to the Global Humanitarian Crisis" (4/5/17)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "The Role of Religion in a Changing Landscape" (4/5/17)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics & the Rule of Law Roundtable: "Preserving Art and Culture in Times of War" (4/4-6/17)

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Announcement of Danny Efroni: "The Laws of Armed Conflict in the Autonomous and Cyber Age" (3/30/17)

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Announcement of John Yoo, Dean Reuter, Charles J. Cooper, & Cary Coglianese: "Liberty’s Nemesis: The Unchecked Expansion of the State" (3/30/17)

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Announcement of Robert Barsky: "Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Law: The Flight and Plight of Peoples Deemed ‘Illegal’" (3/30/17)

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Announcement of Chancery Court Program: "Caremark at 20: A Reflection on Its Real World Impact" (3/28/17)

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Announcement of Risk Regulation Seminar: "Assessing the Trump Administration’s Regulatory Agenda" (3/28/17)

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Announcement of Law, Technology and Innovation Workshop: Christopher Buccafusco (3/27/17)

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Announcement of Penn Law International Arbitration Association Conference: "Contemporary Issues & Emerging Trends in International Arbitration" (3/27/17)

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Announcement of Peter S. Menell: "Rise of the API Copyright Dead? An Updated Epitaph for Copyright Protection of Network Features of Computer Software" (3/27/17)

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Announcement of Daniel J. Brooks: "After Cariou v. Prince: Recent Developments in Art Appropriation and Fair Use Law" (3/23/17)

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Announcement of Optimizing Government Project: Solon Barocas, Sorelle Friedler & Andrew Selbst: "Can Technology Be Democratic? Transparency and Accountability in Machine Learning" (3/21/17)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation, & Comeptition: Christopher Yoo and Kevin Werbach: "Communications Policy in the New Administration" (3/20/17)

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Announcement of Shen Wei: "Does Centralized Judicial Control Mitigate Local Protectionism in China? Empirical Study of China Supreme People’s Court’s Decisions on Non-enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (1995-2015)" (4/20/17)

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Selected Bibliography for Center for Technology, Innovation, & Comeptition: Christopher Yoo and Kevin Werbach: "Internet Policy in the New Administration" (3/20/17)

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Announcement of Christoph Rademacher: "How Much Bifurcation Does an Efficient Patent Enforcement System Require?" (4/19/17)

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Announcement of Salzburg Global Conversation: Richard Goldstone (4/17/17)

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Announcement of Institute for Law and Economics/Wharton Finance Seminar: Chester Spatt: "The Economics of Credit Rating Agencies" (3/16/17)

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Announcement of He Haibo: "How Far is China from the Rule of Law?" (3/15/17)

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CANCELLED: Announcement of Leon C. & June W. Holt Lecture in International Law: Mary Robinson: "The Journey from Human Rights to Climate Justice" (3/14/17)

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Selected Bibliography for Leon C. & June W. Holt Lecture in International Law: Mary Robinson: "The Journey from Human Rights to Climate Justice" (3/14/17)

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Announcement of Law, Technology and Innovation Workshop: Zorina Khan (3/13/17)

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Announcement of Christopher Lasch and Wendell Pritchett: "Sanctuary Cities" (2/28/17)

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Announcement of Maria Emma Mejia Velez: "The Colombian Peace Process Through the UN Lens" (2/24/17)

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Announcement of Public Interest Week: "A Life Unraveled: How Criminal Records Destabilize the Lives of Low-Income Individuals" (2/22/17)

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Announcement of Public Interest Week: "The State of Black Immigrants" (2/22/17)

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Announcement of Chancery Court Program: "Do We Have the Balance Right? 102(b)(7) and Director and Officer Liability" (2/21/17)

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Announcement of Optimizing Government Project: John Mikhail, Helen Nissenbaum & David Robinson: "For the People, By the Robots? Democratic Governance in a Machine-Learning Era" (2/20/17)

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Announcement of Public Interest Week: "Voting Rights in Philadelphia: The 2016 Election from a Community Perspective" (2/20/17)

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Announcement of David A. Skeel Jr. et al.: "The Puerto Rican Debt Crisis: Looking Ahead" (2/16/17)

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Announcement of Law, Technology, & Innovation Workshop: William Fisher (2/16/17)

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Announcement of David W. McKeague: "Donald Trump and the Federal Courts" (2/15/17)

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Announcement of Penn Program on Regulation Panel Discussion: "How to Achieve Excellence in Today’s Regulatory Environment" (2/15/17)

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Announcement of Surya Sinha: "UN Weapons Inspections in Iraq & the UN Legal Advisor’s Role in Afghanistan" (2/14/17)

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Announcement of Black Law Student Association Sadie Alexander Conference: "Social Media and the Law: Exploring Social Media's Influence on the Practice and Application of Law" (2/11/17)

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Selected Bibliography for: Black Law Student Association Sadie Alexander Conference: "Social Media and the Law: Exploring Social Media's Influence on the Practice and Application of Law" (2/11/17)

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Announcement of Legal History Consortium Workshop: Binyamin Blum: "The Hounds of Empire: Forensic Dog Tracking in Britain and Its Colonies, 1888-1953" (2/9/17)

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Announcement of Sa’ed Atshan: "Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories" (2/9/17)

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Announcement of William W. Grimes: "Remaking the East Asian Monetary System: Institutionalizing a New Order?" (2/9/17)

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Selected Bibliography for: Law & Entrepreneurship Lecture: Greg Weinberger: “A Banker’s Perspective on M&A” (2/9/17)

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Announcement of Federalist Society Keynote Series: David Bernstein: "Economic Liberty" (2/8/17)

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Announcement of Nancy Baron-Baer: "How is a Hate Crime Defined and When are Violations Enforced?" (2/8/17)

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Announcement of Tobias Barrington Wolff: "Carrying the Torch During Dark Times: Stories from the Fight Against the Military ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Policy" (2/7/17)

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Announcement of William Burke-White, Howard Chang, Fernando Chang-Muy, Jean Galbraith, and Sarah Paoletti: "Law, the Presidency, and Legal Institutions: A Forum on Immigration and Refugee Policy" (2/7/17)

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Announcement of Jordan Lorence and Tobias Barrington Wolff: "Accommodation or Discrimination? A Debate on Religious Liberty, the First Amendment, and LGBT Rights" (2/1/17)

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Announcement of Wendy Cutler: "Looking Ahead: U.S. Trade Policy in Asia" (1/31/17)

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Announcement of Bridget Mary McCormack: "Appellate Advocacy: Reflections from Both Sides of the Bench" (1/30/17)

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Announcement of Law, Technology, & Innovation Workshop: Ruth Okediji (1/30/17)

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Announcement of 2017 Keedy Cup (1/26/17)

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Announcement of Legal History Consortium & Constitutional Law Workshop: David M. Rabban: "First Amendment Academic Freedom" (1/26/17)

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Announcement of Josh Blackman and Kermit Roosevelt: "The Fate of Obamacare in the Trump Administration" (1/25/17)

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Announcement of Flemming Rose, Steve Simpson, and Nadine Strosser: "Is Free Speech Under Attack?" (1/24/17)

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Announcement of Penn Asian Pacific American Law Student Association Conference: "The Asia Exchange: You at the Crossroads of U.S. Law & Asia's Rise" (1/21/17)

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Announcement of Penn Latin American Law Student Association Conference: "​DACA and the State of Immigration Law in the United States" (1/19-20/17)

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Selected Bibliography for Penn Latin American Law Student Association Conference: "​DACA and the State of Immigration Law in the United States" (1/19-20/17)

Submissions from 2016

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation, & Competition Faculty Workshop: Gus Hurwitz: "Technology’s Problem of Social Cost" (12/14/16)

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Announcement of Tom Baker and Benedict G.C. Dellaert: "Regulating Robo-Advisors Across the Financial Services Industry" (12/9/16)

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Announcement of Center for Tax Law & Policy Seminar: Itai Grinberg: “Issues to Consider in the EU State Aid Investigations” (12/7/16)

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Announcement of Tax Law & Policy Seminar: Scott Dyreng: "How Economic and Accounting Incentives Interact in the Tax Avoidance Activities of U.S. Multinationals” (11/30/16)

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Announcement of Institute for Law and Economics Distinguished Jurist Lecure: Antonio Weiss: "Current Policy Priorities" (11/29/16)

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Announcement of Ole Varmer: "Underwater Heritage: The Law & Future of Treasure Salvage" (11/22/16)

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Announcement of the 2016 Caroline Zelaznik Gruss and Joseph S. Gruss Lecture in Talmudic Civil Law: David Flatto: "Rabbinic Constitutionalism" (11/21/16)

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Announcement of Institute for Law and Economics/Wharton Seminar: John Coates: “Why Have M&A Contracts Grown? Evidence from Twenty Years of Deals” (11/17/16)

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Announcement of Center for Tax Law & Policy Seminar: Len Burman: “Is U.S. Corporate Income Double-Taxed?” (11/16/16)

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Announcement of Risk Regulation Seminar: Greg Ip: "Foolproof: Why Safety Can be Dangerous and How Danger Makes Us Safe" (11/15/16)

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Announcement of Legal History Consortium Workshop: Rabia Belt: "Outcasts from the Vote: Woman Suffrage and Mental Disability" (11/10/16)

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Announcement and Background Memo for Center for Tax Law & Policy Seminar: Gregg Polsky: "The Up-C Revolution" (11/9/16)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation, & Competition: "Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands: Separating the Useful and the Aesthetic for Copyright Protection" (11/9/16)

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Announcement of Mario Rizzo: "The Unbearable Ignorance of the New Paternalists" (11/9/16)

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Announcement of Evan Cohen and William Burke-White: "Six Months After Brexit:The Impact on Global Markets and the 2016 Election" (11/7/2016)

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Announcement of James Zhaojie Li: "China’s Perception of World Order" (11/7/16)

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Announcement of Constitutional Law Speaker: Lawrence Sager (11/3/16)

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Announcement of Center for Tax Law & Policy Seminar: Conor Clarke: “Income Inequality and the Corporate Sector: 1913-2012“ (11/2/16)

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Announcement of Dean's Distinguished Speaker: Macharia Kamau: “Climate Change and Food Security: How Our Future Depends on the Sustainable Development Goals” (11/2/16)

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Announcement of Dean's Distinguished Speaker: Patrick Robinson: "A Critical Appraisal of Developments in International Criminal Law Since Nuremberg" (11/1/16)

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Announcement of Rodney Whitlock, Ward Sanders, and Tom Baker: "Health Policy and the Upcoming Election" (11/1/16)

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Announcement of American Constitution Society: Seth Kreimer, David Cohen, and Abby Bar-Lev: "Supreme Court Review" (10/27/16)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law: "Using Law to Fight Terror: Legal Approaches to Combating Violent Non-State Actors" (10/27-29/16)

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Announcement of "Natural Law and Interfaith Relations: A Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Trialogue" (10/27/16)

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Announcement of Center for Tax Law & Policy Seminar: Richard Ainsworth: "Blockchain to Stop VAT Fraud: VATCoin" (10/26/16)

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Announcement of Choong-hee Han: "The UN in Transition and Transformation: Peacebuilding, Humanitarianism, and Self-determination" (10/26/16)