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 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)

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Announcement of Federalist Society and Lambda Law: James Blumstein and Tobias Barrington Wolff: "New Wine in Old Bottles? Title IX and Transgender Identity" (10/26/16)

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Announcement of Institute for Law and Entrepreneurship Lecture: David M. Rubenstein: "The Immediate Challenges for the Next President of the United States" (10/26/16)

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Announcement of James Blumstein and Tobias Barrington Wolff: "New Wine in Old Bottles? Title IX and Transgender Identity" (10/26/16)

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Selected Bibliography for Institute for Law and Entrepreneurship Lecture: David M. Rubenstein: "The Immediate Challenges for the Next President of the United States" (10/26/16)

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Announcement of the Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Memorial Lecture: Barbara Lee: "After Obama: Eight Years of Success; More Work Remains - A Case for Reparations" (10/25/16)

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Announcement of Akhil Reed Amar: "Election 2016 and the Constitution" (10/20/16)

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Announcement of Risk Regulation Seminar: Adam Finkel: "Legal Options for Reducing Concussion-Related Disease in Professional Football" (10/20/16)

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Announcement of Center for Tax Law & Policy Seminar: Victoria Perry: “Taxing Transfers of Domestic Assets Through Offshore Indirect Ownership” (10/19/16)

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Announcement of American Constitution Society Northeast Regional Convening (10/14-15/16)

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Selected Bibliography for American Constitution Society Northeast Regional Gathering (10/14-15/16)

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Announcement of Center for Tax Law & Policy Seminar: Ruth Mason: "Citizenship Taxation" (10/12/16)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation, & Competition: "Preview of Patent Cases Before the Supreme Court, October 2016 Term" (10/12/16)

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Announcement of "Juvenile in Justice: End Solitary" (10/12/16)

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Announcement of Optimizing Government Project: Samuel Freeman, Nancy Hirschmann, and Seth Kreimer: "What is Fair and Equal Treatment?" (10/6/16)

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Announcement of Center for Tax Law & Policy Seminar: Peter Merrill: “Innovation Boxes: Patent Medicine?" (10/5/16)

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Announcement of Legal History Consortium Workshop: Stephanie McCurry: "Enemy Women and the Law of War in the American Civil War" (9/29/16)

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Announcement of Center for Tax Law & Policy Seminar: Joel Slemrod: "The Impact of Public Tax-Return Disclosure" (9/28/16)

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Announcement of Risk Regulation Seminar: Joe Aidy: "Tradeoffs in Addressing Fuel Supply Shocks" (9/27/16)

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Announcement of Ursula Wynhoven and Maura Douglas: "The UN Global Compact: Strengthening Business and Human Rights" (9/27/16)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law and WHYY "Voices in the Family": Dan Gottlieb: "Understanding Trauma in Sex and War" (9/22/16)

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Announcement of Kermit Roosevelt, Sophia Z. Lee, and Louis J. Virelli III: "Fix The Court: A Discussion of SCOTUS Reforms" (9/22/16)

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Announcement of Optimizing Government Project: Aaron Roth and Richard A. Berk: "What is Machine Learning (and Why Might it be Unfair)?" (9/22/16)

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Announcement of Navi Pillay and Hina Jilani: "The Role of Women Human Rights Defenders: Challenges and Opportunities" (9/20/16)

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Announcement of Ilya Somin: "Democracy and Political Ignorance: Why Smaller Government is Smarter" (9/13/16)

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Announcement of Institute for Law and Philosophy Speaker: Dr. Frederick Wilmot-Smith: "Distributing Justice" (9/12/16)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition 4th Annual Round Table: "Computer Science and the Law" (5/24-25/16)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Round Table: "Security for Cyber-Physical Systems" (5/23/16)

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Announcement of Irving R. Segal Lecture: Harish Salve: " Breaking New Ground in the Law: Innovative Trial Advocacy in India and in International Courts" (4/25/16)

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Selected Bibliography for: Irving R. Segal Lecture: Harish Salve: " Breaking New Ground in the Law: Innovative Trial Advocacy in India and in International Courts " (4/25/16)

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Announcement of Quattrone Center Lunch Talk: Erin Kerrison: "High Stakes and Quick Judgments: Exploring the Relationship Between Defendants’ Reported Social Capital and Plea Agreement Timelines" (4/21/16)

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Announcement of Trevor Potter: "The Appearance of Corruption: Following the Money Trail in Federal Elections" (4/21/16)

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Announcement of Center for Tax Law & Policy Seminar: Michael Doran: “The Puzzle of Non-Qualified Retirement Pay” (4/20/16)

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Announcement of Quattrone Center Lunch Talk: Kathleen Brown: "Improving the Process for Commutations in PA" (4/20/16)

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Announcement of Preeta Bansal: "Law, Litigation, and Transformative Problem Solving: Inner and Outer Change in the US and India" (4/18/16)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law Keynote: Dennis Ross (4/15/16)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law Conference: "The Ethics of Negotiation in Armed Conflict" (4/14-16/2016)

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Announcement of Penn Intellectual Property Group/Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Lunchtime Speaker: Haochen Sun: "Copyright and the Public Interest: A Tale of Two Digital Library Litigations" (4/14/16)

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Announcement of Penn Intellectual Property Group: Robert Banner: "Design and IP: Where Do We Draw the Line?" (4/14/16)

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Announcement of Tax Law & Policy Seminar: William Gentry: “Capital Gains Taxation and Entrepreneurship” (4/13/16)

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Announcement of Institute for Law and Philosophy Speaker: Thomas Hurka: "More Seriously Wrong" (4/11/16)

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Announcement of Stephen J. Morse: "Inevitable Mens Rea and Legal Insanity in the Age of Neuroscience" (4/7/16)

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Announcement of Pasha Hsieh: "The Law and Politics of Asia-Pacific Regionalism" (4/6/16)

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Announcement of Penn Intellectual Property Group: Michelle Sara King: "Adventures in International IP, Health Policy & Growing My Own Business: Using a Law Degree in the Legislative, Regulatory & Advocacy World" (4/6/16)

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Announcement of Tax Law & Policy Seminar: Richard Prisinzano: "Business in the United States: Who Owns it and How Much Tax Do They Pay?" (4/6/16)

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Announcement of Chancery Court Program: "Measuring Fair Value in Appraisal: Deal Price or Discounted Cash Flow" (4/5/16)

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Announcement of "RegBlog at Five: The Next Five Years in Regulation" (4/5/16)

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Announcement of Risk Regulation Seminar: Detlof von Winterfeldt: "What’s New in Terrorism Risk Analysis and Homeland Security" (4/5/16)

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Announcement of Tracy Robinson: "Loving Laws: Making Sense of Sentiment in the Retention of Laws Criminalizing Same-Sex Sex in the English Speaking Caribbean" (4/5/16)

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Announcement of Jennifer Doleac: "DNA Databases and Criminal Evidence from Denmark" (4/4/16)

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Announcement of Tracy Robinson: "Advocacy Strategies Before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights: New and Emerging Developments" (3/31/16)

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Announcement of Cary Coglianese, Asa Rennermalm, and Joe Aldy: "Too Little Too Late? A Discussion of the Effects of the Paris Climate Agreement" (3/30/16)

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Announcement of Milan D. Smith: "Raw Politics or Constitutional Duty? The Historical Role of the US Senate in Confirming Nominees to the Federal Judiciary" (3/30/16)

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Announcement of Tax Law & Policy Seminar: Sebastien Bradley: "International Tax Policy, Innovative Activity and Acquisitions of Innovative Assets” (3/30/16)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Workshop: Ted Sichelman: “Revisiting Labor Mobility in Innovation Markets” (3/29/16)

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Announcement of Shana Knizhnik: "Notorious RBG: The Life & Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg" (3/29/16)