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 Global Distinguished Lecture: Tzipi Livni: “The Two States for Two Peoples Solution and an Evolving US Foreign Policy” (11/16/17)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Locked Up: Reforming Cash Bail in Philadelphia" (11/16/17)

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Annluncement of Doug Bandow and Claire Finkelstein: "The Way Forward with North Korea" (11/15/17)

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Announcement of Center for Tax Law & Policy Seminar: Ben Lockwood: “Regressive Sin Taxes” (11/15/17)

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Announcement of Helena Alviar: "Achieving Long-Term Justice: The Social Dimensions of Peace in Colombia" (11/15/17)

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Announcement of Institute for Law and Economics Distinguished Jurist Lecture: Travis Laster: "The Procedural Implementation of Enhanced Scrutiny" (11/15/17)

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Announcement of Penn Program on Regulation Seminar: Howard Shelanski: "Will Today’s Politics Upend Sound Regulation?" (11/15/17)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law Conference: "Navigating Law and Ethics at the Crossroads of Journalism and National Security" (11/9-10/17)

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Announcement of Wendell Pritchett and Martin Kurzweil: "Quality Assurance in U.S. Higher Education: The Current Landscape and Principles for Reform" (11/9/17)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law Book Talk: Christopher J. Fuller: "See It/Shoot It: The Secret History of the CIA's Lethal Drone Program" (11/8/17)

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Announcement of Center for Tax Law and Policy Seminar: Alan Viard: "Taxes, Transfers, Progressivity, and Redistribution” (11/8/17)

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Announcement of Quattrone Center Book Talk: Brandon L. Garrett: "End of Its Rope: How Killing the Death Penalty Can Revive Criminal Justice" (11/8/17)

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Anno;uncement of Leon C. & June W. Holt Lecture in International Law: Ernesto Zedillo: "Revisiting the Ongoing Debate about Globalization" (11/7/17)

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Announcement of Shawn Watts: "Alternate Dispute Resolution through the Lens of Native American Peacemaking" (11/7/17)

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Announcement of Shira Perlmutter: "The Role of the U.S. in the International Intellectual Property System" (11/6/17)

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Announcement of Penn Program on Regulation Workshop: "Who Wins and Who Loses? The Distribution of Regulatory Impacts in the United States" (11/3/17)

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Announcement of Quattrone Center Event: "Innovation in Prosecution Summit" (11/2-3/17)

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Announcement of Center for Tax Law & Policy Seminar: Fadi Shaheen: "The Limits of Preventing Double Taxation Without Creating Opportunities for Nontaxation” (11/1/17)

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Announcement of Constitutional Law Speaker Series: David Law (11/1/17)

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Announcement of Cynthia Arnson: "Implementing Peace: Colombia in Comparative Perspective" (11/1/17)

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Announcement of Hon. A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Memorial Lecture: Ta-Nehisi Coates (11/1/17)

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Announcement of Shen Kui: "New Developments in Legal Reform in China" (10/30/17)

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Announcement of David Rudovsky and Catherine Sruve: "Is Qualified Immunity Constitutional?" (10/26/17)

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Announcement of Center for Tax Law & Policy Seminar Series: Ms. Elaine Maag: “Complex Families, Complex Taxes: Why Changing Family Dynamics are Making the Tax Code Obsolete, Particularly for Low-Income Families” (10/25/17)

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Announcement of Law & Entrepreneurship Lecture: William Koenig: "Game Changers: The Transformation of Sports Media (and a Career) " (10/25/17)

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Announcement of Lawrence Solum: "The Case for Originalism" (10/25/17)

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Selected Bibliography for Law & Entrepreneurship Lecture: William Koenig: "Game Changers: The Transformation of Sports Media (and a Career) " (10/25/17)

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Announcement of Ilan Goldenberg: "The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and Peace Negotiations" (10/17/17)

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Announcement of Sajan Poovayya: "The Right to Privacy in the Supreme Court of India" (10/16/17)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Trump’s Travel Ban Before the Supreme Court" (10/12/17)

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Announcement of Center for Tax Law & Policy Seminar: Omri Marian: “Is All Corporate Tax Planning Good for Shareholders?” (10/11/17)

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Announcement of David Skeel and William Bratton: "Bankruptcy 101" (10/11/17)

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Announcement of Legal History Consortium Workshop: Elizabeth Papp Kamali: "Trial by Ordeal by Jury in Medieval England, or Saints and Sinners in Literature and Law" (10/11/2017)

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Anouncement of Critical Global Conversation: Henry Steiner (10/10/17)

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Announcement of Penn Center for Neuroscience & Society: Laurence Steinberg: "Adolescent Brain Science and Legal Policy in Retrospect and Prospect" (10/5/17)

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Selected Bibliography for Penn Center for Neuroscience & Society: Laurence Steinberg: "Adolescent Brain Science and Legal Policy in Retrospect and Prospect" (10/5/17)

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Announcement of R. Polk Wagner and Cynthia Laury Dahl: "Preview of Patent Cases Before the Supreme Court, October 2017 Term" (10/4/17)

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Announcement of Tax Law & Policy Seminar: David Walker: "The Practice and Tax Consequences of Nonqualified Deferred Compensation" (10/4/17)

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Announcement of Thomas Lee: "Data-Driven Originalism" (10/4/17)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Workshop: Joseph Fishman (9/28/17)

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Announcment of the Steven S. Goldberg & Jolley Bruce Christman Lecture in Education and Law: Cornell Brooks: "False and Faustian: Traditional School & Charter School Choices" (9/28/17)

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Announcement of Center for Tax Law & Policy Seminar: George Yin: "Codification of the Tax Law and the Emergence of the Staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation" (9/27/17)

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Announcement of W. Neil Eggleston: "The Role of the White House Counsel and the Rule of Law" (9/26/17)

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Announcement of David Lat: "Trump’s Impact on the Judiciary" (9/13/17)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Critical Global Conversation on Culture & Cosmopolitanism: Can Culture be “Owned”?" (9/12/17)

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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)