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).

The collection also includes bibliographies, prepared by Biddle Law Library staff, for further reading on the subject matter of some of the events.

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Submissions from 2021

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Announcement of Lecture on Race and Regulation: Chris Brummer: "New Evidence of Racial Disparities in Financial Regulatory Leadership" (9/28/21)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Responding to 'Unequivocal' Climate Change: Legal and Policy Implications of the Latest IPCC Report" (9/23/21)

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Announcement of Roberto Gonzalez: "DACA and the Limits of Citizenship" (9/22/21)

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Announcement of Ilya Shapiro and Kermit Roosevelt III: "Protecting the Public or Assaulting Democracy? A Discussion of State and Federal Voting Initiatives" (9/20/21)

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Announcement of "Women's Leadership at a Time of Crisis: How Can the Global Community Stand with the Women and Girls of Afghanistan?" (9/14/21)

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Announcement of Caroline Zelaznik Gruss and Joseph S. Gruss Lecture in Talmudic Civil Law: Ayelet Hoffman Libson: "Is the Value of Human Life Paramount? Law and Personal Autonomy in Rabbinic Law" (9/13/21)

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Announcement of Institute for Law and Philosophy Virtual Roundtable: Renee Jorgensen Bolinger: "Rewriting Rights: Making Reasonable Mistakes in a Social Context": Part 2 (8/20/21)

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Announcement of Institute for Law and Philosophy Virtual Roundtable: Renee Jorgensen Bolinger: "Rewriting Rights: Making Reasonable Mistakes in a Social Context": Part 1 (7/16/21)

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Announcement of Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice Panel Discussion: "Revisiting Reform: Taking Stock One Year Later" (6/15/21)

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Selected Bibliography for Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice Panel Discussion: "Revisiting Reform: Taking Stock One Year Later" (6/15/21)

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Announcement of Institute for Law and Economics Law & Entrepreneurship Lecture: Martin Lipton (5/12/21)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Panel Discussion: "The Future of Copyright Law: The CASE Act and Beyond" (4/6/21)

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Selected Bibliography for Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Panel Discussion: "The Future of Copyright Law: The CASE Act and Beyond" (4/6/21)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Panel Discussion: "What to Expect: Communications Law & Policy in 2021" (3/23/21)

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Announcement of John Hollway: "A Systems Approach to Improving the Criminal Justice System" (3/23/21)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "The State of the Fintech Market: Trends and Regulatory Issues Concerning the Digitalization of Credit and the Future of Money" (3/23/21)

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Selected Bibliography for Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Panel Discussion: "What to Expect: Communications Law & Policy in 2021" (3/23/21)

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Selected Bibliography for John Hollway: "A Systems Approach to Improving the Criminal Justice System" (3/23/21)

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Selected Bibliography for Panel Discussion: "The State of the Fintech Market: Trends and Regulatory Issues Concerning the Digitalization of Credit and the Future of Money" (3/23/21)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Prospects for Reform of Individual Health Insurance and the ACA's Exchanges" (3/19/21)

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Announcement of Asian Pacific American Law Student Association and Asian Law Review Joint Conference: "Roarin' 20s? Law, Politics, and Asian Americans in 202x" (3/14/21)

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Announcement of Academic Workshop: Jeff Schwartz: "'Public' Mutual Funds" (3/12/21)

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Announcement of SJD/Visiting Scholar Workshop: Waleed Haj Hasan: "Cyber-Currencies: A Sui Generis Form of Money in Common Law?"

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Panel Discussion: "COVID Vaccines for Developing Countries" (3/11/21)

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Selected Bibliography for Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Panel Discussion: "COVID Vaccines for Developing Countries" (3/11/21)

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Announcement of Future of the Legal Profession Initiative Panel Discussion: "Reimagining the Future of Lawyer Formation" (3/10/21)

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Selected Bibliography for Future of the Legal Profession Initiative Panel Discussion: "Reimagining the Future of Lawyer Formation" (3/10/21)

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Announcement of American Constitution Society Panel Discussion: "High Crimes and Misdemeanors - the Dual Impeachments of Donald J. Trump" (3/9/21)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Administrative Law and Federal Indian Law" (3/9/21)

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Announcement of Cecilia Wang: "Examining the Current Escalation of Anti-Asian Racism" (3/8/21)

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Announcement of Future of the Legal Profession Initiative Panel Discussion: "Reimagining the Future of Legal Regulatory Reform" (3/3/21)

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Selected Bibliography for Future of the Legal Profession Initiative Panel Discussion: "Reimagining the Future of Legal Regulatory Reform" (3/3/21)

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Announcement of Grab A Book & Take A Break: Professor Dorothy Roberts on "Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-create Race in the 21st Century" (3/1/21)

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Announcement of Penn Black Law Student Association Sadie Alexander Conference: "Hidden Truths: Addressing a 13th Amendment Ambiguity that Created America’s Carceral State" (2/27/21)

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Selected Bibliography for Sadie Alexander Conference Keynote: Paul Butler (2/27/21)

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Selected Bibliography for Sadie Alexander Conference Panel: "History of the 13th Amendment: From Slavery to Mass Incarceration" (2/27/21)

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Selected Bibliography for Sadie Alexander Conference Panel: "The Road to Freedom: Abolishing America’s Prison System" (2/27/21)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Panel Discussion: "New Directions in Technology Law and Policy: The Biden Administration" (2/24/21)

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Announcement of Fireside Chat with Hon. Leo E. Strine: "Corporate Governance Post-Pandemic and Post-President Trump" (2/24/21)

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Announcement of Future of the Legal Profession Initiative Panel Discussion: "Reimagining the Future of Racial Equity in the Profession" (2/24/21)

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Selected Bibliography for Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Panel Discussion: "New Directions in Technology Law and Policy: The Biden Administration" (2/24/21)

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Selected Biblography for Future of the Legal Profession Initiative Panel Discussion: "Reimagining the Future of Racial Equity in the Profession" (2/24/21)

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Announcement of A Conversation with Stacey Abrams (2/19/21)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics & the Rule of Law Book Talk: Jeffrey W. Taliaferro: "Defending Frenemies: Alliances, Politics, and Nuclear Nonproliferation in US Foreign Policy" (2/18/21)

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Announcement of Sandeep Vaheesan: "Disrupting Contract Law" (2/18/21)

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Announcement of Future of the Legal Profession Initiative Panel Discussion: "Reimagining the Future of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Legal Services" (2/17/21)

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Selected Bibliography for Future of the Legal Profession Initiative Panel Discussion: "Reimagining the Future of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Legal Services" (2/17/21)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Building Better Government: Priorities and Challenges for the New Administration" (2/16/21)

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Announcement of Academic Workshop: Matthew Jennejohn: "Deal Networks" (2/12/21)

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Announcement of "Civil Procedure, Judicial Administration, and the Future of the Field: A Festschrift in Honor of Professor Stephen B. Burbank" (2/12/21)

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Announcement of Stephanie Kelton: "Introduction to Modern Monetary Theory" (2/11/21)

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Announcement of Future of the Legal Profession Initiative Panel Discussion: "Reimagining the Future of the Legal Work Environment" (2/10/21)

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Selected Bibliography for Future of the Legal Profession Initiative Panel Discussion: "Reimagining the Future of the Legal Work Environment" (2/10/21)

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Announcement of Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice Panel Discussion: "Rescuing 911 : Opportunities for Reform in Police Dispatch" (1/27/21)

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Announcement of SJD/Visiting Scholar Workshop: Asaf Raz: "Mandatory Arbitration and the Boundaries of Corporate Law" (1/15/21)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics & the Rule of Law Book Talk: Richard Painter: "American Nero: The History of the Destruction of the Rule of Law, and Why Trump Is the Worst Offender" (1/14/21)

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Announcement of Institute for Law and Economics Conference on Racial Equity in Corporate Governance: "What (If Anything) Can a Rebalanced System of Corporate Governance Do to Promote Racial Equity?" (1/14/21)

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Announcement of John Legend and Yusef Salaam: "Seeing Us, and Hearing Our Voices: A Criminal Justice Conversation" (1/12/21)

Submissions from 2020

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Lessons Learned in Crisis: Regulation and Regulatory Authority During a Public Health Emergency" (12/7/20)

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Selected Bibliography for Panel Discussion: "Lessons Learned in Crisis: Regulation and Regulatory Authority During a Public Health Emergency" (12/7/20)

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Announcement of Graduates of the Last Decade Event: "Beyond BigLaw: Career Transitions" (12/3/20)

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Selected Bibliography for Graduates of the Last Decade Event: "Beyond BigLaw: Career Transitions" (12/3/20)

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Announcement of Global Conversation: Leon Gwaka: "Digital Technology in Zimbabwe in a Deepening Economic Crisis" (11/24/20)

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Announcement of "Expanding Scope of Practice After COVID-19" (11/20/20)

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Selected Bibliography for "Expanding Scope of Care After COVID-19" (11/20/20)

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Announcement of American Constitution Society and Law Students for a Democratic Society Discussion: "Weaponization of the First Amendment" (11/16/20)

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Announcement of American Constitution Society and Law Students for a Democratic Society Panel Discussion: "A DIscussion on Disability Rights" (11/16/20)

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Announcement of Institute for Law and Economics Conference on Racial Equity in Corporate Governance: "What Can the C-Suite and Boardroom Do to Promote a More Inclusive Workforce and Racial Equity?" (11/16/20)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics & the Rule of Law Book Talk: Barton Gellman: "Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden and the American Surveillance State (10/29/20)

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Announcement of Institute for Law and Economics Conference on Racial Equity in Corporate Governance: "How Can We Increase Racial Diversity in the C-Suite and Boardroom?" (10/29/20)

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Announcement of Legal History Workshop: Sara McDougall: "Judging Sex Crimes: Pregnancy and Punishment in Medieval France" (10/29/20)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "The Future of the Supreme Court" (10/28/20)

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Selected Bibliography for Announcement of Panel Discussion: "The Future of the Supreme Court" (10/28/20)

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Announcement of Michael Smerconish: "Won't Get Fooled Again? Explaining Donald Trump's Improbable 2016 Victory and Whether it Will Happen Again" (10/26/20)

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Selected Bibliography for Michael Smerconish: "Won't Get Fooled Again? Explaining Donald Trump's Improbable 2016 Victory and Whether it Will Happen Again" (10/26/20)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Panel Discussion: "The Economics of Digital Services" (10/21/20)

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Selected Bibliography for Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Panel Discussion: "The Economics of Digital Services" (10/21/20)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Fireside Chat: Andre Iancu (10/19/20)

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Announcement of American Constitution Society Discussion: Abdul El-Sayed and Allison Hoffman: "Progressive Policymaking During a Pandemic" (10/1/20)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics & the Rule of Law Conference: "Circling the Arctic: Security and the Rule of Law in a Changing North" (10/1-3/20)

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Announcement of Legal History Workshop: Melissa Murray: "Race-ing Roe: Reproductive Justice, Racial Justice, and the Battle for Roe v. Wade" (10/1/20)

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Announcement of Quattrone Center Panel Discussion: "Criminal Justice Reform and Forensics: The Importance of Evidence" (10/1/20)

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Selected Bibliography for Center for Ethics & the Rule of Law Conference: "Circling the Arctic: Security and the Rule of Law in a Changing North" (10/1-3/20)

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Announcement of Institute for Law and Economics Panel Discussion: "Puerto Rico in Crisis: Then, Now, and Looking Ahead" (9/30/20)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics & the Rule of Law Book Talk: Aziz Z. Huq & Tom Ginsburg: "How To Save A Constitutional Democracy" (9/24/20)

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Announcement of Online Lecture: Sally Katzen: "Hidden in Plain Sight: Why Regulations Need a Fresh Look" (9/24/20)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Panel Discussion: "Current and Emerging Issues in Law and Technology Fall 2020" (9/22/20)

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Selected Bibliography for Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Panel Discussion: "Current and Emerging Issues in Law and Technology Fall 2020" (9/22/20)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics & the Rule of Law Conference: "Protecting Democracy: Foreign Interference, Voter Confidence, and Defensive Strategies in the 2020 Elections and Beyond" (9/17/20)

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Announcement of Federalist Society Book Event: Ilan Wurman: "The Second Founding: An Introduction to the Fourteenth Amendment" (9/17/20)

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Announcement of Institute for Law and Economics Panel Discussion: "Benefiting Investors in the Short and Long Term Through Vigorous and Nimble Enforcement" (9/17/20)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "A New Era of Equality: Redefining Leadership through a Lens of Allyship" (9/15/20)

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Announcement of Penn Program on Regulation Webinar: "The COVID-19 Crisis and Its Implications for U.S. Regulatory Law" (8/26/20)

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Announcement of Webinar: "Reimagining Legal Technology - Reimagining the Future of the Profession" (8/12/20)

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Selected Bibliography for Webinar: "Reimagining Legal Technology - Reimagining the Future of the Profession" (8/12/20)

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Announcement of Future of the Legal Profession Initiative Virtual Conference: "Reimagining the Future of the Legal Profession" (7/29/20 - 8/12/20)

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Selected Bibliography for Future of the Legal Profession Initiative Virtual Conference: "Reimagining the Future of the Legal Profession" (7/29/20 - 8/12/20)

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Selected Bibliography for "Personal Branding for Lawyers" (4/22/20)

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Announcement of "Coding for Lawyers" (4/21/20)

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Selected Bibliography for "Coding for Lawyers" (4/21/20)