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 2018

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Announcement of Public Interest Week: Panel Discussion: "Voting Rights and the Midterm Elections" (10/4/18)

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Announcement of International Programs Speaker Series: Meena Harris with Ally Coll Steele: "Women’s Leadership and Innovation in an Age of Global Change" (10/3/18)

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Announcement of Public Interest Week: Allison Zieve: "Litigating to Preserve Public Protections in Deregulatory Times" (10/3/18)

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Announcement of Public Interest Week: Panel DIscussion: "But How Could this Happen? Unpacking the Legal Framework that Enables Family Separation" (10/3/18)

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Announcement of Public Interest Week: Panel Discussion: "Key Environmental Challenges Facing Pennsylvania in 2018 and Beyond" (10/3/18)

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Announcement of Public Interest Week: Panel Discussion: "How We Misunderstand Mass Incarceration: Exposing the False Nonviolent/Violent Divide" (10/2/18)

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Announcement of Public Interest Week: Panel Discussion: "The Fight for Just Cause Eviction Legislation in Philadelphia" (10/2/18)

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Announcement of Public Interest Week: Provost’s Lecture on Diversity: Catharine MacKinnon: "Butterfly Politics" (10/2/18)

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Announcement of Institute For Law and Philosophy Workshop: Leo Katz: "Deontology Justified" (10/1/18)

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Announcement of Public Interest Week: Panel Discussion: "A Life Unraveled: How Criminal Records Destabilize the Lives of Low-Income Individuals" (10/1/18)

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Announcement of Public Interest Week: Panel Discussion: "Is the First Amendment Good for Social Justice?" (10/1/18)

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Announcement of Global Leadership and Public Policy Speaker Series: Alain Berset: "Democracy and Distrust: Threats to Democracy in the 21st Century" (9/27/18)

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Announcement of Center for Tax Law & Policy Seminar: Dr Richard Prisinzano: "The Penn Wharton Budget Model: Informing the Tax Policy Debate" (9/26/18)

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Announcement of Shyamkrishna Balganesh, Cynthia Dahl, R. Polk Wagner, and Christopher Yoo: "Preview of IP and Antitrust Cases before the Supreme Court - October 2018 Term" (9/26/18)

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Selected Bibliography for "Preview of IP and Antitrust Cases before the Supreme Court - October 2018 Term" (9/26/18)

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Announcement of Marci Hamilton: “Is the Establishment Clause Dead or Alive?” (9/25/18)

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Announcement of Risk Regulation Seminar: Hiroaki Matsuura: "Economic and Demographic Effects of Emergency Risk Communication: Evidence from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster" (9/25/18)

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Announcement of Kathryn H. Ruemmler: "Law, Politics, and the Presidency: Perspectives from President Obama’s White House Counsel" (9/21/18)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law Conference: Interrogation and Torture: "Integrating Efficacy with Law and Morality" (9/20-21/18)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law Keynote Address: Juan E. Méndez: "A Universal Protocol for Investigative Interviewing: An End to Interrogation and Torture" (9/20/18)

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Announcement of Global Leadership and Public Policy Lecture: Hon. Donald B. Verrilli, Jr.: "Serving the Public in Challenging Times" (9/19/18)

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Announcement of Jeffrey Sutton: "51 Imperfect Solutions: The Role of States in Creating Constitutional Law" (9/19/18)

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Announcement of Critical Global Conversations: Michael Lobban and Andrea Tosato: "Brexit as a Symptom of a Shift in Culture" (9/18/18)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law Book Event: Michael V. Hayden: : "The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies" (9/13/18)

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Announcement of Legal History Consortium Workshop: Michael Lobban: "Martial Law, the Privy Council and The Zulu Rebellion of 1906" (9/13/18)

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Announcement of Law and Religion Roundtable (6/21-22/18)

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Announcement of Reunion CLE Discussions (5/11-12/18)

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Selected Bibliography for Reunion CLE Disucssions (5/11-12/18)

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Announcement of 6th Annual Roundtable on Computer Science & Law (5/9-10/18)

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Announcement of Law and Economics Seminar: Eric Talley: "Informed Trading and Cybersecurity Breaches" (4/19/18)

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Announcement of "Police Violence and Mass Incarceration at the Intersections of Identity: A Conversation with Andrea Ritchie" (4/19/18)

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Announcement of Sabeel Rahman: "How Public Goods Provision Can Help Reshape Economic Inequality" (4/12/18)

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Announcement of Town Hall on Immigration: "The Role of the University in Responding to and Shaping Immigration Law and Policy" (4/12/18)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation, and Competition 10th Anniversary (4/11/18)

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Announcement of Legal History Consortium Workshop: Dylan Penningroth (4/11/18)

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Announcement of Michael Paulsen: "The Constitutional Power of Impeachment: Congress’s Ultimate ‘Trump’" (4/11/18)

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Selected Bibliography for Center for Technology, Innovation, and Competition 10th Anniversary (4/11/18)

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Announcement of Faculty Book Symposium: Judge Stephanos Bibas: "Rebooting Justice: More Technology, Fewer Lawyers, and the Future of Law " (4/10/18)

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Announcement of "Law as Performance and Play: A Dialogue" (4/8/18)(

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Announcement of Penn Law International Arbitration Association Conference: "International Arbitration in Jeopardy?" (4/6/18)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law Conference: "The Weaponization of Outer Space: Ethical and Legal Boundaries" (4/5-7/18)

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Announcement of "Energy and Geopolitics in Today’s Political Climate" (4/5/18)

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Announcement of Law and Economics Seminar: Josh Fischman: " How Many Cases are Easy?" (4/5/18)

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Announcement of Brian Hauss: "Anti-Boycott Legislation and the 'Palestine Exception' to Free Speech" (4/4/18)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Panel Discussion: "We’ve Been Wrong for 30 Years? TC Heartland and its Implications for Patent Law and Practice" (4/4/18)

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Announcement of Irving R. Segal Lecture in Trial Advocacy: Brig. Gen. John G. Baker: "Drinking from a Poisoned Chalice Post 9/11: Defending the Rule of Law in the Guantanamo Bay Military Commissions" (4/4/18)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "The Cannabis Conundrum: An Experiment in Federalism or States’ Rights Run Amuck?" (4/4/18)

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Selected Bibliography for Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Panel Discussion: "We’ve Been Wrong for 30 Years? TC Heartland and its Implications for Patent Law and Practice" (4/4/18)

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Selected Bibliography for Irving R. Segal Lecture in Trial Advocacy: Brig. Gen. John G. Baker: "Drinking from a Poisoned Chalice Post 9/11: Defending the Rule of Law in the Guantanamo Bay Military Commissions" (4/4/16)

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Announcement of Chancery Court Program: "Buy-Side Deal Protections: What is the Current State of the Art and When and Why Do They Matter?” (4/3/18)

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Announcement of Roger Normand: "A Frontline Report on the Humanitarian Crisis in Myanmar" (4/3/18)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Native American Women: Governance and Survivance" (3/29/18)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Neuroscience, Morality, and the Criminal Law" (3/28/18)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Participatory Defense: Reforming the Criminal Justice System" (3/28/18)

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Announcement of Richard Dicker: "Why International Justice Still Faces Roadblocks" (3/28/18)

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Announcement of Chris Jochnik and Roger Normand: "The Humanitarian Crisis in Myanmar: Democracy Under Siege" (3/22/18)

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Announcement of Law and Economics Seminar: Ken Ayotte: "Disagreement and Capital Structure Complexity" (3/22/18)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Current Developments in Blockchain Law and Policy" (3/22/18)

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Selected Bibliography for Panel Discussion: "Current Developments in Blockchain Law and Policy" (3/22/18)

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Announcement of Chancery Court Program: “Did Delaware Get It Right or Mess Up in Addressing the Takeover Boom of the 1980’s?” (3/20/18)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "The J20 Trials and the Criminalization of Dissent" (3/20/18)

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Announcement of Book Talk: Steven Vogel: "Marketcraft: How Governments Make Markets Work" (3/19/18)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law Book Talk: Luke Harding: “Collusion: Secret Meetings, Dirty Money, and How Russia Helped Donald Trump Win” (3/19/18)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law Conference: "Legal Responses to the Opioid Addiction Crisis: Criminal, Civil and Regulatory Solutions" (3/16/18)

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Announcement of Legal History Consortium Workshop: Margot Canaday: “Making the ‘Business Case’: Gay Rights Inside the Post-Fordist Corporation” (3/15/18)

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Anouncement of Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law Book Talk: Mark Fallon: "Unjustifiable Means: The Inside Story of How the CIA, Pentagon, and US Government Conspired to Torture" (3/15/18)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Don’t Take if for Granted: Protecting the Right to Vote from Partisan Gerrymandering and Voter ID Laws" (3/14/18)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "The Time’s Up Movement and Diversity in the Entertainment Industry" (3/14/18)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Gun Control" (3/13/18)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation. and Competition Faculty Workshop: Luigi Franzoni: "Legal Change in the Face of Uncertainty" (4/10/18)

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Announcement of Amy Adler: "Robert Mapplethorpe, Obscenity Law, and the First Amendment" (3/15/18)

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Announcement of Law and Economics Seminar: Ray Fisman: "Tax-exempt Lobbying" (3/1/18)

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Announcement of Maina Kiai: "The Battle over Kenya’s Democracy: A Flawed Election, A Rerun, and the Supreme Court" (2/28/18)

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Announcement of Law Review Luncheon: Jorge Gonzalez: "Surveillance Oversight: How Justice and National Security Meet" (2/27/18)

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Announcement of Quattrone Center Exoneree Fellow Talk: Keith Harward: "Once Bitten, Twice Shy: Why Bite Marks Are Not Science" (2/27/18)

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Announcement of Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Workshop: Janet Freilich: “False Prophets: The Problem of Fictional Data in Patents” (2/26/18)

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Announcement of Public Interest Week: Cecillia Wang: "Trump Administration: A Year in Review" (2/21/18)

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ANnouncement of Martin Gruenberg: "The Systemic Resolution of a Globally Significant Financial Institution: A Progress Report" (2/16/18)

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Announcement of Journal of International Law Lunch Talk: Cassandra Steer: "An Introduction to International Space Law" (2/15/18)

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Announcement of Law and Economics Seminar: Max Schanzenbach: "Good Cop, Bad Cop: An Analysis of Chicago Civilian Allegations of Police Misconduct" (2/15/18)

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Announcement of Owen J. Roberts Memorial Lecture: Ruth Bader Ginsburg (2/12/18)

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Announcement of Black Law Student Association Sadie Alexander Conference: "The Segregated 2nd Amendment: The Racial Implications of America’s Gun Debate " (2/10/18)

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Announcement of Book Talk: Dorothy Roberts: "Killing the Black Body: Reproductive Regulation and Justice 20 Years Later" (2/7/18)

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Announcement of Christopher Yoo and Kevin Werbach: "What’s Next With Net Neutrality?" (2/7/18)

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Selected Bibliography for Christopher Yoo and Kevin Werbach: "What’s Next With Net Neutrality?" (2/7/18)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Impeachment" (2/6/18)

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Announcement of Latinx Law Student Association Conference: "Latin@s and the Criminal Justice System: A Conversation about How the Juvenile Justice System and Increased Immigration Enforcement Impacts the Latinx Community" (2/2/18)

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Selected Biblioghraphy for Latinx Law Student Association Conference: "Latin@s and the Criminal Justice System: A Conversation about How the Juvenile Justice System and Increased Immigration Enforcement Impacts the Latinx Community" (2/2/18)

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Announcement of Law and Economics Seminar: Abe Wickelgren: "Optimal Standards of Proof for Non-Obviousness and Infringement" (2/1/18)

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Announcement of Legal History Consortium Workshop: Shaun Ossei-Owusu (2/1/18)

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Announcement of Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law Book Talk: Ryan Alford: "Permanent State of Emergency: Unchecked Executive Power and the Demise of the Rule of Law" (1/31/18)

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Announcement of Paul Clement: "The Legacy of Hobby Lobby" (1/31/18)

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Announcement of Caroline Zelaznik Gruss and Joseph S. Gruss Lectures in Talmudic Civil Law: Christine Hayes: “Divine Law: A Tale of Two Concepts (and three responses)” (1/30/18)

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Announcement of Penn Program on Regulation: Cristie Ford: "Innovation and the State: Finance, Regulation, and Justice" (1/30/18)

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Selected Bibliography for Caroline Zelaznik Gruss and Joseph S. Gruss Lectures in Talmudic Civil Law: Christine Hayes: “Divine Law: A Tale of Two Concepts (and three responses)” (1/30/18)

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Announcement of 2018 Keedy Cup (1/25/18)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Native American Initiatives at the American Philosophical Society: From Benjamin Franklin to the Present Day" (1/25/18)

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Announcement of Panel Discussion: "Roe at 45: The Progression of Reproductive Rights in the United States" (1/24/18)

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Announcement of Movie Screening, Panel Discussion and Networking Reception: "Balancing the Scales" (1/23/18)

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Selected Bibliography for Movie Screening, Panel Discussion and Networking Reception: "Balancing the Scales" (1/23/18)