Virtual Faculty Events

Our virtual faculty events are an opportunity for professors here at UC Hastings and across the country, to share their projects and papers and create a space for community and academic discussion.

Please see the schedule for Spring 2021 below and check back as pages are updated with paper, video and registration links.

For any questions, please contact Faculty Events Manager Irma Hernandez at hernandezirma@uchastings.edu.

Alfred and Hanna Fromm Chairholder Lecture “Sovereignty, Humanity, and Justice”

January 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Professor Chimène Keitner will be delivering the Alfred and Hanna Fromm Chairholder Lecture “Sovereignty, Humanity, and Justice.”

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Faculty Colloquium: Professor Carlos Fernando Avenancio-León “No Credit For Time Served? Incarceration and Credit-Driven Crime Cycles”

February 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Professor Carlos Fernando Avenancio-León of Indiana University Bloomington will be presenting “No Credit For Time Served? Incarceration and Credit-Driven Crime Cycles.”

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Faculty Colloquium: Professor Ricky Revesz “Bostock and the End of the Climate Change Double Standard”

February 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Professor Ricky Revesz of NYU Law will be presenting “Bostock and the End of the Climate Change Double Standard.”

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Faculty Colloquium: Professor David Takacs “Rivers with Rights”

February 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Professor David Takacs will be presenting “Rivers with Rights.”

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Faculty Colloquium: Professor Jane Bambauer “Cats, Cars, and Nazis”

February 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Professor Jane Bambauer of University of Arizona Law will be presenting “Cats, Cars, and Nazis.”

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Faculty Colloquium: Professors Dan Rodriguez & Barry Weingast “Is Administrative Law Inevitable?”

March 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Professors Dan Rodriguez of Northwestern School of Law & Barry Weingast of Stanford University will be presenting “Is Administrative Law Inevitable?”

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Faculty Colloquium: Professor Maxine Burkett “Root and Branch: Climate Migration and the History and Future of Climate Justice.”

March 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Professor Maxine Burkett of Hawai’i at Mānoa will be presenting “Root and Branch: Climate Migration and the History and Future of Climate Justice.”

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Faculty Colloquium: Professor Radhika Rao

March 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Professor Radhika Rao will be presenting.

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Faculty Colloquium: Professor Christine Desan “How To Spend a Trillion Dollars: The Monetary Hardwiring, Why It Matters, and What We Should Do About It”

March 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 

Professor Christine Desan of Harvard Law School will be presenting “How To Spend a Trillion Dollars: The Monetary Hardwiring, Why It Matters, and What We Should Do About It.”

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Faculty Colloquium: Professor William Ortman “The Informed Jury”

March 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 

Professor William Ortman of Wayne State University Law School will be presenting “The Informed Jury.”

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Faculty Colloquium: Professor Beth Simmons “International Cooperation around Interstate Borders”

April 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 

Professor Beth Simmons of Penn Law will be presenting “International Cooperation around Interstate Borders.”

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Faculty Colloquium: Professor Patricia Posey "Race and Indebted Access: How the Fringe Economy Shapes Political Inclusion"

April13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 

Professor Patricia Posey of University of Chicago will be presenting “Race and Indebted Access: How the Fringe Economy Shapes Political Inclusion.”

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