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Jun
1
2018

Bail Reform! Legal Studies Lecture

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Join Legal Studies for our final lecture of Spring: Bail Reform! Organizing to End Money Bail andPretrial Detention in Illinois Friday, June...

May
10
2018

Law in Motion: Keynote with Ken Mack

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Join Legal Studies for our annual Law in Motion Keynote lecture. This year we are excited to have Harvard Law...

May
10
2018

Law in Motion: New Books on the 14th Amendment

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Join Legal Studies as we discuss new books on the 14th Amendment with: Dan Sharfstein, Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph,...

May
8
2018

GFILS Spring 2018 Reading Group

5:15 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

The Legal Studies GFILS & Faculty reading group for spring quarter will meet Tuesday, May 8th at 5:15pm, in the...

Apr
20
2018

CLS Workshop 4/20: Hollie Brehm

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Crime, Law, and Society Workshop

“Towards a Criminology of Genocide.” Co-Sponsored with War and Society Workshop.

Apr
17
2018

CLS Workshop 4/17: Brandon Alston

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Crime, Law, and Society Workshop

"The Camera is My Weapon:" Urban Residents Uses of Cellphones to Protectively Monitor Police Officers.

Apr
10
2018

CLS Workshop 4/10: Heather Schoenfeld

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Crime, Law, and Society Workshop

“Building the Carceral State: A New Perspective on Mass Incarceration.”

Mar
6
2018

CLS Workshop 3/6: Gabriela Kirk

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Crime, Law, and Society Workshop

Gabriela Kirk, Northwestern University Sociology. “The Experience of Electronic Monitoring in Cook County”

Feb
20
2018

CLS Workshop 2/20: Kenneth Pass

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Crime, Law, and Society Workshop

Kenneth Pass, Northwestern University Sociology. “‘Making Bad Laws Better’: Race, Sexuality, and the New Politics of Disease”

Feb
9
2018

Masterpiece Cakeshop V. Colorado Panel Talk

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Join Legal Studies on Friday, Feb. 9th for a panel discussion on the Supreme Court case Masterpiece Cakeshop V. Colorado. Anthony...

Feb
6
2018

Legal Studies: GFILS Winter Reading Group

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Legal Studies hosts a quarterly reading group for our Graduate Fellows in Legal Studies (GFILS) and our faculty. The reading...

Feb
6
2018

CLS Workshop 2/6: Jeffrey Omari

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Crime, Law, and Society Workshop

Jeffrey Omari, American Bar Foundation, “Digital Access Amongst the Marginalized: Internet Governance and Social In/Exclusion in Rio de Janeiro”

Jan
23
2018

CLS Workshop 1/23: Allison McKim

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Crime, Law, and Society Workshop

Allison McKim, Bard College Sociology. “Addicted to Rehab: Race, Gender, and Drug Treatment in the Era of Mass Incarceration”

Jan
19
2018

Engage Chicago & Legal Studies Info Session

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Civic Engagement

Learn about opportunities for students interested in law and advocacy through this unique info session, cosponsored by Engage Chicago and...

Sep
17
2017

Happy Constitution Day!

All day, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Northwestern Recognizes Constitution Day 2017 Northwestern University will recognize Constitution Day on September 17, 2017 to commemorate the signing of the...

May
11
2017

Law in Motion - Key Note Address

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

The Past, Present and Future of American Elections As the American electorate becomes more and more polarized, the rules governing elections...

May
11
2017

Law in Motion - Graduate Student Panel

3:00 PM - 4:45 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Join Legal Studies for the annual Law in Motion series. Events kick off with a Graduate Student Panel with presentation...

Jan
20
2017

Legal Studies Meet & Greet

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

LEGAL STUDIES MEET, GREET, & TREAT! FRI. JAN 20th, 1pm-2pm, Kresge #2440Stop by, grab some CANDY, and chat with Legal Studies...

Oct
20
2016

Joanne B. Freeman Lecture at the Newberry

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Save the date! Join Legal Studies in heading to The Newberry Library to see Joanne B. Freeman's lecture "Hunting for Hamilton: A...

Feb
23
2016

Legal Studies GFILS & Faculty Reading Group

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

The Legal Studies GFILS & Faculty reading group for this quarter will be meeting on Tuesday, February 23rd at 5pm,...

Feb
22
2016

Meet. Greet, & Treat!

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

LEGAL STUDIES MEET, GREET, & TREAT! MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd 3pm-4pmScott Hall #201 Stop by, grab some CANDY, and chat with Legal Studies...

Jan
25
2016

Legal Studies Lecture: Christina Snyder

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Indiana University Professor Christina Snyder will speak regarding American Indian boarding schools and federal civilization policy in the 19th century....

Jan
25
2016

The New History of American Slaveries

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by One Book One Northwestern 2017-2018

Indiana University professor Christina Snyder will present her talk “The New History of American Slaveries”, regarding American Indian boarding schools...

Nov
10
2015

GFILS Fall Reading Group

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

The Legal Studies GFILS & Faculty reading group for the fall quarter will be meeting on Tuesday, November 10, 2015...

Oct
1
2015

Constitution Day Lecture

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Join Legal Studies in celebrating Constitution Day! Prof. Amanda Hollis-Brusky from Pomona College will present her lecture "Black-Robed Policymakers or Defenders...

May
14
2015

Native Americans and the Law Lecture

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

This lecture will feature Lindsay Robertson, Faculty Director, Center for the Study of American Indian Law and Policy, and Judge...

May
8
2015

Race and Property--An Interdisciplinary Conference

8:30 AM - 2:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

This conference examines the relationship between race, property, and the law, in widely diverse settings. The conference will convene at...

May
7
2015

Race and Property--An Interdisciplinary Conference

2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

This conference examines the relationship between race, property, and the law, in widely diverse settings. The conference will convene at...

May
5
2015

Native Americans and the Law Lecture

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

This lecture features David Nichols, Associate Professor of History at Indiana State University, who will give a talk entitled "Charters...

Apr
28
2015

Graduate Student/Faculty Legal Studies Reading Group

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Discussion of Ideas with Consequences: The Federalist Society and the Conservative Counterrevolution (Studies in Postwar American Political Development) by Amanda...

Mar
2
2015

Legal Studies Adjunct Major Apps Due

All day, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

Applications for the Legal Studies Adjunct Major are due Monday, March 2. For information about the Major, please visit our website:http://www.legalstudies.northwestern.edu/undergraduate/adjunct-major/ For...

Sep
17
2014

Constitution Day Lecture: Alison LaCroix

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Legal Studies

The Center for Legal Studies is delighted to welcome Alison LaCroix, Professor of Law and Ludwig and Hilde Wolf Teaching Scholar...

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