August 28, 2017

8:00 am

Orientation is carefully planned to provide students with the critical information needed to get a good start in law school and participation is mandatory. Orientation is scheduled for all day August 28-31, 2017.

September 21, 2017

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Policing Everyman: How Cars Transformed American Freedom tells the story of how the mass adoption of cars transformed policing and, in the process, the idea of freedom itself.

September 28, 2017

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Only the Clothes on Her Back:  Textiles, Commerce, and Governance in the Nineteenth-Century United States shifts the perspective from the property that a small minority of Americans owned to the property that the vast majority of...

October 5, 2017

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Scholars generally consider workers’ compensation laws, created in the 1910s, as a Progressive Era success story.

October 6, 2017

8:00 am to 5:00 pm
7.25 Standard CLE credits, Event Code #240991

This conference explores the takings issue as it relates to land use, environmental rules and other forms of regulation.

October 12, 2017

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

This essay explores the legal and moral perplexities posed by acts of Congress that connect vindications of the rights of persons to the free flow of commerce, tracing how the American nation-state has made human wellbeing commensurate with the...

October 13, 2017

8:15 am to 5:30 pm
CLE credit, including Elimination of Bias, will be requested

Our society’s ability to have productive dialogues about important social issues is at a nadir. We don’t know how to productively disagree with each other, and we certainly don’t know how to persuade. This conference seeks to engage scholars and...

October 19, 2017

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The paper argues that the international legal defense team assembled to defend Jomo Kenyatta during the Mau Mau insurrection was typical of its time, uncovering a hitherto ignored period of legal globalization, by showing how trials understood as...

October 24, 2017

11:15 am to 12:15 pm

The Minnesota Court of Appeals will hold their Tuesday, October 14, 2017 hearing at the University of Minnesota Law School. 

November 1, 2017

12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
CLE credits will be requested

This inaugural annual forum invites vital voices from around the country to participate in a range of presentations that provide the legal and greater community with insights into major trends, practices and developments in immigration law and...


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