Outstanding scholars from UC Davis School of Law and law schools across the nation and world present their works to the law faculty at these workshops, enriching the intellectual life of King Hall.
Presentations take place in the Faculty Workroom unless otherwise noted, and times are subject to change. When available, drafts of upcoming articles will be posted on the Intranet under the Community tab in the Faculty Enrichment section.
Noon to 1pm, September 12, 2013
Brett Frischmann is the director of the Cardozo Intellectual Property and Information Law Program. His expertise is in intellectual property and Internet law, and in particular the relationships between infrastructural resources, property rights, commons, and spillovers.
Noon to 1pm, September 16, 2013
Wadie Said is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of South Carolina. His recent scholarship analyzes the challenges inherent in modern terrorism prosecution, covering such topics as coercive interrogation, the use of informants, and more.
Joseph William Singer
Noon to 1pm, September 23, 2013
The Bussey Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, Joseph William Singer teaches and writes about property law, conflict of laws, federal Indian law. He also writes about legal theory with an emphasis on moral and political philosophy.
Meera E. Deo
Noon to 1pm, October 1, 2013
Meera E. Deo is an Assistant Professor of Law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. She chairs the AALS Section on Law & the Social Sciences. Her research focuses on diversity, affirmative action, race, inequality and higher education.
Noon to 1pm, October 8, 2013
Michelle McKinley is an Associate Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Faculty Development at the University of Oregon School of Law. Professor McKinley has published extensively on international law, human rights, reproductive rights, and immigration.
Noon to 1pm, October 21, 2013
Osagie Obasogie is an Associate Professor of Law at UC Hastings. His research attempts to bridge the conceptual and methodological gaps between empirical and doctrinal scholarship on race, and looks at the role of science in the understanding of race.
Jason A. Gilmer
Noon to 1pm, October 24, 2013
Jason A. Gillmer is the Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development and the John J. Hemmingson Chair and Professor of Law at Gonzaga University. Gillmer is a legal historian whose scholarship focuses on race, slavery, and civil rights.
Noon to 1pm, October 28, 2013
Professor of Law Trina Jones focuses her scholarly research and writing on racial and socio-economic inequality. At Duke University School of Law, she teaches Civil Procedure, Employment Discrimination, and a seminar on Race and the Law.
Noon to 1pm, October 30, 2013
University of San Francisco Professor of Law Tristin Green ’s scholarship focuses on employment discrimination and inequality. She draws on the social sciences in her work to better understand discrimination in the modern workplace.
Noon to 1pm, November 13, 2013
Ezra Rosser is a Professor of Law at American University's Washington College of Law. He joined the WCL faculty in 2006. He teaches and writes in the areas of housing law, federal Indian law, property, and poverty law.
Ian F. Haney-López
Noon to 1pm, November 14, 2013
Ian F. Haney-López is the John H. Boalt Professor of Law at UC Berkeley. He teaches in the areas of race and constitutional law. His forthcoming book is entitled Dog Whistle Politics: How Fifty Years of Race-Baiting Wrecked the Middle Class.
Noon to 1pm, December 5, 2013
John Inazu is an Associate Professor of Law and Political Science at Washington University in St. Louis. His scholarship focuses on the First Amendment freedoms of speech, assembly, and religion, and related issues of political and legal theory.
Additional speaker events through our academic centers:
King Hall Faculty in Conversation
9am to 1pm, May 9th, 2013
An opportunity for faculty members at King Hall to engage in conversations exploring the intellectual connections among us.
Noon to 1pm, May 6th, 2013
Catherine Smith is an Associate Professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. She teaches Torts, Advanced Torts, and Employment Discrimination. Her research interests include torts, civil rights law, and critical race theory.
Ralph Richard Banks
Noon to 1pm, April 15th 2013
Ralph Richard Banks is the Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and Professor, by courtesy, at the School of Education. Professor Banks teaches and writes about family law, employment discrimination law, and race and the law.
Elizabeth M. Glazer
Noon to 1pm, April 8th, 2013
Elizabeth M. Glazer is an Associate Professor of Law at Hofstra University Law School and the Co-director of the Hofstra LGBT Rights Fellowship. Her research examines the topic of exclusion in the First Amendment, antidiscrimination law, and property law.
Noon to 1pm, April 4th, 2013
Professor Kathleen Kim of Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, teaches Torts, Immigration Law and Human Trafficking. Her scholarship investigates the intersection of immigration law, workplace rights, civil rights and the 13th Amendment.
Noon to 1pm, March 28th, 2013
A leading authority on wills and trusts, Adam Hirsch is the William & Catherine VanDercreek Professor at Florida State University College of Law. He teaches Bankruptcy Policy, Creditor's Rights, Estate Planning, and American Legal History.
David L. Sloss
Noon to 1pm, March 27th, 2013
Professor of Law David L. Sloss of Santa Clara University is an internationally renowned scholar who has published two books and numerous law review articles addressing the application of international law in domestic courts.