Sunday, October 9, 2011

This Week in the Bay Area: Mack, Woeste, Friedman

A few opportunities for Bay Area readers:
  • On Monday, October 10, the Center for the Study of Law and Society at the University of California, Berkeley will host Kenneth Mack (Harvard Law School). He'll be talking about "Law, Local Knowledge, and Social Change during the Civil Rights Movement" (drawing in part on Tomiko Brown-Nagin's Courage to Dissent). More information is here. 
  • On Tuesday, October 11, at University of California Hastings College of Law, Reuel Schiller will interview Victoria Saker Woeste (American Bar Foundation) on her forthcoming book Henry Ford's War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech (Stanford, 2012). More information is here. 
  • Professor Woeste will talk more about the book on Wednesday, October 12, at UC Berkeley Law. More information is here.
  • On Thursday, October 13, the Stanford Program in Law and Society will host a book launch for Law in Many Societies, a new reader edited by Lawrence M. Friedman, Rogelio Pérez-Perdomo, and Manuel A. Gómez. More information is here.