- Katherine Turk, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present in the Washington History Seminar on Equality on Trial: Gender and Rights in the Modern American Workplace, on Monday, October 17, 2016, 4:00pm - 5:30pm, at the Woodrow Wilson Center.
- At 6:30 p.m., on Tuesday, October 25, Michael Schoeppner, University of Maine-Farmington, will present Moral Contagion: A Brief History of Danger, Fear and Border Control in America, in the Performance Space in the Emery Community Arts Center on the UMF campus. It is one of UMF’s Public Classroom series of lectures. More.
- "The Heyburn Initiative for Excellence in the Federal Judiciary, in partnership with the University of Kentucky College of Law and UK Libraries, will establish an archives and oral history program for Kentucky’s federal judges and a national lecture series on relevant judicial topics.” More.
- Fordham Law Review 85:1 (October 2016) is a special issue commemorating the 125th anniversary of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Contributors include Judge Robert A. Katzmann and John Fabian Witt.
- The John Marshall Law School announces that Professor Samuel Olken has been named the Edward T. and Noble W. Lee Chair in Constitutional Law for the 2016-2017 academic year. In that capacity he will “research, write and speak on constitutional law,” with a special focus on “Chief Justice John Marshall's use of the preamble to interpret the interstices of the Constitution.” More.
- On October 25, the Claremont Institute and Federalist Society will present The Jurisprudence of Clarence Thomas: 25 Years on the Court, in Kennedy Caucus Room (Room 325), Russell Senate Office Building, US Senate.
- CFP: The Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies has a Call out for its 2017 Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, which will showcase work on medieval, Renaissance, and early modern studies of Europe, the Americas, and the Mediterranean world. The deadline is very very soon: Oct.16! Details here.
- The UCI Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Criminology, Law & Society offers postdoctoral research fellowships and faculty mentoring to qualified scholars in the field whose research, teaching, and service will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity. The deadline is Nov.1, 2016. Full information about the program is here.
- The Wisconsin Discussion Group on Constitutionalism--AKA the Con Law Schmooze--convened at the UW Law School over the Sept.30-Oct.1 weekend. The theme was "Reconstitution: Politico-Legal History as Constitutional Change."
Update: John Fabian Witt, Yale Law School, will deliver the Hands Lecture, Adjudication in the Age of Disagreement, during a special session of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit commemorating the 125th anniversary of the court at 4:00 p.m. on October 26 in the Thurgood Marshall Courthouse, 40 Foley Square, Room 1703, New York City. H/t: SBG.
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