Thursday, August 31, 2017

Center for the Study of Law and Society Speaker Series: Fall 2017 Lineup

The Center for the Study of Law and Society at the University of California, Berkeley has posted the Fall 2017 lineup for its speaker series. Speakers likely to interest our readership include:
Monday, September 18 – Mark Brilliant, Associate Professor of History and American Studies; Director, Program in American Studies, University of California, Berkeley. “To Liberate From the Accident of Family Wealth’: How Liberals Revived and Revised the Case for School Vouchers in the 1960s and 1970s and Paved the Way to Zelman”

Monday, November 6 – Melynda Price, Robert E. Harding, Jr. Associate Professor of Law, UK School of Law, and Director, African American and Africana Studies Program, University of Kentucky. “What Would Mama Do? Save Our Sons and Daughters and Anti-Violence Organizing among Black Mothers of Murdered Children in 1980s Detroit”

Monday, November 13 – Joy Milligan, Assistant Professor of Law, U.C. Berkeley School of Law. “Before Fair Housing: ‘Racial Equity’ and Segregation in Early Federal Housing Programs”