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Big 10 Law School Spring Speaker Series: New Government

A Speaker Series Offered by the Big 10 Law Schools

This 12-week series consists of lectures relating to trending and important topics on new government, such as, new court, new administration, new congress, and other relevant issues. We are delighted that Penn State Law in University Park Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar and Clinical Professor of Law, and Director of the Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic, Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia will be presenting on Tuesday, March 9 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Eastern time via Zoom. Professor Wadhia will share her thoughts on, "Immigration in a New Administration." Visit the Big 10 Law School Speaker Series homepage for more information or register here.

All presentations by the Big 10 law schools, from February 16, 2021 – April 20, 2021, are hosted on Zoom and each lecture will begin at 6:00 p.m. Eastern time and conclude by 7:00 p.m. Reservations are required to attend the online lectures.


Speakers and Topics

February 16

Frank Ravitch

Michigan State University College of Law "Freedom's Edge: Religious Freedom, Complicity Claims, and Discrimination"
February 23 Luis Fuentes-Rohwer Indiana University Maurer School of Law "Racism as Constitutional Legacy: American Empire and Puerto Rico"
March 2 Jill Hasday University of Minnesota School of Law "Intimate Lies and the Law"
March 9 Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia Penn State Law in University Park "Immigration in a New Administration"
March 16 Adrien Wing University of Iowa College of Law "Demarginalizing Women of Color During the Biden-Harris Administration"
March 23 Kyle Langvardt University of Nebraska College of Law "The State of Play on Intermediary Liability"
March 30 Natalie Ram University of Maryland School of Law "America's Hidden National DNA Database—and What Congress Can Do about It"
April 6 Paul Gowder Northwestern Pritzker School of Law "Liberation Constitutionalism"
April 13 Rob Yablon University of Wisconsin Law School "State Courts and State Constitutions in the US Legal Landscape"
April 20 Peter M. Shane Ohio State University Moritz College of Law "Democracy's Chief Executive"