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The American Constitution Society presents "Recess Appointments and the Checks and Balances Constitution" featuring Professor Peter Shane

Date: 
04.25.2013
Location: 
Room I

The American Constitution Society presents “Recess Appointments and the Checks and Balances Constitution” featuring Professor Peter Shane

Thursday, April 25 - 12:15pm, Room I - Lunch provided

The American Constitution Society presents "Keeping my Oath: Judge Beverly Martin on the Necessary Role of the Courts in Administering Justice"

Date: 
04.22.2013
Location: 
Room V

As part of the Cummings Foundation Judicial Lecture Series, the American Constitution Society presents 

"Keeping My Oath: Judge Beverly Martin on the Necessary Role of the Courts in Administering Justice"

Monday, April 22 - 12:15pm, Room V - Lunch provided

Abrams Env. Law Clinic, ACS and ELS Present: The Local Battle Against Climate Change

Date: 
04.09.2013
Location: 
Room I

The Abrams Environmental Law Clinic, American Constitution Society and the Environmental Law Society present a panel on local efforts to combat climate change: What can be done uniquely on a local level? What roles do the government, advocacy groups, and private corporations play? How do local efforts interact with state, federal, and global initiatives?

Disability Law Society & American Constitution Society present "Post-Newtown Legal Reforms: A Panel Discussion"

This discussion, sponsored by ACS and the Disability Law Society, was held on February 12, 2013.

Speakers included:


58:13 minutes (53.3 MB)

ACS Presents: ALICE and Why Progressives Should Take Back Statehouses, with Professor Joel Rogers

Date: 
02.27.2013
Location: 
Room IV

 For nearly forty years, conservative-backed ALEC has secretively disseminated model laws to its network of more than 2,000 state legislators -- resulting in a weakened

Diversity Month Program: Debate on Affirmative Action

Date: 
01.15.2013
Location: 
Room II

The Federalist Society, American Constitution Society, ACLU, and the Black Law Students Association present a debate on Affirmative Action. Peter Kirsanow and Jose Padilla will be participating in the event.  This Diversity Month Program is sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.

ACS presents Justice Goodwin Liu

Date: 
11.01.2012
Location: 
Room II

Justice Goodwin Liu is an Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court. Justice Liu graduated from Yale Law School in 1998, becoming the first in his family to earn a law degree. He clerked for Judge David Tatel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and then worked as Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of the U.S.

ACS Presents Linda Greenhouse

Date: 
05.09.2012
Location: 
Room III

Linda Greenhouse is a Senior Research Scholar in Law, the Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. She received her undergraduate degree from Radcliffe College (Harvard), and earned a Master of Studies in Law degree from Yale Law School in 1978. Ms.

ACS and the Federalist Society Present: Judges Ikuta and Pryor

Date: 
04.30.2012
Location: 
Room II

Judge Sandra Ikuta serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She received her masters in journalism from Columbia University and her JD from UCLA School of Law in 1988. She went on to clerk for Judge Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit and U.S.

ACS Presents Mark Kende, "A Progressive Constitutional Vision: What South Africa Can Teach the United States"

Date: 
04.26.2012
Location: 
Room V

Mark Kende is the James Madison Chair in Constitutional Law at Drake Law School and Director of the Drake Constitutional Law Center. He received his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law school, and went on to clerk for Judge Julian Cook, Jr. of the Eastern District of Michigan.