CSLS Special Events

Berkeley Law School

SPRING 2021

CSLS Cosponsored Event with Christy E. Lopez & Sen. Nancy Skinner 

Christy E. Lopez, Georgetown 
Sen. Nancy Skinner 
Moderator – Hon. John True
Reforming Policing in the Era of Black Lives Matter Through Changing Labor Relations
Sponsored by Berkeley Law, Center for Law and Work
Friday, January 29, 2021 | Webinar  

Introduction: Professor Joseph Grodin

Session 1: 11 a.m. – 12: 15 p.m.: What is Different About Police Labor Relations and Does It Contribute to Police Violence Against People of Color?

Speakers:

Christy E. Lopez, Georgetown 

Sen. Nancy Skinner 

Moderator – Hon. John True

Keynote Address: 12:30 – 1:15: The Hon. Thelton Henderson

1:30 – 1:45 Introduction to Proposals for Increased Transparency and Accountability [Catherine Fisk]

Session 2: 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Transparency 

Speakers:

Will Atchison, Portland, OR 

Katharine (Katie) Porter, San Francisco, CA (Director of SF City Atty Labor and Employment Department) 

Moderator – Ronald Yank

Session 3: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.: Accountability

Speakers:

Paul Henderson, Director of San Francisco Department of Police Accountability 

Jon Holtzman, Renne Public Law Group 

Rockne Lucia, Rains, Lucia, Stern, St. Phalle & Silver 

Moderator: Barry Winograd

FALL 2020

 CSLS Cosponsored Event with Audrey Macklin and Leti Volpp

Audrey Macklin, Professor and Chair in Human Rights Law, University of Toronto Faculty of Law 
Leti Volpp, Professor of Law, Berkeley Law
No Safe Country for Refugees? The Canada-US Safe Third Country Agreement Before the Canadian Courts
Cosponsored with Canadian Studies Program (CAN))Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration InitiativeCenter for Race and Gender
Tuesday, September 1 | 12:30-2:00 p.m.

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CSLS Cosponsored Event with Shannon Gleeson, Jennifer Chacón, Laura Enriquez & G. Cristina Mora

Shannon Gleeson, Associate Professor of Labor Relations & History, Cornell ILR School
Jennifer Chacón, Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
Laura Enriquez, Assistant Professor in Chicano/Latino Studies, University of California, Irvine
G. Cristina Mora, Co-Director, Institute of Governmental Studies
Dreamers and the Future of DACA
Co-sponsored with the Institute of Governmental Studies, Robert T. Matsui Center for Politics and Public Service, Diversity and Democracy Research Cluster, Othering & Belonging Institute, Latinx Research Center, Center for Race and Gender, Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative, Social Science Matrix, and Berkeley Law
Thursday, September 10 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm

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CSLS Cosponsored Event with Khiara M. Bridges

Khiara M. Bridges, Professor of Law, UC Berkeley 
Abortion Rights in 2020 and Beyond: Threats and Resistance
Cosponsored with Center for Right-Wing Studies and Institute for the Study of Societal Issues
Wednesday, September 30 | 12:00 – 1:30 pm
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CSLS Cosponsored Event with Vasanthi Venkatesh
Vasanthi Venkatesh, Assistant Professor in Law, Land, and Local Economies, University of Windsor Faculty of Law
“Social Movements and Legal Mobilisation in Times of Crisis: Migrant Farm Worker Rights in Canada”

Cosponsored with Canadian Studies Program (CAN))
Tuesday, October 6 | 12:30-2 p.m. | Online
RSVP by emailing canada@berkeley.edu by October 5
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CSLS Cosponsored Event with Samuel J. Levine

Samuel J. Levine, Director of the Jewish Law Institute and Professor of Law, Touro College
“Was the Biblical Joseph on the Spectrum?”
Cosponsored with Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies
Wednesday, October 21 | 11am – 12:30pm | RSVP for zoom link
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CSLS Cosponsored Event with Carla Shedd

Carla Shedd, Associate Professor, Urban Education & Sociology, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Empirics of Justice: Tracking the Carceral Continuum in Urban America
Co-sponsored by Graduate School of Education, Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice, Center for Race and Gender, UC Berkeley
Friday, November 13 | 12:00pm – 1:30pm 
Zoom Webinar | Register here (free)
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