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The Socio-Legal Studies Workshop is an interdisciplinary seminar that meets selected Fridays over lunch (12-1.15pm) in the Law School (Room 3500H). We are pleased to announce a series of Book Talks to be featured within the SLS Workshop Schedule below. Lunch will be provided. All interested Law faculty members, faculty members from outside of the Law School, law students and graduate students are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please RSVP to Nix McCoy (email@example.com) for each workshop you plan to attend.
26 Mitra Sharafi [University of Wisconsin Law School] The Imperial Serologist and Punitive Self-Harm: Bloodstains and Legal Pluralism in British India.
30 Natalie Pifer [Criminology Law and Society] Policing Skid Row (Working Title)
21 Joe DiMento [Law] Is there Environmental Law in the Arctic? A Case Study of Evolving Legal Forms
2 Catherine Fisk [Law] Book Talk: Writing for Hire; Unions, Hollywood, and Madison Gardens (Forthcoming 2016, Harvard University Press)
13 Nick Marantz [Planning, Policy & Design] Redevelopment in California, 1945-1988: From "slum" clearance to tax revenue capture
20 Postponed to April 7th - No SLW on this date
3 Julia Morris [University of Oxford and Visiting Scholar at the Department of Anthropology, UC Berkeley 2016/17]
17 Mona Lynch [CLS] Book Talk: Hard Bargains: The Coercive Power of Drug Laws in Federal Court (Forthcoming 2016, Russell Sage Foundation)
24 Sora Han [CLS] Book Talk: Letters of the Law: Race and the Fantasy of Colorblindness in American Law (2015, Stanford University Press).
10 Amy Magnus [CLS] Specializing Justice for Crossover Youth and Families:An Assessment of a Specialized Juvenile and Family Justice Initiative
13 Erwin Chemerinsky [Law] Book Talk: Closing the Courthouse Door; How Your Constitutional Rights Become Unenforceable (Forthcoming 2016, Yale University Press)
17 Susan Coutin [CLS/Anthro] Book Talk: Exiled Home: Salvadoran Transnational Youth in the Aftermath of Violence (May 2016, Duke University Press)
7 Keramet Reiter [CLS] Book Talk: Pelican Bay Prison and the Rise of Long-Term Solitary Confinement (Forthcoming 2016, New Haven: Yale University Press)
21 Chris Whytock [Law] Judicial Cosmopolitanism and Parochialism: Foreign Judgments in U.S. Courts
5 Hillary Berk [CLS] The Legalization of Emotion: How Surrogacy Contracts Reproduce the Modern American Family