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The McGeorge Distinguished Speaker Series kicked-off on Sept. 14 with Rabbi Uri Regev presenting "Does Israel Meet the Challenge of Being Both a Jewish and Democratic State?

Distinguished Speaker Series

From formal presentations, informal brown bag lunches, and faculty/student activities, the events hosted through the McGeorge School of Law Distinguished Speaker Series provide an ideal forum for the exchange of ideas for the betterment of law faculty as colleagues working together, as scholars from law schools across the nation and world sharing abstracts of in-progress research, and as teachers who can share a wellspring of emerging ideas and perspectives in the classroom.

2017-2018 Events

Check back for more events soon.

"Does Israel Meet the Challenge of Being Both a Jewish and Democratic State?"

Rabbi Uri RegevSpeaker:  Rabbi Uri Regev, President and CEO of "Freedom Of Religion for Israel" and "Hiddush — For Religious Freedom and Equality"
When: Sept. 14, 2017 (read article)
Co-sponsored by the Global Center and the Jewish Law Student Association (JLSA)

"Who Has Standing To Sue Under The Emoluments Clauses?"

Matt hallSpeaker: Professor Matthew I. Hall, University of Georgia School of Law 
When: Oct. 16, 2017 

"When Mass Murder, Theft, and Violation of Civil Liberties were "Legal": The Nazi Legal System, 1933-1945"

Justice Richard FybelSpeaker: Justice Richard Fybel
When: Nov. 7, 2017 
Co-sponsored by Diversity Affairs Committee, BLSA, LAMBDA, LLSA and APALSA

"Inducing More Effective Transbasin Management Cooperation Among Riparian States"

Dan TarlockSpeaker: Professor Dan Tarlock, Distinguished Professor of Law Chicago-Kent College of Law
When: Dec. 7, 2017 
Co-sponsored by the Global Center at McGeorge, and the McGeorge Water & Environmental Law Program


Spring Semester Save the Dates

  • Jan. 23, 2018: Forum on Independent Judiciary
  • Feb. 8, 2018: Professor Angela Banks, Arizona State University
  • Feb. 26, 2018: Professor David Gantz, University of Arizona
  • April 24, 2018: Professor Andrea Bjorklund, L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law, McGill School of Law

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