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Conference: Book event, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy

Brooklyn Law School will hold a book event: Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy – A Conversation with Professor Heather Ann Thompson of the University of Michigan on November 10, 2016 from 6-8pm.

Click here for more information and click here to register.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Criminal Law. 

October 28, 2016 at 12:35 pm Leave a comment

Conference: Academic Council on the United Nations Systems

Korean Academic Council on the United Nations System will host the Academic Council on the United Nations System annual meeting June 15-17, 2017 at Sookmyung Women’s University in Seoul, Korea.

The theme is Revitalizing the United Nations for Human Rights, Peace and Development.

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Topics: Conferences & Symposia; International Law. 

September 15, 2016 at 1:33 pm Leave a comment

Conference: AALS, Why Advancement Matters

The AALS Section on Institutional Advancement Program, Why Advancement Matters, takes place January 6-7, 2017.

This year’s theme, selected by AALS President Kellye Y. Testy, is “Why Law Matters.”  This theme promises to provide a forum for novel thinking and fresh perspectives on the role of law in society and the academy’s role in advancing respect for and understanding of the rule of law.

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Topics: Conferences & Symposia.

September 6, 2016 at 5:01 pm Leave a comment

Symposium: A Modern War on Drugs: The Legal & Political Impact of Opioid Access, Abuse, and Cost

On Thursday, March 31, the Journal of Health and Biomedical Law at Suffolk Law will host a symposium on the legal and political implications of the recent opioid crisis.  The symposium will feature an interdisciplinary panel discussion of the various issues arising from the crisis and the issues to be considered in present and future litigation.

The symposium will be held from 11:30-3:00 in the First Floor Function Room.  A complimentary lunch will be served at 11:30 and the discussion will begin at 12:15.

Email the editor in chief at for more information.

Click here to register for the event.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Health Law.

March 23, 2016 at 5:56 pm Leave a comment

Conference: Food & Drug Law Institute

The Food & Drug Law Institute holds its annual conference May 5-6, 2016, in Washington, DC.  The 2016 FDLI Annual Conference will cover legal, regulatory, policy, and economic issues spanning the broad range of FDA’s authority by bringing together experts from the federal government, industry, the private bar, patient and consumer advocates, consulting organizations, and academia.

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Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Health Law. 

October 13, 2015 at 6:34 pm Leave a comment

Conference: Law & Society Association 2016 Meeting

The Law & Society Association holds its annual meeting June 2-5, 2016, in New Orleans. The theme is “At the Delta: Belonging, Place and Visions of Law and Social Change.” Paper and session submissions are due Oct. 15, 2015.  You may also volunteer to chair a session or serve as a discussant.

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Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Calls for Papers.

September 11, 2015 at 7:27 pm Leave a comment

Rosanna Cavallaro quoted in article

Rosanna Cavallaro was quoted in Are Police Violating Privacy with GPS Tracking? To read the full article, go here.

Topics: Faculty in the News.

April 13, 2015 at 3:19 pm Leave a comment

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