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March 2017
Friday
3
March
2017
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Monday
6
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Elisabeth Rosenthal, Columnist, The New York Times
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Thursday
9
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Michael H. Posner, Jerome Kohlberg Professor Ethics and Finance, Professor Business and Society, Center for Business and Human Rights, NYU Stern School of Business
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
22
March
2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Speaker: Juliet P. Kostritsky, Everett D. & Eugenia S. McCurdy Professor of Contract Law
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
April 2017
Friday
7
April
2017
Glidden House
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Mysterious Disappearance of Labor . . . and of Labor Law?
Sponsor
Rush McKnight Labor Law Lecture presented by CISCDR (Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Conflict and Dispute Resolution)
MAR 4, 2009
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location
Moot Courtroom

Professor Arthurs will discuss how the disappearance of labor as a collective presence in the workplace, as a sociological category, as a political force and as a domain of public policy may come to influence the practices and even the very existence of labor law as a field of professional interest and academic scholarship.
Speaker Information
Harry ArthursHarry Arthurs
University Professor
Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto

former president, York University, and former law dean

Harry Arthurs is a University Professor, former Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School (1972-77) and President of York University (1985-92). He has also been an academic visitor at Oxford, Cambridge and University College, London. He has served as Commissioner reviewing Canada’s labor standards legislation (2004-2006) and as Commissioner reviewing Ontario’s pension legislation (2006-2008). He holds an OC, OO, BA, and LLB from Toronto and an LLM from Harvard.

Arthurs’ publications range widely over the areas of legal education and the legal profession, legal history and legal theory, labor and administrative law, globalization and - in recent years - constitutionalism. His academic contributions have been recognized by his election as an Associate of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy. In 2002, he was awarded the Canada Council’s Killam Prize for his lifetime contributions to the social sciences as well as the Bora Laskin Prize for his contributions to labor law.

Arthurs has been an arbitrator and mediator in labor disputes, has conducted inquiries and reviews at Canadian and American universities, and has provided advice to governments on a number of issues ranging from higher education policy to the constitution to labour and employment law. He has also served as a Bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada, member of the Economic Council of Canada and President of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. He is a member of both the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario and holds numerous honorary degrees (LLD from Brock, Law Society of Upper Canada, McGill, Montreal, Sherbrooke and Toronto; Hon DLitt (Lethbridge), Hon DCL (Windsor), FRSC, FBA of the Bar of Ontario, President Emeritus, University Professor of Law and Political Science.)
Additional Information
Open to the public at no cost. There will be one free hour of CLE credit available to lawyers who attend.

(originally scheduled 1.28.09, snow cancellation resulted in reschedule 3.4.09)

Supplemental Readings:
· Arthurs Bibliography
· Redraw Boundaries of Labor Law


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