Lectures & Events

 
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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Why Brown v. Board of Education Was a Hard Case
Sponsor
Frank J. Battisti Memorial Lecture
NOV 11, 2004
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location
Moot Courtroom (A59)
Speaker Information
Michael J. Klarman
James Monroe Distinguished Professor of Law and Professor of History
University of Virginia School of Law


Michael J. KlarmanProfessor Michael J. Klarman is the James Monroe Distinguished Professor of Law and Professor of History at the University of Virginia. He received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, his J.D. from Stanford Law School, and his Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Oxford, where he was a Marshall Scholar.

After law school, Professor Klarman clerked for the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg. He joined the faculty at the University of Virginia School of Law in 1987 and has won numerous awards for his teaching and scholarship, including the State Council of Higher Education Outstanding Faculty Award, the University of Virginia Harrison Achievement Award, the University of Virginia Outstanding Teacher Award, and the inaugural Roger and Madeleine Traynor Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence in Legal Scholarship. Professor Klarman has also served as the Distinguished Visiting Lee Professor of Law at the Marshall Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary and as Visiting Professor at Stanford Law School.

Professor Klarman, whose scholarship is mostly in the areas of constitutional theory and constitutional history, has published dozens of articles in leading law journals and in the Journal of American History and the English Historical Review. In 2004, he published his first book, From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality (Oxford University Press). The book has been called "magnificent" by Cass Sunstein and Akhil Amar and "magisterial" by James Patterson.
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