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Faculty Colloquia 2020 - 2021

Northeastern University School of Law presents the 2020-2021 Faculty Colloquia Series, convening leading scholars from the university and other institutions. These workshops aim to broaden the horizons of legal scholarship, facilitate the sharing of ideas and challenge how we think about the law and legal practice. 


* All faculty colloquia to be held virtually from 12:00 - 1:30 PM unless otherwise indicated. 

September 30, 2020
Health Law Roundtable: Dr. Michael SinhaVisiting Scholar, Northeastern University School of Law; Regulatory Science Fellow, Harvard-MIT Center for Regulatory Science, Harvard Program in Therapeutic Science (HiTS), Harvard Medical School
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October 7, 2020 | 12:10 - 1:40 PM
The Role of Lawyers in Addressing Structural Injustice in the Criminal Punishment System 
What role do lawyers play in perpetuating structural racism and injustice within America’s system of mass incarceration? What role can lawyers play in transforming the criminal punishment system? Alec Karakatsanis, founder and executive director of Civil Rights Corps, will speak about his book, Usual Cruelty: The Complicity of Lawyers in the Criminal Injustice Systemwith commentary by Professor Michael Meltsner.    

October 14, 2020
Blaine Saito, Assistant Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law
Tax Coordination

October 26, 2020
Mary Anne Case, Arnold I. Shure Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School
Who Conquers With This Sign? The Significance of the Secularization of the Bladensburg Cross

October 28, 2020
Health Law Roundtable: Kimani Paul-EmileProfessor of Law, Fordham University School of Law; Associate Director and Head of Domestic Programs and Initiatives, Center on Race, Law & Justice; Faculty Co-Director, Stein Center for Law & Ethics
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November 18, 2020
Health Law Roundtable
Dr. Mason Marks
Assistant Professor of Law, Gonzaga University School of Law; Fellow, Information Society Project, Yale Law School; Fellow-in-Residence, Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School
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November 30, 2020
Andrew Koppelman
John Paul Stevens Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science, Northwestern University
The Corruption of Libertarianism:  How a Philosophy of Freedom was Betrayed by Delusion and Greed

December 10, 2020
Jennifer Taub
Professor of Law, Western New England University School of Law
Big Dirty Money: The Shocking Injustice and Unseen Cost of White Collar Crime 

December 18, 2020
Steven L. Winter
Walter S. Gibbs Distinguished  Professor of Constitutional Law, Wayne State University Law School

January 27, 2021
Health Law Roundtable

Dorit Reiss
Professor of Law and the James Edgar Hervey '50 Chair of Litigation, UC Hastings Law
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February 9, 2021
Health Law Roundtable
Doron Dorfman
Associate Professor of Law, Syracuse University College of Law

February 10, 2021
Libby Adler
Professor of Law and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies

March 10, 2021
Allison Tait

Professor of Law, Allison Tait, University of Richmond School of Law
Inheriting Privilege

March 24, 2021
Sonia Rolland
Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law
Emerging Powers in International Economic Law - Cooperation, Competition and Transformation 

March 31, 2021
Claudia Haupt

Associate Professor of Law and Political Science, Northeastern University School of Law
Regulating Speech Online: Free Speech Values in Constitutional Frames

April 9, 2021
Health Law Roundtable
World Health Day: Celebrating the Work of Mariah McGill ’09

Esther Kamau
PhD candidate, School for Global Inclusion and Social Development, UMass Boston
Fellow, Center for Peace, Democracy and Development, UMass Boston

Gillian MacNaughton
Associate Professor of Human Rights, School for Global Inclusion and Social Development, UMass Boston

Anja Rudiger
Senior Advisor, Partners for Dignity & Rights

April 28, 2021
Sadiq Reza
Visiting Professor, Northeastern University School of Law; Clinical Instructor, Harvard Law School’s Criminal Justice Institute

May 5, 2021
Atinuke Adediran
David and Pamela Donohue Assistant Professor