Faculty Workshops 2020-21


Apr. 30

The Baldy Center Virtual Book Workshop, Irus Braverman
Title: WILD LEGALITIES: Wild Life and Law in Palestine/Israel  

Apr. 23

Heather Abraham
Honored in the Breach: The Government’s Duty to Consider Race
Commentators: James Wooten and Jim Gardner
Moderator: Christine Bartholomew

Apr. 14, 15, 16

The Baldy Center Workshop: 
Irus Braverman, University at Buffalo School of Law
James J. Bono, University at Buffalo, History
Lucinda Cole University of Illinois, English
Jennifer A. Surtees, University at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Department of Biochemistry
Paul Vanouse University at Buffalo, Art
Title: Medical Posthumanities: Governing Health Beyond the Human

Apr. 2

Mateo Taussig-Rubbo
Zoé Hamstead,
UB School of Architecture and Planning
 Heat law
Moderator: Kim Diana Connolly

Mar. 19

Matthew Dimick
: Race and Domination
Commentators: Athena Mutua and Christopher Mele, UB Department of Sociology
Moderator: Luis Chiesa

Mar. 5

The Baldy Center Book Talk: Hadar Aviram, UC Hastings College of Law
Title: Yesterday's Monsters the Manson Family Cases and The Illusion of Parole

Feb. 12

Law Review Workshop: Stephen Paskey
 Reframing Law's Domain: Narrative, Rhetoric, and the Forms of Legal Rules
Commentators: Anya Bernstein and Guyora Binder
Moderator: Michael Boucai

Jan. 29

Amy Semet
 An Empirical Study Comparing Patent Validity Challenges at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board vs. the Federal District Courts
Moderator: Matt Dimick


Dec. 4

Paul Linden-Retek
Neither Trumps Nor Interests: Rights, Pluralism, and the Recovery of Constitutional Judgment
Moderator: Anya Bernstein

Nov. 13

Irus Braverman
 Wild Legalities: Animals and the Rule of Law in Palestine/Israel
Moderator: Mateo Taussig-Rubbo

Oct. 30

Matthew Steilen
 Counsel and Consent
Moderator: Matt Dimick

Oct. 9

Guyora Binder, University at Buffalo School of Law
Anthony O'Rourke, University at Buffalo School of Law
Rick Su, University of North Carolina School of Law
Title: Disbanding Police Agencies
Moderator: Luis Chiesa

Oct. 2

Anya Bernstein, University at Buffalo School of Law
Glen Staszewski, Michigan State University
Title: Judicial Populism
Moderator: Matt Steilen

Sept. 25

James Gardner
Strongmen and Neurotics: Visible Struggle in the Construction of Judicial Ethos
Moderator: Michael Boucai

Aug.  12

Anthony, O'Rourke, University at Buffalo School of Law
Monica C. Bell, Yale Law School
Allegra McLeod, Georgetown University Law Center
Jamelia Morgan, University of Connecticut School of Law
Rick Su, University of North Carolina School of Law
Title: Defunding the Police: A Conversation