Law and Economics

The Program in Law and Economics provides an interdisciplinary forum for scholarship in the fields of business law, and law and economics. As one of the preeminent institutions for the study of these fields on both the undergraduate and graduate levels, Berkeley’s program is notable both for the depth of its faculty and the breadth of […]

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Room Reservations

(7 days ago) The Law School’s facilities, including the classrooms, event and auditorium space, and indoor and outdoor tabling and reception space, are reserved exclusively for use by the Law School. Only Berkeley Law faculty, departments, centers, and registered student organizations in good standing may reserve Berkeley Law facilities.

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Arts and Innovation Representation

(1 days ago) A familiarity with IP, nonprofit, and employment law may be helpful, but is by no means necessary as the project itself will involve training and collaboration. Students may also have the opportunity to attend clinics led by practicing attorneys and, in some cases, participate in such clinics under the supervision of CLA panel attorneys.

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Cell Site Simulators

(2 days ago) federal law enforcement agencies are subject to policies that prohibit the practice, and some local law enforcement agencies have said that their devices lack this capability.8 Since cell site simulators collect identifying data from nearby bystanders’ cell phones, they collect information relating to large numbers of people.

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California Asylum Representation Clinic

(6 days ago) An initial training covers client interviewing skills, ethics and confidentiality, asylum law, case management, and working with interpreters. There will also be training on trauma-informed lawyering and declaration writing. Following this training, student pairs are assigned an affirmative asylum case and a supervising EBSC attorney.

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The Impact of the 1998 Abbott v. Burke Decision on …

(8 days ago) 3 Rosenberg’s pessimism echoed earlier work in public law inquiry in writings such as Stuart Scheingold’s “The Politics of Rights.” 3 . An important tenor to these studies is a decidedly more nuanced understanding of how

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(5 days ago) “Economic Foundations of Intellectual Property Law,” Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property, George Mason Law School, conference at Hotel Loews Coronado Bay, Coronado, California, 4 March 2016. “Internalization and Deterrence in the Law of Torts and Restitution,” Law and Economics Workshop, University of Chicago, 19 January

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CANCELLED: Kadish Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political …

(1 days ago) Cancelled due to smoke closures. SUSAN J. BRISON is Eunice and Julian Cohen Professor for the Study of Ethics and Human Values at Dartmouth College where she also teaches in the Program in Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She joined the Dartmouth faculty in 1985. She has held visiting positions at Tufts University, New York […]

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Public Interest Scholars

(8 days ago) The Berkeley Law Public Interest Scholars Program is a three-year, full California resident tuition and fees (excluding SHIP) scholarship for students dedicated to public interest work. As part of its public mission and commitment to public interest students, Berkeley Law admitted the first class of Public Interest Scholars in 2021. In addition to financial support, […]

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Berkeley Law Afghanistan Project

(9 days ago) The Berkeley Law Afghanistan Project has partnered with the Afghan Network for Advocacy and Resources (ANAR) to assist Afghans seeking humanitarian parole into the United States and is seeking donations to pay for the $575 application fee required by USCIS for each application.. All donations made using this button will go towards the $575 fee per humanitarian parole application and to pay for

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Kristin M. Sangren

(4 days ago) Dr. Kristin M. Sangren is a Lecturer in Legal Studies, where she teaches Sociology of Law and Punishment, Culture, and Society. She received her Ph.D. in sociocultural anthropology from UC Berkeley in 2020. Her research focuses on law, culture, and subjectivity in China. She is currently working on a book manuscript, entitled Strangers and Intimates: […]

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Getting Started with Quantitative Empirical Methods

(Just Now) Yale Law Journal. Female Judges Matter: Gender and Collegial Decision making in the Federal Appellate Courts ---court opinions: strict scrutiny; punitive damages e.g. Winkler. 2006 Vanderbilt Law Review. Fatal in Theory and Strict in Fact: An Empirical Analysis of Strict Scrutiny in Federal Courts. e.g. Eisenberg & Wells: 2006.

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2022-2023 Academic Calendar

(4 days ago) Fall Semester 2022 Orientation for LLM Students Aug. 16, Tuesday Fundamentals of US Law for LLM Students Aug. 16-19, Tuesday-Friday Orientation for Transfer Students Aug. 17, Wednesday Orientation for JSD Students Aug. 17, Wednesday Orientation for 1Ls Aug. 17-19, Wednesday-Friday Instruction Begins for Regularly Scheduled Classes Aug. 22, Monday Labor Day, no classes meet Sept. […]

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Wellness at Berkeley Law

(7 days ago) Some people love every minute of law school. Some people don’t. Most students experience ups and downs as rigorous academic demands intersect with family obligations, daily life, and countless personal and professional events beyond Berkeley Law. As with any major undertaking, you will get more out of law school if you take care of yourself mentally, physically, socially, and emotionally. […]

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Avani Mehta Sood

(9 days ago) She teaches Criminal Law, Evidence, a Colloquium on Law & Psychology, and a seminar on Psychological Dimensions of Criminal Law. Sood was a Visiting Professor of Law at NYU in Spring 2021, and she will be visiting at Cornell Law School and the University of Chicago Law School in 2021-22.

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Oktoberfest 2021

(2 days ago) Thursday, October 21, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Free. Event Navigation. « Lunch Talk with Peter Chen (Covington LLP) on Engaging with PTAB. OWLS Happy Hour ». Berkeley Journal of International Law invites you to our annual Oktoberfest celebration at 5 PM on Thursday, Oct. 21 at Freehouse! Come join us to enjoy free drinks, food, and live music.

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Spring 2022 E&E Curriculum Rollout

(9 days ago) Please join us for our semesterly curriculum rollout! Environmental & Energy faculty and staff will discuss the courses and research planned for Spring 2022, including: – An overview of each environmental and energy law course offered in the spring – Details on clinical, field placement, and research opportunities – Information on the environmental & energy […]

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What's next after Google v. Oracle

(5 days ago) By Gwyneth K. Shaw. When the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in the decade-old Google v. Oracle case earlier this month, the 6-2 finding reverberated through the intellectual property field. After multiple attempts by lower courts, the majority of justices ruled that Google was protected by the “fair use” provision of copyright law when its engineers used functional specifications

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Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS)

(2 days ago) Pacific Gas and Electric (the Bay Area’s electricity provider), may implement Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) when the National Weather Service issues red flag fire warnings in the area. During a PSPS, PG&E shuts off power to portions of its electrical infrastructure both to protect the infrastructure from a fire and to prevent it from causing […]

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The Medieval Law School

(9 days ago) law, which had been an adjunct of theology, was being studied and taught as a legal system in its own right. The two legal systems—canon and civil law—were dominated by many of the same questions, and Ro-man law was often an important source for canonists. The Decretum was a …

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Copying in Patent Law1

(8 days ago) Copying in Patent Law Cotropia and Lemley DRAFT 3 is axiomatic that patent infringement is a "strict liability offense."6 However, many components of patent law, patent theory, and even the rhetoric used in patent cases make

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BCLT Privacy Law Forum Agenda

(7 days ago) Berkeley Law/BCLT UC Berkeley School of Law certifies that this activity has been approved by the State Bar of California for 6.75 hours Continuing Legal Education and IAPP credit. Berkeley Center For Law & Technology

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Intellectual Property

(1 days ago) The Challenges of Reforming Intellectual Property Protection for Computer Software. 2011. Peter S. Menell. The Mixed Heritage of Federal Intellectual Property Law and Ramifications for Statutory Interpretation. 2011. Peter S. Menell. Justifying Intellectual Property. 2011. Robert P. Merges.

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Note to participants in Kadish Seminar October 22, 2021 Due …

(1 days ago) law reconciles the capacity of separate persons to pursue their own purposes, I then will explain why private law is an essential part of what, for Rawls, is the fundamental subject of justice-the coercive structure of society. I have made some of these arguments about private law else-

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