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Alumni Events

September 17th, 2019

  • Author David McCraw
    Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    5:00 PM - 6:30 PM CERL Book Talk - David McCraw - NY Times

    In a one-on-one discussion with CERL faculty director Professor Claire Finkelstein, David McCraw will talk about the challenges and dangers that today’s media companies and journalists face, including President Trump and his administration,  through his experiences as a top newsroom lawyer at The New York Times for 17 years.

    Golkin 100, Michael A. Fitts Auditorium

September 24th, 2019

September 25th, 2019

  • Wednesday, September 25, 2019
    4:30 PM Why China Should Unsign the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

    Professor Margaret Lewis’s research focuses on law in China and Taiwan with an emphasis on criminal justice and human rights.

    Professor Lewis has been a Fulbright Senior Scholar at National Taiwan University, a visiting professor at Academia Sinica, a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Public Intellectuals Program Fellow with the National Committee on United States-China Relations, and a delegate to the US-Japan Foundation’s US-Japan Leadership Program. Her publications have appeared in a number of academic journals including the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, NYU Journal of International Law and Politics, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, and Virginia Journal of International Law. She also co-authored the book Challenge to China: How Taiwan Abolished its Version of Re-Education Through Labor with Jerome A. Cohen.

    Room 111, Annenberg School

September 26th, 2019

  • Thursday, September 26, 2019
    All Day CERL - National Security and the Challenge of New Weaponry
    All day conference - Open to the Public

    CONFERENCE
    This program has been approved for 5.0 ethics CLE credits for Pennsylvania lawyers.
    CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit should bring separate payment in the amount of $200.00 ($100.00 public
    interest/non-profit attorneys) cash or check made payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.
    KEYNOTE
    This program has been approved for 1.5 ethics CLE credits for Pennsylvania lawyers.
    CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit should bring separate payment in the amount of $60.00 ($30.00 public interest/non-profit attorneys) cash or check made payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.
    Golkin 100, Michael A. Fitts Auditorium
  • Thursday, September 26, 2019
    1:00 PM Penn Law Alumni Luncheon
    Marriot Reforma Restaurante La Mansion Paseo de la Reforma, 276 Centro, 06600 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

September 27th, 2019

  • Friday, September 27, 2019
    12:00 PM The Hong Kong Protests: A Roundtable Discussion
    Michael Davis, Senior Research Scholar, Weatherhead East Asia Institute, Columbia University
    Victoria Hui, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Norte Dame
    Jacques deLisle, Stephen A. Cozen Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania
    Perry World House, Social Policy Lab, 3803 Locust Walk
  • Friday, September 27, 2019
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Ambassador Crystal Nix-Hines
    Nix- Hines was appointed by President Obama as United States Ambassador to UNESCO and then returned to Quinn Emanuel as partner in its newly launched Crisis Law and Strategy Practice Group. During her tenure with the firm, Nix-Hines worked on numerous engagements at both the trial and appellate levels, including three successful cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. Nix- Hines graduated from Princeton University where she was a classmate of Michelle Obama and the editor-in-chief of The Daily Princetonian. From 2006 she served for nine years on Princeton’s Board of Trustees. She graduated from Harvard Law School, where she served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review with Barack Obama. She clerked for Justices Thurgood Marshall and Sandra Day O’Connor of the U.S. Supreme Court. Nix-Hines has also worked as a writer and producer on several network television shows such as Commander-in-Chief, Alias, and The Practice. She began her career as a reporter for The New York Times.

    Seating is limited; registration will open on Monday, September 23. Please contact international@law.upenn.edu with any questions.
    Silverman 280

October 2nd, 2019

  • Wednesday, October 2, 2019
    4:30 PM - 6:30 PM ML Fall Reception
    By invitation only. Please note that this event is open to ML Lecturers, ML Degree and Certificate candidates and students enrolled in ML courses only.
    The Clock
  • Wednesday, October 2, 2019
    4:30 PM Current Issues in Law and Technology

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