Volume No. 11, Issue No. 23
March 10, 2008 Bulletin Archives
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28th MARKS MEMORIAL LECTURE:  Wednesday, March 12, 2008, 10:00 a.m., Holsclaw Hall at the School of Music; Speaker:  Navanethem Pillay, Judge of the International Criminal Court; Title:  “Equal Justice for Women - A Personal Journey.” Reception to follow.

The Program in Criminal Law and Policy will host a casual discussion with Dr. Marianne Wade on Monday, March 10, at 3 p.m. in Corleones. Dr. Wade is a Senior Research in the European Criminal Law Section at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg, Germany. She is a specialist in European Criminal Law, empirical, international comparative studies of criminal law, criminal procedure law and working practices, crime-prevention and criminal justice reform strategies, and video surveillance. Dr. Wade will speak for about 20 minutes to describe a new project titled “Rethinking European Criminal Justice.” This project assesses the wisdom, viability and scope of a possible central prosecutor for Europe.

The Law Review/Journal Write-On Competition will be held the weekend of March 29th. There will be a Q&A and opportunity to meet the boards of the Law Review and Journal during lunch on Tuesday, March 11th. Lunch will be provided. More info to follow. Any questions, please contact John Longley at or Scott Reinstein at

VLP Outstanding Student of the Month. The Volunteer Lawyers Program has selected VLP Advocate Brooke Mickelson, 2L, as the Outstanding Law Student of the Month for March, 2008. Ms. Mickelson volunteered in the Bankruptcy Reaffirmation Clinic last semester and will be helping in the Intake Clinic this semester. She was recognized as an exceptional volunteer for her thorough grasp of the subject matter, her professionalism, and her dedication to helping clients. According to the VLP, she makes a very favorable impression on everyone she works with. Congratulations to Ms. Mickelson for this award!


Monday, 3/10 Discussion with Dr. Marianne Wade, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law
  3:00 p.m., Corleone Student Center
  Hosted by the Program in Criminal Law and Policy
  Pride Law Movie Screening
  “For the Bible Tells Me So”
  5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Rm. 139
Tuesday, 3/11 Student Enrichment Forum
  Professor Wexler, “Developments in Therapeutic Jurisprudence”
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., CC-116
  (Space is limited. Please come only if you have signed up.)
  Law Review and Journal Q & A
  Opportunity to meet the Boards
Wednesday, 3/12 28th Memorial Marks Lecture
  Navanethem Pillay, Judge of the International Criminal Court
  “Equal Justice for Women”
  10:00 a.m., Holsclaw Hall at the School of Music
  Reception to Follow
  LCJSP Speaker
  Professor Randy Barnett, Boston University
  “Constitutional Cliches”
  12:15 p.m., CC-110
Friday, 3/14 IPLP Vine Deloria, Jr. Lecture Series - Inaugural Lecture
  Derrick A. Bell, Jr., Internationally-known law professor, author, and activist
  “Interest Convergence:  A Shooting Star Scenario”
  Noon - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 140


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