CIVIL JURY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM | MARCH 1, 2019

Cohosted with the Civil Jury Project at NYU School of Law, the purpose of this program is to honor jurors and to learn from them about what can be done to improve civil trials.

ETHICS IN ARBITRATION SYMPOSIUM | UC IRVINE, SCHOOL OF LAW | APRIL 26, 2019

The CJRI will host a symposium on “Ethics in Arbitration” at UC Irvine School of Law. The purpose of the symposium is to draw greater attention to the understudied ethical issues in domestic arbitration. UC Irvine Chancellor’s Professor of Law Carrie Menkel-Meadow, an internationally recognized expert in arbitration, will deliver the keynote address at the symposium. Other confirmed speakers include Richard Chernick (JAMS), Catherine A. Rogers (Penn State), and Jean Sternlight (UNLV).

RACIALIZED VIOLENCE ROUNDTABLE | BERKELEY LAW | JUNE 14, 2019

The Initiative will host a Roundtable on Racialized Violence at Berkeley Law. The Roundtable will focus on access to justice issues in the context of radicalized violence with particular attention to traumatic injuries. Confirmed speakers include Dean Angela Onwuachi-Willig of Boston University School of Law; Dean Mario Barnes, University of Washington School of Law, Osagie Obasagie of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, and Professor Geoffrey K. Ward of Washington University.

A PUBLIC FORUM ON GUN VIOLENCE SYMPOSIUM | UC BERKELEY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION | NOVEMBER 19, 2018

The Initiative will facilitate a public discussion on the topic of gun violence, featuring scholars, litigators and activists. The forum will be co-sponsored by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education, the UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare, the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and the Berkeley Law Center for Human Rights.

A Conversation with David Vladeck | 100 Boalt Hall, University of California | November 14th, 2018

Please join us as we host David Vladeck, former Director of FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection under the Obama administration. Mr. Vladeck will discuss: the future of consumer protection and the antitrust law, unfair and deceptive acts and practices, privacy and data security, and more.

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EQUAL PAY 3.0: NEW FRONTIERS IN COMBATTING THE WAGE GAP | WARREN ROOM, BERKELEY LAW, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA | OCTOBER 29TH, 2018

This is a free event and thought leadership conversation on equal pay issues presented by the Impact Fund in association with Berkeley Law and the Thelton Henderson Center for Social Justice. Confirmed speakers include Professor Catherine T. Albiston, Lori Andrus, and Patricia Shiu.

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A CONVERSATION WITH SUPREME COURT LITIGATOR DEEPAK GUPTA | 100 BOALT HALL, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA | OCTOBER 10TH, 2018

Please join the Civil Justice Research Initiative, the Center for Consumer Law & Economic Justice, CAPS, and ACS for a lunch event featuring prominent Supreme Court Litigator Deepak Gupta.

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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN FEDERAL COURT? | APRIL 9, 2018

The inaugural symposium of the Civil Justice Research Initiative at Berkeley Law will bring together leading legal scholars and social scientists from around the country to share their research and discuss the legal process in federal courts.

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WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT THE CIVIL JUSTICE SYSTEM? | APRIL 28, 2017

A discussion of current obstacles to access to justice and the state of research in the civil justice field. What do we know about the civil justice system? What do we need to know?

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