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Thursday, October 13, 2016
12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Thomas R. Kline School of Law
Gráinne De Búrca is the Florence Ellinwood Allen Professor of Law at New York University School of Law as well as the Faculty Director of NYU’s Hauser Global Law School Program and Co-Director of the Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice. Her areas of expertise include European and international human rights law, European Union law, international organizations, and transnational law. She is a co-author of EU Law, published by Oxford University Press and currently in its 6th edition, and has published over thirty-five articles in journals such as the American Journal of International Law, the Harvard International Law Journal, and the New York University Law Review.
5:30 PM-12:00 AM
Kline School of Law, Room 140
This event will celebrate a generous gift from Carl "Tobey" Oxholm, a former Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Drexel University and former Chief Deputy City Solicitor who was instrumental in launching the Kline School of Law in 2006 with a deep commitment to public service. His $200,000 gift will support an annual fellowship to allow a Kline student to spend the summer working in the City Solicitor's Office.
Friday, October 14, 2016
8:00 AM-5:00 PM
The 2016 Drexel Law Review Symposium will feature leading experts on immigration policy who will critically reassess three laws enacted by Congress in 1996: the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act, the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act and the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Sheila Foster is University Professor and Albert A. Walsh Professor of Real Estate, Land Use and Property Law at Fordham University School of Law. She is also Faculty Co-Director of the Fordham Urban Law Center. Her scholarship focuses on land use, environmental law, and antidiscrimination law, with a recent emphasis on the legal and theoretical frameworks in which urban land use decisions are made. Professor Foster has published a large number of books, book chapters, and journal articles, most notably Comparative Equality and Antidiscrimination Law: Cases, Codes, Constitutions and Commentary and “Collective Action and the Urban Commons,” published in Notre Dame Law Review, which was voted by land use scholars one of the five best law review articles on land use that year.
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Tracey Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Professor Meares’ interdisciplinary research focuses on criminal procedure and criminal law policy, specifically crime prevention, community capacity building, police legitimacy, and legal policy. She has published widely on these topics. Additionally, Professor Meares has worked extensively with the federal government, having been appointed by President Obama to the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing as well as by Attorney General Holder to the Office of Justice Program’s Science Advisory Board. She also co-directs the Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School, which has a pivotal role in the National Initiative for Building Community Trust, a federal initiative designed to improve relationships and increase trust between communities and the criminal justice system. Prior to her career in academia, Professor Meares clerked for the Honorable Harlington Wood, Jr., of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and worked as a Trial Attorney in the Attorney General’s Honors Program for the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice.