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Event Name Judge Alvin B. Rubin and Janice G. Rubin Lecture – Berkeley School of Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky
Start Time February 6, 2020 5:30 pm
End Time February 6, 2020 6:30 pm
Event Location Law Center, 201, Courtoom
Event Description

Berkeley School of Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, one of the nation’s leading experts on constitutional law, will deliver the 2020 Judge Alvin B. and Janice G. Rubin Visiting Professor Lecture at the LSU Law Center on Thursday, Feb. 6.  The lecture, "Closing the Courthouse Doors", will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Robinson Courtroom and will be followed by a reception.  This event is free and open to the public. RSVP to attend.

Chemerinsky is the author of eleven books, including leading casebooks and treatises about constitutional law, criminal procedure and federal jurisdiction. His most recent books are, “We the People: A Progressive Reading of the Constitution for the Twenty-First Century” (Picador Macmillan). published in November 2018, and two books published by Yale University Press in 2017, “Closing the Courthouse Doors: How Your Constitutional Rights Became Unenforceable” and “Free Speech on Campus” (with Howard Gillman).

He also is the author of more than 200 law review articles. He writes a regular column for The Sacramento Bee, monthly columns for the ABA Journal and the Daily Journal, and frequent op-eds in newspapers across the country. He frequently argues appellate cases, including in the United States Supreme Court.

In 2016, he was named a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 2017, National Jurist magazine again named Dean Chemerinsky as “the most influential person in legal education in the United States.”

Chemerinsky became the 13th dean of Berkeley School of Law on July 1, 2017, when he joined the faculty as the Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law.

From 2008 to 2017, he was the Founding Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law, and Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law at University of California, Irvine School of Law, with a joint appointment in political science.

From 2004 to 2008, he was the Alston and Bird Professor of Law and Political Science at Duke University, and from 1989 to 2004 was a professor at the University of Southern California Law School. He also has taught at DePaul College of Law and UCLA Law School.

The Judge Alvin B. and Janice G. Rubin Visiting Professor of Law Program provides funds to bring outstanding legal scholars to the LSU Law Center.

 

Organization Office of the Dean
Representative Christina Hood
Representative Phone # 225-578-8479
Representative Email chood1@lsu.edu
Event First Posted January 7, 2020
Event Last Updated January 27, 2020