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The Consortium hosts many events throughout the year to encourage and promote interdisciplinary education and communication. Our events are open to everyone! Students, scholars, professionals, and the general public are all encouraged to attend our monthly Consortium Grand Rounds, and our annual conferences.

 

Events are usually free of charge, and we often offer continuing education credit.

 


Below is a calendar of events we have coming up, as well as those gone by. If you'd like to attend one of these events, please click on the event link in order to find out more details and to RSVP!

Upcoming Events

 

FREE MOVIE EVENT!
June 22nd, 12-1:30pm 
600 16th Street. San Francisco, 94158
Lunch provided
 
What is a guardianship and how does can it affect an older person's life?
 
The award-winning documentary short Edith and Eddie presents the charming story of 95 year-old Eddie and 96 year-old Edith as they find love over a shared lottery ticket. The two get married and enjoy tranquil domesticity until their lives are upended when Edith is diagnosed with mild dementia and falls into the guardianship of her two daughters. 
 
Please see the attached flyer for a FREE movie screening and discussion with experts and the filmmaker, Laura Checkoway, of the short film Edith + Eddie. 
 
Please contact anna.chodos@ucsf.edu with any questions.


The Mueller Investigation: The Ins, The Outs, and Future Directions
Thursday, July 12, 2018
12pm-1pm
UCSF Parnassus Campus
505 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94143
Room HSW-300 

RSVP here

You’ve heard about it in the news, but what exactly is the Mueller Investigation?  What is the role of the Russian government in the 2016 U.S. elections?  Can the President pardon himself?

Find out the answers to this and more at the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium’s event on June 12th at UCSF!  Esteemed UC Hastings faculty members, Professors Joel Paul and Hadar Aviram, will lead an in-depth discussion on the Mueller Investigation and its potential outcomes.  Lunch will be served!

About the Speakers

 

Professor Joel Paul, a constitutional Law expert who currently teaches at UC Hastings, received his B.A. in History, Economics and Political Science from Amherst College; his J.D. from Harvard Law School; his MALD in international law and economic development from Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy; and graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Professor Paul has argued a number of first amendment cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, testified before Congress, drafted federal trade legislation, and served as adviser to the Clinton presidential campaign.

He has taught on the law faculties at U.C. Berkeley, Yale, Leiden, University of Connecticut, and American University on subjects ranging from Constitutional Law to International Business Transactions, International Trade Law and Policy, Global Inequalities, National Security and Foreign Relations Law to Public International Law.

Full biography here!

Professor Hadar Aviram, whose expertise include Constitutional Law, Criminal Justice, and Criminology, completed her M.A. in Criminology at Hebrew University of Jerusalem and received her Ph.D.from UC Berkeley's Jurisprudence and Social Policy program, where she studied as a Fulbright Fellow and a Regents Intern.

Professor Aviram’s research focuses on the criminal justice system and examines policing, courtroom practices, and broad policy decisions through social science perspectives- specifically using quantitative, qualitative and experimental methodologies.

Professor Aviram’s most recent projects and publications analyze the impact of the financial crisis on the American correctional landscape and on California corrections in particular.

Professor Aviram also serves as the President-Elect of the Western Society of Criminology and runs the California Correctional Crisis blog.

Full biography here!


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