Critical Analysis of Law (CAL) is a broad research workshop series that reflects the law school's multifaceted intellectual life and its commitment to interdisciplinary inquiry.

Past speakers have included:

  • Marianne Constable (Rhetoric, UC Berkeley)
  • Lindsay Farmer (Law, University of Glasgow)
  • Paul Halliday (History, University of Virginia)
  • Bernard Harcourt (Law & Political Science, University of Chicago)
  • Daniel Heller-Roazen (Comparative Literature, Princeton)
  • Timothy Hyde (Architecture, Harvard University)
  • Shai Lavi (Law, Tel Aviv University)
  • Samuel Moyn (History, Columbia University)
  • Mariana Valverde (Criminology, University of Toronto)

See past workshops

2013 - 2014 SCHEDULE

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER & TOPIC

September 10
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Roy Kreitner, Tel Aviv University
The Political Career of the Dollar, 1862-1913
October 15
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Talia FisherTel Aviv University
Statistical Evidence: The Case for Sensitivity
[co-sponsor: Criminal Law Sciences Club] 
October 22
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Hadley Friedland, University of Alberta
Indigenous Legal Traditions: Roots to Renaissance 
(with Val Napoleon) [co-sponsor: Criminal Law Sciences Club
October 22 †  
Tuesday
4:00 - 7:30
Alumni Hall 
VC 112 Old Vic
91 Charles St W
The Law in These Parts, Film Screening and Panel Discussion with Ra'anan Alexandrowicz, feat. Kent Roach and Markus Dubber (flyer) [co-sponsor: Criminal Law Sciences Club]
November 19
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Jonathan Yovel, University of Haifa
Language and Power in the House of the Law 
January 21
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Fleur Johns, University of Sydney
The Laws of Lists and the Demos of Data

February 25
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Alison LaCroix, University of Chicago
The Interbellum Constitution: Federalism in the Long Founding Moment
March 11
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Amy Adler, New York University
The Meaning of Transformation and the Transformation of Meaning
March 25
Tuesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Paul Kahn, Yale Law School
Freedom and Method

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