Visiting Faculty Speaker Series


The Visiting Speaker Series is designed to stimulate ideas for new faculty scholarship, promote collaboration with other legal faculties, and to enhance the intellectual life of the law school. The Series invites outstanding scholars from around the country to present works in progress.

Southwestern welcomes its alumni and scholars from other institutions of higher learning to participate as part of the audience free of charge.

All lectures will be held at 12:30 p.m. in BW370, unless otherwise noted. A light lunch will be provided. Click here for a map and directions to the campus. Parking is available on campus for $10. Please RSVP to Senior Associate Dean Doreen Heyer.

Spring 2018 Speakers

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Rebecca  L Brown
The Rader Family Trustee Chair in Law
USC Gould School of Law
"Understanding the Constitution’s Reach as a Question of Duties, Not Just Rights"

Fall 2017 Speakers

August 21, 2017
Peter Huang
Professor and DeMuth Chair of Business Law, University of Colorado Law School
“Can Practicing Mindfulness Improve Lawyer Decision-Making, Ethics, and Leadership?”

September 6, 2017
Andrew Perlman
Dean and Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School
"The Future of Legal Services"

October 2, 2017
Joseph Singer
Bussey Professor of Law, Harvard Law
"Things Invisible to See: State Action and Private Property"