The Office of the Dean and the Institute for Legal Studies announce the following presentation in the workshop series Ideas and Innovations in Legal Scholarship: Interesting People with Interesting Ideas open to Faculty, Staff and Students Black and Brown Community/ies and the Restorative Ideal Professor Harris will discuss restorative justice and communitarian theory, from the perspective of African American and Latino communities in the US. by Angela P. Harris Professor of Law; Executive Committee Member, Center for Social Justice University of California, Berkeley School of Law -- Boalt Hall Friday, April 25, 2008 at Noon Lubar Commons (7200 Law) A light lunch will be provided on a firstcome, first served basis. Registration is not required. Students and faculty are invited to an informal discussion session with Professor Harris immediately following her presentation. Hosted by: Tonya Brito, Professor of Law. Paper: A draft of this paper can be downloaded at this site: http://www.law.wisc.edu/m/2y2cz/angelaharris_paper_for_4-25.pdf Speaker Bio: Before joining the Boalt faculty in 1988, Angela Harris served as a law clerk to Judge Joel M. Flaum of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, and as an attorney in the San Francisco office of Morrison & Foerster. She was a visiting professor at Stanford Law School in 1991, Yale Law School in 1997 and Georgetown Law Center in 2000. Harris's writing and research focus on feminist legal theory and critical race theory. Her recent publications include Gender and Law: Theory, Doctrine, Commentary (with Katherine Bartlett, 1998) and Race and Races: Cases and Resources for a Diverse America (with Juan Perea, Richard Delgado and Stephanie Wildman, 2000). In 2003 Harris received the Rutter Award for Teaching Distinction, an annual award that honors a Boalt Hall professor who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to teaching. She also received the 2003 Mathew O. Tobriner Public Service Award, an annual prize that recognizes Bay Area law school professors for their commitment to academic diversity and for mentoring the next generation of lawyers. Education: B.A., University of Michigan (1981); M.A., University of Chicago (1983); J.D., University of Chicago (1986).
Submitted by UW Law School Newsletter Admin on April 15, 2008