Trumpian America and more at UH law school public lectures

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Beverly Creamer, (808) 389-5736
Media Consultant, William S. Richardson School of Law
Posted: Jan 3, 2018

Free public lectures on legal topics ranging from housing insecurity and eviction, to the rule of law in “Trumpian America,” will be held at William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of HawaiÊ»i at Mānoa on Friday, January 12. The lectures are being given by four outstanding women law professors and legal minds, including two former law school deans.

Speakers include Martha Minow, the Frank Boas Visiting Professor, who served as dean of Harvard Law School from 2009 to 2017, and Kellye Testy, first woman dean of the University of Washington School of Law who led for eight years before becoming head of the Law School Admission Council.

They will be joined by Alicia Alvarez from the University of Michigan Law School, and Lea VanderVelde from the University of Iowa College of Law.

Lecture schedule and topics

9–11:15 a.m.
Alicia Alvarez, “Evicted: Housing Insecurity and the Right to the City,” Classroom 5

2:30–4:45 p.m.
Lea VanderVelde, “Reconstruction: Three Little Amendments that Dramatically Changed the Constitution,” Classroom 5

5:30–7:45 p.m.
Kellye Testy, “Rule of Law in Trumpian America,” Classroom 5

5:30–7:45 p.m.
Martha Minow, “Law, Justice and Forgiveness,” Classroom 3

Practicing attorneys are eligible to earn continuing legal education credits for the two evening lectures.

For bios on the lecturers and more information, see the full story on the law school website.