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April 2018

Same-Sex Marriage in National and International Courts: Principle vs. Consensus

April 3, 2018 at 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Rutgers Law School, Room 020

The Transnational Legal Initiative, in partnership with Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy, welcomes Robert Wintemute, Professor of Human Rights Law, King's College London, for a lunch lecture, "Same-Sex Marriage in National and International Courts: Principle vs. Consensus," on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. International human rights tribunals and the highest national courts in federal systems face a common dilemma.  When deciding whether an international human rights treaty or a federal constitution protects a particular right, or prohibits a particular form…

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September 2018

Film Screening and Panel Discussion: The Chinese Exclusion Act

September 12, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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SPONSORED BY: The Rutgers Center for Immigration Law, Policy and Justice WHEN: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm WHERE: Newark Watch this event at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8p6Op5WgHY Rutgers Law School will host a film screening of "The Chinese Exclusion Act" and a panel discussion with Law Professors Rose Cuison Villazor and Sahar Aziz on Wednesday, September 12, at 12 p.m. in Room 80 of the Center for Law and Justice at 123 Washington St. in Newark. The Chinese Exclusion Act is a documentary film…

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RBG Movie Night

September 13, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 70,
Rutgers Center for Law and Justice, 123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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RBG 9-13-18

Don't miss the free screening of Rutgers Law's own "notorious" RBG  on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. in Room 70.  Come grab a slice of pizza, enjoy a cold soda or beer, and stick around after the film for the discussion, led by Dean David Lopez. The film screening is proudly co-sponsored by the Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy.

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October 2018

CGSLP Co-Sponsors The CSRR Islamophobia Lecture Series with Professor Joseph Massad

October 4, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Baker Courtroom, Rutgers Law School

The Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and policy is proud to co-sponsor the second lecture in  the Center for Security, Race and Rights Islamophobia Series, "Islam in Liberalism" with Columbia Professor Joseph Massad! American anxieties about intolerance, misogyny, and tyranny are projected onto Islam as part of the broader history of European’s use of Islam as a foil in Western liberalism. Professor Massad presents a rich historical record of Christian and liberal discourses aimed at curing Muslims of their supposed illiberal…

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The Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy, together with the Rutgers Faculty Colloquium Series, welcomes Brian Soucek

October 15, 2018 at 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
The event will be held at the Camden location of the law school, in the Faculty Lounge,
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The Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy, together with the Rutgers Faculty Colloquium Series, welcomes Brian Soucek, Professor of Law and Martin Luther King Jr. Hall Research Fellow at UC Davis School of Law, for a lunchtime lecture, “The Case of the Religious Gay Blood Donor” on Monday, October 15, 2018.  The event will be held at the Camden location of the law school, in the Faculty Lounge, beginning at 12:15 PM. This event is free and open to…

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Human Rights Law and Anti-Discrimination: The Enigma of Effectiveness

October 24, 2018 at 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Center for Law and Justice at Rutgers Law School,
123 Washington Street, Room 20
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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Lunch will be provided The Transnational Legal Initiative, in partnership with Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy, welcomes Rosa Celorio, Associate Dean for International and Comparative Legal Studies and Burnett Family Professorial Lecturer in International and Comparative Law and Policy at George Washington University Law School, for a lunch lecture, “Human rights law and anti-discrimination: The enigma of effectiveness,” on Wednesday, October 24 at 12:15pm at Rutgers Law School. Despite the creation of regional human rights protection systems and…

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Advancing Women in the Legal Profession

October 30, 2018 at 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Baker Courtroom (Room 125),
Rutgers Center for Law and Justice, 123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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Advancing Women in the Law 10-30 Flyer (As of 10-22-18) Ver2

RSVP by 10/26: https://law.rutgers.edu/advancing-women-legal-profession Moderated by: Sheila Jain Kaushik RU’09, Senior Legal Counsel - Intellectual Property at Ansell Panelists: Jessica Kitson RU’02, Managing Attorney at Volunteer Lawyers for Justice Courtney McCormick, Vice President, Internal Auditing Services at PSEG Wendy B. Reilly RU’00, Counsel at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Natalae Velez, RU‘11, Assistant District Attorney at Manhattan District Attorney's Office Co-Sponsored by: the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Women in the Courts, the Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality,…

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November 2018

The Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy, together with the Rutgers Faculty Colloquium Series, welcomes Elizabeth Sepper

November 26, 2018 at 12:30 pm - November 27, 2018 at 1:30 pm
Rutgers Law School Camden Faculty Lounge,
217 North Fifth Street
Camden, , NJ 08102
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The Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy, together with the Rutgers Faculty Colloquium Series, welcomes Elizabeth Sepper, Professor of Law at Washington University School of Law, for a lunchtime lecture, “Sex in Public” on Monday, November 26. The event will be held at the Camden location of the law school, in the Faculty Lounge, beginning at 12:30 PM. This event is free and open to the public but RSVP is required. Please RSVP to Katie Eyer (katie.eyer@rutgers.edu) by…

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January 2019

Making an Impact through Policy Leadership with Hannah Pennington (RU 2001)

January 31 at 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm

The Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law & Policy, invites you to attend: "Making an Impact through Policy Leadership: A Conversation with: Hannah Pennington (Rutgers Law 2001) Assistant Commissioner for Policy and Training, Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender Based Violence, Office of Mayor Bill DiBlasio, New York City" January 31, 2019 | 4:00pm - 5:45pm EST |Rutgers Law School in Newark Room 292 RSVP here. Hannah Pennington is the Assistant Commissioner for Policy and Training at the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender Based…

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February 2019

“Justice and Peace in Colombia’s Groundbreaking Model of Transitional Justice” Julieta Lemaitre, Judge of the Special Peace Jurisdiction in Colombia

February 8 at 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Rutgers Center for Law and Justice, Room 025,
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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Rutgers Law School | Newark | Room 025 Presented by the Transnational Legal Initiative, in partnership with the Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy After four years of negotiations, Colombia signed a Peace Agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People's Army (FARC-EP, in Spanish), ending a fifty-year war with the communist guerrilla. The Peace Agreement included the groundbreaking design of a transitional justice system, the Special Jurisdiction for Peace, composed of three Justice Chambers and a Peace Tribunal, which…

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