Faculty Speaker Exchange Series Archive

2017 Speakers

The School of Law’s speaker exchange series invites scholars from other law schools to provide a lunchtime presentation on a recent scholarly work. Apart from the traditional lunch talk, the School of Law the speaker to participate in a separate small-group workshop with area-specific scholars from our faculty. Doing so enables the speaker to receive more precise feedback from scholars in his/her area, allows for more informal networking, and provides an informal arena for the speaker to exchange other possible scholarly ideas. School of Law speaker exchange guests are also invited to participate as a guest our podcast and join our local NPR affiliate for a radio interview discussing the speaker’s scholarly work. All faculty and staff are invited to attend the lunch talk.

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February 28, 2017
Christopher Green (Ole Miss), Constitutional Truthmakers
Professor Green was on campus in February of 2017 as part of the University of Arkansas School of Law’s speaker exchange series to discuss his research on disputes in constitutional theory specifically focusing on the distinction between constitutional epistemology from constitutional ontology and classifying originalism or non-originalism based on their constitutional truthmakers.
February 21, 2017
Michael Ariens (St. Mary’s), Remnants of Conscience: A History of American Legal Ethics
Professor Ariens was on campus in February of 2017 as part of the University of Arkansas School of Law’s speaker exchange series to discuss his research on the history of lawyer ethics and how lawyers have justified the ways in which they’ve exercised power since the 1760s.
Conversations with the Legal Academy featuring Michael Ariens
January 31, 2017
Roger Michalski (Oklahoma), The Clash of Procedural Values
Professor Michalski was on campus in January of 2017 as part of the University School of Law’s speaker exchange program to discuss his research on what people, corporations and charities say is most desired when it comes to litigation.
Conversations with the Legal Academy featuring Roger Michalski
January 24, 2017
Tonja Jacobi (Northwestern), The Hidden Psychology of Constitutional Criminal Procedure
Professor Jacobi was on campus in January of 2017 as part of the University of Arkansas School of Law’s speaker exchange program to discuss her research examining the hidden psychology of constitutional criminal procedure, specifically the ways in which the jurisprudence surrounding criminal procedure does not reflect the well-established differences between men and women in expression, perception, and behavior.
Conversations with the Legal Academy featuring Tonja Jacobi