Overturning Citizens United: Amendment or Convention?

Overturning Citizens United: Amendment or Convention? Tues, Jan 31, 12-1 in Austin West. Free lunch! Citizens United had the detrimental effect of inundating an already-broken campaign finance system with corporate influence. Professor Lawrence Lessig (Republic Lost) and Author Jeff Clements (Corporations Are NOT People) will review the impact of Citizens United on the current presidential …

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Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms

UCLA Law School Professor Adam Winkler will reexamine one of today’s most controversial issues, weaving together the dramatic story of a landmark Supreme Court case and the remarkable hidden history of guns in America. He will discuss how gun rights—and gun control—have shaped the nation in fascinating and unexpected ways. Gunfight: The Battle over the …

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Consumer Protection: Lessons from Psychology, Economics and the Law

NYU Professor Oren Bar-Gill will talk about the role of consumer psychology (and behavioral economics) in consumer protection, with a focus on the regulation of consumer financial products and the fledgling Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. NYU Professor Oren Bar-Gill: “Consumer Protection: Lessons from Psychology, Economics and the Law” Tuesday, Nov. 1, 12–1pm in Hauser 102. …

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