Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Materials

Inaugural Lecture of the Eric M. and Laurie B. Roth Professorship of Law
Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 6:00 p.m.

Presidential Power, Historical Practice, and Legal Constraint

Historical Gloss and the Separation of Powers

Inaugural Lecture of the John M. Desmarais Professorship of Intellectual Property Law
Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 6:00 p.m.

Intellectual Property Law and the Sumptuary Code, 123 Harvard Law Review (2010)

Bleinstein v. Donaldson Lithographing Company (1903)

The 2013 LAA Fall Conference
"The Future of Voting Rights"
Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 6:00 p.m.

The Future of Voting Right Policy: From Anti-Discrimiation to the Right to Vote, 49 Howard Law Review (2006)


The Derrick Bell Lecture on Race in American Society
"The Thirteenth Amendment, the Legacies of Slavery, and the Promises of Freedom"
Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 6:00 p.m.

The Thirteenth Amendment, Interest Convergence, and the Badges and Incidents of Slavery, 71 Maryland L. Rev. 21 (2012) (20 pages)

Race, Rights, and the Thirteenth Amendment: Defining the Badges and Incidents of Slavery, 40 U.C. Davis Law Review 1311 (2007) (69 pages)


The Inaugural Lecture of the Segal Family Professorship of Regulatory Law and Policy
"Criminal Law as Regulation"
Monday, November 4, 2013, 6:00 p.m.

Institutional Design and the Policing of Prosecutors: Lessons from Administrative Law, 61 Stanford Law Review 4 (55 pages)


The 2013 James Madison Lecture
"Our Broken Death Penalty"
Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 6:00 p.m.

2013 James Madison Lecture - Suggested Reading

Costs of Capital Punishment in California:Will Voters Choose Reform This November?

Harmless Error and the Rights/Remedies Split