HSBA 2018 Federal Law Series: "Bakers Can't Be Choosers?" and Other Slices from the U.S. Supreme Court's 2017 Term
(LIVE IN PERSON)
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Date and Time: Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: HSBA Main Conference Room, 1100 Alakea Street, 10th Floor
Credit: This seminar qualifies for 1 CLE Credit
$35 HSBA Members (LIVE)
$45 Non-HSBA Member (LIVE)
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UH's Richardson Law School Dean Avi Soifer, who has been teaching Constitutional Law for decades, will review some highlights and constitutional decisions from the Court's recently-concluded Term.
Dean Avi Soifer, William S. Richardson School of Law
Dean Soifer received his law degree from Yale Law School in 1972. He also holds B.A. cum laude (1969) and Masters of Urban Studies (1972) degrees from Yale.
While in law school, he served as an editor of the Yale Law Journal, a director of the Law School Film Society, and a director of the Legal Services Organization. He helped to found the C.V.H. Project, representing people in Connecticut’s largest mental hospital. After graduating, he clerked for then-Federal District Court Judge Jon O. Newman in Connecticut from 1972-73.
Soifer began his law teaching career at the University of Connecticut in 1973, received a Law and Humanities Fellowship at Harvard University in 1976-77, and taught at Boston University from 1979-1993. He served as Dean of Boston College Law School from 1993-1998, and continued to teach at BC until 2003, when he became Dean of the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawai‘i.
Soifer received Boston College’s Distinguished Senior Research Award and he was appointed as a Distinguished Scholar at the University of Wisconsin's Legal Studies Institute. His book, Law and the Company We Keep (Harvard University Press, 1995) was awarded the Alpha Sigma Nu Triennial National Jesuit Book Prize in professional studies.
He continues to add to his extensive record of scholarly publications, presentations, and public service activities and he to teach primarily in the areas of constitutional law, legal history, legal writing, and law and humanities.
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