Coping with the Fissured Workplace and Precarious Emplyment

The 7th Annual Innis Christie Symposium on Labour and Employment Law presented by C. Michael Mitchell and the Hon. John C. Murray. The modern workplace is changing. Many employers seek efficiencies through franchising, contracting out, hiring casual employees, and outsourcing to other countries. This is causing uncertainty for an increasing number of Canadian workers, particularly…

UCLA Law Dean’s Circle 2017 Donor of the Year Recipient Karin Krogius, ’82

Karin Krogius ’82 is the recipient of the 2017 Dean’s Circle Donor of the Year award. This award goes to those who exemplify commitment to the school and to making a UCLA Law education ever better for those who follow in their footsteps. Karin Krogius is a longtime member of the UCLA Law Alumni Association…

Anup Malani, “Understanding Judicial Decision-making”

Anup Malani, “Understanding Judicial Decision-making: A review, recent results, and an agenda” It is thought to be a truism that judges cite and follow precedent. Clearly judges cite prior cases, but do they really follow precedent or cherry pick cases that support their conclusions? And how do we square these truisms with evidence that judges…

Saul Levmore, “What Do Lawmakers Do?”

Lawmakers respond to constituents, seek higher office, have lofty goals, and even learn from their mistakes. But do they actually make the world a better place? In this lecture, the first of this year’s Chicago’s Best Ideas series, Professor Levmore examines some aspects of lawmaking that do not make their way into the law school…