April 9, 2013
Join Fr. Frank Case, S.J., Vice President for Mission, as he leads a viewing and discussion of:
a three part video series introducing the Faculty and staff of Gonzaga University to Jesuit history, transformation, and present day mission.
March 26, 2013
Robert Alt presents on a topic of over-criminalization
March 6, 2013
Presented by the Gonzaga Federalist Society
Lee Strang presents Take Two Tablets and Meet Me at the Courthouse: The Ten Commandments and Religion in Public Life
Follow-up speaker will be Father Hightower of Gonzaga University Ministry.
Catered Lunch provided
February 28, 2013
Professor Robert A. Williams Jr., a well-known author and indigenous peoples expert, will be discussing his newest book “Savage Anxieties: The Invention of Western Civilization”
A reception and book-signing with light appetizers will follow the lecture.
Williams is the E. Thomas Sullivan Professor of Law and American Indian Studies and Faculty Co-Chair of the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy (IPLP) Program at the University of Arizona Rogers College of Law in Tucson. He is the author of “The American Indian in Western Legal Thought: The Discourses of Conquest” (1990), which received the Gustavus Meyers Human Rights Center Award as one of the outstanding books published in 1990 on the subject of prejudice in the United States. He also authored “Linking Arms Together: American Indian Treaty Visions of Law and Peace,1600-1800” (1997) and “Like a Loaded Weapon: The Rehnquist Court, Indian Rights and the Legal History of Racism in America” (2005). Williams co-authored “Federal Indian Law: Cases and Materials” (6th ed., with David Getches and Charles Wilkinson, 2011). His latest book, “Savage Anxieties: The Invention of Western Civilization” will be published by Palgrave Macmillan (Fall 2102).
Williams has received major grants and awards from numerous programs and institutions, including the Open Society Institute, Ford Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the National Institute of Justice.
The events are sponsored by the Gonzaga University School of Law, Gonzaga University Center for American Indian Studies, Gonzaga University Native American Law Students Association, and the Alliance for Social Justice. The Friday Continuing Legal Education presentation is sponsored by the Spokane County Bar Association Indian Law Section and Gonzaga University School of Law.
February 22, 2013
Dr. Robert Keiter will be giving a presentation on the law and policy underlying climate change on February 22, 2013, at noon in room 143. Dr. Keiter received his J.D. with honors from Northwestern University and his B.A. with honors from Washington University. He has taught at the University of Wyoming, Boston College, Southwestern University, and is currently is a professor of law at the Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah.
February 21, 2013
A debate on same-sex marriage
February 20, 2013
Join the Elder Law Club as Professor Ann Murphy presents her search on Alzheimer’s Disease and its impact on evidentiary issues.
February 14, 2013
Spend your Valentine’s Day lunch hour with Dean Williams as she provides an introduction the Affordable Care Act and a review of the current litigation involving the PPACA, which was recently upheld by the Supreme Court.
Pizza provided by the Health Law Society.
February 6, 2013
Brian Morris presents a speech on the Constitutionality of Polygraphs
November 16, 2012
A modern Readers’ Theater Performance of Sophocles’ Antigone, the dramatic conclusion of the Oedipus Family Saga.