Latest News as of 4/26/18

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1) Hnrs Rsrch Conf FRI 4/27

2) Congratulations Rayna!
3) Congratulations Marnie!
4) Su18 Intrnshp

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1) Hnrs Rsrch Conf FRI 4/27

Hnrs Rsrch Conf FRI 4/27

Please come and enjoy the Honors Research presentations in the Legal Studies building on Friday.
Come support your fellow Legal Studies majors.
Be inspired!

The following is the conference schedule:

8:30 am Welcome Breakfast, Kadish Library

9:00-9:15 am Introductory Remarks, Kadish Library
Professor Lauren Edelman, Honors Program Director
Professor Jonathan Marshall, Director of Legal Studies

9:15-10:35 am Everyday Understandings Of and Reactions To Law
Moderator: Abigail Stepnitz, JSP

* John McPherson, “Sexual and Gender Identity: Perceptions About Workplace
Harassment in Contemporary America”

* Noah Brownlow, “A Dangerous Job: Harassment, Discrimination, and
Perceptions of Risk in the Fire Service”

* Daniel Billostas, “Thinking About Mandatory Arbitration: An Analysis of How
Consumers Understand Arbitration Agreements”

* Jacob Basinger, “Building the Beach: Exploring the Factors Affecting
Decisions to Invest in Coastal Property”

10:45-11:45 am Constructing and Mobilizing Rights
Moderator: Shikha Bhattacharjee, JSP

* Hannah Bagdasar “Human Rights in a Social Media Era”

* Leilanie Martinez, “Access to Justice for Women of Color Fighting Evictions”

* Violeta Padilla Shows, “Poor Women and the Mobilization of their Welfare-
Related Rights”

11:45 am-1 pm Catered Lunch, Kadish Library

1:00-2:20pm Power, Institutions, and Punishment
Moderator: Johann Koehler, JSP

* Caitlin Hoover, “A Model Institution: Power, Abuse, and Civilizing Unfolded
Through the 1869 San Francisco Industrial School Investigation”

* Marnie Lowe, “Resonance, Radicalism, and the Death Penalty: A Framing
Analysis of the Anti-Death Penalty Movement, 1965-2014”

* Madison Miller, “Discretion and Decision Making: Prosecutorial Procedure in
. Criminal Cases Involving Minors”

* Julia Ornell, “Assessing Threats: Police Injury & Police Behavior”

2:20 pm Closing Remarks & Reception, Kadish Library
Schedule of Events

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2) Congratulations Rayna!

Congratulations Rayna!

Graduating senior Legal Studies major Rayna Saron has been chosen as the Departmental Citation award winner!
This is quite an honor as departments are allowed to award one citation only each year.
Congratulations Rayna!!!

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3) Congratulations Marnie!

Congratulations Marnie!

Graduating senior Legal Studies major Marnie Lowe has won the 2018 Charlene Conrad Liebau Library Prize for Undergraduate Research.  

The judges were pleased to recognize her project titled, “Resonance, Radicalism, and the Death Penalty.”

Marnie has also been chosen as the Commencement speaker at the Legal Studies ceremony this year!

Congratulations Marnie!!!

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4) Su18 Intrnshp

Su18 Intrnshp

Summer Volunteer Internships Available at Sacred Sites International

Sacred Sites International, located in Berkeley, is a 28-year old non-profit organization dedicated to protecting natural and built sacred places and their associated indigenous cultures. The all-volunteer organization is seeking interns for this Summer. Learn more about Sacred Sites International Foundation at: www.sacred-sites.org.

We are looking for Website Content Developer to help us put new content on our website which is in WordPress. We have just published our 2017-2018 List of Sites that are Endangered, Saved and Lost and we would like that content to be posted on our website. This is a great opportunity to use your WordPress skills or to learn how to navigate the format.

Additionally, we are looking for a Research and Writing Intern. Whatever site project you chose to work on, we will want you to post it on our website.

Applicants should be responsible, able to focus on the work and complete the task. You can do the work on your own time with periodic planning meetings. We offer personalized attention and Letters of Recommendation for a job well done!

Please send a Letter of Interest about this opportunity and why you feel you would be suited for the Internship. Also, send a resume and a complete writing sample. You can email these requested items to: Leonard & Nancy Becker sacredsite1@gmail.com

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