February 16, 2023

Christopher Bonastia, Professor of Sociology, Lehman College (CUNY), discusses his book, The Battle Nearer to Home: The Persistence of School Segregation in New York City.

October 27, 2022

College of Staten Island Legal Studies Institute Fall Lecture. John Kowal, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School, and Wilfred U. Codrington III, Brooklyn Law School, discuss their new book, The People’s Constitution: 200 Years, 27 Amendments, and the Promise of a More Perfect Union (New Press, 2021).

June 21, 2022

CSI and Cardozo Law School alums Alex Deutsch and Nolan DeBrowner in conversation about how to do well during the first year of law school.

February 10, 2022

Randall Kennedy, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, discusses the significance of Black freedom struggles for the development of first amendment law.

October 14, 2021

Mark Graber, University Professor of Law and Political Science, University of Maryland, discusses Derrick Bell’s interest convergence thesis in the context of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

March 24, 2021

Julie Suk, Professor of Law, Fordham Law School, discusses her new book, We the Women.

March 18, 2021

James Morone, Professor of Political Science, Brown University, discusses his new book, Republic of Wrath: How American Politics Turned Tribal.

November 19, 2020

Sheryll Cashin, Professor of Law, Georgetown University, discusses her forthcoming book, White Space, Black Hood.

November 4, 2020

CSI Legal Studies Institute Fall 2020 Lecture Series: Kendall Thomas, Nash Professor of Law, Columbia Law School. “Slavery, the Underdevelopment of Black America, and Forced Prison Labor.”

October 21, 2020

Justin Driver, Professor of Law at Yale Law School, discusses Brown v. Board of Education, drawing on his new book, At the Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court, and the Battle for the American Mind.

March 19, 2019

Corey Brettschneider, Professor of Political Science, Brown University, on his book, The Oath and the Office.

November 18, 2015

2015 Annual Lecture: Richard A. Epstein, The Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, Director of the Classical Liberal Institute, New York University School of Law, “The Classical Liberal Constitution and Religious Liberty.”

September 29, 2014

Inaugural Lecture in Law, Philosophy, and Public Policy: Cass R. Sunstein, Professor at Harvard Law School and founder and director of the Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy, presents “Choosing Not to Choose: Autonomy, Paternalism, and Public Policy.”

September 29, 2014

Prof. Michael Paris describes the Legal Studies Institute and its mission.

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