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Webinar: Supreme Court Addresses Government’s Right to Address Homeless Crisis: the Grants Pass Case Assessed by Erwin Chemerinsky

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May 14 @ 9:00 am 10:00 am

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UC Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky will assess existing law on the government’s ability to regulate homelessness, including moving the homeless and citing them for public-use violations.  The program will address the Supreme Court’s oral argument with assessments of the Justice’s positions and likely outcomes, along with potential ramifications to government and to the homeless.

Speaker: Erwin Chemerinsky

Moderator: John Appelbaum

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Dean Erwin Chemerinsky is the Dean at the U.C. Berkeley School of Law. Prior to this appointment, he served as the founding law school Dean at UC Irvine.  Prior to becoming a Dean, he was a Professor at Duke University for 4 years, and in 2006 won the Duke University Scholar-Teacher of the Year Award.  Prior to that, he taught 21 years at the University of Southern California. He is a renowned Constitutional Law scholar having published 16 books and more than 250 law review articles.  

Dean Chemerinsky regularly serves as an expert commentator for national and local media and frequently contributes op-eds for Newspapers, including for the New York Times.  In 2017, National Jurist magazine named him as the most influential person in legal education in the country.  Dean Chemerinsky obtained his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and his law degree from Harvard University.

Erwin Chemerinsky

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