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Annual Jack Pemberton Lecture on Workplace Justice

In 2005, USF created the Annual Jack Pemberton Lecture on Workplace Justice, which features nationally recognized labor and employment law scholars who explore emerging workplace issues with students, alumni, and practitioners.  This annual event has become a focal point for the Law School's Labor and Employment Law Program.

Invitation to the Centennial Pemberton Lecture 
April 4, 2013

All members of the community are cordially invited to attend our Centennial Pemberton Lecture: 

Bargaining, Race and Globalization:
How Baseball and Other Sports Mirror Collective Bargaining, Law and Life.

Keynote Speaker: Professor William B. Gould IV of Stanford Law School.

Commentator: Professor N. Jeremi Duru of American University Washington College of Law. 

Date Thursday, April 4, 2013 
Time:   6:30-8:00pm Presentation and 8:00-8:30pm Reception

Place The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
            The James R. Browning Courthouse
            95 7th Street, San Francisco, CA  94103
            Free on-street parking after 6:00pm

Note:   ID needed for entry to the federal courthouse.

Register here by Monday, April 1, 2013.  The event is free, but seating is limited and an RSVP is required.  For more information, please email lawevents@usfca.edu.  This event is eligible for 1 MCLE credit hour.*

Speaker Information:

            Professor William B. Gould IV of Stanford Law School is a prolific scholar of labor and discrimination law and has been an influential voice on worker-management relations for more than 40 years.  He served as Chair of the National Labor Relations Board and has been a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators since 1970, mediating more than 200 labor disputes, including the 1992 and 1993 salary disputes between the Major League Baseball Players Association and the Baseball Player Relations Committee. Professor Gould joined the Stanford Law faculty in 1972. Bargaining with Baseball: Labor Relations in an Age of Prosperous Turmoil, published in 2011, is Professor Gould's 10th book.  More information about Professor Gould is available here: http://www.law.stanford.edu/node/166553

            Professor N. Jeremi Duru of American University Washington College of Law is among the nation's foremost sports law authorities.  He is co-author of Sports Law and Regulation: Cases and Materials (3d ed.) and has written numerous articles and book chapters.  Professor Duru has represented sports industry professionals in employment matters and was named the 2005 Sports and Entertainment Lawyer of the Year by the National Bar Association.  Professor Duru joined American University from Temple in 2012.  His book, Advancing the Ball: Race, Reformation, and the Quest for Equal Coaching Opportunity in the NFL, was published in 2011.  More information about Professor Duru is available here: http://www.wcl.american.edu/faculty/duru/.  

*MCLE Credit - 1 unit. This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education Credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of one credit hour. The USF School of Law is an approved provider of MCLE and certifies that these activities conform to the standards approved for educational activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing MCLE.