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11th Annual Jack Pemberton Lecture on Workplace Justice

Professor Martha Chamallas, the Robert L. Lynn Chair in Law at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, will speak on "The New Title VII: Private Law in Disguise." Her lecture will examine the ways in which the Supreme Court has been interpreting vicarious liability for employers under Title VII as an example of how the Court is selectively incorporating private law tort principles into the statute.  

The New Title VII: Private Law in Disguise

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Time:   6:30 PM presentation, with reception to follow

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:   You must be on the RSVP list, and ID is needed for entry to the federal courthouse.

Register here by Tuesday, March 17, 2015.  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.*

Professor Martha Chamallas is a leading scholar in a number of fields, including torts, employment discrimination law, and legal issues affecting women. She is the author of two books and more than 40 articles and essays in law journals such as the Michigan Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, the University of Chicago Law Review,UCLA Law Review and the Southern California Law Review. She is a member of the American Law Institute, Torts Consultative Group and has participated on Gender and Race Bias Task Forces for the states of Iowa and Pennsylvania.

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*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.