THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
- "Transitional Justice: The Dilemma of Pursuing Peace and Justice Simultaneously in an Ongoing Conflict," by Juan E. Mendez, president of the International Center for Transitional Justice, 4 p.m., room 213 Cartwright Hall. Mendez's lecture is part of Drake's Constitution Day celebration.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2
- Dwight D. Opperman Lecture in Constitutional Law by Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts Jr., 3 p.m., Drake Knapp Center.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3
- "The New World of Digital Evidence Collection," by Orin S. Kerr, professor of law, George Washington University Law School, 12 p.m., room 206 of Cartwright Hall.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8
- World Premiere of Prof. Cathy Lesser Mansfield's opera "The Sparks Fly Upward," 8 p.m., Hoyt Sherman Place, 1501 Woodland Ave. in Des Moines. Tickets are from $37-$67 for adults and $17 for students. Tickets are available online through Hoyt Sherman Place's Box Office. For more information, visit the Web site at TheSparksFlyUpward.org.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2009
- "Can the U.S. Supreme Court's 'Keyes' Desegregation Decision Unlock Opportunities to Rethink 'Brown' in the 21st Century?" by Phoebe Haddon, professor of law, Temple University, Beasley School of Law, 3 p.m., room 213 of Cartwright Hall.