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California Western regularly hosts conferences and symposia exploring emerging trends in the law and legal education. Below are examples of recent and upcoming events.

To find out more about our scholarly programs, contact Professor Daniel Yeager.

Upcoming Symposia & Conferences

Legal Ethics Symposium San DiegoLegal Ethics Symposium

March 20, 2020

The fourth annual Legal Ethics Symposium will focus on legal ethics and criminal procedure. A distinguished group of scholars and practitioners will discuss issues related to the ethical obligations of prosecutors and law enforcement, with specific attention to the legal, ethical, and moral ramifications of proposed reforms to criminal procedure and to the criminal justice system.

Past Symposia & Conferences

Gender Sidelining Symposium at California WesternGender Sidelining Symposium

April 26-27, 2018

The Gender Sidelining Symposium at California Western will bring together academics and practitioners from a broad range of fields to take an innovative look at how existing social structures can lead to adverse treatment on the basis of gender when actions may not be motivated by gender-based animus or even by implicit bias.

2018 Legal Ethics SymposiumLegal Ethics Symposium

February 17, 2018

The Legal Ethics Symposium at California Western focuses on ethical dilemmas that arise at the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and public health. The symposium includes presentations by thought leaders and experienced scholars in legal ethics, AI, nanotechnology, and more.


SEC Conference thumbnailSEC Conference

January 25, 2018

The SEC Conference at California Western brings together several key former and current leaders of the securities bar and from the Securities and Exchange Commission to evaluate the challenges facing issuers of securities, investors and others to examine capital formation, investor protection, and market integrity.


2016 Air & Space Law SymposiumAir & Space Law Symposium

March 10-12, 2016

In partnership with the Air Law Institute, California Western School of Law hosts the third annual Air & Space Law Symposium, bringing together aerospace industry leaders, practicing air and space attorneys, and legal scholars to address current and emerging issues in the field.


Enhancing Social Justice IncubatorsEnhancing Social Justice through the Development of Incubators and Residency Programs II

February 27-28, 2015

Building on the momentum from the first conference at Touro Law in April 2014, this conference describes and advances the phenomenal growth of postgraduate law programs and the new wave of affordable legal services for groups without access to legal resources.