Public Interest Law and Policy Speakers Series continues Feb. 7

The Public Interest Law and Policy Speakers Series continues Thursday, Feb. 7, with Arlie Hochschild, professor emerita of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, on “The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times.”

​The yearlong Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series brings to Washington University nationally and internationally prominent experts in such areas as civil rights, racial justice, capital punishment, immigration, government public service and pro bono private practice.

The 2012-13 series features judges, lawyers, authors and academics with expertise in public interest law and policy.

Also featured in the speaker series this spring semester are: Professor Karen Brown from George Washington University Law School who will present “Tax and Development: Using Tax Law for Social Good — The Caribbean Example” Monday, Feb. 25, and Chris Wolf from the Future of Privacy Forum, who will present “Privacy: Does U.S. Law Provide Adequate Protection?” Thursday, March 28.

All three talks will be held at noon in the School of Law Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 310). Lectures are free and open to the public.

For a full list of the 2012-13 speakers, visit

For more information, contact Karen L. Tokarz, JD, the Charles Nagel Professor of Public Interest Law & Public Service and director of the Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Program, at (314) 935-6414 or