Professor Yoshino is professor at NYU Law and a leading scholar in Constitutional law as it relates to anti-discrimination and civil rights issues. He will be speaking on "The New Equal Protection," the title of an article he is publishing with the Harvard Law Review, in which he argues that we should shift the legal paradigm of equal protection from group-based equality to one that protects liberty for all. He suggests that the same-sex marriage debate, for instance, should be framed not as the right of gays to be equal to straights but as the right of all people to marry the person they love, and connects this to larger trends in American law, society, and politics. The talk will take place in Austin East, and pizza will be served. This is sure to be a great event, so mark your calendars.