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Our Faculty Workshops are only open to faculty and a small group of students. These workshops provide the group with an opportunity to discuss works in progress by Law School faculty and other legal scholars.

Spring 2020 Workshops

1/23 | Rebecca Ingber, Associate Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law | Congressional Administration of Foreign Affairs


2/6 | Spencer Weber Waller, Justice John Paul Stevens Chair in Competition Law and Director, Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies, Loyola University Chicago School of Law | Institutions and Incentives in Antitrust Enforcement


2/13 | Richard R.W. Brooks, Emilie M. Bullowa Professor of Law, New York University School of Law | Law & the Transaction Structure


2/27 | Deborah Archer, Associate Professor of Clinical Law, New York University School of Law | White Men's Roads Through Black Men's Homes": Advancing Racial Equity Through Highway Construction


3/12 | Aziza Ahmed, Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law | Feminism’s Medicine: How Lawyers and Activists Remade AIDS


3/26 | Kimberly Kessler Ferzan, Harrison Robertson Professor of Law and Joel Piassik Research Professor of Law, University of Virginia Law School | TBD


4/16 | Gina-Gail S. Fletcher, Associate Professor of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law | TBD

Past Workshops

Fall 2019 Workshops

9/19 | Susan Bandes, Centennial Professor of Law Emeritus, DePaul University College of Law, and Visiting Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School | Closure in the Criminal Courtroom: The Birth and Strange Career of an Emotion


9/26 | Sam Moyn, Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of History, Yale Law School | The Case Against Humane War


10/10 | Bijal Shah, Associate Professor of Law, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University | Judicial Administration


10/24 | Alan Palmiter, Associate Dean of Graduate Programs, William T. Wilson, III, Presidential Chair for Business Law, Wake Forest Law School and Visiting Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School | Proxy Access and Corporate Groupthink


10/31 | Frank Pasquale, Professor of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and Visiting Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School | Machines Judging Humans


11/14 | Craig Konnoth, Associate Professor of Law, University of Colorado Law School | Medicalization and the New Civil Rights

Spring 2019 Workshops

1/24 | Jordan Blair Woods, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Arkansas School of Law (Fayetteville) | “Policing, Autonomous Vehicles, and Officer Safety


2/7 | Jenny Roberts, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Scholarship, American University Washington College of Law | "The Bargaining Part of Plea Bargaining"


2/21 | Elizabeth Pollman, Professor of Law & William M. Rains Senior Research Fellow, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles | "Startup Governance"


2/28 | Nora Engstrom, Professor of Law and Deane F. Johnson Faculty Scholar, Stanford Law School | "The Lessons of Lone Pine"


3/14 | Sarah Seo, Associate Professor of Law, University of Iowa College of Law | "Policing the Open Road: How Cars Transformed American Freedom"


3/21 | Jody Madeira, Professor of Law and Louis F. Neizer Faculty Fellow, Indiana University Bloomington, Maurer School of Law | "Holding Physicians Accountable for Fertility Fraud"


4/4 | Jill Hasday, Distinguished McKnight University Professor and Centennial Professor of Law, University of Minnesota Law School


4/8 | Jon D. Michaels, Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law | "Public Capitalism"


4/18 | Daniel Klerman, Edward G. Lewis Chair in Law and History, USC Gould School of Law

Fall 2018 Workshops

10/11 | Erin Sheley, Assistant Professor, University of Calgary Law


11/1 | Henry E. Smith, Fessenden Professor of Law, Harvard Law School


11/7 | Danielle Citron, Morton & Sophia Macht Professor of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law


11/8 | Brian Bix, Frederick W. Thomas Professor of Law and Philosophy, University of Minnesota Law School

Spring 2018 Workshops

1/25 | Shyam Balganesh, Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School | “Copyright as 'Legal Process': The Evolution of American Copyright Law"


2/8 | Taisu Zhang, Associate Professor of Law, Yale Law School | "From Information to Preference: A Theory of Property and Socioeconomic Change"


2/22 | Kari Hong, Assistant Professor, Boston College Law School | "A New Mens Rea For Rape: More Convictions and Less Punishment"


3/1 | Andrew Verstein, Associate Professor of Law, Wake Forest University School of Law | "The Failure of Mixed Motives Jurisprudence"


3/15 | Christine Hurt, Associate Dean, and Rex J. & Maureen E. Rawlinson Professor of Law, BYU Law School | "Partnership Lost"


3/29 | Dan Hemel, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School | "Corporate Sexual Harassment"


4/2 | Darren Rosenblum, Professor of Law, Elisabeth Haub School of Law, Pace University and Visiting Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School | "When Does Board Diversity Benefit Firms?"


4/12 | Tom Ginsburg, Leo Spitz Professor of International Law, Ludwig and Hilde Wolf Research Scholar, Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago Law School | "How to Lose (and Save) Constitutional Democracy"


4/19 | John R. Brooks, II, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and Visiting Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School | "Built to Fail: Risk and Robustness in Policymaking"

Fall 2017 Workshops

9/7 | Verity Winship, Professor of Law, University of Illinois College of Law | "Admissions of Guilt in Civil Enforcement"


9/14 | Brian Leiter, Karl N. Llewellyn Professor of Jurisprudence and Director, Center for Law, Philosophy, and Human Values, University of Chicago Law School | "Justifying Academic Freedom: Mill and Marcuse Revisited"


10/12 | Professor Shauna Van Praagh, Full Professor in the Faculty of Law, McGill University | "Serious Play: Learning Tort Law ‘Transsystemically’"


10/26 | Amy Adler, Emily Kempin Professor of Law, New York University School of Law | "Why We Should Abolish Copyright for Visual Art"


11/9 | Margaret F. Brinig, Fritz Duda Family Chair in Law, University of Notre Dame Law School | "Child Support Practice in a Disadvantaged Population: Findings and Policy Implications from an Empirical Investigation of Paternity Actions in St. Joseph County, Indiana"

Spring 2017 Workshops

1/19 | Douglas NeJaime, Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law | "The Nature of Parenthood""


2/9 | James Nelson, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Houston Law Center | "Three Models of Corporate Conscience""


2/16 | Patricia Marino, Professor of Philosophy, University of Waterloo, Ontario | "Value Pluralism, Challenges to Consequentialism, and the Law and Economics Movement""


2/27 | Peter Conti-Brown, Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania | "The Banker’s Thumb: The History of Bank Supervision in the United States, from the Civil War to Donald Trump""


3/2 | Michael Livermore, Associate Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law | "Computationally Assisted Participatory Rulemaking"


3/9 | Jessica Clarke, Associate Professor of Law, University of Minnesota Law School | "The Imagery of Inequality"


3/27 | Khiara Bridges, Professor of Law & Anthropology, Boston University School of Law | "Poor Little Rich Girl: Excavating Race-Based Disadvantage among Class Privileged People of Color"

Faculty Workshop Questions? Contact us:

Professor Andrew Gold
andrew.gold@brooklaw.edu