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’

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

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

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

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

Fall 2016 Workshops

9/8  Amanda Rose, Professor of Law, Vanderbilt Law School
The ‘Reasonable Investor’ of Federal Securities Law: Insights from Tort Law’s ‘Reasonable Person’ & Suggested Reforms

9/22  Genevieve Lakier, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Chicago of Law
The Rise of the Anti-Classificatory First Amendment

10/6  Sari Kisilevsky, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Queens College, CUNY
Easy Cases and Social Sources: Against Mechanical Jurisprudence

Mitchell Berman, Leon Meltzer Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Our Principled Constitution

Laurent Sacharoff, Associate Professor of Law, University of Arkansas School of Law
Conspiracy as Contract

11/3  Carissa Hessick, Anne Shea Ransdell and William Garland "Buck" Ransdell, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law, UNC School of Law
Civilizing Criminal Settlements

Spring 2016 Workshops

1/21  Janet Sinder, Director of Library and Associate Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School
Effects of Demand-Driven Acquisitions on Law Library Collection Development

2/4  John Pfaff, Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law
County-Level Punitiveness and State Prison Growth: Some (Very) Preliminary Thoughts

Jedediah Purdy, Robinson O. Everett Professor of Law, Duke University, School of Law
Law and Inequality After the Golden Age of Capitalism

2/25  Michael Coenen, Assistant Professor of Law, Louisiana State University, School of Law
Characterizing Constitutional Inputs

3/3  Tess Wilkinson-Ryan, Professor of Law and Psychology, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Taking Unread Contracts Seriously

3/16  Corey Brettschneider, Professor of Political Science, Brown University

3/28  Kristin Hickman, Harlan Albert Rogers Professor in Law and Associate Director, Corporate Institute, University of Minnesota Law School
Treasury’s Retroactivity

4/7  Genevieve Lakier, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School
The Expanding First Amendment

Fall 2015 Workshops

9/21  David Enoch, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Is General Jurisprudence Interesting?

9/24  Saira Mohamed, University of California Berkeley School of Law
Leadership Crimes

Christina Mulligan, Brooklyn Law School
Killing Copyright

10/15  Shu-Yi Oei, Tulane University School of Law

1022  Lawrence Solum, Georgetown University School of Law
The Constraint Principle: The Role of Original Meaning in Constitutional Practice

11/5  Hannah Wiseman, Florida State University College of Law
Reinventing Preemption in Energy Law

Spring 2015 Workshops

2/9  David Marcus, University of Arizona, Rogers College of Law
The Public Interest Class Action

2/19  Rebecca Tushnet, Georgetown University Law Center
Registering Discontent: Registration in American Trademark Law

Tom Lin, Temple University, Beasley School of Law
Reasonable Investor(s)

3/5  Mary Anne Franks, University of Miami Law School
The Democratization of Surveillance: Privacy, Consent, and Empathy

3/19  Troy McKenzie, New York University School of Law
A Dollar’s Worth of Article III: The Supreme Court and the Judicial Power of the United States

4/2  Jessica Bulman-Pozen, Columbia Law School

4/16  Cynthia Godsoe, Brooklyn Law School
Adopting the Gay Family

Fall 2014 Workshops

9/11  Lawrence Solan, Brooklyn Law School
Precedent in Statutory Interpretation

9/18  Dana Remus, University of North Carolina School of Law
The Dangers of Commoditized Law

10/2  Jonah Gelbach, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Material Facts in the Dispute over Twombly and Iqbal: Using Defense Summary Judgment Grant Rates To Measure the Quality of Cases Affected by Changes in Pleading Policy

10/16  Michael Waterstone, Loyola Law School/Los Angeles
Disability: The Promise and Perils of Low Political Salience

10/30  Rose Cuison Villazor, University of California at Davis School of Law
American National: Neither Citizen Nor 'Alien'

11/13  Alafair Burke, Hofstra University School of Law (visiting at BLS)
Consent Searches and Fourth Amendment Reasonableness

Spring 2014 Workshops

1/16 W. Bradley Wendel, Cornell Law School
Lawyers and Fidelity to Facts

2/13 David Kamin, NYU School of Law
Basing Budget Baselines: How We Should Define Our Fiscal Future

2/27 Chris Beauchamp, Brooklyn Law School
The First Patent Litigation Explosion

3/6 Hilary Allen, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
Why Wall Street Isn’t in Jail

3/20 Brad Snyder, University of Wisconsin Law School
The House of Truth

4/3 Douglas Berman, Moritz College of Law/Ohio State University
The Foolishness of Finality Concerns for Sentencing Purposes

4/10 Darrell Miller, Duke Law School
Second Amendment Institutions

4/24 Alison La Croix, University of Chicago Law School
The Interbellum Constitution and the Spending Power

Profs. Brakman Reiser and Dean's Book Launch: Social Enterprise Law

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For more information about the Faculty Workshop Series, please contact:
Professor Anita Bernstein
Professor Christopher Beauchamp
Professor Minor Myers

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