Faculty


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


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

10/20 
Mitchell Berman, Leon Meltzer Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Our Principled Constitution

10/27 
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

2/18 
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
TBA

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

10/5 
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

2/23
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


Have questions? We have answers.

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

Mailing Address:
Brooklyn Law School
250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201