October 18, 2007 Colloquia/Workshops

Boston University

Kris Collins (Boston Law), “Let the Government become their Guardians”: Welfare Policy, Administrative Law, and the Legal Construction of the Family in the Early Nineteenth Century


Frank Partnoy (San Diego Law), Hedge Fund Activism, Corporate Governance, and Firm Performance


Alec Stone Sweet (Yale Law), Proportionality Balancing and Global Constitutionalism

Columbia Tax Colloquium

Joseph Bankman (Stanford Law), Mr. Smith Gets an Education

Florida State

Gabriel J. Chin (Arizona Law), Unexplainable on Grounds of Race: Doubts About Yick Wo


Keith N. Hylton (Boston Law), Due Process and Punitive Damages: An Economic Approach


Charles Lane, The Day Freedom Died (Chap. 5) (Chap. 9) (Chap. 11)

Northwestern Law and Economics

Lily Batchelder (NYU Law), The Superiority of an Inheritance Tax over an Estate Tax and No Wealth Transfer Tax

NYU Legal, Political and Social Philosophy

Lisa Austin (Toronto Law), Privacy and Private Law: the Dilemma of Justification

Ohio State

Frank Rudy Cooper (Suffolk Law), Who’s the Man? Police Masculinity and Terry v. Ohio


Larry D. Johnson (Assistant Secretary-General For Legal Affairs in United Nations), Advancing International Justice: The Varieties of UN-Sponsored Criminal Tribunals


Gregory Klass (Georgetown Law), Intent to Contract

SMU Law and Citizenship

Kevin Johnson (Cal-Davis Law), Opening the Floodgates: Why America Needs to Rethink its Borders and Immigration Law

Stanford Law and Economics

Oren Bar-Gill (NYU Law), The Prisoner’s (Plea Bargain) Dilemma


Ross Davies (George Mason Law)

Yale Legal Theory

Liam Murphy (NYU Law), Paper


Kurt Lash (Loyola L.A. Law), The Original Meaning of an Omission: The Tenth Amendment, Popular Sovereignty and “Expressly” Delegated Power