January 31, 2008 Colloquia/Workshops


Wendy Wagner (Texas Law), Bending Science: How Special Interests Corrupt Public Health Research

Boston University

Mike Guttentag (UNLV Law), The Law Instinct

Chicago Constitutional Law

Barry Friedman (NYU Law), Untitled Manuscript


Michael Dorf (Columbia Law), Dynamic Incorporation of Foreign Law


Alexander Volokh (Georgetown Law), Choosing Interpretive Methods: A Positive Theory of Judges and Everyone Else


Gavin Clarkson (Michigan Law)

Florida State

Ethan Yale (Georgetown Law), Investment Risk and the Tax Benefit of Deferred Compensation


Howard M. Erichson (Seton Hall), CAFA’s Impact on Class Action Lawyers


Al Brophy (Alabama Law)

Michigan Law & Economics

Avi Bell (Fordham Law), Private Takings


Arthur Laby (Rutgers-Camden), Insider Trading and False Promising

NYU Tax Policy & Public Finance

Kevin Hassett (American Enterprise Institute), Taxes and Wages

Ohio State

R. Craig Green (Temple Law), An Intellectual History of Judicial Activism

Stanford Law & Economics

David Weisbach (Chicago Law), A Welfarist Approach to Disabilities


Lonny Hoffman (Houston Law), The Judicialization of Litigation Reform

UCLA Legal Theory

Moshe Halbertal (NYU Law), Self-Transcendence, Violence and the Political Order


Claire Huntington (Colorado-Boulder Law), Repairing Family Law

Vanderbilt Faculty Presentations

Nita Farahany (Vanderbilt Law), Judging Genes: Implications of the Second Generation of Genetic Tests in the Courtroom


Lyn Goering (Washburn Law), Tailoring Deference to Variety: Judicial Deference to Administrative Interpretation


Lisa Kelly (Washington Law), Telling Children’s Stories: Legal Advocacy for Children and Youth

Yale Legal Theory

Stephen Darwall (Michigan Philosophy), Authority and Second-Personal Reasons for Acting