Transatlantic Conference on New Governance and the Transformation of Law

Final Program -- 11/18/09

Friday, November 20th

8:00 Coffee and Conversation

8:30-9:30 Welcome and Introductions:

Louise Trubek (Program Co-chair, Clinical Professor of Law Emerita, and Faculty Affiliate, LaFollette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin)

Joanne Scott (Program Co-chair, Professor of European Law and Co-Director, Centre for Law and Governance in Europe, University College London)

Jacob Frost and Peter Rank (Symposium Editors, Wisconsin Law Review)   

Introduction to New Governance:
Grainne de Burca
(Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law) New Governance in Europe and the US: Separated Twins or Distant Cousins?

9:30-11:00  Panel 1: The Future of the Regulatory State   

Moderator: Joanne Scott (Professor of European Law and Co-Director, Centre for Law and Governance in Europe, University College London)

Panelists:

Robert B. Ahdieh (Professor of Law and Director, Center on Federalism and Intersystemic Governance, Emory University School of Law) The Visible Hand: Coordination Functions of the Regulatory State

Edward L. Rubin (University Professor of Law and Political Science, Vanderbilt University Law School) The Regulatizing Process and the Boundaries of New Public Governance

Jason M. Solomon (Assistant Professor, University of Georgia School of Law) New Governance: Blurring Boundaries in Regulatory Theory and Practice

11:00-11:15 Break

11:15-12:45  Panel 2: The Transformation of Social Policy in the U.S.

Moderator: Matthew Diller (Dean and Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University)

Panelists:

Lisa Alexander (Assistant Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School) Stakeholder Participation in New Governance: Lessons From Chicago's Public Housing Reform Experiment

Wendy Bach (Instructor & Clinical Supervising Attorney, City University of New York School of Law)
Governance, Accountability, and the New Poverty Agenda

Nan D. Hunter (Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center)
Health Care, Citizenship, and the Potential of New Governance 

12:45-2:00  Lunch Break  [Lunch is provided for panelists and seminar students in the Pyle Center Main Dining Room - Lower Level.]

2:00-4:00  Panel 3: The Transformation of Social Policy in the E.U.

Moderator: Louise Trubek (Program Co-chair, Clinical Professor of Law Emerita, and Faculty Affiliate, LaFollette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin)

Panelists:

Kenneth Armstrong (Professor in European Union Law, Queen Mary University London School of Law) and David Trubek (Voss-Bascom Professor of Law Emeritus, and Senior Fellow, Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE), University of Wisconsin)
The Role of the European Court in Public Law Litigation: Destabilizing Social Sovereignty and Mandating Alternative Processes

Diamond Ashiagbor (Reader in Laws and Director of Research Studies, University College London)
Complex Discrimination and New Governance in the EU     

Bojan Bugarič  (Associate Professor, University of Ljubljana School of Law, Slovenia) Regulating public Services in the European Union: Old, New or Hybrid Form of Governance

Mark Dawson
((University Lecturer in European Law, Maastricht University)  Transforming Into What? New Governance in the EU and the 'Managerial Sensibility'

Tamara Hervey (Professor and Convenor of the Centre for the Study of Law in Society, The University of Sheffield School of Law) 'Adjudicating in the Shadow of the Informal Settlement?': The European Court of Justice, 'New Governance' and Social Welfare.

4:00 Sessions Adjourn.

6:30 Private dinner for Panelists, Seminar Students and Law Review Staff at Kennedy Manor.

Saturday, Nov. 21st

8:30  Coffee and Conversation

9:00-10:30  Panel 4: Transnational Governance

Moderator: David Trubek (Voss-Bascom Professor of Law Emeritus, and Senior Fellow, Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE), University of Wisconsin)

Panelists:

Allison Christians (Assistant Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School) Networks, Norms and National Tax Policy

Poul F. Kjaer (Research Fellow, Cluster of Excellence "The Formation of Normative Orders" Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main) The Metamorphosis of the Functional Synthesis: A Continental European Perspective on Governance, Law and the Political in the Transnational Space

Katharine G. Young (Research Fellow, Center for International Governance and Justice at the Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet), Australian National University)  Courts as Catalysts for Economic and Social Rights: South African Revisions on a New Governance Theme

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:00  Panel 5: Markets, Expertise and Environmental Governance

Moderator: Jason M. Solomon (Assistant Professor, University of Georgia School of Law)

Panelists:

Bradley C. Karkkainen (Professor and Henry J. Fletcher Chair, University of Minnesota Law School) Law, Norms, and Governance of Transboundary Water Resources: Developments in Europe and North America

Joanne Scott (Professor of European Law and Co-Director, Centre for Law and Governance in Europe, University College London) and William H. Simon (Arthur Levitt Professor of Law, Columbia University School of Law) The Challenge of Regulating Carbon Offsets (in the European Union)

Stephanie Tai (Assistant Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School) Comparing Approaches Towards Governing Scientific Advisory Bodies on Food Safety in the United States and the European Union

12:00-1:00 Lunch Break.  [Lunch is provided for panelists and seminar students in the Pyle Center Main Dining Room -- Lower Level]

1:00-3:00  Panel 6: The Transformation of Law

Moderator:  Lisa Alexander (Assistant Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School)

Panelists:

Lisa Blomgren Bingham (Professor and Keller-Runden Professor of Public Service, Indiana School of Public & Environmental Affairs) The Next Generation of Administrative Law: Building the Legal Infrastructure for Collaborative Governance

Amy J. Cohen (Assistant Professor of Law, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law) Governance Legalism:
Hayek and Sabel on Reason and Rules, Organization and Law

Cristie Ford (Assistant Professor and Co-Director, National Centre for Business Law, University of British Columbia Faculty of Law) New Governance in the Teeth of Human Frailty: Lessons from Financial Regulation

Michael Wilkinson (Lecturer in Law, London School of Economics Department of Law) Three Conceptions of Law: Towards a Jurisprudence of Democratic Experimentalism

3:00-3:15  Break

3:15-4:30  New Governance and Regulatory Theory: The Transformation of Law and State

Moderator:  Grainne de Burca (Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law)

Panelists:

William H. Simon (Arthur Levitt Professor of Law, Columbia University School of Law)

Louise Trubek (Clinical Professor of Law Emerita, and Faculty Affiliate, LaFollette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin)

David Trubek (Voss-Bascom Professor of Law Emeritus, and Senior Fellow, Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE), University of Wisconsin)

4:30  Conference Adjourns

Saturday evening: Informal gathering to be announced.


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