Ideas & Innovations in Legal Scholarship

Faculty Workshops / Spring 2010 & Fall 2009

Fridays at noon in Lubar Commons (7200 Law) 
Registration is not required -- Bring a lunch and join the discussion.
  Agenda updated 4/26/10

Spring 2010

1/29/10 "Investment Treaties and Foreign Direct Investment" by Jason Yackee, Assistant Professor of Law, UW Law School.

2/12/10  "Debt as Venture Capital" by Darian Ibrahim, Assistant Professor of Law, UW Law School.

2/19/10 "Rejecting the Inter-American Court: High Courts, Regional Integration and the New Constitutionalism" by Alexandra Huneeus, Assistant Professor of Law, UW Law School. Cosponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center.

2/26/10 "How Important Are Intellectual Property Rights to Software Entrepreneurs? Some Results of the Berkeley Patent Survey" (co-authored with Stuart Graham, Georgia Institute of Technology) by  Pamela Samuelson, Richard M. Sherman Distinguished Professor of Law, Professor of Information Management, Chancellor's Professor and Director, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, University of California, Berkeley School of Law / Boalt Hall. Hosted by Shubha Ghosh, Professor of Law and Associate Director of The Initiative for Studies in Technology Entrepreneurship (INSITE).

Wed. 3/10/10 "Fathers, Child Support, and Welfare Cost Recovery" by Tonya Brito, Professor of Law, UW Law School.

3/19/10  "Louis D. Brandeis: A Life" by Melvin I. Urofsky, Professor of Public Policy and Law, and Professor of History Emeritus, Virginia Commonwealth University. Hosted by Brad Snyder, Assistant Professor of Law.

3/26/10 "What China Is Doing about What it Doesn’t Know: Exploring the Regulatory Robustness of China’s New Food Safety Law" by Stephanie Tai, Assistant Professor of Law, UW Law School. Cosponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center, the East Asian Legal Studies Center, and the Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE).

4/16/10 "Administrative Law" by M. Elizabeth Magill, Joseph Weintraub - Bank of America Distinguished Professor of Law and Horace W. Goldsmith Research Professor, University of Virginia School of Law. Hosted by Jason Yackee, Assistant Professor of Law.

4/30/10 "Economic Justice and the Uniform/Model Law Process" by Thomas Mitchell, Associate Professor of Law, UW Law School.

Fall 2009

9/4/09 "Legal Archeology" by William Whitford and Stewart Macaulay, UW Professors of Law Emeritus.

9/18/09 "The Robust Anti-trust Exemption Project" by Peter Carstensen, George Young-Bascom Professor of Law, UW Law School.

9/25/09 "Positive Vibration: Later Generation Rights North and South of the Border" by Angel Oquendo, Olimpiad S. Ioffe Professor of International and Comparative Law, University of Connecticut. Hosted by Alexandra Huneeus, Assistant Professor of Law. Cosponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center and Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies (LACIS).

10/9/09 "Illegal Peace?: Power-sharing, Impunity and Gender Justice in Africa" by Jeremy Levitt, Associate Dean for International Programs, Distinguished Professor of International Law, and Director of the Center for International Law and Justice (CILJ), Florida A&M University College of Law. Hosted by Linda Greene, Evjue-Bascom Professor of Law. Cosponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center and the Women's Studies Research Center.

10/16/09 "Warm Ideals and Cold Realities: The Everyday Work of Chinese Criminal Defense Lawyers" by Sida Liu, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Law, University of Wisconsin. Cosponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center.

10/23/09 "American Indian Property" by Stacy Leeds, Professor of Law and Director, Tribal Law and Government Center at the University of Kansas, Adjunct faculty at Haskell Indian Nations University, and Member of the Supreme Court for the Kaw National of Oklahoma. Hosted by Richard Monette, Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Great Lakes Indian Law Center.

10/30/09 "Taxation in a Time of Crisis: Who Leads the Way?" by Allison Christians, Assistant Professor of Law, UW Law School.

11/13/09 "Trade, Power, Law: Disputing at the World Trade Organization" by Joseph Conti, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Law, University of Wisconsin. Cosponsored by the Global Legal Studies Center.

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