ILS Events List for 2006

See also GLSI events at http://law.wisc.edu/gls/events.htm

JANUARY / FEBRUARY

2/7/06 The State-Federal Divide in Corporate Bankruptcy Law by Sefa Franken, Ph.D, Faculty of Law, Center for Company Law, University of Tilburg, The Netherlands. Hosted by Professor Bill Whitford. Sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Initiative and the European Union Center of Excellence.

2/7/06 Spreading America's Word: Stories of its Lawyer Missionaries by Paul Carrington, Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law. Workshop hosted by Marc Galanter, John and Rylla Bosshard Professor of Law and Professor of South Asian Studies.

2/13/06 Labor Markets from the Bottom Up: Policy Issues Around the Proliferation of Low-wage and Lousy Jobs by Jaime Peck, Professor of Geography and Sociology.  Part of the Family Policy & Law Colloquium Series hosted by the Center for Excellence in Family Studies in the School of Human Ecology and cosponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies.

2/17/06 Is the Second Amendment Still Embarrassing (and for Whom)? by Sanford Levinson, Noted Second Amendment and Constitutional Scholar, University of Texas School of Law. Cosponsored by the Legal Studies Program. Lecture followed by a panel discussion by UW Professors: Ann Althouse (Law), John Sharpless (History) and Howard Schweber (Political Science); moderated by Don Downs (Legal Studies).

MARCH

3/7/06 Activism in the Courthouse: Women Lawyers and the Law Reform Movement, 1855-1939 by Gwen Hoerr Jordan, Ph.D., Legal History Fellow 2005-07. Hosted by Professor Arthur McEvoy, J. Willard Hurst Professor of Law, Professor of History and Professor of Environmental Studies.

3/21/06 Meeting the Challenges of the Self-Represented Litigant in Family Court and Its Ethical Implications by Marsha Mansfield, Clinical Assistant Professor, UW Law School.   Part of the Family Policy & Law Colloquium Series hosted by the Center for Excellence in Family Studies in the School of Human Ecology and cosponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies. Approved for 1.0 CLE/EPR credit.

3/31/06 WILJ Symposium: Humanitarian Intervention after 9/11 Sponsored by the Wisconsin International Law Journal and the Humanitarianism and World Order Research Circle of the International Institute. Cosponsored by the Global Studies Program and the Global Legal Studies Initiative. Hosted by Scott Straus, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, and Heinz Klug, Professor of Law, H.I. Romnes Faculty Fellow, and Director of the Global Legal Studies Initiative.  Approved for 5.5 hours of general CLE credit.

APRIL

4/6/06 Rebuilding Bosnia-Herzegovina: The Relevance of Islamic Law by His Eminence, Dr. Mustafa Ceric, Grand Mufti of Bosnia. Hosted by Asifa Quraishi, Assistant Professor of Law and sponsored by the Global Legal Studies Initiative in cooperation with the Lubar Institute for the Study of Abrahamic Religions. Cosponsored by the Project for Law and the Humanities.

April 7-8, 2006 The Ten Commandments and Their Appropriation in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Decalogue conference sponsored by the Lubar Institute for the Study of Abrahamic Religions (LISAR) and hosted by Chuck Cohen, Director.  Cosponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies and the Project for Law and the Humanities under the direction of Professor Len Kaplan. Plenary Speaker: His Eminence, Dr. Mustafa Ceric, Grand Mufti of Bosnia.

4/10/06 Do Non-Marital Childbearing Choices Reflect Expected Income and Relationship Consequences? by Barbara Wolfe, Professor of Economics, Population Health Sciences, and Public Affairs. Family Policy and Law Colloquium cosponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies and the Center for Excellence in Family Studies in the School of Human Ecology.

4/14/06 Law and Development in Korea: Contemporary History in Retrospective by Professor Chang Hee Lee, Seoule National University. Hosted by Professor John Ohnesorge. Sponsored by the East Asian Legal Studies Center and cosponsored by the Global Legal Studies Initiative.

4/21/06-4/22/06 EUC Workshop: The Rise of New Governance and the Transformation of Law. Invitation-only workshop including Joanne Scott, Grianne de Burca, Tammy Hervey, Neil Walker, William Simon, Orly Lobel, Martha Minow, Chuck Sabel, Jonathan Zeitlin, Imelda Maher, Victoria Nourse, John Ohnesorge, Marc Galanter, and Patrick Cottrell. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Project on Regulation and Governance (WISGAR), the European Union Center of Excellence, the Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE), the Global Legal Studies Initiative, and the International Institute Governance Research Circle

4/24/06 New Governance in EU Environmental Regulation Marshall Monnet Lecture by Joanne Scott, Professor of European Law and Director of the Centre for Law and Governance in Europe, University College London, and Visiting Professor of Law and John Harvey Gregory Lecturer on World Organizations, Harvard Law School (2005-06).  Sponsored by the Wisconsin Project on Regulation and Governance (WISGAR), the European Union Center of Excellence, the Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE), the Global Legal Studies Initiative, and the International Institute Governance Research Circle.

4/24/06 Public Health and Comparative Health Policy in the EU: A Transatlantic Dialogue. Workshop co-sponsored by the European Union Center of Excellence, Center for Global Health (CGH), Law School Health Law Project, Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE), Global Legal Studies Initiative (GLSI), and Institute for Legal Studies. Guest speakers include Tamara K. Hervey (Nottingham School of Law), Dr. Francisco Sevilla (OECD), and Canice Nolan (European Commission.)  Approved for 3 hours of general CLE credit.

MAY

5/18/06 Making Sense of the Russia Judicial System: An Introduction to the Supreme Arbitrazh Court by Anna Nagaeva, Legal Counsel to the Administrative Department of the Supreme Arbitrazh Court.  Hosted by Kathryn Hendley, Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development and William Voss-Bascom Professor of Law and Political Science, and cosponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies and the Global Legal Studies Initiative.

JUNE / JULY / AUGUST  (no events)

SEPTEMBER

9/7/06 Law and Politics in Global Governance Struggles Over Access to Water by Bronwen Morgan, Professor of Socio-Legal Studies, University of Bristol, UK. Cosponsored by ILS and GLSI; hosted by Prof. Heinz Klug.

9/11/06 TBA by Patti Herman, Executive Director of Prevent Child Abuse Wisconsin. Part of the Family Law and Policy Colloquium Fall 2006 Series on the theme of Child Maltreatment hosted by the Center for Excellence in Family Studies and the Institute for Legal Studies.

9/12/06 The Chilean Pension System by Andres Cuneo, Dean of Diego Portales Law School, Santiago. Hosted by Prof. Joe Thome and cosponsored by LACIS.

9/15/06 Me Experience. Can We Generalize? by Joel Handler, Distinguished Professor of Law and Public Policy, Richard C. Maxwell Professor of Law, UCLA School of Public Policy. Hosted by Prof. Stewart Macaulay.

9/15-16/06 Midwest Law and Society Retreat Third biennial retreat to bring graduate students from the Midwest together with senior scholars for a weekend of community-building and intellectual exchange.

9/19/06 Faculty Workshop: Arbitration and the Individuation Critique  by Mark C. Weidemaier, Assistant Professor of Public Law and Government, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Government. Hosted by Prof. Howie Erlanger.

9/26/06 Inside the Jury Room with Jerry Thain, Emeritus Professor of Law. Prof. Thain will discuss his experience as jury foreman in the Booker Stanley case.

OCTOBER

10/3/06 The Use of Laptops in the Classroom Aardvark discussion hosted by Howie Erlanger.

10/5/06 Topic: Hedge Funds and Corporate Governance by William W. Bratton, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center. Hosted by Prof. Gordon Smith. Inaugural session of a series of Workshops on Ideas and Innovations in Legal Research.

10/9/06 The Role of Research and Sponsored Programs in the Grants Process by Kristin Nagle of RSP.

10/10/06 Rankings and Reactivity: How Public Measures Recreate Social Worlds by Michael Sauder, Department of Sociology, University of Iowa. Hosted by Professor Bill Whitford.

10/12/06 When Courts and Congress Collide: The Struggle for Control of American's Judicial System by Charles Geyh, Professor of Law and Charles L. Whistler Faculty Fellow, Indiana University at Bloomington. Hosted by Prof. Jerry Thain with support from the Oliver S. Rundell Fund.

10/13/06 Nuclear Security in Northeast Asia Workshop sponsored by WAGE and cosponsored by GLSI.

10/16/06 Early Maltreatment and Subsequent Sexual Abuse of Children: Implications for Prevention by Kerry Bolger, Assistant Professor in Human Development & Family Studies.  Part of the Family Law and Policy Fall 2006 Colloquium Series on the theme of Child Maltreatment hosted by the Center for Excellence in Family Studies and the Institute for Legal Studies.

10/16/06 Recent Developments in Legal Education in Japan by Colin P.A. Jones, Associate Professor, Doshisha University Law School, Japan. Hosted by the East Asian Legal Studies Center and cosponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies and the Global Legal Studies Initiative.

10/17/06 Psychiatry and the Law Guest Speakers: Lawrence M. Solan, Don Forchelli Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Brooklyn Law School, and Bertram F. Malle, Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of othe Institute of Cognitive and Decision Sciences at the University of Oregon. Hosted by Professor Len Kaplan and sponsored by the Project on Law and the Humanities, with support from the Oliver S. Rundell Fund.

10/18/06 A Comparative Study on Self Reported Delinquency: Preliminary Results from a Survey of Law Students in Giessen (Germany), Izmir (Turkey), and Madison, Wisconsin by Prof. Dr. Arthur Kreuzer, Director of the Institute of Criminology, University of Giessen. Hosted by Associate Dean Walter Dickey; cosponsored by the Remington Center, the Global Legal Studies Initiative, and the Institute for Legal Studies.

10/18/06 Law-Dependent Public Goods: A Proposed Strategic Framework for a Results-Based Approach to Legal and Judicial Reform by Mohan Gopal, Head of the National Judicial Academy, Bhopal, India.

10/19/06 The Autonomy Myth: A Theory of Dependency by Martha Albertson Fineman, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law.  Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) and hosted by Maria Cancian, Director, Institute for Research on Poverty and Professor of Public Affairs and Social Work. Cosponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies. Howie will host a faculty dinner at his house on 10/18.

10/26/06  Performance Testing Aardvark discussion hosted by Gretchen Viney.

NOVEMBER

11/6/06 Regulation and Governance of Healthcare: Alternative Practices, Theories and Visions by  Dianne Greenley, Supervising Attorney, Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy. Part of the Family Law and Policy Fall 2006 Colloquium Series on the theme of Child Maltreatment hosted by the Center for Excellence in Family Studies and the Institute for Legal Studies. Approved for 1.0 general CLE credit.

Nov. 17-18, 2006 Legal Culture and the Judicialization of Politics in Latin America.  Interdisciplinary workshop hosted by Javier Couso (Universidad Diego Portales, Chile) Alexandra Huneeus (Stanford and Wisconsin) and Pablo Rueda (University of California at Berkeley). Sponsored by: ILS, GLSI, LACIS, WAGE, WISGAR.

DECEMBER

12/12/06 Works-in-progress workshop in the series organized by Professor Neil Komesar: A Call for New Legal Realism by Gregory C. Shaffer, Professor and Wing-Tat Lee Chair of International Law at Loyola University Chicago. Cosponsored by the New Legal Realism Project.

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