Institute for Legal Studies Past Events

2000 - 2010

2010 List of Events

Selected Conferences, Workshops and Speaker Series:

  • Spring 2010 Faculty Workshop Series:
    Ideas & Innovations in Legal Scholarship

  • 4/6/10 Ethical Issues in the Mismanagement of America's Largest Charitable Trust
  • 4/7/10 Reliability of Children's Eyewitness Testimony 
  • 4/29/10 Networks, Norms and the Transnationalization of Tax Lawmaking. 
  • 9/17/10 Community Based Approaches to Prosecution by John Chisolm
  • 9/17/10  ABA Defense and Prosecution Function Standards Roundtable
  • 9/24/10 Legal History and Religion Workshop 
  • Oct. 8-9, 2010 Midwest Law and Society Retreat 
  • Oct. 22-23, 2010  Legal Education Reform After Carnegie: Bringing Law-in-Action into the Law School Classroom. 
  • Nov. 12-13, 2010 Law Review Symposium: Intergenerational Equity and Intellectual Property 
  • 11/18/10 New Dimensions in the National Foreclosure Crisis: Lost Promissory Notes and the Mortgage Electronic Registration System by Christopher L. Peterson

2009 List of all ILS Events 

Selected Conferences, Workshops and Speaker Series:

  • Ideas & Innovations Faculty Workshop Series Fall 2009-Spring 2010
  • Oct. 2-3, 2009 Wisconsin Discussion Group on Constitutionalism 
  • Oct. 29-30, 2009 Statutory Interpretation and New Legal Realism
  • Nov. 20-21, 2009 Transatlantic Conference on New Governance and the Transformation of Law

2008 Events

Selected Conferences, Workshops and Speaker Series:

  • Ideas & Innovations in Legal Scholarship - Spring 2008
  • Ideas & Innovations in Legal Scholarship - Fall 2008
  • March 14-15, 2008 Working From the World Up: Equality's Future -- A New Legal Realism Conference Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Feminism and Legal Theory Project.
  • Sept. 19-20, 2008 Midwest Law and Society Retreat 
  • Oct. 24-26, 2008 Interdisciplinary Conference
    The Weimar Moment: Liberalism, Political Theology, and Law.  

2007 Events

Selected Conferences, Retreats, Symposia, Institutes and Workshops:

  • March 2, 2007 The Wisconsin International Law Journal 2007 Symposium: Islamic Law in a Globalized World: Implications for Contemporary Finance Law. 
  • April 16, 2007 Workshop on War on Cancer and Accountability for Outcomes: A Transatlantic Dialogue on How and Why of Success. 
  • April 20, 2007 Family Policy & Law Colloquium: Noncustodial Fatherhood: How Law and Policy Influence Men's Connections to their Children"  
  • June 10-22, 2007 Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History 
  • Oct. 5-6, 2007 New Legal Realism meets Feminism & Legal Theory II: Empirical Perspectives on the Place of Law in Women's Work and Family Lives 
  • Oct 19-20, 2007 Conference on Law & Democratization in Taiwan and South Korea: Twenty Years' Experience   

2006 Events 

Selected Conferences, Retreats, Symposia, Institutes and Workshops:

  • March 31, 2006 WILJ Symposium: Humanitarian Intervention after 9/11
  • April 7-8, 2006 LISAR Conference: The Ten Commandments and Their Appropriation in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam LISAR homepage.
  • Sept. 15-16, 2006 Midwest Law and Society Retreat. 
  • Nov. 17-18, 2006 Workshop on Legal Culture and the Judicialization of Politics in Latin America 

2005 Events 

Selected Conferences, Retreats, Symposia, Institutes and Workshops:

  • May 20-21, 2005 Berkeley-Wisconsin History of Copyright Workshop 
  • June 19-July 1, 2005 Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History 

2004 Events

Selected Conferences/Retreats/Symposia/Institutes/Workshops:

  • Feb. 6-8, 2004 Wisconsin Law Review Symposium: Freedom from Contract
  • Mar. 5-6, 2004 WAGE/Wisconsin International Law Journal Symposium honoring Prof. Richard Bilder
  • June 25-26, 2004: New Legal Realism Conference cosponsored by the American Bar Foundation http://www.newlegalrealism.org
  • Sept. 10-11, 2004: Conference on Comparative Institutional Analysis
  • Oct. 1-2, 2004: Midwest Law and Society Retreat 
  • Nov. 13, 2004: Wisconsin Legal History Symposium -- "Owning Knowledge: The History of Modern U.S. Intellectual Property Law" Symposium Announcement and Registration Information Program

2003 Events

Selected Conferences/Retreats/Symposia/Institutes/Workshops:

  • Apr. 25-26, 2003 The Liberal State and its Mental Health Power
  • June 9-20, 2003 Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History

2002 Events

Selected Conferences/Retreats/Symposia/Institutes/Workshops:

  • Sept. 27-29, 2002 Midwest Law & Society Retreat
  • Oct. 11-12, 2002 The Place of Theology in the Liberal State and the Globalized World
  • Nov. 2, 2002 Law, Family and State Organization in the Early Modern Atlantic World: Wisconsin Symposium on Legal History

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