Wednesday Workshop Series

2014 Events

January

  • January 22, 2014 Wednesday Workshop with Professor David Schwartz: 'The Literature of Constitutional Law': McCulloch v. Maryland's Journey to Canonization" Hosted by Professor Tonya Brito. Participants are expected to read the paper and come prepared to comment. Lunch is provided. If you are interested in participating in the discussion, please contact Professor Brito by the Friday before this event.

  • January 29, 2014 Wednesday Workshop with Professor Andrew Coan: "Commandeering, Coercion, and the Deep Structure of American Federalism"  Moderated by Professor David Schwartz. Participants are expected to read the paper and come prepared to comment. Lunch is provided. If you are interested in participating in the discussion, please contact Professor Tonya Brito by the Friday before this event.

February

  • February 12, 2014 Wednesday Workshop with Professor Eric Berger, Visiting Scholar from the University of Nebraska: "The Rhetoric of Constitutional Absolutism" Moderated by Professor Andrew Coan. Participants are expected to come prepared to comment. Lunch is provided. If you are interested in reading the paper and participating in the discussion, please contact Pam Hollenhorst by the Friday before this event.

March

  • March 5, 2014 Wednesday Workshop with Professor Susannah Tahk: "The Tax War on Poverty" Moderated by Professor Eric Berger. Participants are expected to come prepared to comment. Lunch is provided. If you are interested in reading the paper and participating in the discussion, please contact Pam Hollenhorst by the Friday before this event.

  • March 12, 2014 Wednesday Workshop with Professor Tonya Brito: "A Dearth of Defense" Moderated by Prof. Susannah Tahk. Participants are expected to come prepared to comment. Lunch is provided. If you are interested in reading the paper and participating in the discussion, please contact Tonya Brito by the Friday before this event.

  • March 26, 2014 Wednesday Workshop with Professor Lisa Alexander: "Occupy the Right to Housing" Moderated by Professor Tonya Brito. Lunch is provided. If you are interested in participating in the discussion and receiving a copy of this paper, please contact Pam Hollenhorst by the Friday before this event. This session will take place in Lubar Commons.

April

  • April 3, 2014  Wednesday Workshop with Professors Stewart Macaulay and Bill Whitford: "Contracts in Wisconsin, 1957-Present" Lunch is provided. If you are interested in participating in the discussion and receiving a copy of this paper, please contact Pam Hollenhorst by the Friday before this event.

  • April 9, 2014 Wednesday Workshop with Professor Keith Findley: "Reforming Police Practices: The Eyewitness Identification Experience" Participants are expected to read the paper and come prepared to comment. Lunch is provided. If you are interested in participating in the discussion, please contact Pam Hollenhorst by the Friday before this event.

  • April 16, 2014  Wednesday Workshop with Professor Heinz Klug: "Separation of Powers, Accountability and the Role of Independent Constitutional Institutions" Moderated by Professor Keith Findley.  If you are interested in participating in the discussion, please contact Pam Hollenhorst by the Monday before this event. The discussion paper will be made available and lunch will be provided.

  • April 23, 2014  Wednesday Workshop with Professor Asifa Quraishi-Landes: "Islamic Constitutionalism as Legal Pluralism" Moderated by Professor Heinz Klug. If you are interested in participating in the discussion and receiving a copy of this paper, please contact Pam Hollenhorst by the Friday before this event. Lunch will be provided at 12:00; the presentation will start at 12:15.

September

  • September 10, 2014  Wednesday Workshop with Professor Mitra Sharafi:  "Abortion in Colonial India: A Medico-Legal History" At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Moderated by Professor Asifa Quraishi-Landes.

  • September 17, 2014 Wednesday Workshop with Professor Jason Yackee: "Who Reforms? Exploring Implementation of the World Bank’s Doing Business Project"  At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Moderated by Professor Mitra Sharafi.

October

  • October 1, 2014  Wednesday Workshop with Professor Anuj Desai:  "Difficulty of Amendment and Interpretive Choice"  At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Moderated by Professor Jason Yackee.

  • October 8, 2014  Wednesday Workshop with Professor Cecelia Klingele: "Beyond Control: Reframing Sentencing and Correctional Reform" At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Moderated by Professor Anuj Desai.

  • October 15, 2014  Wednesday Workshop with Professor Linda Greene:  "Race and the Roberts Court" At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Moderated by Professor Cecelia Klingele. 
  • October 22, 2014  Wednesday Workshop with Professor Marsha Mansfield: "Litigants Without Lawyers: Measuring Success in Family Court"  At noon in Lubar Commons. Lunch will be provided. Moderated by Professor Linda Greene.

  • October 29, 2014  Wednesday Workshop with Professor Ion Meyn: "The Unbearable Lightness of Criminal Procedure"   At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Moderated by Professor Marsha Mansfield.

November

  • November 19, 2014  Wednesday Workshop with Professor Alex Huneeus:  "Explaining Variation in the Authority of International Courts"   At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided. Moderated by Professor Ion Meyn.

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