Past Colloquia

2011-2012     2010-2011     2009-2010     2008-2009     2007-2008     2006-2007



October 19, 2011 Scott Cummings, UCLA School of Law
     "Defending Day Labor in Los Angeles"
February 3, 2012 Tristin Green, University of San Francisco School of Law
     "Racial Emotion at Work"



Bill Slomanson, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
     "Palestinian Statehood: A Secessionist Dialogue"
Juan Gutiérrez Alonso, Universidad de Granada Facultad de Derecho
     "Recent Economic and Financial Reforms in US and Europe"
Jana Remy, Chapman University School of Law
     "Using Technology to Create an Audience for Your Scholarship"
Doug NeJaime, Loyola Law School Los Angeles
     "Marriage as Antidiscrimination"  


Michael Green, William & Mary Law School
     "Horizontal Erie: Interpreting Sister State Law"
Corey Yung, John Marshall Law School
     "Judged by the Company You Keep: An Empirical Study of the Ideologies of Federal Judges"
Gowri Ramachandran, Southwestern Law School
     "Assault and Battery on Property"


Steven Bank, UCLA School of Law
     "History of Business Taxation"
Barton Beebe, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
     "Intellectual Property Law and the Sumptuary Code"
Adam Chodorow, Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Internet, 08-09
     "Ability to Pay and the Taxation of Virtual Income"
Kevin Collins, Indiana University School of Law
     "Semiotics and Patents: When Is A Sign a Patentable Technology?"
Reid Fontaine, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
     "Adequate (Non) Provocation and Heat of Passion as Excuse not Justification"
David Post, Georgetown University Law Center
     "In Search of Jefferson's Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace"
Laura Rosenbury, Washington University Law
     "Children as Subjects"
Malcolm Sargeant, Middlesex University
     'From Hippies to Boomers: Growing Old in the U.S. and the U.K."
Bryan Wildenthal, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
     "Nationalizing the Bill of Rights: Scholarship and Commentary on the Fourteenth Amendment in 1867-73"
Adam Zimmerman, St. John’s University School of Law in New York
     "Funding Irrationality"


Jean Braucher, Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
     "Plain Meaning, R.I.P.:  Interpretation of Bankruptcy Law in Light of the Supreme Court’s Emphasis on Its Purposes"
Robin Einhorn, University of California Berkeley Boalt Hall 07-08
     "American Taxation, American Slavery"
Shubha Ghosh, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
     "Belief: An Essay in Understanding"
Chris Guthrie, Vanderbilt University Law School
     "Inside the Trial Judges Mind"
James Hackney, Northeastern University School of Law
     "Under Cover of Science"
Mike Madison, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
     "Copyright and Culture"
Paul Marcus, William and Mary Law School
     "Capital Punishment in the U.S. and Beyond"
Donna Shestowsky, UC Davis School of Law
     "Civil Disputants' Perceptions of Dispute Resolution Procedures: A Longitudinal Empirical Study"


Laura Appelman, Willamette University College of Law
     "Retributive Justice and Hidden Sentencing"
Maggie Chon, Seattle University School of Law
     "Intellectual Property from Below: Copyright and Capability for Education"
Julie Cromer Young, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
     "How on Earth Terrestrial Laws can Protect Geospatial Data"
Stacey Dogan, Northeastern University School of Law
    "Grounding Trademark Law Through Trademark Use"
Ernesto Hernandez, Chapman University School of Law
     "Sovereignty Migrates in U.S. and Mexican Law: Transnational Influences in Plenary Power and Non-Intervention"
Christian Johnson, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
     "Assessing the Effect of Anticompetitive State Restrictions on Interstate Branch Banking: An Empirical Analysis"
Joelle Moreno, New England School of Law
     "Scientific Evidence"
Beth Noveck, New York Law School
     "The Changing Nature of Expertise"
Nate Oman, William and Mary Law School
     "The Failure of Economic Interpretations of the Law of Contract Damages"
Austen Parrish, Southwestern Law School
     "Sovereignty's Greater Threat: The Rise of Extraterritoriality and the Rejection of International Law"
Robert Tsai, University of Oregon School of Law
      "Eloquence and Reason"