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Faculty Presentations

Fall 2017

October 10: Owen Jones, The Henry J. Miller Lecture, "Frontiers in Neurolaw: Justice, Technology, and the Brain,” Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia

October 28: Ed Cheng, “Deciding on Truth in Science,” Seton Hall Law School, Symposium in Honor of Michael Risinger, Newark, New Jersey

November 17-19: Kip Viscusi, "The Dynamic Relationship between Social Norms and Pro-Environmental Behavior: Evidence from Household Recycling," Southern Economic Association 87th Annual Meetings, Tampa, Florida

Summer 2017

June 1: Paige Marta Skiba, "Time to Repay or Time to Delay? The Effect of Having More Time Before a Payday Loan is Due," 4th International Meeting in Law & Economics, Paris, France

June 5-16: Margaret Blair, Co-organizer, “New Thinking on the Firm: Bringing Together Law, Economics, Organization and History,” Trento Summer School in Adaptive Economic Dynamics, University of Trento, Italy

June 5: Owen Jones, keynote address, "Brain Perspectives on Investor Time Horizons," Berle Center on Corporations, Law, and Society, Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia

June 6: Joe Fishman, "Music as a Matter of Law," Stanford/Yale/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum, Stanford Law School, Stanford, California

June 6: Daniel Gervais, speaker, Data Mining, Industrial Internet and IPRs Conference, Intellectual Property Rights
University Center, Helsinki, Finland

June 8: Christopher Slobogin, Workshop, “Using Big Data for Predictive Policing and Sentencing,” Centre for Criminology, Oxford University

June 8-9: Tracey George, “The Social Background Theory of Judging,” Duke Law School Judicial Seminar, Durham, North Carolina

June 9-10: Tim Meyer, “Saving the Political Consensus in Favor of Free Trade,” Annual Conference on WTO Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and the World Trade Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

June 23: Tim Meyer, “Selective Enforcement as Protectionism,” Law and Society Annual Meeting, Mexico City, Mexico

June 25-26: Joni Hersch, "Opting Out and the Division of Marital Assets," Society of Economics of the Household Annual Meeting, San Diego, California

July 5: Daniel Gervais, speaker, Blockchain and Copyright Symposium, Institute for Information Law, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

July 10: Sara Mayeux, “Age, 'Adolescence,’ and the Limits of Punishment,” Brooklyn Law School/St. John’s University School of Law Junior Scholars Roundtable on Criminal Procedure in the Age of Mass Incarceration, Brooklyn, New York

July 20: Kip Viscusi, Keynote address, "Pricing Lives for Policy," Annual Conference of the Economic Society of Australia, Sydney

July 20: Kip Viscusi, "Rational Benefit Assessment for an Irrational World: Toward a Benefit Transfer Test," Annual Conference of the Economic Society of Australia, Sydney

August 1: Sara Mayeux, “Age, 'Adolescence,’ and the Limits of Punishment,” Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference, Boca Raton, Florida

Spring 2017

January 4: Brian Fitzpatrick, "Should Third-Party Litigation Financing Be Permitted in Class Actions?, Fifty Years of Class Actions—A Global Perspective," Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

January 4: Owen Jones , "Law and Neuroscience," AALS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California

January 7: Edward Cheng , “Publication Bias in False Confession Admissibility Rulings,” AALS Annual Meeting, AALS Criminal Justice Section, San Francisco, California

February 3: Brian Fitzpatrick, "Justice Scalia and Class Actions: A Loving Critique," University of Notre Dame Law School, South Bend, Indiana

February 8: Sara Mayeux, “Gideon on the Ground in the Deep South,” Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia

February 11: Christopher Slobogin, “Police Use of Surveillance Technology,” Bridging the Gap: A Conference on Scholarship and Criminal Justice Reform, Arizona State Law School, Phoenix

February 15: Sara Mayeux, “Gideon on the Ground in the Deep South,” Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana

February 22: Terry Maroney , "Investigating Judicial Emotion," Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California

February 24-25: Michael Newton, "Cyber & Surveillance," 2017 LENS conference, "Cyber, Security & Surveillance: Truth & Consequences," Duke Law School, Durham, North Carolina

March 3: Yesha Yadav, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California

March 8: Christopher Slobogin, Testimony in front of Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee on Senate Bill 378, exempting offenders with severe mental illness from the death penalty

March 9: Christopher Serkin, “Prospective Grandfathering,” Faculty Workshop, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland

March 15: Christopher Slobogin, “The American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Mental Health Standards: Improving the System,” 4-hour workshop, American Psychology-Law Society Annual Meeting, Seattle

March 16: Michael Newton, keynote speaker at the Annual halabja Commemoration Ceremony, Kurdistan Regional Government Council of Ministers, Department of Foreign Relations, Washington, D.C.

March 16-17: Kip Viscusi, "Best Estimate Selection Bias of Estimates of the Value of a Statistical Life," Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

March 16-17: Kip Viscusi, "Anchoring Biases in International Estimates of the Value of a Statistical Life," Discussion Panel, Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

March 17: Christopher Slobogin, Discussant, “Intelligence Gathering: Implications of Subject and Public Perceptions,” APLS

March 23: Tim Meyer, Testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, “Hearing on the Nomination of the Honorable Neil M. Gorsuch to the Supreme Court of the United States,” Washington, D.C.

March 23:  Jim Rossi, "Federalism Battles in Energy Transportation," Liskow & Lewis Visiting Professorship in Energy Law Lecture, Louisiana State University Paul M. Herbert Law Center, Baton Rouge

March 27: Kip Viscusi, "Anchoring Biases in International Estimates of the Value of a Statistical Life," RAND Visiting Speaker Series, Santa Monica, California

March 28: Kip Viscusi, Lecture, "Pricing Lives," Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California

March 30: Joe Fishman, Distinguished Hosier Lecture, DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois

March 30: Tim Meyer, “Saving the Political Consensus in Favor of Free Trade,” University of Connecticut Roundtable on Business and Human Rights in an Era of Anti-Globalization, Storrs, Connecticut

March 30-31: Michael Newton, commentator on the Max Planck Trialogues on the Law and Peace of War: A book series with Cambridge University Press, Max Planck Institute, Heidelberg, Germany

March 31: Sara Mayeux, “Ethnicity and Identity at the Los Angeles Public Defender’s Office, 1914-1946," Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities Conference, Stanford, California

March 31: Christopher Slobogin, “The Trump Administration and Criminal Justice,” Vanderbilt Law School Board of Advisors

April 3: Sara Mayeux, “Gideon on the Ground in the Deep South,” Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana

April 4: Terry Maroney , "Judicial Emotion," University of California at Berkeley School of Law, Berkeley, California

April 6: Owen Jones , "Frontiers in Neurolaw: Promise, Perils, and New Findings," University of Pennsylvania, Center for Neuroscience and Society, Philadelphia, Pannsylvania

April 6: Jim Rossi, "Carbon Taxation by Regulation," University of North Carolina School of Law Faculty Workshop, Chapel Hill

April 7: Kevin Stack, Faculty Workshop "Internal Administrative Law," University of Miami

April 7-8: Yesha Yadav, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

April 10: Owen Jones , Brain Activities During Punishment Decisions, U.C. Berkley School of Law, Berkeley, California

April 11: Christopher Slobogin, “When the Police Can (and Can’t) Get Your DNA, GetPrecise Retreat, Vanderbilt

April 15: Jim Rossi, "Taking Representation Seriously in Agency Rulemaking," Conference on Executive Power and Administrative Law, University of Wisconsin, Madison

April 15: Kevin Stack, "Internal Administrative Law," Conference on Executive Power and Administraive Law, University of Wisconsin, Madison

April 20: Christopher Slobogin, “Neuroscience and Criminal Evidence Law,” Law and the Biosciences Conference, Stanford Law School

April 20-21: Tracey George, “Dark Money and the Gavel Gap,” DePaul University College of Law Clifford Symposium, Chicago, Illinois

April 21: Brian Fitzpatrick, "The Ironic History of Rule 23," Conference on Secrecy, Institute for Law & Economic Policy, Naples, Florida

April 21: Owen Jones, Frontiers in Neurolaw: Promise, Perils, and New Findings, Neuroscience and Public Policy Seminar, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

April 25: Michael Newton, "Proportionality in Urban Warfighting," Military Advocate General's Corps of the Israel Defense Forces International Conference on the Law of Armed Conflict, Tel Aviv, Israel

April 27: Joe Fishman, "Copyright’s Skew," Fourth Annual Vanderbilt Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable, Vanderbilt Law School, Nashville, Tennessee

April 27: Kevin Stack, "Regimes of Reason Giving in Public Law," Algorithms and Explanations Conference, NYU Law School, New York

April 29: Brian Fitzpatrick, "Class Actions After Spokeo v. Robins: Supreme Court Jurisprudence, Article III Standing, and Practical Implications for the Bench and Practitioners," Northern District of California Judicial Conference, Napa, California

May 3: Ellen Clayton, "Privacy in our Genomic Future--A View from the U.S.," Genetics, Privacy and Literature Workshop, Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris, France

May 4: Christopher Slobogin, Panel, Violence Prevention and Mental Illness,” Vanderbilt Department of Psychiatry

May 8: Amanda Rose, Faculty Workshop, “The 'Reasonable Investor' of Federal Securities Law: Insights from Tort Law's 'Reasonable Person' & Suggested Reforms,” Northwestern University Law School, Chicago, Illinois

May 10: Christopher Slobogin, “Policing and the Cloud,” podcast, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia

May 13: Paige Marta Skiba, “The Effect of Having More Time to Repay a Payday Loan: Implications for Understanding Borrower Myopia” American Law and Economics Association Meetings” Yale University, New Haven Connecticut

May 17: Joe Fishman, "Music as a Matter of Law," Junior Scholars in Intellectual Property Workshop, Michigan State University College of Law, Lansing

May 17: Christopher Slobogin, Keynote Address, “Policing and the Cloud,” European Privacy Law Scholars’ Conference, Tilburg, Netherlands

May 20: Paige Marta Skiba, "Becoming Behavioral Economists at Berkeley," 30 Years of Behavioral Economics at UC Berkeley, Berkeley Haas School of Business, Berkeley, California

May 24: Christopher Slobogin, “Policing, Databases and Surveillance:  Five Regulatory Categories,” Oxford University Criminal Law Discussion Group

May 29: Daniel Gervais, "Reconciling Intellectual Property with new trade and investment agreements: should Europe lead the way?", Faculty Lecture on IP and new trade and investment agreements, Institute for Information Law, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

May 30: Christopher Slobogin, Keynote Address, “Using Big Data for Predictive Policing and Sentencing,” Annual Conference, European Association of Psychology & Law, Mechelen, Belgium

May 31: Christopher Slobogin, Workshop, “Policing, Databases and Surveillance: Five Regulatory Categories,” University of Vienna