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Faculty Presentations

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

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

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

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

May 8: Amanda Rose, Paper TBD, Faculty Workshop Series, Northwestern University Law School, Chicago, Illinois

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

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

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

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

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


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


Fall 2016

September 2: Joseph Fisherman,“How Law Defines Music,” IP Colloquium, BYU Law School, Provo, Utah

September 6: Christopher Slobogin, “Policing as Administration,” Indiana University Law School, Bloomington, Indiana

September 8: Amanda Rose, “The 'Reasonable Investor’ of Federal Securities Law: Insights from Tort Law’s ‘Reasonable Person’ & Suggested Reforms,” Faculty Workshop Series, Brooklyn Law School, New York, New York

September 14: Beverly Moran, “Income Inequality and Taxation,” African American Women and the Law Conference, National Educational Association, Washington D.C.

September 15: Paige Marta Skiba, "Evidence on the Consequences of Payday Loans," Center for Wealth and Inequality, Columbia University, New York, New York

September 17: Brian Fitzpatrick, "Where Will Justice Scalia Rank Among the Most Influential Justices," State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, New York

September 19: Christopher Slobogin, “The Science of Gatekeeping: Using the Structure of Scientific Inference to Draw the Line Between Admissibility and Weight in Expert Testimony,” Podcast on Excited Utterance

September 19: Tracey George, “The Gavel Gap,” The Alice Bartee Lecture, Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri

September 20: Owen Jones, "Law and Neuroscience," Forensic Psychology Interest Group, Nashville, Tenessee

September 22: Yesha Yadav, "Fixing Private Regulation in Public Markets," Faculty Workshop, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

September 23: Christopher Serkin, “Penn Central Take Two,” Property Works in Progress, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts

September 23: Beverly Moran, “Labor, Capital, Human Rights, and Taxation,” Human Rights and Tax conference, New York University Law School, New York, New York

September 23: Michael Newton, “Contorting Common Article 3,” The 2016 International Committee of the Red Cross Commentary on the First Geneva Convention, University of Georgia Law School, Athens, Georgia

September 26: Randall Thomas, "Shareholder Power," Hedge Fund Activism seminar and book launch, Law and Business Downtown Seminar Series, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

September 26: Paige Marta Skiba, “The Consequences of Online Payday Loans,” University of Texas Law and Economics Seminar, UT Austin, TX

September 26: Morgan Ricks, “Entry Restriction, Shadow Banking, and the Structure of Monetary Institutions,” Fourth “Ending Too Big to Fail” Symposium, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota

September 29: Owen D. Jones, Remarks in Honor of Joe Tsai (Naming Ceremony, Tsai China Center) Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut

September 29: Michael Newton, "Just Post Bellum and Proportionality, Jus Post Bellum and the Justice of Peace," Grotius Center for Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, the Peace Palace, Hague, Netherlands

September 29-30: Christopher Slobogin, “Still Two (or Maybe Three) Burning Issues,” panel at Miranda Fifty Years Later, Boston University Law School, Boston Massachusetts

September 30: Paige Marta Skiba, "Consumer Litigation Funding: Just Another Form of Payday Lending?” Symposium on Consumer Credit in America, Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina

September 30: Yesha Yadav, "Fixing Private Regulation in Public Markets," American Society for International Law, Washington, D.C.

September 30: Amanda Rose, “The Shifting Raison d’être of the Rule 10b-5 Private Right of Action,” Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois

September 30: Terry Maroney, "The Role of Emotion in Judging," Canadian Association of Provincial Court Judges, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

September 30: Terry Maroney, "Emotion in the Courtroom," Judicial Case Managers Education Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

September 30: Morgan Ricks, "Entry Restriction, Shadow Banking, and the Structure of Monetary Institutions,” Better Markets, Quarterly Meeting of the Financial Stability Group, Washington D.C.

September 30-October 1: Tim Meyers, “How Selective Enforcement Chills Innovation,” Bienniel Meeting of the American Society of International Law’s International Economic Law Interest Group, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.

October 6: Christopher Serkin, “Constitutional Protection of Property,” 100 Years of Zoning, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

October 7: Tracey George , “Empirical Research on State Courts,” Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

October 7: Christopher Slobogin, "Neuroscience and Criminal Law," Grand Rounds, Vanderbilt Medical School, Nashville, Tennessee

October 13: Michael Vandenbergh, "Private Ordering and Public Norms," Roundtable, Washington and Lee School of Law, Lexington, Virginia

October 13: Amanda Rose, “The ‘Reasonable Investor’ of Federal Securities Law: Insights from Tort Law’s ‘Reasonable Person’ & Suggested Reforms,” Faculty Workshop Series, William & Mary Law School, Williamsburg, Virginia

October 13: Morgan Ricks, “The Money Problem,” School of International and Public Affairs, Book Talk, Columbia University, New York, New York

October 14: Morgan Ricks, “Entry Restriction, Shadow Banking, and the Structure of Monetary Institutions,” Workshop on the Hierarchy of Money, Center on Global Legal Transformation/Committee on Global Thought, Columbia Law School, New York, New York

October 15: Tim Meyer, “Removing Reservations,” Yale-Duke Roundtable on Foreign Relations Law, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT

October 17-19: Terry Maroney, "Mid-Career Seminar for US District Judges," Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, Tennessee

October 18: Edward Cheng , "The Challenges of Complexity," Mid-Career Seminar for US District Judges, Federal Judicial Center, Nashville, Tennessee

October 20: Brian Fitzpatrick , "After Fifty Years, What’s Class Action’s Future," ABA National Institute on Class Actions, Las Vegas, Nevada

October 21: Christopher Serkin, “Passive Takings,” Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference, The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands

October 26: James Blumstein, “New Wine in Old Bottles:  Title IX and Transgender Issues,” Penn Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

October 28: Daniel Gervais, "Intellectual Property and Human Right," University of California, Irvine School of Law, California

November 3: Yesha Yadav, American Bankruptcy Institute/Brooklyn Law School – Presenter

November 4: Christopher Serkin, “Penn Central Take Two,” Regulatory Takings Conference, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana

November 7: Edward Cheng , “Detecting and Correcting Publication Bias in Legal Cases,” Faculty Workshop, Penn State Law, State College, Pennsylvania

November 10: Brian Fitzpatrick , "William J. Brennan Lecture: The Ideological Consequences of Judicial Selection," Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma, City, Oklahoma

November 11-12: Christopher Slobogin, "Convenor and Commentator," Criminal Justice Roundtable, Vanderbilt Law School, Nashville, Tennessee

November 11-12: Tim Meyer, “How Selective Enforcement Chills Innovation,” American Society of International Law Research Forum, University of Washing School of Law, Seattle, Washington

November 17: Brian Fitzpatrick , "How Justice Scalia’s Writing Style Affected American Jurisprudence," The Federalist Society National Lawyers Convention, Washington, DC

December 2: Brian Fitzpartick , Hot Topics in Class Action and MDL Litigation, University of Miami School of Law, Miami, Florida

December 15: Yesha Yadav, Indira Gandhi Institute for Development Research, Mumbai, Maharashtra  

December 15: Yesha Yadav , University of Virginia Sokol Colloquium, Virginia Law School, Charlottesville, Virginia