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Fall 2009 Colloquia Series
Date Presenter Paper Discussant
Sept. 11* Keith Fogg
In Whom We Trust Jacob Cogan
Sept. 16 Robert Schehr
(N. Arizona)
Moving Beyond Conventional Law School Pedagogy Mark Godsey
Oct. 2* Jelani Jefferson Exum
Why March to a Uniform Beat?: Adding Honesty and Proportionality to the Individualized Tunes of Federal Sentencing Chris Bryant
Oct. 9* Chris Bruner
(Washington & Lee)
Power and Purpose in the Anglo-American Corporation Darrell Miller
Oct. 23 Michael Schwartz
Law School Pedagogy
(3 hours)
Nancy Oliver

Summer 2009 Colloquia Series Date Presenter Paper   May 13 Tim Armstrong An Introduction to Publication Agreements for Authors May 27 Barbara Black Post-Dura Issues and Collateral Damage in Securities Litigation June 3 Emily Houh
Darrell Miller Racial Retrenchment and the Thirteenth Amendment June 10 Margaret Drew The Role of Empathy and Courage in the Law School Clinic June 17 Chris Bryant Foreign Law as Legislative Fact in Constitutional Cases June 24 Stephanie McMahon To Have and to Hold: Rethinking Marital Property for Federal Income Tax Return Filings July 1 Ken Hirsh Law Library Initaives July 8 Doug Mossman Competence to Maintain a Divorce Action: When Breaking Up Is Hard to Do July 15 Mark Godsey The Use in Court of a Suspect's Silence During Questioning; OIP Update July 22 Kristin Kalsem In Contempt: 19th Century Women, Law, and Literature July 29 Darrell Miller The Thirteenth Amendment as Redemption August 5 Adam Steinman The Pleading Problem August 12 Michelle Bradley
Rachel Smith Rethinking Lawyering I: Legal Research and Writing August 19 Brad Mank Summers Rejects Probabilistic Standing, But Laidlaw Still Leaves an Opening for Threatened Injuries August 26 Lynn Bai Effectiveness of Current Regulation of Credit Rating Agencies

Spring 2009 Colloquia Series
Date Speaker Topic Discussant
Jan 16 Michael Heise
Pass or Fail: High-Stakes Testing and Educational Policy by Litigation Ronna Schneider
Jan 23 Bennett Capers
Canaries, the Fourth Amendment, and the Equality Principle Mark Godsey
Jan 30 Peter Spiro
An International Law of Citizenship Jacob Cogan
Feb 6* David Olson
(Boston College)
Toward a First Amendment Based Copyright Misuse Adam Steinman
Feb 13* Paul Rose
(Ohio State)
The Regulation of Shareholder Influence Lynn Bai
Feb 20* Kevin Collins
Should the Mind be Patentable Subject Matter? Chris Bryant
Mar 6 Cathy Sharkey
The Politics of Preemption Adam Steinman
Mar 13 David Faigman
Constitutional Fictions: A Unified Theory of Constitutional Facts Chris Bryant
Mar 20* Joy Mullane
Round and Round: The Cyclical Process of Tax Legislation Regulating Executive Compensation Stephanie McMahon
April 10* Kim Bailey
There's a Stranger in My House: Re-examining Privacy Concerns in the Private/Public Debate in Domestic Violence Law and Policy Darrell Miller
April 17 Cynthia Fountaine
Protecting Diversity of Thought While Encouraging Diversity as Inclusiveness: Exploring Potential Tensions Margaret Drew
Fall 2008 Colloquia Series
Date Speaker Topic Discussant
Sept 5 Nicole Huberfeld
Spending and Compulsory Motherhood Betsy
Sept 19 Leigh Goodmark
When Is a Battered Woman Not a Battered Woman? A Critique of the Legal System's Response to Domestic Violence Margaret
Oct 3* Tony Infanti
Taxing Civil Rights Gains Tim
Oct 10* Susan Franck
(Wash. and Lee)
Investment Treaty Arbitration and Its Discontents: Empirically Analyzing Variables Implicating Outcomes of Arbitration Awards Jacob
Oct 24 Jessie Hill
(Case Western)
Of Christmas Trees and Corpus Christi: The Establishment Clause and Change in Meaning over Time Ann
Oct 31 Frederick Gedicks
Pluralism, Oppression, and the Ambiguous "Revival" of Religion Tom

* Scholar Exchange Program

Summer 2008 Colloquia Series
Date Presenter Paper
May 28 Jacob Cogan Representation and Power in International Organization: The Current Constitutional Crisis
June 4 Suja Thomas The Reasonable Jury
June 11 Mark Godsey The Ohio Innocence Project
June 18 Darrell Miller White Cartels, the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the History of Jones v. Alfred Mayer Co.
June 25 Verna Williams Title IX and Social Justice Feminism
July 2 Douglas Mossman Competence to Stand Trial?
July 9 Adam Steinman Deference and Review
July 16 Betsy Malloy Anonymous Blogging
July 23 Brad Mank Standing and Statistical Persons: Should Large Public Interest Organizations Have Greater Standing Rights Than Individuals?
July 30 Paul Caron War on the Income Tax
August 6 Tim Armstrong Can Authors Shrink the Public Domain?
August 13 Chris Bryant Legislative Facts in Constitutional Adjudication
August 20 Emily Houh Contracting Identities
August 27 Lynn Bai Sustaining Intervention - A Reflection on the Ten-Year Anniversary of the Hong Kong Government's Controversial Stock Market Support Measures
Spring 2008 Colloquia Series
Date Speaker Topic Discussant
April 25 Haider Hamoudi
Realism in Islamic Jurisprudence Lynn
April 11 Ajay Mehrota
The Public Control of Corporate Power: The 1909 Corporate Tax, the Sixteenth Amendment, and the Legal Foundations of the Modern Fiscal State Adam
April 4 Natasha Martin
Immunity for Hire: The Same Actor Factor as a Subterfuge to Equality in the Contemporary Workplace Emily
March 21 Nancy Rapoport
New Lessons From Enron Barbara
Feb 29 Dayna Brown Matthew
Race, Religion and Informed Consent - Lessons From Social Science Betsy
Feb 22 Jay Tidmarsh
(Notre Dame)
The Primacy of Procedure Adam
Feb 8 Robert Miller (Villanova) Directors as Advisors: The Role of Corporate Directors at Shareholder Meetings Michael
Feb 1 Martha Chamallas
(Ohio State)
Race, Gender, and Torts Verna
Jan 24 Lonny Hoffman
Burn Up the Chaff With Unquenchable Fire: Taking Account of Procedural Intersections and Inconsistencies Among Pleading Standards, Summary Judgment and Removal Practice Michael
Jan 18 Mary-Rose Papandrea
(Boston College)
Student Speech Rights and the Internet Ronna
Fall 2007 Colloquia Series
Date Speaker Topic Discussant
Sept 14 Luis Fuentes-Rohwer
Bringing Democracy to Puerto Rico: A Rejoinder Emily
Sept 28 Melanie Wilson
Prosecutors "Doing Justice" Through Osmosis: Reminders to Encourage a Culture of Cooperation Betsy
Nov 2 Victor Fleischer
Regulatory Cost-Engineering: The Lawyer's Role in Regulating Gamesmanship Paul
Nov 9 David Stras
Judicial Appointments and Ideology Michael
Nov 16 Tom Eisele
Participating in Disillusion and Renewal Joe
Nov 30 Bernadette Atuahene
The Legitimacy of Property Rights Tim
Summer 2007 Colloquia Series
Date Presenter Paper
May 23 Suja Thomas Why the Motion to Dismiss Could Be Unconstitutional
May 30 Rick Bales
Explaining the Spread of At-Will Employment
June 6 Annette Burkeen
Race, Law and Social Norms
June 13 Ingrid Wuerth What Are "Rules Concerning Capture on Land and Water"?
June 20 Chris Bryant Presidential Signing Statements: Congress's Power and Duty to Oversee the Execution of the Laws
June 27 Adam Steinman Our Class Action Federalism
July 11 Betsy Malloy Doug Mossman Roll Out the Lawsuits: Could Tort Lawyers Have a Barrel of Fun with the Genetics of Alcoholism?
July 18 Emily Houh Stigma and Affirmative Action
July 25 Brad Mank Ordinary Citizens?
August 1 Kristin Brandser
Verna Williams
Social Justice Feminism
August 8 Barbara Black Defrauded Investors?
August 15 Mark Godsey Silence and the Self-Incrimination Clause