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Faculty Works in Progress

Faculty Works in Progress (FWIP) lectures are held in the Lindquist and Vennum Conference Room, Room 385, from 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m. on each Thursday listed below. For more information, contact Delanie Skahen at 612-624-6892 or skahe003@umn.edu.

SPRING 2014

JANUARY

Thursday
1/23/14
Ford Runge, University of Minnesota and
Justin Andrew Johnson, University of Minnesota
Geospatial Optimization of Global Food and Carbon Tradeoffs
Thursday
1/30/14
Ryan Goodman, New York University School of Law
Network Analysis, International Relations, and International Law

FEBRUARY

Thursday
2/6/14
Daniel Schwarcz, University of Minnesota Law School
Insurance Agents in the 21st Century: the Problem of Biased Advice
Thursday
2/13/14
Fionnuala D. Ní Aoláin, University of Minnesota Law School
Special Courts, Interrogation and the Law: Empirical Research in the State of Exception Post 9/11
Thursday
2/20/14
Anna Gelpern, Georgetown Law
The Minister's New Clause
Thursday
2/27/14
Ralph Richard Banks, Stanford Law School
How Diversity Corrupts Affirmative Action: Race, Class and College Admissions

MARCH

Thursday
3/6/14
Richard Frase, University of Minnesota Law School
Researching and Reforming Sentencing Enhancements Based on Prior Convictions
Thursday
3/13/14
Danielle Citron, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Criminalizing Revenge Porn
Thursday
3/27/14
Osagie Obasogie, University of California Hastings College of the Law
Race as a Risk Factor

APRIL

Thursday
4/3/14
Michele Goodwin, University of Minnesota Law School
The New Jane Crow: Pregnancy Penalties and Status Based Punishment
Thursday
4/10/14
Jill Horwitz, UCLA School of Law
Challenges to Regulatory Decentralization: Lessons from State Health Technology Regulation
Thursday
4/17/14
Eugene Volokh, UCLA School of Law
Bad Intentions
Thursday
4/24/14
Carol Steiker, Harvard Law School
Lessons for Law Reform from the American Experiment with Capital Punishment

FALL 2013

SEPTEMBER

Thursday
9/5/13
Lyman Johnson, University of St. Thomas School of Law and Washington and Lee University
The Dwindling of Revlon
Thursday
9/12/13
Oren Gross, University of Minnesota Law School
Venerate, Amend...and Violate
Thursday
9/19/13
Afra Afsharipour, University of California Davis School of Law
The Indian Private Equity Model
Thursday
9/26/13
Joel Waldfogel, University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management
And the Bands Played On: Digital Disintermediation and the Quality of New Recorded Music

OCTOBER

Thursday
10/3/13
Wulf Kaal, University of St. Thomas School of Law
Dynamic Regulation of the Financial Services Industry
Thursday
10/10/13
Pamela Foohey, University of Illinois College of Law
Bankrupting the Faith
Thursday
10/17/13
Victoria F. Nourse, Georgetown Law
Unraveling Legislative Intent: The View from Decision Theory
Thursday
10/24/13
Cesar Rosado, Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law
Protecting Workers as a Matter of Principle: A South American View of U.S. Work Law
Thursday
10/31/13
Susanna Blumenthal, University of Minnesota Law School
"A Horror of Being Duped": The Apprehension of Fraud in Nineteenth-Century American Law

NOVEMBER

Thursday
11/7/13
Sandra Marshall, University of Minnesota Law School
"It Isn't Just About You"—Victims of Crime, Their Associated Duties and Public Wrongs
Thursday
11/14/13
Susan Silbey, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
J. Locke, op. cit.: Invocations of Law on Snowy Streets
Thursday
11/21/13
Jonathan Adler, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Compelled Commercial Speech and the Consumer Right to Know

DECEMBER

Thursday
12/5/13
Jacqueline Peel, University of Melbourne Law School
Climate Change Litigation: Regulatory Pathways to Cleaner Energy

SPRING 2013

JANUARY

Thursday
1/24/13
Eleanor Brown, George Washington University Law School
The Blacks Who "Got Their 40 Acres": A Theory of West Indian Migrant Asset Aquisition
Thursday
1/31/13
Jane Kirtley, University of Minnesota, School of Journalism & Mass Communication
Is the Public Value Test Consistent with the First Amendment?

FEBRUARY

Thursday
2/7/13
Richard Painter, University of Minnesota Law School
Selective Disclosure of Nonpublic Information by Government and What Can be Done about It
Thursday
2/14/13
Greg Shaffer, University of Minnesota Law School
Transnational Legal Orders
Thursday
2/21/13
Melissa Wasserman, University of Illinois College of Law
Do Agencies Delay Costly Obligations? An Empirical Analysis of the PTO's Examination Priorities
Thursday
2/28/13
Camille Gear Rich, University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Innocence Interrupted: Reconstructing Fatherhood in the Shadow of Child Molestation

MARCH

Thursday
3/7/13
Thom Lambert, University of Missouri School of Law
Decision Theory and the Case for an Optional Disclosure-Based Regime for Regulating Insider Trading
Thursday
3/14/13
Paul Vaaler, University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management
Minority Rules: Credible State Ownership and Investment Risk Around the World
Thursday
3/28/13
William Forbath, University of Texas School of Law
The Constitution of Opportunity

APRIL

Thursday
4/4/13
Kieran McCartan, University of the West of England
From a Lack of Engagement and Mistrust to Partnership? Public Attitudes to the Disclosure of Sex Offender Information
Thursday
4/11/13
Michele Goodwin, University of Minnesota Law School
Fetal Protection Laws: Moral Panic & The New Constitutional Battlefront
Thursday
4/18/13
Elizabeth Emens, Columbia Law School
Compulsory Sexuality
Thursday
4/25/13
Russell Korobkin, UCLA School of Law
Relative Value Health Insurance: The Behavioral Law and Economics Solution to the Health Care Cost Crisis

MAY

Thursday
5/2/13
Laura Heymann, William & Mary Law School
Rights, Remedies, and the Doctrine of Election

FALL 2012

SEPTEMBER

Thursday
9/6/12
Daniel Schwarcz, University of Minnesota Law School
Transparently Opaque: Understanding the Lack of Transparency in Insurance Consumer Protection
Thursday
9/13/12
Alexandra B. Klass, University of Minnesota Law School
Takings and Transmission
Thursday
9/20/12
William McGeveran, University of Minnesota Law School
The Law of Friction
Thursday
9/27/12
Andrew Ashworth, Oxford Law
Offences of Failure to Report: A Reprise of Misprision?

OCTOBER

Thursday
10/4/12
Tess Wilkinson-Ryan, Penn Law
Fee Experiment
Thursday
10/11/12
Timothy Johnson, University of Minnesota Department of Political Science
Issue Resuscitation at Oral Argument on the US Supreme Court
Thursday
10/18/12
D. Daniel Sokol, University of Florida Levin College of Law
Policing the Firm
Thursday
10/25/12
Michael Kang, Emory University School of Law
The Partisan Foundations of Judicial Campaign Finance

NOVEMBER

Thursday
11/1/12
Dan Burk, University of California, Irvine School of Law
Owning E-Sports: Proprietary Rights in Professional Computer Gaming
Thursday
11/8/12
Hari Osofsky, University of Minnesota Law School
Litigation's Regulatory Pathways and the Administrative State: Lessons from U.S. and Australian Climate Change Governance
Thursday
11/15/12
Neomi Rao, George Mason University School of Law
Removal: Necessary & Sufficient for Presidential Control
Thursday
11/29/12
Carlos Ball, Rutgers School of Law–Newark
Marriage Policy, Reproduction, and Children: An Historical Review

DECEMBER

Thursday
12/6/12
Madhavi Sunder, University of California Davis School of Law
Learning by Doing

SPRING 2012

JANUARY

Thursday
1/26/12
Ray Madoff, Boston College Law School
A Tale of Two Countries: Comparing the Law of Inheritance in Two Seemingly Opposite Systems

FEBRUARY

Thursday
2/2/12
Tom Cotter, University of Minnesota Law School
A Research Agenda for the Comparative Law and Economics of Patent Remedies
Thursday
2/9/12
Hari Osofsky, University of Minnesota Law School
Suburban Climate Change Efforts: Possibilities for Small and Nimble Cities Participating in Regional, State, National, and International Networks
Thursday
2/16/12
Michele Goodwin, University of Minnesota Law School
Baby Cooperatives: Rethinking the Nature of the Family
Thursday
2/23/12
Rick Hills, New York University Law School
Coalition-Building and Constitutional Law: The Case of 19th Century American Federalism

MARCH

Thursday
3/1/12
Helga Leitner, University of Minnesota Institute for Global Studies
Resisting Federal-Local Immigration Enforcement Partnerships: Redefining "Secure Communities" and Public Safety
Thursday
3/8/12
Julie Cohen, Georgetown University Law Center
Configuring the Networked Self
Thursday
3/22/12
Paul Vaaler, University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management
Diaspora Concentration and the Venture Investment Impact of Remittances
Thursday
3/29/12
Oren Gross, University of Minnesota Law School
Security vs. Liberty: on Emotions and Cognition

APRIL

Thursday
4/5/12
Dirk Hartog, Princeton University
Someday All This Will Be Yours: A History of Inheritance and Old Age
Thursday
4/12/12
Nicola Lacey, London School of Economics and Political Science
From the Consulting Room to the Court Room? Taking the Clinical Model into the Legal Realm
Thursday
4/19/12
Ross Levine, Brown University
Guardians of Finance: Making Regulators Work for Us
Thursday
4/26/12
Tracey Mears, Yale Law School
The Two Different Worlds We Live In

MAY

Thursday
5/3/12
Ann Carlson, UCLA School of Law
Designing Effective Climate Policy: Cap-and-Trade Complementary Policies

FALL 2011

SEPTEMBER

Thursday
9/8/11
Oren Bar-Gill, New York University Law School
The Law, Economics and Psychology of Consumer Contracts
Thursday
9/15/11
4-5:00pm
Room N204
Ruth Okediji, University of Minnesota Law School and Jerry Reichman, Duke University School of Law
When Copyright and Science Collide: Empowering Digitally Integrated Research Methods on a Global Scale
Thursday
9/22/11
Mitu Gulati, Duke University School of Law
Collective Action Clauses for the Eurozone: An Empirical Analysis
Thursday
9/29/11
Robert Keohane, Princeton University and David Victor, University of California, San Diego
The Regime Complex for Climate Change

OCTOBER

Thursday
10/13/11
Bert Kritzer, University of Minnesota Law School
Change in State Supreme Court Elections: Is Voting Becoming More Partisan?
Thursday
10/20/11
Guy Charles, Duke University School of Law
Superstatute Interpretation
Thursday
10/27/11
Bill Henderson, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
The Hard Business Problems Facing U.S. Law Faculty

NOVEMBER

Thursday
11/3/11
Jide Nzelibe, Northwestern University School of Law
Our Partisan Foreign Affairs Constitution
Thursday
11/10/11
David Gerber, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Economic Development and Global Convergence Strategies: The Competition Law Example
Thursday
11/17/11
Vicki Jackson, Harvard Law School
"Extra-Territorial" Constitutional Interpretation: Outsider Interventions in Domestic Constitutional Contests

DECEMBER

Thursday
12/1/11
Dan Gifford, University of Minnesota Law School
The Atlantic Divide in Antitrust: An Examination of US and EU Competition Policy
Thursday
12/8/11
Alex Klass, University of Minnesota Law School and Elizabeth Wilson, Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Renewable Energy and Transmission Challenges

SUMMER 2011

JULY

Wednesday
7/13/11
Myron Orfield, University of Minnesota Law School
"Federal Law Reform and America’s Fully Developed Suburbs"

SPRING 2011

JANUARY

Thursday
1/27/11
Leigh Payne, University of Minnesota
"Amnesty under Siege: The Impact of Amnesty for Past Political Violence on Democracy and Human Rights"

FEBRUARY

Thursday
2/3/11
Anita Allen, University of Pennsylvania Law School
"Privacy Torts: Unreliable Remedies for LGBT Plaintiffs"
Thursday
2/10/11
Amy Kristin Sanders, University of Minnesota
"Re-defining Defamation: Psychological Sense of Community in the Age of the Internet"
Thursday
2/17/11
Kermit Roosevelt, University of Pennsylvania Law School
"Choice of Law in Federal Courts: From Erie and Klaxton to CAFA and Shady Grove"
Thursday
2/24/11
Cary Coglianese, University of Pennsylvania Law School
"Performance Track’s Postmortem: What Can We Learn from the Rise and Fall of EPA’s “Flagship” Voluntary Program?"

MARCH

Thursday
3/3/11
Lior Strahilevitz, University of Chicago Law School
"Judicial Takings or Due Process?"
Thursday
3/10/11
Daniel Ho, Stanford Law School
"Did a Switch in Time Save Nine?"
Thursday
3/24/11
Brett McDonell, University of Minnesota Law School
"Don't Panic! Defending Cowardly Interventions During and After a Financial Crisis"
Thursday
3/31/11
Michael Tonry, University of Minnesota Law School
"Moral Luck, Wrongful Acquittals, Legal Luck, Lenient Sentences, and Plain Luck"
Note: This FWIP will be held in Courtroom 170, same time.

APRIL

Thursday
4/7/11
Jerry Postema, University of North Carolina School of Law
"Justice Holmes: A New Path for American Jurisprudence"
Thursday
4/14/11
Kim Scheppele, Princeton University
"Fixing the Architecture" - Judging After 9/11 
Thursday
4/21/11
Brian Tamanaha, Washington University Law
"What is 'General' Jurisprudence?: A Critique of Universalistic Claims by Philosophical Concepts of Law"

FALL 2010

OCTOBER

Thursday
10/21/10
Brian Bix, Law School
"Private Ordering and Family Law"

NOVEMBER

Thursday
11/4/10
Judith Resnik,, Yale Law School
"Bring Back Bentham: Open Courts, Terror Trials, and Public Sphere(s)"
Thursday
11/11/10
Alon Harel, Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem - Law
"The Case for Discriminatory Sentencing: Why Equal Crimes Deserve Different Sanctions"
Thursday
11/18/10
Chris Brummer, Georgetown Law
"International Organizations as Sources of International Financial Law"
Thursday
11/25/10
Thanksgiving

DECEMBER

Thursday
12/2/10
Avishalom Tor, Univ. of Haifa – Law/Notre Dame
"Behavioral Antitrust: A New Approach To The Rule of Reason After Leegin"
Thursday
12/9/10
Jamal Greene, Columbia Law School
"The Anticanon"

SPRING 2010

JANUARY

Thursday
1/21/10
Fionnuala Ni Aolain, University of Minnesota
"Gender and Post-Conflict Societies"
Thursday
1/28/10
Allan Erbsen, University of Minnesota
"Impersonal Jurisdiction"

FEBRUARY

Thursday
2/4/10
Erika Lee, University of Minnesota (History)
"Guarding the Gate: The Life and Business of the Angel Island Immigration Station, 1910-1940"
Thursday
2/11/10
Claire Hill and Richard Painter
"Berle's Vision Beyond Shareholder Interests: Why Investment Bankers Should Have (Some) Personal Liability"
Thursday
2/18/10
Greg Shaffer, University of Minnesota
"Transnational Legal Process Revisited"
Thursday
2/25/10
Cheryl Boudreau, UC Davis (Political Science)
"Making Talk Cheap (and Problems Easy): How Legal and Political Institutions Can Facilitate Consensus."
 [co-authored with Matthew McCubbins, Daniel Rodriguez, and Nicholas Weller]

MARCH

Thursday
3/4/10
Janice Nadler, Northwestern
"Perceptions of Fairness"
Thursday
3/11/10
Hari Osofsky, Washington and Lee
"Title TBA"
Thursday
3/25/10
Dan Gifford, University of Minnesota
"Antitrust Aspects of Loyalty and Bundled Rebates in Europe and the United States"

APRIL

Thursday
4/1/10
Jessica Silbey, Suffolk
"Rules for Innovation: Intellectual Property Law, Norms, and Culture"
Thursday
4/8/10
Annual luncheon for adjunct faculty
Thursday
4/15/10
John Mikhail, Georgetown
"Unreasonable Risk: A Formal Analysis of Common Law Negligence"
Thursday
4/22/10
Anupam Chander, UC Davis (visiting U. Chicago)
"The Electronic Silk Road"

FALL 2009

SEPTEMBER

Thursday
9/17/09
Kirsten Nussbaumer, University of Minnesota
Thursday
9/24/09
Michael Paulsen, University of St. Thomas School of Law
"The Power to Declare Peace"

OCTOBER

Thursday
10/15/09
William W. Fisher III, Harvard University
"A Prize System as a Partial Solution to the Health Crisis in the Developing World"
Thursday
10/22/09
Clive Walker, University of Leeds
"The Fate of Control Orders"
Thursday
10/29/09
Eric Johnson, College of Law – University of Illinois
"Probability and Perspective in Criminal Law and Procedure"

NOVEMBER

Thursday
11/5/09
Rebecca McLennan, University of California – Berkeley
"The Convict’s Two Lives"
Thursday
11/12/09
Brad Karkkainen, University of Minnesota
"Law, Norms, and Governance of Transboundary Water Resources: Developments in Europe and North America"

SPRING 2009

JANUARY

Thursday
1/22/09
Catherine Sharkey, New York University
"Agency Accountability: Federal Preemption's Future"
Thursday
1/29/09
Leo Katz, University of Pennsylvania
"Why the Law Is So Perverse"

FEBRUARY

Thursday
2/5/09
Katherine Sikkink, University of Minnesota (Political Science)
"Do Human Rights Trials Make a Difference?"
Thursday
2/12/09
William McGeveran, University of Minnesota
"A Free Speech Amendment for the Lanham Act"
Thursday
2/19/09
Gregory S. Alexander, Cornell University
"The Social Obligation Norm in American Property Law"
Thursday
2/26/09
Susanna L. Blumenthal, University of Minnesota
"The Apprehension of Fraud in Nineteenth-Century American Law"

MARCH

Thursday
3/5/09
Anne Coughlin, University of Virginia
"Interrogation Stories"
3:35 - 5:30 p.m., Room 471
Thursday
3/5/09
Patrick Keenan, University of Illinois
"Conflict Commerce"
Thursday
3/12/09
Brian T. Fitzpatrick, Vanderbilt University
"Class Action Settlements and Their Fee Awards"
Thursday
3/26/09
Richard Brooks, Yale Law School
"Groups and Individuals"

APRIL

Thursday
4/2/09
David L. Faigman, University of California, Hastings
"Frames of Reference: Can Constitutionality Really Be Measured One Case at a Time?"
Friday
4/10/09
Kim Forde-Mazrui, University of Virginia
"Tradition as a Suspect Justification: The Case of Different-Sex Marriage"
Thursday
4/16/09
Susan Haack, University of Miami
"Proving Causation: The Holism of Warrant and the Atomism of Daubert"

FALL 2008

SEPTEMBER

Thursday
9/4/08
Meghan Ryan, University of Minnesota
"Does the Eighth Amendment Punishments Clause Prohibit Only Punishments That are Both Cruel and Unusual?"
Thursday
9/11/08
Elizabeth Boyle and Minzee Kim, University of Minnesota (Sociology)
"International Law, State Action, and Outcomes for Individuals: The Case of Child Rights"
Thursday
9/18/08
Christopher Sprigman, University of Virginia
"The Emergence of IP Norms in Stand-Up Comedy"
Thursday
9/25/08
Daniel Schwarcz, University of Minnesota
"The British Approach to Consumer Financial Disputes: A Model for Reform in Insurance Law and Beyond"

OCTOBER

Thursday
10/2/08
Thomas Merrill, Yale University
"The Origins of the Appellate Review Model in Administrative Law"
Friday
10/10/08
Sean Coyle, University College, London
"Some Thoughts on Fuller's Jurisprudence"
Thursday
10/16/08
Jeffrey Kahn, Southern Methodist University
"International Travel, National Security, and the Constitution in War and Peace"
Thursday
10/23/08
Nicole Stelle Garnett, University of Notre Dame
"Ordering the City"
Thursday
10/30/08
Charles Silver, University of Texas
"Managing Lead Attorneys' Compensation in Multi-District Litigation"

NOVEMBER

Thursday
11/6/08
Barry Feld and Shelley Schaefer (Sociology), University of Minnesota
"The Right to Counsel in Juvenile Court: Law Reform, Judicious Non-Intervention, and Unintended Consequences"
Thursday
11/13/08
Clarisa Long, Columbia University
"Interest Groups and Institutions in Patent and Copyright"