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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 Bria Goldman at 612-626-5048 or goldm075@umn.edu.

FALL 2014

SEPTEMBER

Thursday
9/4/14
Leila Sadat, Henry H. Oberschelp Professor of Law and Israel Treiman Faculty Fellow, Director of the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute and the Special Adviser on Crimes Against Humanity to the ICC Prosecutor, Washington University School of Law
Codifying the "Laws of Humanity" and the "Dictates of the Public Conscience": Towards a New Global Treaty on Crimes Against Humanity
Thursday
9/11/14
Paul Ohm, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor of Law, University of Colorado Law School
Ancient, Traditional, and Modern Information Privacy Harms
Thursday
9/18/14
Orin Kerr, Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School
An Economic Understanding of the Fourth Amendment
Thursday
9/25/14
Ernest A. Young, Alston & Bird Professor of Law, Duke Law School
The Volk of New Jersey? State Identity, Distinctiveness, and Political Culture in the American Federal System

OCTOBER

Thursday
10/2/14
Julian Roberts, Professor of Criminology, University of Oxford Faculty of Law
Sentence Reductions for a Guilty Plea in England and Wales: Exploring New Empirical Trends
Thursday
10/9/14
Frank Michelman, Robert Walmsley University Professor, Harvard Law School
Thursday
10/16/14
JaneAnne Murray, Practitioner in Residence, University of Minnesota Law School
Thursday
10/23/14
Stephen Rich, Associate Professor of Law, University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Thursday
10/30/14
Mark Kleiman, Professor of Public Policy, University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Affairs

NOVEMBER

Thursday
11/6/14
Michael Wara, Associate Professor of Law and Justin M. Roach, Jr. Faculty Scholar, Stanford Law School
Thursday
11/13/14
Carol Rose, Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor Emeritus of Law and Organization and Professorial Lecturer in Law, Yale Law School
Thursday
11/20/14
Adrienne Davis, William M. Van Cleve Professor of Law; Vice Provost of the University, Washington University School of Law

DECEMBER

Thursday
12/4/14
Gilles Guyot, Visiting Faculty, University of Minnesota Law School; Professor, Jean Moulin University Lyon 3

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"