The Federalist Society

14th Annual Faculty Conference

Faculty Division

Start : Thursday, January 5, 2012 5:00 PM

End   : Friday, January 6, 2012 6:30 PM

Location:
Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington DC
2500 Calvert St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20008


14th Annual Faculty Conference

The 14th Annual Federalist Society Faculty Conference was held on January 5-6, 2012 in Washington, DC. The purpose of our Annual Faculty Conferences is to provide an opportunity for those interested in the Society to share ideas and scholarship with each other.

 


Agenda:

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Panel 1: The Sovereign Shareholder? Government Ownership and Corporate Law Post-Bailout  audio video
5:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Palladian Ballroom

  • Prof. Lynn Stout, UCLA School of Law
  • Prof. J.W. Verret, George Mason University School of Law
  • Prof. David Zaring, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • Moderator: Dean Donald Weidner, Florida State University College of Law
  • Introduction: Hon. Lee Liberman Otis, Senior Vice President & Faculty Division Director, The Federalist Society

Friday, January 6, 2012

Panel 2: Public Sector Unions  audio video
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Palladian Ballroom

  • Prof. Samuel Estreicher, New York University School of Law
  • Prof. John McGinnis, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Prof. Joseph Slater, University of Toledo College of Law
  • Moderator: Prof. James Lindgren, Northwestern University School of Law

Young Legal Scholars Paper Presentations  audio video
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Location: Palladian Ballroom

  • Mr. William Baude, Stanford Constitutional Law Center, "Beyond DOMA"
  • Prof. Dan Markel, Florida State University College of Law, "Retributive Justice and the Demands of Democratic Citizenship"
  • Prof. Andrew Schwartz, University of Colorado Law School, "The Perpetual Corporation"
  • Prof. Houman Shadab, New York Law School, "Credit Risk Transfer Governance: The Good, the Bad, and the Savvy"
  • Commenter: Prof. Eugene Volokh, UCLA School of Law
  • Commenter: Prof. Todd Henderson, University of Chicago Law School
  • Moderator: Prof. Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz, Georgetown University Law Center

Luncheon Debate: The Alien Tort Statute, International Law, and the Judiciary  audio video
Co-sponsored by the American Society of International Law
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Diplomat Ballroom

  • Prof. Eugene Kontorovich, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Prof. Stephen Vladeck, American University Washington College of Law
  • Moderator: Ms. Elizabeth Andersen, Executive Director & Executive Vice President, American Society of International Law

Seven-Minute Presentations of Works in Progress - AUDIO AND VIDEO NOT AVAILABLE
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Palladian Ballroom

  • Prof. Eric Claeys, George Mason University School of Law, "On Ducks, Foxes, Bees, and Property: The Productive-Use Norm in Acquisition, Accession, and Labor Theory"
  • Prof. Brannon Denning, Cumberland School of Law & Prof. Michael Kent, Atlanta's John Marshall Law School, "Anti-Evasion Doctrines in Constitutional Law"
  • Prof. Andy Grewal, University of Iowa College of Law, "The Joint Committee on Taxation and the Hidden Agency Problem"
  • Ms. Christina Mulligan, Yale Law School Information Society Project, "A Numerus Clausus Principle for Intellectual Property"
  • Prof. David Snyder, American University Washington College of Law, "The Illegitimate Interpretation of Treaties" 
  • Moderator: Prof. Eugene Volokh, UCLA School of Law

Panel 3: Judicial Ethics  audio video
3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Palladian Ballroom

  • Prof. Charles Geyh, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Prof. Stephen Gillers, New York University School of Law
  • Hon. A. Raymond Randolph, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
  • Prof. Ronald Rotunda, Chapman University School of Law
  • Moderator: Hon. Deanell Tacha, Pepperdine University School of Law

Light Reception: Sponsored by the Institute for Humane Studies
5:30-6:30
Location: Executive Room

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