Faculty Workshops

2018-2019 Faculty Workshop Series  2018 Summer Workshop Series 2017-2018 Faculty Workshop Series | 2017 Summer Workshop Series 2016-2017 Working Paper Series 2016-2017 10/10 Series


2018-2019 Faculty Workshop Series

The Faculty Workshop Series for Northwestern Law faculty will take place in the Faculty Commons from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. CLE credits will be offered and lunch will be provided.

Note: Papers are private and accessible to Northwestern Law faculty only. 


Monday, September 10
Daniel Rodriguez, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and Barry Weingast, Stanford University
Engineering the Modern Administrative State: Political Accommodation and Legal Strategy in the New Deal Era

Thursday, September 13
Matthew Kugler, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
An Empirical Investigation of Biometric Privacy Harms

Monday, September 17
Raymundo Gama, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
A Gender Perspective on Evidence: The Case of Mexico

Alberto Puppo, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
Local Priority in Italian Courts, from Ferrini vs Germany to Flatow vs Iran: Just the Law, Beyond Good and Evil

Thursday, September 20
Micaela Alterio, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
Reactive vs. Structural Approach: A Public Law Response to Populism

Monday, September 24
Christopher Walker, The Ohio State University
The New World of Agency Adjudication

Monday, October 1
Jordan Blair Woods, University of Arkansas
Policing, Autonomous Vehicles, and Officer Danger

Thursday, October 4
Nadav Shoked, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Cities Taxing New Sins: The Judicial Embrace of Local Excise Taxation

Monday, October 8
Herbert Hovenkamp, University of Pennsylvania
Regulation and the Marginalist Revolution

Monday, October 15
Daniel Markovits, Yale Law School
The Meritocracy Trap

Friday, October 19
Jim Pfander, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Alex Reinhart, Cardozo Law, and Joanna Schwartz, UCLA
Ziglar V. Abbasi and the Myth of Personal Liability

Monday, October 22
Steven Davidoff Solomon, University of California Berkeley
Passive Investors

Thursday, October 25
Max Schanzenbach, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
The Law and Economics of Environmental, Social, and Governance Investing by a Fiduciary

Monday, October 29
Beth Colgan, University of California Los Angeles
Wealth-Based Penal Disenfranchisement

Monday, November 5
Elizabeth Kamali, Harvard University
Tales of the Living Dead: Dealing with Doubt in Medieval English Criminal and Civil Law

Monday, November 12
Daniel Ho, Stanford University
Quality Review of Mass Adjudication: A Randomized Natural Experiment at the Board of Veterans Appeals, 2002-16

Thursday, November 15
Sarath Sanga, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Network Effects in Corporate Governance

Monday, November 19
Melissa Murray, New York University

Monday, January 7
Maggie McKinley, University of Pennsylvania

Monday, January 14
James Spindler, University of Texas at Austin

Monday, January 28
Kristen Underhill, Columbia University

Monday, February 4
Barry Wimpfheimer, Northwestern University (Jewish Studies)

Monday, February 18
Joseph Blocher, Duke University

Monday, February 25
Sam Erman, University of Southern California

Monday, March 4
Gerald Torres, Cornell University

Monday, March 11
Shelley Welton, University of South Carolina

Monday, March 18
Jennifer Shinall, Vanderbilt University

Monday, April 1
Michelle Anderson, Stanford University

Monday, April 8
Hiroshi Motomura, University of California Los Angeles

Monday, April 15
G. Marcus Cole, Stanford University

Monday, April 22
William Forbath, University of Texas at Austin

Monday, April 29
Daphna Lewinsohn-Zamir, University of Chicago (Visiting from Hebrew University) 

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2018 Summer Workshop Series

The Summer Workshop Series for Northwestern Law faculty will take place in the Faculty Commons from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. CLE credits will be offered and lunch will be provided.

Note: Papers are private and accessible to Northwestern Law faculty only.

Tuesday, June 5
Andrew Koppelman
The Corruption of Libertarianism

Monday, June 18
Zach Clopton, Cornell Law School
Making State Civil Procedure
Appendix

Tuesday, July 10
Emily Kadens
Cheating Pays

Monday, August 6
Tonja Jacobi
The New Oral Argument: Justices as Advocates

Monday, August 13
Eleanor Wilking
Independent contractor or employee? The changing relationship between firms and their workforce and potential consequences for the U.S. income tax

Thursday, August 23
Faculty Projects Day

Monday, August 27
David Shapiro
Solitary Confinement in the Young Republic

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2017-2018 Faculty Workshop Series

The Faculty Workshop Series for Northwestern Law faculty will take place in the Faculty Commons from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. CLE credits will be offered and lunch will be provided.

Note: Papers are private and accessible to Northwestern Law faculty only. 


Monday, August 21, 2017
William Henderson, Indiana University
Diffusion of Innovation in the Legal Industry

Monday, August 28
Lauren Rivera, Northwestern University (Kellogg)
When Two Bodies Are (Not) a Problem: Gender and Relationship Status Discrimination in Academic Hiring

Monday, September 11
Janice Nadler and David Dana
Regulation, Public Attitudes, and Private Governance

Tuesday, September 19
David Skeel, University of Pennsylvania
Oversight Boards, Municipal Bankruptcy, and the Path to Puerto Rico
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3

Monday, September 25
Eliav Lieblich, Tel Aviv University
The Case Against Police Militarization

Monday, October 9
Julie Cohen, Georgetown University
Between Truth and Power: The Legal Construction of Informational Capitalism, chapters 1 and 2 ("Everything Old Is New Again - Or Is It?" and "The Biopolitical Public Domain"). 
**Readers pressed for time should focus on Chapter 1.

Monday, October 16
Kate Shaw, Cardozo Law
Speech, Intent, and the Executive

Monday, October 23
Thomas Lambert, University of Missouri
How to Regulate

Monday, October 30
Shitong Qiao, University of Hong Kong
Exclusionary Megacities

Monday, November 6
Elisabeth de Fontenay, Duke University
The First-Drafter Advantage in M&A

Monday, November 13
Erin Delaney, Northwestern University
The Federal Case for Judicial Review: From Structure to Rights

Monday, November 20
Richard Schragger, University of Virginia
The Attack on American Cities

Monday, November 27
Camille Gear Rich, University of Southern California
Contracting Our Way to Inequality: Race, Reproductive Freedom and the Quest for the Perfect Child

Tuesday, December 5
Workshop on Net Neutrality
James Speta and Matthew Spitzer

Monday, January 8, 2018
Daphna Renan, Harvard University
Presidential Norms and Article II

Monday, January 22
Candice Player, Northwestern University
Death with Dignity and Mental Disorder

Monday, January 29
Ganesh Sitaraman, Vanderbilt University
Public Options: How to Improve Markets, Expand Freedom, and Increase Opportunity

Monday, February 5
See Faculty Calendar for details      

Monday, February 12
Rabia Belt, Stanford University
Race, Disability, and the Vote

Monday, February 19
Charlotte Crane, Northwestern University
Uncovering a Meaning for “Direct Tax”

Monday, February 26
Steven Calabresi, Northwestern University
Individual Rights Under State Constitutions in 2018: What Rights Are Deeply Rooted in a Modern-Day Consensus of the States

Monday, March 5
Marah McLeod, University of Notre Dame
The Death Penalty as Incapacitation

Monday, March 12
Richard Briffault, Columbia University
The Challenge of the New Preemption

Thursday, April 5
Mila Sohoni, University of San Diego
Executive-Branch Lochnerism

Monday, April 16
Issa Kohler-Hausmann, Yale University
Eddie Murphy and the Dangers of Counterfactual Causal Thinking About Detecting Racial Discrimination

Monday, April 23
Allison Hoffman, University of Pennsylvania
Health Care's Market Bureaucracy

Monday, April 30
Alan Sykes, Stanford University
The Economic Structure of International Investment Agreements with Implications for Treaty Interpretation and Design

Monday, May 7
Jennifer Laurin, University of Texas
Criminal Mass Error and Institutional Design

Monday, May 14
David Rabban, University of Texas
First Amendment Academic Freedom

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2017 Summer Workshop Series

The Summer Workshop Series for Northwestern Law faculty will take place in the Faculty Commons from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. CLE credits will be offered and lunch will be provided.

 Note: Papers are private and accessible to Northwestern Law faculty only.

Monday, August 7
Tonja Jacobi
The Supreme Irrelevance of Criminal Procedure Jurisprudence
Working Paper

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2016-2017 Working Paper Series

The Working Paper Series for Northwestern Law faculty will take place in the Faculty Commons from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. CLE credits will be offered and lunch will be provided.

 Note: Papers are private and accessible to Northwestern Law faculty only.

Monday, September 26, 2016
Laurent Sacharoff (Arkansas Law)
Bitcoin: Characterizing the Blockchain

Monday, October 3
Bernadette Meyler (Stanford Law)
The Rhetoric of Precedent

Tuesday, October 11
Issachar Rosen-Zvi (Tel Aviv University)
Reclaiming Regionalism

Monday, October 17
Amanda Tyler (Berkeley Law)
Habeas Corpus

Monday, October 24
Destiny Peery
Beyond Explicit Bias: Incorporating Implicit Bias as a Theory of Discrimination

Monday, November 14
Michael Barsa
Rethinking the Dormant Commerce Clause:  Climate Change and Food Security

Monday, January 23, 2018
Ezra Friedman
Should Failure to Defend Imply Forfeiture of Coverage Defenses?

Tuesday, January 24
Josh Kleineld
Manifesto Democratizing Criminal Law

Monday, February 6
Jide Nzelibe
Vulnerable Treaties

Monday, February 20
Laura Pedraza-Fariña
Spill Your (Trade) Secrets: Knowledge Networks as Innovation Drivers

Monday, March 6   
Steven Lubet
Investigator Bias in Randomized Controlled Studies

Monday, March 13
Tonja Jacobi
Justice, Interrupted: The Effect of Gender, Ideology and Seniority at Supreme Court Oral Arguments
Appendix

Monday, March 27
Sarath Sanga
Incomplete Contracts and Strategic Ambiguity: Evidence From Silicon Valley

Monday, March 30
Juan González Bertomeu (ITAM Law School in Mexico City)
What/Whose Property Rights?  The Selective Enforcement of Land Rights under the Mexican Porfiriato

Monday, April 10
Wendy Wagner (Texas Law)
Dynamic Rulemaking

Monday, April 17
Veronica Root (Notre Dame Law)
Constraining Monitors

Monday, April 24
Traci Burch (Northwestern)
The Effect of Police- and Citizen-Initiated Checks of Pedestrians and Cars on Voter Turnout in St. Louis

Monday, May 1
James Forman (Yale Law)
Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America

Thursday, May 4
James Pfander
Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror

Monday, May 8
Amanda Rose (Vanderbilt Law)
The “Reasonable Investor” of Federal Securities Law: Insights from Tort Law’s “Reasonable Person” & Suggested Reforms

Monday, May 15
David Schwartz
Patently Risky: Framing, Innovation and Entrepreneurial Preferences

Monday, May 22
Ruth Gavison (Hebrew University Law)
Defining What's Jewish about the Jewish State: An Introduction to Ruth Gavison's Report to the Minister of Justice

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2016-2017 10/10 Series

The 10/10 Series for Northwestern Law faculty will take place in the Faculty Commons from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. CLE credits will be offered and lunch will be provided.

 Note: Papers are private and accessible to Northwestern Law faculty only.

Monday, September 12, 2016
Matthew Kugler 
The Myth of Fourth Amendment Circularity

Monday, October 31
Carolyn Shapiro (Chicago-Kent Law)
The Language of Neutrality in Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

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