Research Roundtables

Attendance at all Research Roundtables is by invitation only. If you are interested in receiving an invitation, please send your request to: searlecenter@law.northwestern.edu.


Second Annual Research Roundtable on Climate Change and Natural Preservation:  Adaptation Litigation, Oceans, and Other Topics

Thursday, July 17-Friday, July 18, 2014

Confirmed Participants:

  1. Michael R. Barsa, Northwestern University School of Law
  2. Eric Biber, UC Berkeley School of Law
  3. Alejandro Camacho, University of California, Irvine School of Law
  4. Cinnamon P. Carlarne, The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law
  5. David A. Dana, Northwestern University School of Law
  6. Holly Doremus, UC Berkeley School of Law
  7. Joshua Eagle, University of South Carolina School of Law
  8. Robert L. Fischman, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  9. Victor B. Flatt, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Law
  10. Kimberly A. Gray, Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern University
  11. Susan Hedman, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  12. John Janssen, School of Freshwater Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  13. Nancy C. Loeb, Northwestern University School of Law
  14. Luisa Marcelino, Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern University
  15. John Copeland Nagle, University of Notre Dame Law School
  16. Hari M. Osofsky, University of Minnesota Law School
  17. Mutlu Ozdogan, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  18. Jacqueline Peel, University of Melbourne
  19. Nathan Richardson, Resources for the Future
  20. J.B. Ruhl, Vanderbilt University Law School
  21. James Salzman, Duke University School of Law
  22. A. Dan Tarlock, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

Agenda

Background Papers

Sue to Adapt?
Hari M. Osofsky, University of Minnesota Law School
Jacqueline Peel, University of Melbourne

Arctic Melting and Unconventional Energy Multi-Level Governance Challenges at the Mitigation-Adaptation Interface (abstract)
Hari M. Osofsky, University of Minnesota Law School


Fourth Annual Research Roundatble on the Law and Economics of Digital Markets

Thursday, October 9-Friday, October 10, 2014

This roundtable is organized by Peter Dicola, Assistant Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law and Shane Greenstein, Elinor and H. Wendell Hobbs Professor, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

Additional details forthcoming.


Leadership Roundtable on Talent Analytics and Workforce Science

Thursday, October 23-Friday, October 24, 2014

The Workforce Science Project of Northwestern University School of Law’s Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth will hold a roundtable to discuss advanced issues in the analysis of talent and the workforce. This will be a small invitation-only event that will include analysts in leadership positions in firms with an established Talent Analytics practice, as well as academics with expertise in this area.

The roundtable will focus on topics at the more advanced end of the analytics spectrum. Because these are emerging issues, the roundtable will emphasize discussion and interactive knowledge exchange over formal presentations.

Additional details forthcoming.


Book Preview Roundtable on Bernard Black, David Hyman, Charles Silver, Myungho Paik, and William Sage, To Sue is Human: A Profile of Medical Malpractice Litigation

Thursday, November 20-Friday, November 21, 2014

Additional details forthcoming.


Research Roundtable on Women in the Workplace-Perspectives from the Academy and the Corporate World

Thursday, March 12-Friday, March 13, 2015

Additional details forthcoming.


Third Annual Research Roundtable on Patents and Technology Standards

Thursday, April 9-Friday, April 10, 2015

Additional details forthcoming.


Research Roundtable on Animal Law and Regulation

TBD July 2015

Additional details forthcoming.


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