Faculty Workshops

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2020 Summer Faculty Workshop Series

At each of these sessions, two faculty members will discuss their summer research project.

June 15
Charlotte Crane and Matthew Kugler

June 22
Steve Lubet and Jim Pfander

June 29
Bob Burns and Jay Koehler

July 6
Steve Calabresi and Laura Pedraza-Fariña

July 13
John McGinnis and Max Schanzenbach

July 20
Zach Clopton and Deb Tuerkheimer

July 27
Bernie Black and Michael Barsa/David Dana

August 3
Paul Gowder and Emerson Tiller

August 10
Dave Schwartz and Nadav Shoked

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2019-2020 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. 

 September 3
Michelle M. Mello, Stanford University
Legal Strategies for Reining in “Unconscionable” Prices for Prescription Drugs

September 9
Gregory S. Alexander, Cornell University
Property, Dignity, and Human Flourishing

September 30
Nestor M. Davidson, Fordham University
City Charters as Local Constitutions

November 4
James E. Pfander, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
The Common Law Origins of Ex Parte Young

November 6
Judge Gregory E. Mize, Judge Allie Greenleaf Maldonado, and Judge Russell F. Canan

December 16
Andrew M. Koppelman, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Gay Rights vs. Religious Liberty? The Unnecessary Conflict

January 10
Faculty Projects Day

January 21
Kyle Rozema, Washington University in St. Louis
Lawyer Misconduct in America

February 10
Jide Nzelibe, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Mixed Stakes Conflicts in International and Constitutional Law

February 17
James Lindgren, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Godparents as Fictive Kin

February 24
Alexander Tsesis, Loyola University Chicago
Constitutional Distrust and the Limits of Interpretive Finality

March 2
Nancy Leong, University of Denver
Enjoyed by White Citizens

March 9
Wendy Netter Epstein, DePaul University
Private Law Alternatives to the Individual Mandate

April 6 [Virtual]
The Current Supreme Court Docket
Steve Calabresi, Shari Diamond, Heidi Kitrosser, and Jim Pfander

April 13 [Virtual]
The State of Administrative Law Today
Bob Burns, John McGinnis, and Jim Speta

April 20 [Virtual]
Economic, Comparative, and Legal Ramifications of the Pandemic
Ezra Friedman, Jide Nzelibe, Max Schanzenbach, and Nadav Shoked

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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
Consequential Sex: #MeToo, Masterpiece Cakeshop, and Private Sexual Regulation

Monday, January 7
Maggie McKinley, University of Pennsylvania
Federal Indian Law as Paradigm Within Public Law

Monday, January 14
James Spindler, University of Texas at Austin
Salary History Bans and Gender Discrimination

Monday, January 28
Kristen Underhill, Columbia University
Sham Experimentation, Sham “Evidence-Based” Policy

Thursday, February 7
Barry Wimpfheimer, Northwestern University (Jewish Studies)
Excerpt from The Talmud: A Biography

Monday, February 11
Sarah Lawsky, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Form as Formalization

Thursday, February 14
Jennifer Shinall, Vanderbilt University
Anticipating Accommodation

Monday, February 18
Joseph Blocher, Duke University
Bans

Monday, February 25
Sam Erman, University of Southern California
Inventing the rules of blood and of soil: Nineteenth-century origins of birthright citizenship

Monday, March 4
Gerald Torres, Cornell University
Decolonization: Treaties, Resource Use, and Environmental Conservation

Thursday, March 7
Laura Pedraza-Fariña, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
A Network Theory of Patentability

Monday, March 11
Shelley Welton, University of South Carolina
Decarbonization in Democracy

Thursday, March 21
Martha Minow, Harvard Law School
The Changing Ecosystem of News and Challenges for Freedom of the Press

Monday, April 1
Michelle Anderson, Stanford University
The Fight to Save the Town

Thursday, April 4
Tamar Kricheli-Katz, Tel Aviv University
Those Who Tan and Those Who Don’t: A Natural Experiment on Race Discrimination

Monday, April 8
Hiroshi Motomura, University of California Los Angeles
The New Migration Law: A Roadmap for an Uncertain Future

Monday, April 15
G. Marcus Cole, Stanford University
Jurisdictional Competition in the Market for Chinese Companies

Thursday, April 18
Shawn Bayern, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law (Visiting from Florida State University)
The Radical Implications of Modern Legal Organizations

Monday, April 29
Daphna Lewinsohn-Zamir, University of Chicago (Visiting from Hebrew University)
What's in a Name? The Disparate Effects of Identifiability on Offenders and Victims of Sexual Harassment 

Monday, May 6
David Schwartz, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Gender Discrimination in Online Markets

Monday, May 13
Karen Tani, University of California Berkeley
Training the Citizen-Enforcers of Disability Rights, 1978-1982: A Case Study in Law and Democracy

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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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