Faculty and Research

Faculty Workshops 2017-18

For additional information about Law Faculty Workshops, contact Guyora BinderLight food and refreshments will be available 30 minutes prior to each workshop.

Unless noted otherwise, workshops are held in the Cellino and Barnes Conference Center. Lunch will be served at 12:00 p.m.; talk will begin at 12:30 p.m.

Papers are only available for download to UB faculty and staff. To download the papers, please use your UBID name and password.

Upcoming Workshops

Nov. 17

David McNamee (Baldy Center Fellow)
Title: Capital Sentencing and Fundamental Law: A Participatory Case Against Death Qualification
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Dec. 1

Luis Chiesa & Guyora Binder
Title: Inciting Suicide:  The Puzzle of Michelle Carter

Dec. 7

James Gardner and Antonio Hernández (Baldy Senior Fellow)
Title: Federalism and Constitutional Design

Dec. 8

Baldy Distinguished Speaker: Christine Desan (Harvard Law School)
Title: TBA

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Feb. 9

Baldy Distinguished Speaker: Allison Hoffman (University of Pennsylvania Law School)
Title: Health Care’s Market Bureaucracy

Mar. 2

Baldy Distinguished Speaker: Michael Storper (UCLA Regional and International Development)
Title: TBA

Mar. 30

Baldy Distinguished Speaker: Shauhin Talesh (University of California, Irvine School of Law)
Title: TBA

Apr. 13

Mitchell Lecture: Jack Balkin (Yale Law School)
Title: TBA

Apr. 20

Baldy Distinguished Speaker: Andras Sajo (Central European University)
Title: TBA

Past Events

Nov. 10

Amanda Hughett (Baldy Center Fellow)
Title: 'A Hazardous Enterprise': Prisoners' Rights Lawyers' Quest for Justice Beyond the Courtroom
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Nov. 3

Danielle Duryea
Title: Theorizing the Theory of the Case
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Oct. 27

Rick Su
Title: Democracy in Rural America: Local Governments and the Plight of Rural Communities
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Oct. 13

Baldy Distinguished Speaker: Harold Koh (Yale Law School)
Title: The Trump Administration and International Law
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Oct. 6

Nicole Hallett
Title: The Problem of Wage Theft
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Sept. 8

Matthew Dimick
Title: The Law and Economics of Redistribution
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Martha McCluskey
Title: Defining the pie, not dividing it: re-framing social justice in law and economics
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Summer Law Review Camp

July 31

11:00 Steilen, Violence and Treason in the Separation of a Legislative Power
Comments: Manes, Schlegel

12:30 Chiesa, Entrenchment of Patterns of Criminality: Lessons From Comparative Law
Comments: Binder, Bernsteina

1:45  Manes, Secret Techniques: Rethinking Secrecy About Law Enforcement technology
Comments: Chiesa, Milles

Aug. 1

11:00  Bernstein, Democratizing Interpretation
Comments: Gardner, Steilen

12:30  Simard, Citing Slavery 
Comments: Gerken, Phillips

Aug. 8

11:00  M Bartholomew, Neuromarks
Comments: Hunt, Binder

12:30  Gardner, Subnational Contestation in Federal States
Comments: Su, Hinkle

1:45  Duryea, Title to be determined
Comments: Finley, C. Bartholomew

Aug. 9

11:00  C Bartholomew, Who is Afraid of E-Notice
Comments: Brown, Bernstein

12:30  Binder, A Democratic Theory of Unconstitutional Vagueness
Comments: Boucai, Wooten

1:45 A Mutua, The Morality of Markets
Comments: Dimick, Griffler