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

Apr. 13

2018 Mitchell Lecture: Jack Balkin (Yale Law School)
Title: The First Amendment in the Second Gilded Age [Details]

Past Events

Mar. 30

Baldy Distinguished Speaker: Shauhin Talesh (University of California, Irvine School of Law)
Title: How Legal Intermediaries Facilitate or Inhibit Social Change
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Mar. 9

Jessica Owley
Title: Taking the Public out of Public Lands: Shifts in Coal-Extraction Policies in the Trump Administration
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Mar. 2

Baldy Distinguished Speaker: Michael Storper (UCLA Regional and International Development)
Title: The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from Los Angeles and San Francisco
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Feb. 16

John Henry Schlegel
Title: To Dress for Dinner
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Feb. 9

Baldy Distinguished Speaker: Allison Hoffman (University of Pennsylvania Law School)
Title: Health Care’s Market Bureaucracy
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Feb 1 - Law Review Camp

11:00am 
    Presenter:
 Michael Boucai, "Marriage and the Constitution"
    Commentators:  Lucinda Finley, Amanda Hughett (Baldy Fellow)
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12:30pm
    Presenter:
 Anya Bernstein “The Language of Democracy in the Taiwanese Bureaucracy” 
    Commentators: Kristin Stapleton (History), Michael Boucai
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2:00pm
    Presenter: 
Christine Bartholomew & Jim Wooten, “Venue under Erisa” 
    Commentators: Anya Bernstein, David McNamee (Baldy Fellow)
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Jan. 31 - Law Review Camp

11:00am
    Presenter:
 Rick Su, “Antisanctuary” (by skype) 
    Commentators: Nicole Hallett, Matt Steilen
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12:30pm
    Presenter: Athena Mutua, "Doubting the Morality of Markets:  Race, Class and Economic Liberties."
    Commentators:  Matt Dimick, Mark Bartholomew
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2:00pm
    Presenter: Martha McCluskey, “Beyond Neoliberal Autonomy”
    Commentators: Athena Mutua, Jack Schlegel
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Jan. 19 - Law Review Camp

11:15am
    Presenter: Todd Brown “Medical Care Providers' Duties to Third
    Commentators: Christine Bartholomew, Danielle Duryea
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12:45pm
    Presenter: Errol Meidinger “Trans Pacific Partnership” (by skype) 
    Commentator: Jessica Owley, Tara Melish
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Jan. 18 - Law Review Camp

11:00am
    Presenter: Matt Dimick "Legal Rules versus Income Taxes: The Minimum Wage and Optimal Redistribution Policy.”  
    Commentators: Jim Wooten, Neel Rao (economics)
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12:30pm
    Presenter: Matt Steilen "How to Think Constitutionally About Prerogative"
    Commentators: Jim Gardner, David McNamee (Baldy Fellow) 
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2:00pm
    Presenter: Jim Gardner “The Theory of Contestatory Federalism.”
    Commentators: Matt Steilen, Munroe Eagles (political science)
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Dec. 8

Baldy Distinguished Speaker: Christine Desan (Harvard Law School)
Title: The Monetary Structure of Economic Activity
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Dec. 7

James Gardner and Antonio Hernández (Baldy Senior Fellow)
Title: Federalism and Constitutional Design
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Dec. 1

Luis Chiesa & Guyora Binder
Title: Inciting Suicide:  The Puzzle of Michelle Carter
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Nov. 17

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