For additional information about Law Faculty Workshops, contact Guyora Binder. Light 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.
Baldy Distinguished Speaker: Janet Halley, Harvard Law School
Title: Litigating 'Religion' in Reformation Germany: The Accidental Construction of a Bricolage Legal Category
Baldy Distinguished Speaker: Paul Gowder, The University of Iowa Law
Mitchell Lecture Series: Lawrence Lessig, Harvard Law School
Title: To Be Represented: How they fail us, and how we do too
Baldy Center, Legal History Series Speaker: Christian Burset, University of Notre Dame Law School
Title: Redefining The Rule of Law in The Eighteenth-Century British Empire
Download Burset's paper (PDF)
Baldy Center Conference: Baldy Conference: Journal of Law & Political Economy, Developing the Field
Baldy Distinguished Speaker: Alexandra Natapoff, University of California, Irvine School of Law
Title: Criminal Municipal Courts
Baldy Center Conference: The Second International Conference on Buddhism and Law
Title: Academic Branding and Cognitive Dissonance
Baldy Distinguished Speaker: Stuart Banner, UCLA Law
Title: Natural Law in the 19th-Century Legal System
Aug 14 - Law Review Camp
Presenter: Michael Boucai, “Phenomenology of the Closet”
Commentators: Diane Elze (UB Social Work) and Christine Varnado (UB Global Gender & Sexuality Studies)
Presenter: Mark Bartholomew, "Copyright and the Brain”
Commentators: Joyce Lacy (UB Psychology) and Jonathan Manes
Presenter: Matthew Dimick, "Marx and Legal Positivism"
Commentators: John Abromeit (Buffalo State, History) and Guyora Binder
Presenter: Guyora Binder, "Authority and Obligation"
Commentators: Matt Dimick and Ryan Muldoon (UB Philosophy)
Aug 7 - Law Review Camp
Presenter: James Gardner, "Structural Analysis of Democratic Practice: On the Constitutional Management of Power"
Commentators: Nicole Hallett and Matt Steilen
Presenter: Nicole Hallett, “Rethinking Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Enforcement”
Commentators: Lucinda Finley and Anthony O'Rourke
Presenter: Anthony O’Rourke, “Punishing Self-Incrimination”
Commentators: Luis Chiesa and Guyora Binder
Presenter: Amanda Hughett, Book Proposal (on how prison reform in NC got subverted by well-meaning civil rights lawyers)
Commentators: Samantha Barbas and Jack Schlegel