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CLASS Workshops
Center for Law and Social Science (CLASS)

Location: USC Gould School of Law, Faculty Lounge, Room 433 (unless otherwise stated)
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. (Lunch served at 11:50 a.m.; Talk begins promptly at 12:00 p.m.)
Day: Mondays

Hard copies of all CLASS papers are available in room 461.
Online copies can be downloaded by clicking the title of the paper below as they become available. When not available for download, copies will be emailed to members of the CLASS email list. To join the list, please click here.

(Please note that some topics are to be announced)

Fall 2017

  • August 21 - Christian Grose (USC Political Science)

    Title: “Public Officials' Private Financial Interests and Lawmaking”

  • August 28 - John Matsusaka (USC Marshall)

    Title: "When do Legislators Follow Constituent Opinion? Evidence from Matched Roll Call and Referendum Votes"

  • September 11 - Pam McCann (USC Price School of Public Policy)

    Title: "Congress and Judicidal Review of Agency Actions"
    co-authored work with Charles R. Shipan, University of Michigan and Yuhua Wang, Harvard University

  • September 18 - Jed Stiglitz

    Title: "Reason-Giving and Statutory Fidelity"

  • September 25 - Tom Dishion (ASU, Dept. of Psychology)

    Title: “Scientific and Ethical Frontiers in Scaling up Family-based Interventions: The Family-checkup as a Case Example”
    Download: Dishion Paper

  • October 02 - Frank Nagle (USC Marshall)

    Title: "The Value of Crowds"

  • October 09 - Deirdre Brown (Victoria University of Wellington)

    Title: "Testimonial capacity in children with developmental disorders"

  • October 11 - Ron Harris (Tel Aviv University, The Buckmann Faculty of Law, Visiting at Stanford)

    Title: “Three Trade Institutions, Three Paths of Migration: Sea Loan, Funduq/Caravanserai, and Commenda”
    Jointly sponsored by the Social Psychology Brown Bag Series.

  • October 16 - Andrew Coe (USC Marshall)

    Title: "The Tragedy of Arming"

  • October 23 - Jason Doctor (USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics)

    Title: "Use of Behavioral Insights to Improve Healthcare Quality"

  • October 30 - Joel Watson (UCSD Economics)

    Title: TBA

  • November 06 - Crystal Yang (Harvard Law School)

    Title: "Racial Bias in Bail Decisions"

  • November 13 - Jamie Drukman (Northwestern University, Dept. of Psychology)

    Title: TBA
    Jointly sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series.

  • November 20 - Paige Skiba (Vanderbilt University Law School)

    Title: TBA

  • November 27 - James Spindler (University of Texas School of Law)

    Title: “Optimal Sanctions for Misreporting When Shareholders Desire Fraud”

  • January 22 - William Thompson (UC Irvine)

    Title: TBA
    Jointly sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series.

Spring 2018

  • February 12 - Edward Morrison (Columbia Law School)

    Title: TBA

  • March 05 - Norbert Schwarz

    Title: "How does the gut know truth? Intuitions of truth and their implications for fake news."

  • March 26 - Margaret Boittin (Osgoode Hall Law School)

    Title: TBA

  • April 09 - Hazel Markus (Stanford University, Dept. of Psychology)

    Title: TBA

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