Speaker: Eric Allen (USC Marshall School of Business)
Topic: "Innovation and Taxation at Startup Firms"
Speaker: Hillary Sale (Washington University in St. Louis School of Law)
Topic: "Market Intermediation, Publicness, and Securities Class Action"
Speaker: Prasad Krishnamurthy (Berkeley Law)
Topic: "Affirmative Action and Stereotypes in Higher Education Admissions"
Speaker: Frank Partnoy (University of San Diego School of Law)
Topic: "The Second Wave of Hedge Fund Activism: The Importance of Reputation, Clout, and Expertise"
Speakers: Benjamin Nathans (University of Pennsylvania, History Department), Harriet Lisa Murav (University of Illinois Russian, East European and Eurasian Center), Hilary Schor (USC English, Comparative Literature and Law)
Speaker: Robert Kurzban (University of Pennsylvania)
Topic: "A Solution to the Mysteries of Morality"
Speaker: Mehrsa Baradaran (University of Georgia School of Law)
Topic: "The Color of Money: Black-Owned Banks in America"
Speakers: Richard Brooks (Columbia Law School)
Topic: "Titles and Address"
Co-sponsored by CLASS Workshop
Speaker: Henry Smith (Harvard Law School)
Topic: "Fusing the Equitable Function in Private Law"
Speaker: Jonah Gelbach (University of Pennsylvania)
Topic: "After Halliburton: Event Studies and Their Role in Federal Securities Fraud Litigation"
Speaker: Franita Tolson (Florida State University College of Law)
Topic: "What is Abridgment?: A Critique of Two Section Twos"
Professor Mary Frances Berry, Geraldine R Segal Professor of American Social Thought and Professor of History at University of Pennsylvania. Reception to follow. Sponsored by the USC Center for Law, History and Culture
Speaker: Brenda Major (UC Santa Barbara)
Topic: "Diversity Programs and Perceptions of Discrimination"
Speakers: Hila Keren (Southwestern Law)
Topic: "Undermining Justice: The Two Rises of Freedom of Contract and the Fall of Equity"
Speaker: Ed Kleinbard (USC Gould School of Law)
Topic: "The New Political Economy of Capital Income Taxation"
Speaker: Bertrall Ross (University of California, Berkeley)
Topic: "Measuring Political Power: Suspect Class Determinations and the Poor"
Speaker: Matthew Jennejohn (BYU Law School)
Topic: "Designing Relational Contracts within Asymmetric Innovation Networks"
Topic: "Birth of Citizen Conference"
Speaker: Emily Ryo (USC Gould School of Law)
Topic: "Developing Legal Cynicism Through Immigration Detention"
Speakers: Alison Buttenheim
Topic: "Law and Unintended Consequences: When bad things Happen to Good Laws"
Speaker: Lisa Heinzerling (Georgetown law School)
Topic: "Beating Mental Illness: A Dialogue on Race, Gender and Disability Stereotypes in Use of Force Cases"
Speaker: Cristina Rodriguez (Yale Law School)
Topic: "The President and Immigration Law"
Co-authors/Speakers: Jonathan Barnett (USC Gould School of Law), Ted Sichelman (University of San Diego Law School)
Topic: "Revisiting Labor Mobility in Innovation Markets"
Speakers: Roman Hoyos (Southwestern Law)
Topic: "From an 'Offspring of Revolution' to an 'Offspring of Law': Constitutional Conventions, the Constituent Power, and the Transformation of American Democracy"
Speaker: Scott Baker (Washington University in St. Louis)
Topic: "A Theory of Judicial Deference"
Speaker: Alex Lee (USC Gould School of Law)
Topic: "Should Regulatory Agencies Have Core Missions?"
Speaker: Gillian Hadfield (USC Gould School of Law)
Topic: "Pervasive Spurious Normativity or: The Case for Lots of Silly Rules"
Speaker: Abby Wood (USC Gould School of Law)
Topic: "Twombly and Iqbal at the State Level"
Commentator: Daniel Klerman (USC Gould School of Law)
Speaker: Alexander Stremitzer (UCLA)
Topic: "Promises, Reliance, and Psychological Lock-in"
Speaker: Bernadette Atuahene (IT Chicago- Kent College)
Topic: "We Want What's Ours: Learning From South Africa's Land Restitution Program".
Speaker: Orin Kerr (George Washington University Law School)
Topic: "Norms of Computer Trespass"
Speaker: Ben Graham (USC School of International Relations)
Topic: "Investing in the Homeland: The Political Economy of Diaspora Direct Investment"
Speaker Ariela Gross (USC Law and History)
Topic: "Manumission and Freedom in the Americas: Cuba, Louisiana, Virginia, 1500s-1700s"
Speaker: Dan Simon (USC Law & Psychology) * Jointly Sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series
Topic: Reasoning Backwards and Sideways
Speaker: Jon Gould (Director of Law & Social Sciences Program, National Science Foundation)
Topic: How to Fund Your Research: Tips & Opportunities at the National Science Foundation
Speaker: Polly Price (Emory University School of Law)
Topic: "A Legislative History of the Shotgun Quarantine"
Speaker: Daria Roithmayr (USC Gould School of Law)
Topic: "The Cat and Mouse Dynamics of Payday Lending: Optimizing Regulatory Responses to Repeated Lender Evasion"
Speaker: Simona Grossi (Loyola Law School, Visiting USC Gould School of Law Fall 2015)
Topic: "The Claim Prism"
Speaker: Michael Simkovic (Seton Hall)
Topic: "The Knowledge Tax"
Speaker: Shari Diamond (Northwestern Law School) *Jointly Sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series
Speaker: Peter Hudson (UCLA, Department of History and African American Studies)
Topic: "Dark Finance and Odious Debt: The Crisis of Wall Street and American Empire in the Caribbean, 1929-1933"
Speaker: Daniel Carpenter (Harvard)
Topic: "Recruitment by Petition: American Antislavery, French Protestantism, English Suppression"
Speakers: Howard Winant (UC Santa Barbara), Cecilia Menjivar (University of Kansas)
Topic: Rethinking Race Symposium
Speaker: Peter Rosendorff (NYU)
Topic: "Transparency, Protest and Political (In) Stability"
Speaker: Gideon Yaffe (Yale Department of Philosophy and Psychology)
Topic: "Targeted Investigation and Criminal Culpability"
Speaker: Gregory Keating (USC Gould School of Law)
Commentator: Edward McCaffery (USC Gould School of Law)
Topic: "Is Cost-Benefit Analysis the Only Game in Town?"
Featuring: Randy Schoenberg (USC Gould Alumnus, '91)
Topic: Women in Gold Film Event
Speaker: Daphna Oyserman (USC Psychology) *Jointly Sponsored by Social Psychology Brown Bag Series
Topic: "When does the future begin? Human Time vs. Science Time"
Speaker: Jamein Cunningham (Portland state University)
Topic: "An Evaluation of the Federal Legal Services Program: Evidence from Crime Rates and Property Values"
Speaker: Jeff Helmreich (UCI, Department of Philosophy)
Topic: "Forgiveness, Torts and Corrective Justice"
Speaker: Richard Primus (University of Michigan)
Topic: "Why Enumeration Matters: Historical Continuity and the Powers of Congress"
Speaker: Jonathan Markowitz (USC Dornsife)
Speaker: Geoffrey Miller (NYU Law)
Topic: "The Most Adequate Forum"
Speaker: Dan Simon (USC Gould School of Law)
Topic: "Induced Testimony"
Commentator: Professor Tom Lyon (USC Gould School of Law & USC Psychology)