Faculty Speaker Series 2011-2012

Friday, Apr. 24

Topic: The UN Human Rights Council and the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights through the Mechanism of Special Rapporteurs Surya Subedi, Visiting Professor, American University Washington College of Law Commentator: Diane Orentlicher, American University Washington College of Law

Friday, Apr. 13

Topic: Environmental Law Outside the Canon Todd Aagard, Villanova Law School Commentator: Amanda Leiter, American University Washington College of Law

Friday, Apr. 10

Topic: The Four Functions of Corporate Personhood Margaret Blair, Vanderbilt University Law School Commentator: Benjamin Leff, American University Washington College of Law

Friday, Apr. 6

Topic: Confronting Supreme Court Fact Finding Allison Orr Larsen, William & Mary Law School Commentator: Stephen Vladeck, American University Washington College of Law

Friday, Mar. 30

Topic: Uncomfortable Places, Close Spaces: Theorizing Female Correctional Workers' Sexual Interactions with Men and Boys in Custody Brenda Smith, American University Washington College of Law Commentator: Darren Hutchinson, American University Washington College of Law

Tuesday, Mar. 27

Topic: Clash of Paradigms: Actors and Analogies Shaping the Investment Treaty System Anthea Roberts, London School of Economics (Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School) Commentator: Kenneth Anderson , American University Washington College of Law

Friday, Mar. 23

Topic: Due Process, Borders, and the Qualities of Sovereignty: Some Thoughts on J. McIntyre Machinery v. Nicastro John Parry, Lewis & Clark Law School Commentator: Amanda Frost, American University Washington College of Law

Friday, Mar. 9

Topic: Challenges to Terry for the 21st Century Richard Myers, University of North Carolina School of Law Commentator: Andrew Ferguson, University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law

Friday, Mar. 2

Topic: Proportionality as a Limit on Preventive Justice: Promises and Pitfalls Carol Steiker, Harvard Law School Commentator: Jenny Roberts, American University Washington College of Law

Friday, Feb. 24

Topic: Comparative American and Canadian Counter-Terrorism Kent Roach, University of Toronto Commentator: Stephen Vladeck, American University Washington College of Law

Friday, Feb. 17

Topic: The Other Loving: Uncovering the Federal Government's Racial Regulation of Marriage Rose Villazor, Hofstra Law School Commentator: Perry Wallace, American University Washington College of Law

Friday, Feb. 10

Topic: Terrorism, Democracy, and Credible Commitments Joseph Young, American University School of Public Affairs, Department of Justice, Law, and Society Commentator: Daniel Marcus, American University Washington College of Law

Friday, Feb. 3

Topic: An Intersystemic View of Intellectual Property and Free Speech Mark Bartholomew, Buffalo Law School Commentator: Christine Haight Farley, American University Washington College of Law

Friday, Jan. 27

Topic: Context Effects in Judicial Decision Making Jeffrey Rachlinski, Cornell Law School Commentator: Andrew Taslitz , American University Washington College of Law

Friday, Jan. 20

Topic: A Conversation on Targeted Killings Martin Lederm, Georgetown University Law Center Commentator: Kenneth Anderson, American University Washington College of Law

Friday, Oct. 21

Topic: Sue on Pay: How and Why Say on Pay Should Impact Directors' Fiduciary Duties Lisa Fairfax, George Washington University Law School Commentator: Heather Hughes, American University Washington College of Law

Friday, Oct. 14

Topic: Reflections on the FCC Jonathan Baker, American University Washington College of Law

Friday, Oct. 7

Topic: Exit, Voice, and Disloyalty Heather Gerken, Yale Law School Commentator: Jamin Raskin, American University Washington College of Law

Friday, Sept. 30

Topic: The Privilege of Probity: The Attorney Client Privilege and Counseling Disobedience to Law Norman Spaulding, Stanford Law School Commentator: Paul Rothstein, Georgetown University Law Center

Friday, Sept. 23

Topic: Woman Lawyer: The Trials of Clara Foltz Barbara Babcock, Stanford Law School Commentator: Susan Carle, American University Washington College of Law