American University Washington College of Law Speakers Series 2016-17

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Feb. 2, 2017

Prof. Lewis Grossman, “AIDS Activists, FDA, and the Amendment of America’s Drug Constitution,” chapter in Choose Your Medicine: Freedom of Therapeutic Choice in American Law and History. Prof. Jeremy Greene, Johns Hopkins Dept. of History of Medicine, commenting.

March 10, 2017

Prof. Jerry Organ, The Variable Affordability of Law School - How LSAT Profile Impacts Net Tuition Costs from 2010-2014 with Some Thoughts on Return on Investment.

March 24, 2017

Faculty Scholarship Awards. Emalee C. Godsey award to Paul Figley, The Judgment Fund: America's Deepest Pocket and Its Susceptibility to Executive Branch Misuse, U. Pa. J. Const. L. 145 (2015) and Ezra Rosser, Destabilizing Property, 48 Conn. L. Rev. 397 (2015). Pauline Ruyle Moore award to Janie Chuang, Giving as Governance? Philanthrocapitalism and Modern-Day Slavery Abolitionism, 62 UCLA L. Rev. 1516 (2015) and Brenda Smith, Boys, Rape, and Masculinity: Reclaiming Boys’ Narratives of Sexual Violence in Custody, 93 N.C. L. Rev. 1559 (2015). Robert & Billie Jo Kaufman Library Faculty award to Shannon Roddy.

March 28, 2017

Prof. David Blankfein-Tabachnick, Michigan State Univ. Law, The Patent-Copyright Divide and the Useful Article Doctrine. Prof. Heather Hughes commenting.

April 18, 2017

Prof. James Forman, Yale Law School, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America. Prof. Angela Davis commenting.


September 30, 2016

Paul Ohm, Georgetown University Law Center, Proof of Work: System of Desirable Inefficiency.
Commentary by Prof. Michael Carroll.

October 7, 2016

Rachel Harmon, University of Virginia School of Law, The Structure of Police Authority.
Commentary by Prof. Robert Tsai.

October 21, 2016

Chief Judge Roger Gregory, Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, WCL Jurist-in-Residence talk to faculty.

October 28, 2016

Aditi Bagchi, Fordham University School of Law, Contract and the Problem of Fickle People.
Commentary by Prof. David Snyder

November 11, 2016

Heather Hughes, American University Washington College of Law, Property and The True-Sale Doctrine

November 18, 2016

Hiroshi Motomura, UCLA School of Law, Migrants, Refugees, and Citizens: An Essay on Mobility and Belonging.
Commentary by Prof. Anita Sinha.