2010 Activities & Engagements

Past Events

December 16, 2010

Dean Maureen O'Rourke: Moderator, "Controlling the Cost of eDiscovery," Boston eDiscovery Summit 2010, Omni Parker House, Boston, MA

December 14, 2010

Keith Hylton: Presenter, US Antitrust Law presentation, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

December 7 - 8, 2010

Jack Beermann: Presenter, "The Righteous Jew as Judge: Seymour Simon of Illinois, "Jewish Justices –a comparative exploration of the relevance of Jewish Identity to Judging," Second International Berg Conference, Sponsored by BU Law and Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel  

Pnina Lahav: Co-Organizer, "Jewish Justices –a comparative exploration of the relevance of Jewish Identity to Judging," Second International Berg Conference, Sponsored by BU Law and Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

December 6, 2010

William Park: Keynote speaker, "Les Quatre Mousquetaires du Devoir (The Four Musketeers of Duty)," Symposium on the Evolution of International Dispute Resolution, Paris, France

December 1, 2010

Cornelius Hurley: Panelist, "Small Banks and Dodd-Frank: Ready or Not, Here It Comes," American Banker Web seminar

November 29, 2010

Daniel Berman: Presenter, “Tax Legislation in the United States,” Tax Committee of the German-American Lawyers Association, Frankfurt, Germany

November 18, 2010

Frances Miller: Speaker, "Comparative Health Systems," Perspectives in Health Care Distinguished Speaker Series, Center for Health Law & Economics and Center for Health Policy Research, UMass Medical School, Boston, MA

David Walker: Presenter, "Suitable for Framing: Business Deductions in a Net Income Tax System," National Tax Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL

November 15, 2010

Kristin Collins: Presenter, "Sex and Citizenship at the Court: Flores-Villar v. United States," Brown Bag Lunch Talk, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

November 12, 2010

Keith Hylton: Commentator, "Should Congress Repeal the McCarran-Ferguson Act?" Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Michael Meurer: Commentator, "Should Congress Repeal the McCarran-Ferguson Act?" Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

November 8, 2010

Linda McClain: Speaker, “Polygamy, Polygyny, and Polyamory: Ethical and Legal Perspectives on Plural Marriage,” Hadassah Brandeis Institute Project on Gender, Culture, Religion, and the Law, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

November 6, 2010

Frederick Tung: Presenter, "Bank CEOs, Inside Debt Compensation, and the Global Financial Crisis," 2010 Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Yale Law School, CT

Frederick Tung: Discussant, "Micro-Prudence, Macro-Risk: Where Financial Regulation Meets Bankruptcy," Yale Law School, CT

November 3, 2010

Frederick Tung: Presenter, "Independent Directors and Firm Value," International Business Regulation Seminar, NYU School of Law, NY

November 1 - 11, 2010

James Bessen: Speaker, Lectures Series on the Value of Patents, Beihang University, Beijing, China

October 29, 2010

George Annas: Organizer and Panelist, "Coming Home Injured: Care and Advocacy for America’s Veterans, Seventh Annual Health Law Pike Conference," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Alan Feld: Panelist, "The Role of Fiduciary Law and Trust in the 21st Century: A Conference Inspired by the Work of Tamar Frankel" Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Tamar Frankel: Honoree and Participant, "The Role of Fiduciary Law and Trust in the 21st Century: A Conference Inspired by the Work of Tamar Frankel" Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Leonard Glantz: Panelist, "Coming Home Injured: Care and Advocacy for America’s Veterans, Seventh Annual Health Law Pike Conference," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Wendy Gordon: Panelist, "The Role of Fiduciary Law and Trust in the 21st Century: A Conference Inspired by the Work of Tamar Frankel" Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Gary Lawson: Panelist, "The Role of Fiduciary Law and Trust in the 21st Century: A Conference Inspired by the Work of Tamar Frankel" Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Wendy Mariner: Panelist, "Coming Home Injured: Care and Advocacy for America’s Veterans, Seventh Annual Health Law Pike Conference," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Dean Maureen O'Rourke: Introduction and Welcome, "Coming Home Injured: Care and Advocacy for America’s Veterans, Seventh Annual Health Law Pike Conference," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Dean Maureen O'Rourke: Introduction and Welcome, "The Role of Fiduciary Law and Trust in the 21st Century: A Conference Inspired by the Work of Tamar Frankel" Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Kevin Outterson: Panelist, "The Role of Fiduciary Law and Trust in the 21st Century: A Conference Inspired by the Work of Tamar Frankel" Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

David Seipp: Panelist, "The Role of Fiduciary Law and Trust in the 21st Century: A Conference Inspired by the Work of Tamar Frankel" Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Kenneth Simons: Organizer and Panelist, "The Role of Fiduciary Law and Trust in the 21st Century: A Conference Inspired by the Work of Tamar Frankel" Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Frederick Tung: Panelist, "The Role of Fiduciary Law and Trust in the 21st Century: A Conference Inspired by the Work of Tamar Frankel" Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

David Walker: Panelist, "The Role of Fiduciary Law and Trust in the 21st Century: A Conference Inspired by the Work of Tamar Frankel" Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

October 28, 2010

William Park: Panelist, "Is there a Potential Backlash against Arbitration? Making Sense of Recent Court Decisions and Legislative Actions affecting Arbitration," New England Legal Foundation, Boston College Club, Boston, MA

October 21, 2010

Frederick Tung: Panelist, Troubled Asset Relief Program Oversight Panel, Washington, DC

October 19 - 20, 2010

Frances Miller: Speaker, "Societal Implications of Comparative Effectiveness and Personalized Medicine," National Institutes of Health Conference on Comparative Effectiveness and Personalized Medicine: An Essential Interface, Bethesda, MD

October 15, 2010

Jack Beermann: Speaker, "Is Our Constitutional Order Broken? Structural and Doctrinal Questions in Constitutional Law," University of Connecticut Law School, Hartford, CT

October 14, 2010

Hugh Baxter: Panelist, "Justice: What's the Right Thing To Do? A Public Lecture and Symposium on Michael J. Sandel’s Recent Book," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Anna di Robilant: Panelist, "Justice: What's the Right Thing To Do? A Public Lecture and Symposium on Michael J. Sandel’s Recent Book," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

James Fleming: Organizer and Panelist, "Justice: What's the Right Thing To Do? A Public Lecture and Symposium on Michael J. Sandel’s Recent Book," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Gary Lawson: Panelist, "Justice: What's the Right Thing To Do? A Public Lecture and Symposium on Michael J. Sandel’s Recent Book," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Linda McClain: Panelist, "Justice: What's the Right Thing To Do? A Public Lecture and Symposium on Michael J. Sandel’s Recent Book," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Dean Maureen O'Rourke: Welcome Address, "Justice: What's the Right Thing To Do? A Public Lecture and Symposium on Michael J. Sandel’s Recent Book," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

October 7, 2010

Linda McClain: Moderator, "Smith in Operation," Twenty Years After Employment Div. v. Smith: Assessing the 20th Century's Landmark Case on the Free Exercise of Religion and How it Changed History, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY

October 5, 2010

Ameek Ponda: Panelist, "The Codified Economic Substance Doctrine," Boston Bar Association, Boston, MA

October 2, 2010

Frederick Tung: Presenter, "Bank CEOs, Inside Debt Compensation, and the Global Financial Crisis," Canadian Law and Economics Association 2010 Annual Meeting, University of Toronto

David Walker: Presenter, "Punitive Damages Payments: Taxation, Settlement, and Insurance," Canadian Law and Economics Association Annual Meeting, University of Toronto, Canada

September 29, 2010

William Park: Lecturer, Annual Opening Lecture of the Geneva Master in International Dispute Settlement, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

September 21, 2010

Wendy Gordon: Speaker, "Changing Views of Copyright Theory: One Scholar's Evolution," Lecture celebrating the Philip S. Beck Professorship, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

September 14, 2010

Cornelius Hurley: Panelist, "Overview of the Financial System Overhaul," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc., Boston, MA

September 11, 2010

Kevin Outterson: Panelist, "Medicines for Neglected Diseases Workshop (MeND: Overcoming Funding, Organizational & Scientific Challenges for ND Tool Development in Academic Partnerships," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

July 26, 2010

Stephen Fisher: Attendee/Work Cited, FBI National Academy Associate 2010 Annual Training Conference; Subject: Eyewitness Identification Reform; Work Cited: "Eyewitness Identification Reform in Massachusetts," 92 Mass. L. Rev.
52 (2008); Boston, MA

July 14, 2010

David Nersessian: Presenter, "Globalization and Other Drivers of Change for In-House Counsel,” The New Normal: Managing Your Legal Department in a Changed Business Landscape, Association of Corporate Counsel, Boston, MA

June 17 - 18, 2010

James Bessen: Conference Organizer with Professor Michael Meurer, "Communication of Technical Knowledge," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Michael Meurer: Conference Organizer with Professor James Bessen, "Communication of Technical Knowledge," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Dean Maureen O'Rourke: Introduction and Welcome, "Communication of Technical Knowledge," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

June 14, 2010

Michael Meurer: Presenter, Keynote address, "Patent Reform: Is the System Broken?" MCLE 13th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference, Boston, MA

June 11, 2010

Michael Harper: Presenter and participant, “Age Discrimination in Employment in the Current Economic Crisis” briefing, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Commission Headquarters, Washington, D. C.

June 9, 2010

James Fleming: Presenter, "An Appreciation of Walter F. Murphy," Princeton University Memorial Service for Walter F. Murphy, Princeton, NJ

June 4, 2010

Linda McClain: Paper presenter, 2010 Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Society of Family Law and the Midwest Family Law Consortium, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO

May 26, 2010

Michael Meurer: Panelist,  Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice,  U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Joint Workshop on Promoting Innovation, Alexandria, VA

May 24, 2010

Stacey Dogan: Commentator, International Trademark Association Symposium, Boston, MA

Wendy Gordon: Commentator, International Trademark Association Symposium, Boston, MA

May 22, 2010

Jay Wexler: Keynote Speaker, ACLU of New Mexico Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM

May 21, 2010

Michael Harper: Panelist, "The New NLRB: Winds of Change in Labor Law," Live Telephone Seminar/Audio Webcast, www.ali-aba.org

Michael Meurer: Panelist, Innovation Symposium, ABA Antitrust Section, Stanford Law School, Stanford, CA

May 20, 2010

Linda McClain: Keynote speaker, "From the White House to Your House: Negotiating Work, Love, and Family," Boston University Women's Guild Annual Lunch & Symposium, Boston, MA

May 14, 2010

Susan Akram: Presenter, "Hilda's Unanswered Question: What about the Palestinian Refugees?" Hilda B. Silverman Memorial Lecture on Israel/Palestine, The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Cambridge, MA

May 7, 2010

Richard Ainsworth: Paper presenter, "The Open Border Problem for a VAT (with solutions)," ABA Tax Section "Tax Policy and Simplification" Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Frances Miller: Presenter, "The Fate of Hawaii's Prepaid Health Plan in Light of Federal Reform," University of Hawaii's Board of Visitors, HI

May 5, 2010

Linda McClain: Speaker, "From the White House to Your House: Negotiating Work, Love, and Family," Boston University Women's Guild Annual Dinner & Symposium, Boston, MA

April 29, 2010

Frances Miller: Speaker, "Comprehensive Reform with an Incremental Soul," Aloha American Inns of Court, Honolulu, HI

April 28, 2010

Frances Miller: Speaker, "How Federal Health Reform Will Impact Hawaii," Kapiolani Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

April 23, 2010

Michael Meurer: Panelist, "Patent Policy and Innovation," Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

April 16, 2010

Daniela Caruso: Convener and Discussant, Conference on “Developing Europe,” Harvard Law School

William Park: Paper presenter on the “fair and equitable” standard for protecting foreign investment under NAFTA, American Bar Association International Section Meeting, New York, NY

April 15, 2010

William Park: Panel moderator on the permissibility of class action certifications in arbitration, American Bar Association International Section Meeting, New York, NY

April 9, 2010

Tamar Frankel: Discussant, Round Table discussion on Professor Jill Fisch's paper, Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA

April 8, 2010

Jay Wexler: Reading, "Holy Hullabaloos," American Constitution Society, New York, NY
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April 2 - 3, 2010

Dean Maureen O'Rourke: Commentator, "3rd Annual Junior Scholars in IP Workshop," Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

April 1, 2010

Michael Meurer: Panelist, "In re Bilski," Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Michael Meurer: Panelist, “Ariad v. Eli Lilly,” Boston IP Inn of Court, Boston, MA

March 31, 2010

Tamar Frankel: Instructor, "The Madoff Mess One Year Later: What to expect next," Seminar for CLE, Nixon Peabody, Boston, MA

David Rossman: Presenter, ""The Guilt Project: Rape, Morality and Law," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

March 26, 2010

Daniela Caruso: Convener and Discussant, Conference on “Teaching EU Law Abroad,” Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Linda McClain: Moderator/Commentator: "Masculinities, Law, and the Workplace," Harvard Journal of Law and Gender Symposium: Feminist Perspectives in Masculinities,
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

March 25, 2010

Tamar Frankel: Presenter, "The Fiduciary Standard and Beyond, Rethinking the Financial Advisor-Client Relationship," FAIR Canadian Foundation for Advancement of Investor Rights, Toronto, Canada

March 24, 2010

Wendy Mariner: Presenter, “How Constitutional Law Affects Women’s Reproductive Health,” Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA

March 23, 2010

George Annas: Lecturer, "Worst Case Scenarios and How they Hinder 'Preparedness' for Natural (and National) Disasters: H1N1 Flu and Haiti," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

March 19, 2010

Linda McClain: Presenter, "Toward a Feminist Social Ecology," Feminism and Legal Project Workshop on "Vulnerability, Resilience, and the State," Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, GA

March 17, 2010

Kevin Outterson: Presenter, "Do Global Pharmaceutical Companies Have a Duty to Help Impoverished Patients?" Public Health Forum, BU School of Public Health, Boston, MA

March 13, 2010

Hugh Baxter: Moderator, Rights, Equality, and Justice: A Conference Inspired by the Moral and Legal Theory of Professor David Lyons, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

James Fleming: Commentator, Rights, Equality, and Justice: A Conference Inspired by the Moral and Legal Theory of Professor David Lyons, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

March 12, 2010

Tamar Frankel: Presenter, "Toxic Financial Intermediaries," Eugene P. and Delia S. Murphy Conference on Corporate Law, Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY

Cornelius Hurley: Presenter, Eugene P. and Delia S. Murphy Conference on Corporate Law, Fordham University School of Law.  Conference topic:  "How Big is too Big? New Ideas for Limiting Bank Size," New York, NY

David Walker: Presenter, “Evolving Equity Compensation and the Limits of Optimal Contracting,” Faculty Enrichment Series, Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, FL

March 11, 2010

George Annas: Presenter, " Pandemics, Poverty and Policy," DePaul University College of Law, Health Law Institute, Chicago, IL

Wendy Mariner: Presenter, “The Constitutionality of the Individual Mandate in Federal Health Reform,” The Federalist Society and Pioneer Institute, Boston, MA

March 9, 2010

David Walker: Presenter, “Suitable for Framing: Business Deductions in a Net Income Tax System,” Tax Policy Workshop, U. Michigan Law School. Ann Arbor, MI

March 6, 2010

Cornelius Hurley: Panelist, "The Future of Legal Education in America," ABA Law Student Division's 1st Circuit Spring Meeting, New England Law/Boston, Boston, MA

March 5 - 6, 2010

Kevin Outterson: Presenter, "The Legal Ecology of Resistance: The Role of Antibiotic Resistance in Pharmaceutical Innovation," Association for Law, Property & Society Annual Meeting, George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC

March 4, 2010

Daniela Caruso: Panelist, Alumni Meeting on “The New Face of Autism,” Boston University

Wendy Mariner: Presenter, “Real Emergency Preparedness Laws,” Public Health and Pandemics, ABA Homeland Security Law Institute, Washington, DC

March 3, 2010

Wendy Mariner: Presenter, “Vessels, Victims and Venus: Public Interest in Women's Health," Anna Howard Shaw Lecture, Boston University, Boston, MA

February 26, 2010

David Walker: Presenter, “Evolving Equity Compensation and the Limits of Optimal Contracting,” Vanderbilt Law Review Symposium on Executive Compensation, Vanderbilt Law School, Nashville, TN

February 23, 2010

George Annas: Presenter, "Human Rights & Health Forum: Hunger Strike and Physicians," Boston University School of Medicine and Public Health, Boston, MA.

Jack Beermann: Presenter, "Madame Decuir and the Origins of Separate but Equal," Faculty Workshop, New York Law School, New York, NY

February 22, 2010

Richard Ainsworth: Paper presenter, "Global Update on Zappers," Federation of Tax Administrators, Atlanta, GA

February 17, 2010

Jay Wexler: Presenter, Faculty Workshop, Saint Louis University School of Law, Saint Louis, MO

February 11, 2010

David Walker: Presenter, “Suitable for Framing: Business Deductions in a Net Income Tax System,” Tax Policy Colloquium, NYU School of Law, NY, NY

February 6, 2010

Wendy Mariner: Speaker, “Health Reform: What’s Insurance Got to Do With It?" American Journal of Law & Medicine Symposium, "Follow the Money: The Impact of Economics on the Delivery of Health Care," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Frances Miller: Commentator, American Journal of Law & Medicine Symposium, "Follow the Money: The Impact of Economics on the Delivery of Health Care," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Kevin Outterson: Moderator, American Journal of Law & Medicine Symposium, "Follow the Money: The Impact of Economics on the Delivery of Health Care," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

February 5, 2010

James Fleming: Paper Presenter, "Are We All Originalists Now? I Hope Not!," Conference on Originalism, University of San Diego Law School, San Diego, CA

February 1 - 3, 2010

Kevin Outterson: Presenter, "Assessing Incentives for Continued Antimicrobial Effectiveness," National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Meeting, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

February 1, 2010

David Walker: Presenter, “Suitable for Framing: Business Deductions in a Net Income Tax System,” Tax Policy Colloquium, NYU School of Law, NY, NY

January 29, 2010

Jack Beermann: Paper presenter: "Midnight Deregulation," Transitions Conference, University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, AL

January 22, 2010

Michael Meurer: Presenter, "Uncertain Patent Rights," University of California-Irvine Law School Symposium, "Bend or Break: Tailoring the Patent System to Promote Innovation," Irvine, CA

January 19, 2010

Richard Ainsworth: Paper presenter: "Zappers & Phantomware in NH," New Hampshire Department of Revenue, Concord, NH

January 14, 2010

Kevin Outterson: Lecturer, "Legal Ecology of Antibiotic Resistance," EPI 502 – Biology & Epidemiology of Antibiotic Resistance (Prof. Marc Lipsitch), Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA

January 8 - 10, 2010

Kevin Outterson: Program Chair, "Constitutional Health Law: Pharmaceutical Regulation and Commercial Speech," AALS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA

January 8 - 9, 2010

Dean Maureen O'Rourke: Panelist, "Deaning: Myths and Realities" and "The Principles of the Law of Software Contracts: A Phoenix Rising from the Ashes of Article 2B and UCITA?" 2010 Annual Association of American Law Schools Meeting, New Orleans, LA

January 8, 2010

Kevin Outterson: Presenter, Law & Public Health Grant Recipients’ Workshop, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, NJ

January 6, 2010

Wendy Gordon: Presented "Art and the Intrinsic: Implications for Copyright" at the Conference on Copyright History, Copyright Culture, University of Tel Aviv Faculty of Law.

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