2011 Activities & Engagements

Past Events

December 14, 2011

Kevin Outterson: Speaker, "The Legal Ecology of Antimicrobial Resistance," ANU College of Law, The Australian National University, Australia

December 12, 2011

Kevin Outterson: Speaker, "Freedom of Speech v Public Health: A growing controversy in the USA," ANU College of Law, The Australian National University, Australia

November 19, 2011

Kevin Outterson: Presenter, "Whither after HIC and NTD's?", Conference on Achieving Social Equity through Voluntary Licensing, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

November 16, 2011

William Park: Speaker regarding “Class Actions in Arbitration," American University Symposium, Washington, DC

November 14, 2011

Robert Sloane: Panelist, Panel Discussion on "America at War: US Strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan", Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

November 11, 2011

Robert Sloane: Moderator, Book Discussion on Charles Fried and Gregory Fried's Because It Is Wrong: Torture, Privacy, and Presidential Power in the Age of Terror, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

November 10 - 12, 2011

Daniel Berman: Presenter, "Preparing for Tax Reforms," Tax Officers Summit XII 2011, Las Vegas, NV
>>Related interview with Professor Berman

November 10, 2011

Tamar Frankel: Presenter, “The Emilio Fontela Lecture”, 10th International Meeting, Ethics, Finance and Responsibility, Geneva, France

November 9, 2011

William Park: Speaker, “Tensions in Arbitral Duties,” College of Commercial Arbitrators, Boston, MA

November 6, 2011

Wendy Gordon: Paper Presenter, "Fair Use Markets: On Weighing Potential License Fees", Southern California IP Professors' and UCLA Entertainment, Media, and Intellectual Property Colloquium Workshop, UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, CA

November 3, 2011

Hugh Baxter: Panelist, A Symposium on Jack Balkin’s Living Originalism & David Strauss’s The Living Constitution, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

James Fleming: Panelist, A Symposium on Jack Balkin’s Living Originalism & David Strauss’s The Living Constitution, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Gary Lawson: Panelist, A Symposium on Jack Balkin’s Living Originalism & David Strauss’s The Living Constitution, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

David Lyons: Panelist, A Symposium on Jack Balkin’s Living Originalism & David Strauss’s The Living Constitution, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Linda McClain: Panelist, A Symposium on Jack Balkin’s Living Originalism & David Strauss’s The Living Constitution, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Abigail Moncrieff: Panelist, A Symposium on Jack Balkin’s Living Originalism & David Strauss’s The Living Constitution, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Dean Maureen O'Rourke: Welcome, A Symposium on Jack Balkin’s Living Originalism & David Strauss’s The Living Constitution, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Larry Yackle: Panelist, A Symposium on Jack Balkin’s Living Originalism & David Strauss’s The Living Constitution, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

October 28, 2011

Khiara Bridges: Presenter, "An Ethnography of Life," Boston University Anthropology Department Grad Lunch Talk, Boston, MA

October 27, 2011

Kevin Outterson: Moderator, "Remaining Challenges: Overcoming Barriers to Reform", Conflicts of Interest in the Practice of Medicine: A National Symposium, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

October 23, 2011

George Annas: Moderator, Eighth Annual Pike Conference on Health Law - The Holocaust and its Legacy, Resiliency, Fragility and Restitution of Survivors, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Pnina Lahav: Presenter, "Parallels between the Holocaust and Contemporary World", Eighth Annual Pike Conference on Health Law - The Holocaust and its Legacy, Resiliency, Fragility and Restitution of Survivors, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Wendy Mariner: Moderator, Eighth Annual Pike Conference on Health Law - The Holocaust and its Legacy, Resiliency, Fragility and Restitution of Survivors, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Kevin Outterson: Discussant for Gregory Schneider, "International Claims Conference", Eighth Annual Pike Conference on Health Law - The Holocaust and its Legacy, Resiliency, Fragility and Restitution of Survivors, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

William Park: Presenter, "The Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Swiss Bank Accounts and the International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims", Eighth Annual Pike Conference on Health Law - The Holocaust and its Legacy, Resiliency, Fragility and Restitution of Survivors, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

October 17, 2011

James Fleming: Moderator, Symposium on The Origins of the Necessary and Proper Clause, co-authored by Professor Gary Lawson, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Gary Lawson: Symposium Response regarding his book, The Origins of the Necessary and Proper Clause, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Dean Maureen O'Rourke: Welcome, Symposium on The Origins of the Necessary and Proper Clause, co-authored by Professor Gary Lawson, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

October 14, 2011

Susan Akram: Participant, "Ten Years In: Appraising the International Law of the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan and Pakistan," Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Robert Sloane: Moderator, "Ten Years In: Appraising the International Law of the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan and Pakistan" conference panel, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

October 13 - 14, 2011

Linda McClain: Paper presenter, “Democracy on Trial: Religion, Civil Society, and Democratic Theory” Conference (part of “The Engaged Mind” conference series reflecting on themes drawn from the work of Jean Bethke Elshtain), University of Chicago Divinity School, Chicago, IL

October 4, 2011

Kevin Outterson: Speaker, "ACE Incentives," Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance: Biology, Population Dynamics and Policy Options, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

September 30, 2011

James Bessen: Participant, "Innovation and Patent Harmonization: Does One Size Fit All?" Boston University School of Law IP Conference, Boston, MA

September 26, 2011

Hugh Baxter: Symposium Response regarding his book, Habermas: The Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy, BU School of Law, Boston, MA

James Fleming: Moderator, Symposium on Habermas: The Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy, authored by Professor Hugh Baxter, BU School of Law, Boston, MA

Dean Maureen O'Rourke: Welcome, Symposium on Habermas: The Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy, authored by Professor Hugh Baxter, BU School of Law, Boston, MA

September 23, 2011

David Walker: Paper Presenter, "A Tax Response to the Executive Pay Problem", Villanova Law Review Symposium, Villanova Law School, Villanova, PA

September 22, 2011

James Fleming: Presenter, "The Constitution of Responsible Citizenship” Constitution Day Lecture, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Linda McClain: Presenter, "The Constitution of Responsible Citizenship” Constitution Day Lecture, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

September 16, 2011

Anna di Robilant: Faculty Workshop Presenter, UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, CA

September 7, 2011

Kenneth Simons: Paper presenter, “Strict Liability in Grading: Forfeiture, Change of Normative Position, or Moral Luck?” International Criminalization Conference, University of Stirling, Scotland

July 29, 2011

David Walker: Discussant for Kelli Alces & Brian Galle, "Is Inside Debt Efficient? Evidence from the Determinants of Executive Pensions and Deferred Compensation", Empirical Tax Conference, University of Colorado School of Law, BoulderColorado

July 8, 2011

Frederick Tung: Paper Presenter, "Bank CEO's, Inside Debt Compensation, and the Global Financial Crisis" with Xue Wang of Emory University, The Asian Law and Economics Association 2011 Annual Meeting, University of Hong Kong.

June 24, 2011

Frederick Tung: Paper Presenter, "Bank CEO's, Inside Debt Compensation, and the Global Financial Crisis" with Xue Wang of Emory University, FinLawMetrics 2011: The New Design of Monetary Policy and Financial Regulation, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy.

June 21, 2011

Michael Meurer: Keynote Speaker, IP Business Congress 2011, San Francisco, CA

June 16, 2011

David Walker: Paper Presenter, "A Tax Response to the Executive Pay Problem",
Summer Tax Workshop, Columbia Law School, New York, NY

June 7, 2011

Kevin Outterson: Panelist, "Massachusetts Health Reform Update," Boston Bar Association, Boston, MA

June 5 - 7, 2011

Michael Meurer: Commentator, "Second Workshop for Junior Researchers on the Law & Economics of Intellectual Property and Competition Law," Kreuth, Germany

June 1, 2011

Michael Meurer: Panelist, "Patent Enforcement in the 21st Century Federalist Society," Intellectual Property Practice Group and Boston Lawyers Chapter, Boston, MA

May 22, 2011

Commencement 2011

May 21, 2011

David Walker: Paper presenter, “The Taxation of Punitive Damages Liabilities,” American Law and Economics Association Annual Meeting, Columbia Law School, New York, NY

April 29, 2011

Frances Miller: Presenter, "How Will Hawaii Fit in with the Federal Health Care Reforms?" Hawaii Bar Association, Honolulu, HI

April 25, 2011

Frances Miller: Keynote Speech, "Riding the Waves of Health Care Change: The Impact of Federal Reform Uncertainties on Hawaii," Annual Healthcare Financial Management Conference, Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu, HI

April 20, 2011

James Bessen: Presenter, Innovation Seminar, University of California, Berkeley, CA

April 19, 2011

Michael Meurer: Paper presenter, "Notice Externalities," University of Wisconsin School of Business, Madison, WI

April 13, 2011

James Bessen: Presenter, "The Two Faces of Innovation," Social Science and Technology Seminar, Stanford, CA

James Bessen: Presenter, "The Future of Software Patents," EE Computer Systems Colloquium, Stanford, CA

April 11, 2011

Khiara Bridges: Presenter of her book, Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization, Book Symposium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

April 8 - 9, 2011

James Fleming: Paper presenter, "The Balkinization of Originalism," on Yale Law School Professor Jack Balkin’s book, Living Originalism, University of Illinois College of Law Conference, Champaign, IL

April 6, 2011

James Bessen: Distinguished Professor Presentation, Center for Intellectual Property Law, John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL

Linda McClain: Moderator, "Women in Law" Panel, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

April 5, 2011

William Park: Keynote Presenter, “Fairness and Accuracy in Arbitration,” Sokol Colloquium on International Transactions, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

March 31, 2011

James Bessen: Speaker, "The Two Faces of Innovation," Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

David Lyons: Colloquium Presenter, "Race, Nation and the Development of U.S. Law" Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Kenneth Simons: Paper presenter, “Statistical Knowledge Deconstructed,”  University of Texas Law School Faculty Workshop, Austin, TX

March 24, 2011

William Park: Panel Presenter, “Class Actions in Arbitration,” American Society in International Law, Washington, DC

March 10, 2011

James Bessen: Speaker, "Beyond Piracy in the New China," Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, University of California, Berkeley, CA

March 8, 2011

Kevin Outterson: Presenter, "Antibiotic Prizes," Yale Law School, New Haven, CT

March 7, 2011

William Park: Keynote Presenter, “Law and the Search for Truth,” Program on international Litigation, Practicing Law Institute (PLI),  New York, NY

February 28, 2011

Daniel Berman: Presenter, "Taxation in America: Ten Things You Probably Don't Know About the U.S. Tax System" Colloquium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Tamar Frankel: Response, "Economists’ Views of the Financial Crisis," The State of Financial Reform, Center for Finance, Law and Policy, Boston University, Boston, MA

Cornelius Hurley: Greeter, The State of Financial Reform, Center for Finance, Law and Policy, Boston University, Boston, MA

Cornelius Hurley: Introduction, "The Convergence of Finance, Law and Policy," The State of Financial Reform, Center for Finance, Law and Policy, Boston University, Boston, MA

Dean Maureen O'Rourke: Moderator, "Economists’ Views of the Financial Crisis," The State of Financial Reform, Center for Finance, Law and Policy, Boston University, Boston, MA

Frederick Tung: Response, "Applying the Lessons from the Meltdown," The State of Financial Reform, Center for Finance, Law and Policy, Boston University, Boston, MA

February 27, 2011

Cornelius Hurley: Welcome and Moderator, "Finance and the New Economy," The State of Financial Reform, Center for Finance, Law and Policy, Boston University, Boston, MA

David Webber: Response, "Finance and the New Economy," The State of Financial Reform, Center for Finance, Law and Policy, Boston University, Boston, MA

February 26, 2011

Kevin Outterson: Moderator, "Setting the Stage: FDA Regulation under Central Hudson," American Journal of Law And Medicine Symposium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

February 25, 2011

Linda McClain: Paper presenter, “Involuntary Servitude, Public Accommodations Law, and the Legacy of Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States,” Conference on the Thirteenth Amendment, University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD 

February 18, 2011

Wendy Kaplan: Paper presenter, "Called 'Out' at Home:  The One Strike Eviction Policy and the Juvenile Court," Duke Forum for Law and Social Policy, Durham, NC

David Rossman: Paper presenter, "Called 'Out' at Home:  The One Strike Eviction Policy and the Juvenile Court," Duke Forum for Law and Social Policy, Durham, NC

February 17, 2011

James Bessen: Speaker, Colloquium on Innovation Policy, NYU School of Law, New York, NY

February 16, 2011

Cornelius Hurley: Presenter, "Fireside Chat: Dodd-Frank is Here Now. Ready for IT?" Financial Technology Insight Summit, The Harvard Club, Boston, MA

February 14, 2011

James Bessen: Keynote Address, European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics, Pisa, Italy

February 12, 2011

Michael Meurer: Presenter, "Uncertainty as a Patent Policy Instrument," 2011 Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

February 11, 2011

Stacey Dogan: Presenter, "Functionality," 2011 Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Wendy Gordon: Presenter, "Copyright and Negligence as Mirror Images: On Not Mistaking for the Right Hand What the Left Hand Is Doing," 2011 Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Keith Hylton: Presenter, "Economics of IP," 2011 Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

Kevin Outterson: Presenter, "Designing prize incentives for antibiotic patents," 2011 Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

February 9, 2011

Michael Meurer: Panelist, "Patent Claim Indefiniteness: The Issues in Enzo v. Applera" Intellectual Property Owners Association's One-hour Webinar on Current Topics in IP

February 8, 2011

Jay Wexler: Presenter, "Law and Religion in the U.S." Colloquium, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

February 3 - 5, 2011

Cornelius Hurley: Moderator, "The Emperor's New? Clothes: Financial Regulatory Reform-Market Impacts," American Bankruptcy Institute, 7th Annual Caribbean Insolvency Symposium, Cayman Islands

February 2, 2011

James Fleming: Presenter, "The Myth of Strict Scrutiny for Fundamental Rights under the Due Process Clause," Boston Public Law Group Study Group, Boston, MA

Linda McClain: Presenter, "The Myth of Strict Scrutiny for Fundamental Rights under the Due Process Clause," Boston Public Law Group Study Group, Boston, MA

January 24, 2011

Wendy Gordon: Introduction, "Proportionality," 2011 Distinguished Visitor, The Honorable Aharon Barak, former President of the Supreme Court of Israel, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

January 21, 2011

Pnina Lahav: Introduction, “The Judge” Documentary Film Viewing (by Ram Landes and Ami Teer), 2011 Distinguished Visitor, The Honorable Aharon Barak, former President of the Supreme Court of Israel, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

January 19, 2011

Dean Maureen O'Rourke: Introduction, "On Law and Judging: A Judicial Point Of View," 2011 Distinguished Visitor, The Honorable Aharon Barak, former President of the Supreme Court of Israel, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

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