University of Pittsburgh

Faculty Workshops and Presentations for 2007-2008

September 11, 2007: Elena Baylis, University of Pittsburgh: “Early Adopters: Congolese Military Courts and the International Criminal Court Statute”

September 18, 2007: Adam Chodorow, Arizona State University: “Biblical Tax Systems and the Case for Progressivity”

September 25, 2007: Jules Lobel, University of Pittsburgh: “The Commander in Chief and Congress”

October 11, 2007: Dorothy Roberts, Northwestern University: “The Racial Geography of Child Welfare: Toward a New Research Paradigm” 

October 30, 2007: Spencer Waller, Loyola University Chicago: “The Chicago School Virus”

November 6, 2007:  William Luneburg, University of Pittsburgh: “Anonymity and its Dubious Relevance to the Constitutionality of Lobbying  Disclosure Legislation”

November 13, 2007: Robert Bartlett, University of Georgia: “Going Private But Staying Public:  Reconsidering the Effect of Sarbanes-Oxley on Firms’ Going Private Decisions”

January 22, 2008: Lin Bai, University of Cincinnati: “There are Plaintiffs and…. There are Plaintiffs: An Empirical Analysis of Securities Class Action Settlements.”

January 29, 2008: David Harris, University of Pittsburgh: “Rethinking the Use of Informants: The Realities of Police/Muslim Relations in the U.S. After 9/11.”

Feburary 12, 2008: Daniel Berkowitz, University of Pittsburgh Department of Economics, and Karen Clay, Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz School: “Legal Origins and the Evolution of Institutions: Evidence from American State Courts.”

March 25, 2008:  Lisa Fairfax, University of Maryland: “The Future of Shareholder Democracy.”

April 18, 2008:  Beverly Moran, Vanderbilt University: “Capitalism and the Tax System: A Search for Social Justice.”

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