University of Pittsburgh

Faculty Workshops and Presentations for 2008-2009

Tuesday, August 26, 2008: Professor Alex Klass, University of Minnesota : “Tort Experiments in the Laboratories of Democracy”

Tuesday, September 9, 2008: Professor Curtis Bridgeman, Florida State University: “Enforcing Exchanges, Not Relationships: Acting Together and the Duty of Good Faith in Contract Law”

Tuesday, October 7, 2008: Professor James Park, Brooklyn Law School: “Securities Fraud and the Unjust Enrichment Principle”

Wednesday, October 15, 2008: Professor Philip Schrag, Georgetown University: “Refugee Roulette: Disparities in Asylum Adjudication”

Tuesday, November 11, 2008:Professor George Loewenstein, Carnegie Mellon University: “The Economist as Therapist: Behavioral Economics and Public Policy.”

Tuesday, February 10, 2009: Professor Timothy Armstrong, University of Cincinnati:  “Can Authors Shrink the Public Domain? Preliminary Thoughts on the Terminability of Free Software Licenses, Creative Commons Licenses, and Other Grants for the Benefit of the Public”

Friday, February 13, 2009:  Symposium, “Microfinance and the Law”

Friday, February 20, 2009:  Symposium, “The Gender Wage Gap: Strategies for the Future

Thursday, February 26, 2009: Professor Annette Kur, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law: “The European Community Design Right: A Uniquely Tailored System for Protecting Industrial Designs”

Thursday, March 5, 2009:  Lawyering for Social Change lecture by Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni, DePaul University College of Law

Tuesday, March 17, 2009: Professor Sacha Coupet, Loyola University Chicago: “Framing the Multiple Parentage Debate: Vertical and Horizontal Parenthood in Kinship Caregiving Families.”

Tuesday, April 7, 2009: Professor Lia Epperson, Santa Clara University: “Congress, the Courts, and New Avenues for Racially Inclusive Public Education”

Tuesday, April 21, 2009: James Anderson, RAND Institute for Civil Justice : “Towards an Empirical Theory of Tort Law”

 

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