On March 31–April 1, 2017, the University of Michigan Law School will host its third Young Scholars' Conference. The conference brings together promising junior scholars to present their work and receive feedback from prominent Michigan Law School faculty. It aims to promote fruitful research collaboration between its participants and to encourage their integration in a community of legal scholars.
The Call for Papers can be found here.
March 31 - April 1, 2017120 Hutchins Hall and 1225 South HallConference Program (PDF)
7:45 - 8:30 A.M.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 8:40 A.M.
Greetings: Professor Daniel Halberstam, Associate Dean for Faculty and Research; Eric Stein Collegiate Professor of Law (U-M Law School)
8:40 - 9:00 A.M.
Keynote Speaker: Professor Mathias Reimann, Hessel E. Yntema Professor of Law (U-M Law School)
9:00 - 10:30 A.M.
Panel I - Between the Public and Private
Faculty Discussant: Professor Daniel Crane, Frederick Paul Furth Sr. Professor of Law (U-M Law School)
Moderator: Nir Fishbien (SJD Candidate, U-M Law School)
10:30 - 10:40 A.M.
10:40 A.M. - 12:10 P.M.
Panel II - Public Law
Faculty Discussant: Professor Julian Davis Mortenson, Professor of Law (U-M Law School)
Moderator: Aviram Shahal (SJD Candidate, U-M Law School)
12:10 - 1:30 P.M.
Lunch (Lawyers Club)
1:30 - 1:45 P.M.
Short Tour (leaves from Lawyers Club)
1:45 - 3:15 P.M.
Panel III - International and European Law
Faculty Discussant: Professor Donald Regan, William W. Bishop Jr. Collegiate Professor of Law (U-M Law School)
Moderator: Jing Geng (Grotius Research Scholar, U-M Law School)
3:15 - 3:30 P.M.
3:30 - 5:00 P.M.
Panel IV - Law and Society
Faculty Discussant: Professor Sherman Clark, Kirland & Ellis Professor of Law (U-M Law School)
Moderator: Tami Groswald Ozery (SJD Candidate, U-M Law School)
Doron Dorfman (Stanford): "The Fear of 'Disability Con': Backlash and Mistrust in the Shadow of the Law"
Dinner (Melange Bistro - 312 South Main Street)SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2017 (1225 SOUTH HALL)8:30 - 9:00 AM
9:00 - 10:30 AM
Panel V - Empirical Legal Research
Faculty Discussant: Professor J.J. Prescott, Professor of Law; Codirector, Empirical Legal Studies Center; Codirector, Program in Law and Economics (U-M Law School)
Moderator: Orli Oren-Kolbinger (Grotius Research Scholar, U-M Law School)
Monika Leszczyńska (New York University): "Think Twice Before You Sign! An Experiment on the Cautionary Function of Contractual Formalities"
10:30 - 10:45 AM
10:45 - 12:15 PM
Panel VI - Law and Technology
Faculty Discussant: Professor Margo Schlanger, Henry M. Butzel Professor of Law (U-M Law School)
Moderator: Stavros Makris (Grotius Research Scholar, U-M Law School)
12:15 - 1:00 PM
1:00 - 2:30 PM
Panel VII - International Law
Faculty Discussant: Professor Steven Ratner, Bruno Simma Collegiate Professor of Law (U-M Law School)
Moderator: Yahli Shereshevsky (Grotius Research Scholar, U-M Law School)
David Hughes (Osgoode Hall Law School): "The Development and Use of Informal Complementarity"
2:30 - 3:00 PM
Emily Berman, When Database Queries are Fourth Amendment SearchesGreg Buchak, Does Competition Reduce Racial Discrimination in Lending?Karin Carmit Yefet, Divorce as a Gender Equality RightMichael Da Silva, The International Right to Health Care: A Legal and Moral DefenseDeepa Das Acevedo, We the Working PeopleDoron Dorfman, The Fear of "Disability Con": Backlash and Mistrust in the Shadow of the LawAndrea Freeman, Unmothering Black Women: Formula Feeding and the Legacy of SlaveryYoni Har Carmel, Reshaping Ability Grouping Through Big DataDavid Hughes, The Development and Use of Informal ComplementarityAndrew Keane Woods, The Transparency TaxMonika Leszczyńska, Think Twice Before You Sign! An Experiment on the Cautionary Function of Contractual FormalitiesSarah Light, Advisory PreemptionAsaf Lubin, "We Only Spy on Foreigners": The Myth of a Universal Right to Privacy and the Practice of Mass Extraterritorial SurveillanceWilliam J. Moon, Private Ordering of Public LawChris O'Meara, The Relationship Between National, Unit and Personal Self-Defence in International Law: Bridging the DisconnectNoah Rosenblum, Making Presidential Democracy: Revisiting the Executive Reorganization Act of 1937Emily Satterthwaite, Entrepreneurs' Legal Status Choices and the C Corporation Survival PenaltyVera Shikhelman, Access to Justice in the United Nations Human Rights CommitteeGiacomo Tagiuri, The Cultural Implications of Market Regulation: Does the EU Destroy the Texture of National Life?Thomas Verellen, Federalism and Foreign Relations in the United States and the European Union: Hierarchy versus Pluralism
University of Michigan Law School Young Scholars' Conference Organizing Committee:
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