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Workshops, Lectures, and Forums

Each year, the intellectual life of Michigan Law School is enriched by national and international experts with a broad array of interests, who come to Ann Arbor to present their cutting-edge research and real-world experience through workshop series, conferences, symposia, and other venues.

Environmental Law & Policy Program Lecture Series
The Environmental Law & Policy Program (ELPP) Lecture Series features speakers from a wide range of backgrounds including government, academia, public interest groups, and private practice. The lecture series provides Michigan students the opportunity to learn from leaders of the environmental movement in the United States and contributes to the debate about the environmental challenges facing our nation and our world. Dates and times vary; check the schedule for more information.

Intellectual Property Workshop
The Intellectual Property Law Workshop features presentations of works in progress by leading scholars on hot topics related to intellectual property, information policy, and Internet regulation.

International Law Workshop
The International Law Workshop hosts prominent practitioners, jurists, policy makers, adademics, and government officials to discuss topics that will capture the attention of a general law student audience. It is intended to introduce today's most debated issues in international and comparative law and to provide a forum to discuss critical global challenges as they relate to law and policy.

Law and Economics Workshop
The Law and Economics Workshop is a series of presentations by leading scholars from around the country who are engaged in research at the intersection of law and economics.

Legal History Workshop
The Legal History Workshop features presentations by leading scholars from around the country who work in this interdisciplinary field. Presentations will focus on legal developments in social, political, intellectual, and cultural context, exploring a range of substantive and methodological questions arising in the course of legal-historical work.

Tax Policy Workshop
The Tax Policy Workshop series features distinguished tax academics from law schools across the United States. The speakers present works in progress on cutting-edge tax topics. These workshops are preceded by seminars led by the director of Michigan’s International Tax LL.M. program, which enable students to subsequently submit and discuss questions at the workshops.