2015 Fall

2015 Fall Schedule

September 3

Bernadette Meyler

Carl and Sheila Spaeth Professor of Law, Stanford Law School

"Between the States and the Signers: The Politics of the Declaration of Independence before the Civil War"

September 10

Melissa Wasserman

Richard and Anne Stockton Faculty Scholar,
Richard W. and Marie L. Corman Scholar,
Associate Professor of Law, University of Illinois College of Law 

"Patent Office Cohorts"

September 17

James B. Speta

Class of 1940 Research Professor of Law, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and International Initiatives,
Director of Executive LLM Programs, Northwestern University School of Law

 "Is Taxi Service (Still) Common Carriage?:  A Different Way To Look at Uber's Entry"

October 1

Timothy Webster

Director, East Asian Legal Studies
Assistant Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law 

"Does the U.S. Oppose Asian Investment?"

October 8

Gilbert Paul Carrasco

Professor of Law, Willamette University College of Law

"Short-Hoeing the Long Row of Bondage: From Braceros to Compassionate Farm Worker Migration"

October 15

Manuel A. Utset, Jr.

William & Catherine VanDercreek Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Florida State University College of Law

"Revealing Pay: The Expressive Function of Executive Compensation"

October 22

William W. Fisher

Faculty Director, Berkman Center for Internet and Society
WilmerHale Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Harvard Law School

"Solutions to the Global Health Crisis: Ebola as a Case Study"