The Faculty Colloquia Series

Syracuse University College of Law presents the 2017-2018 Faculty Colloquia Series, convening leading scholars from the College and other institutions. Addressing subjects from executive orders and government agencies to humanitarian law and medical patents, these workshops aim to broaden the horizons of legal scholarship, facilitate the sharing of ideas, and challenge how we think about the law and legal practice.



2017-2018 Program

MacNaughton Collaboratory | 11:30 a.m. (unless otherwise indicated)


Among other events, the Program for 2017-2018 features:
Date
August 24“Labor of Love: The Legal Treatment of Elder Care in Modern America”
Nina Kohn, Syracuse University College of Law
September 7“Should Courts Require Agencies to Engage in Cost-Benefit Analysis? A Debate”
Eric Posner, University of Chicago Law School and David Driesen, Syracuse University College of Law
September 14“Cancer's IP: Patents and Public-Private Partnerships for Scientific Research”
Jacob S. Sherkow, New York Law School
October 5“Sharing: Crime Against Capitalism”
Matthew David, Durham University
October 9“Feeding Children in the Era of Bordered Globalization”
Daphna Hacker, Tel Aviv University
October 19Celebration of College of Law Scholarship
October 26“Reasonableness Review of Executive Orders”
David Driesen, Syracuse University College of Law
November 16“Suing Your Employer in 1798: A Dispatch from the Legal History Trenches”
Alexander Volokh, Emory Law, with Keith Bybee (Commentator), Syracuse University College of Law
December 7“Democratizing Law: Prospects, Programs, and the Innovation Premium in Modern Legal Education”
Daniel Rodriguez, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law


2016-2017 Program

DateTitle
September 15     “F@#K the Draft”
Professor Shubha Ghosh, Syracuse University College of Law
October 13    “Is Civility Dead?” roundtable discussion of College of Law Professor Keith Bybee’s book, How Civility Works. Participants include:
Professor Charles Geyh, John F. Kimberling Professor of Law, Indiana University Mauer School of Law
Associate Professor Lauryn Gouldin, Syracuse University College of Law Professor Jennifer Stromer-Galley, Syracuse University School of Information Studies <
October 19 “Intellectual Property Law as a Tool for Social Justice and Empowerment”
Professor Lateef Mtima Howard University School of Law
November 3 “What is Flight Risk?”
Associate Professor Lauryn Gouldin, Syracuse University College of Law
November 10 “The Death of Treaty Supremacy: An Invisible Constitutional Change”
Professor David Sloss, Santa Clara Law
December 1 “The United States Supreme Court and Residential segregation”
Professor Emeritus William Wiecek, Syracuse University College of Law
Professor Janis McDonald, Syracuse University College of Law, Commentator
December 5 “Privatizing Cybersecurity”
Associate Professor of Law Nathan Sales, Syracuse University College of Law
January 26 “Addressing the Conditions Conducive to Terrorism: The Role of Civil Society in International Security”
Associate Professor of Law C. Cora True-Frost, Syracuse University College of Law
February 2 “The Meaning of Money: Translating Injury into Dollars”
Professor Valerie Hans, Cornell Law School
February 7 “Solar Climate Engineering and Intellectual Property: Toward a Research Commons”
Professor Joshua Sarnoff, DePaul University College of Law
February 16 “The Role of Judges in Democracies”
Professor Brian Leiter, University of Chicago Law School
February 23 “Deregulation and Regulating Inactivity under the Commerce Clause: The Unsuspected Parallel”
University Professor David Driesen, Syracuse University College of Law
March 23 “The Disappearing First Amendment”
Professor Ron Krotoszynski, University of Alabama School of Law
March 29 "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Shark Tank Shouldn’t Be the Model"
Associate Professor of Law Brian Krumm, University of Tennessee College of Law
April 6 “Rethinking Online Threats”
Professor of Law & Associate Dean for Graduate and Non-J.D. Programs Lyrissa Lidsky, University of Florida Levin College of Law