Past Global Law Workshops

Spring 2009 - Ralf Michaels / Deborah Demott

Theme: International Finance, Law and Development

Bernard Black (University of Texas at Austin School of Law)
How Corporate Governance Affects Firm Value: Evidence on Channels from Korea
January 26

Peter Gourevitch (University of California at San Diego, School of International Relations and Pacific Studies)
Monitoring the Monitors: Evaluating Performance of NGOs’ Measurement of Ethical Standards, Transnational and Domestic
February 25

Leonard Rotman (University of Windsor, Faculty of Law)
The End of History of Corporate Law or History Repeating? A Comparative Perspective
March 16

Richard Buxbaum (University of California Berkeley, School of Law)
Will There Be a European Delaware? Comparative Constitutional Law and Corporate Mobility
March 23

Christine Windbichler (Humboldt University, Berlin, Faculty of Law; CICL Scholar 2008-09)
The Information Regime in Corporate Governance
March 30

Jennifer Hill (Sydney Law School)
Selective Regulation: Lessons from the News Corp. Waivers
April 13

Fall 2008 - Ralf Michaels / Mitu Gulati

Theme: International Finance, Law and Development

W. Mark C. Weidemaier (UNC School of Law)
Disputing Boilerplate: Arbitration Clauses in International Debt Contracts
September 8

Gregory Shaffer (University of Minnesota Law School)
International Trade and Finance
September 15

J. Mark Ramseyer (Harvard Law School)
Insurance Markets in Japan
October 3(jointly as Faculty workshop)

Anna Gelpern (Rutgers School of Law, Newark)
The Global Mortgage Finance Crisis
October 6

Christine Windbichler (Humboldt University of Berlin, Faculty of Law; CICL Scholar 2008-09)
The Structural Requirement of Independent Financial Oversight: A Comparative Analysis
October 27

Amy Cohen (Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law)
Nepal and Involvement of NGOs in Local Development and Finance
November 3

Dania Thomas (Keele University School of Law)
The Argentine Financial Crisis and the Aftermath: Focus on Gender Empowerment via Local Cooperatives
November 10

Spring 2008 - Ralf Michaels

Theme: Comparing Institutions

Martin Shapiro (University of California Berkeley School of Law)
Independent Agencies in the EU and Globally
February 1

Gregory S. Alexander (Cornell Law School)
Can Constitutions be Transformative? The Role of Background Traditions and Culture
February 15

Amalia D. Kessler (Stanford Law School)
The Adversarial Principle of US Procedure: Why did Antebellum America Not Adopt European Conciliation Courts?
February 22

Russell A. Miller (Washington & Lee University School of Law)
Comparative Law in the Era of Global Terrorism: A Case Study of Germany's Militant Democracy
February 29

Eric A. Feldman (University of Pennsylvania Law School)
Suing Doctors in Japan: Structure, Culture, and the Rise of Malpractice Litigation
March 21

Fall 2007 - Ralf Michaels / Francesca Bignami

Susan Rose-Ackerman (Yale Law School)
Treaties & National Security
October 5

Ceren Belge (University of Washington, Department of Political Science)
Between Kinship & the Law: Honor Killings in Eastern Turkey
October 19

Antony Anghie (University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law)
The League of Nations Mandate System, Imperialism, & International Law
October 26

Lisa Hilbink (University of Minnesota, Department of Political Science)
Judges Beyond Politics in Democracy & Dictatorship: Lessons from Chile
November 2

Lawrence Rosen (Princeton University, Department of Anthropology)
Defending Culture: The Cultural Defense Plea & the Law’s Concept of Culture
November 16

Spring 2007 - Ralf Michaels / Curtis Bradley

James Q. Whitman (Yale Law School)
Consumerism versus Producerism: On the Global Threat of "Consumerism" and the Mission of Comparative Law
January 19

Benedict Kingsbury (New York University School of Law)
Global Environmental Governance as Administration
February 2

Hannah Buxbaum (Indiana University Bloomington, Maurer School of Law)
Global Class Actions Under U.S. Securities Law
March 2

Dan Bodansky (University of Georgia School of Law)
Non-Treaty Sources of International Environmental Law
March 9

Tim Wu (Columbia Law School)
China's Network Justice
March 23

Benjamin Liebman (Columbia University Law School)
China's Courts: Restricted Reform
April 13

Fall 2006 - Joost Pauwelyn / Curtis Bradley

Carlos Vázquez (Georgetown University Law Center)
The Story of Foster v. Nielson
September 8

Alan Sykes (Stanford Law School)
September 22

Mark Tushnet (Harvard Law School)
October 27

Zhu Suli (Peking University Law School)
November 3

Rosa Brooks (Georgetown University Law Center)
November 17

Luc Thévenoz (University of Geneva Faculty of Law)
December 1

Spring 2006 - Joost Pauwelyn / Curtis Bradley

Gregory Fox (Wayne State University Law School)
The Occupation of Iraq
January 13

Fernando Teson (Florida State Univerity College of Law)
Global Justice, Socio Economic Rights and Trade: A Case of Discourse Failure
January 27

Carol Harlow (London School of Economics, Department of Law)
EU Governance and Global Administrative Law
February 10

Jack Goldsmith (Harvard Law School)
Author of: The Limits of International Law
February 17

Andrew Guzman (University of California Berkeley School of Law)
Working on, inter alia, Compliance and International Law and the determinants of child labor
March 3

William Alford (Harvard)
Chinese law expert
March 28

Fall 2005 – Joost Pauwelyn

Laurence Helfer (Vanderbilt University Law School)
Exiting Treaties
September 2

David Caron (University of California Berkeley School of Law)
A Political Theory of International Courts and Tribunals
September 30

Charles Norchi (Harvard Law School)
Human Rights
October 21

Simon Chesterman (New York University School of Law)
Intelligence and International Law
November 4

Eric Posner (University of Chicago Law School)
Microfoundations of International Law
November 11

Hans Ullrich (European University Institute, Florence)
National Intellectual Property Protection and Regional Economic Integration
November 18