Spring 2014

The Past, Present, and Future of Interdisciplinarity: A Faculty Roundtable Discussion

Seven faculty members examine the tradition of interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching that has informed all the work of the Law School for more than a century.

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For the Love of Law and Literature: Lively Conference Exemplifies Law School’s Interdisciplinary Strengths

Every two years, Law School faculty and guests come together for an unusual conference filled with both scholarly presentations and theatrical performances.

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Ronald Coase, 1910-2013: A Tribute

Faculty and alumni pay tribute to Professor Coase on the occasion of his passing this fall at the age of 102.

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Learning in the Living Room: The Greenberg Seminars

What happens when professors turn their living rooms into classrooms and work acrossdisciplines to explore wide-ranging topics? The magic of the Greenberg Seminars.

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The Gavel and the Stethoscope: Law and Medicine, in Study and Practice

Professors who study both law and medicine and Law School alumni who have both JDs and MDs share their stories of integrating the surprisingly cohesive fields. 

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Interdisciplinary Legal Education and Scholarship: The Case of Law and Philosophy

Professor Brian Leiter makes the case for a deep conversation between the fields of law and philosophy in the law school setting. 

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Worth a Volume of Logic: The Study of Legal History at the Law School

The Law School’s legal historians, Professors Helmholz, LaCroix, and Weinrib, discuss the joys of studying legal history and its relevance to the modern study of law.

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Workshopping for Success

Generations of faculty and students have wrangled with cutting-edge scholarship at the Law School’s many and varied academic workshops.

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Ambassador’s Life, Gifts Inspire Service

A substantial gift from James C. Hormel, ’58, will provide a three­-year full-­tuition scholarship each year to an entering student who has demonstrated a commitment to public service.

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NBA Chief Gives Back to his Alma Mater

Adam Silver, ’88, has made a significant unrestricted gift to the Law School. His current gift is just one way that he gives back to the Law School—he led last year’s annual fund campaign, and he serves on the Visiting Committee.

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