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Richard A. Epstein : Additional Activities

Professional Affiliations

Member, California Bar, 1969-present 
Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1985 -present

Awards, Honors, and Prizes

  • Norman McLean Prize for Teaching Excellence, University of Chicago, 2014
  • Bradley Prize, 2011
  • Honorary Member, The Law and Economics Association of New Zealand, 2008
  • Honorary Doctorate, University of Ghent, 2003
  • Honorary Professor, the University of Applied Sciences, Lima Peru, 2003

Counsel for Amici Curiae in DVD Copy Control Association, Inc. v. Brunner (Tom Rubin, Microsoft, Of Counsel).

Seminar Leader, National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer 1987

Senior Fellow, Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, 1984-present

Editor, Journal of Law and Economics,1991-present

Editor, Journal of Legal Studies, 1981-1991

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

  • Chairman, Presidential Search Committee, 1996-1997
  • Nominating Committee, 1994-present
  • Chairman, 1996-1999
  • Member, Midwest Council, 1986-1992 (two terms)

University Service

Intellectual Property Committee (Chairman), 1999-2002
Special Committee on (Chairman), 1999
South of the Midway Planning Committee, 2000
Presidential Search Committee, 1999
Long-Term Planning Committee, The University of Chicago, 1997-1998
Provost Task Force on Undergraduate Education, 1994-1996
Dean's Search Committee, Law School, Chairman, 1993-1994
Presidential Inauguration Committee, 1993
Presidential Search Committee, 1992
Provost's Advisory Committee for Long Term Planning, 1992
Chairman, Committee on the Outside Activities of Faculty, 1990 -1991
Commencement Speaker, Convocation, University of Chicago, June 1989
Chairman, Conferences and Lectures, The University of Chicago Centennial, 1988-1992
Steering Committee, PEW Program in Joint Degree Ph.D. Programs in Medicine, 1986-present
Council of the University Senate, 1983-1987; 1992-1995; 1998-2001
University Council, Committee of the Council, 1985-86, 1986-87, 1992-95, 1998-2001
Spokesman for the Committee of the Council, 1985-86, 1992-1993, 1993-1994
University Steering Committee for Hospital Reorganization, 1986
Chairman, Committee to Draft Procedures on Academic Fraud, 1984-85
Faculty Board for the Orthogenic School, 1982-1985
Faculty Board for the Smart Gallery, 1975-79
Rhodes/Marshall Selection Committee, 1974-1993