Join us in the Green Lounge for a couple of hours to relax and socialize with students and professors. Drinks may be purchased using Wine Mess Dollars. Food will be provided. OutLaw is sponsoring this week's Wine Mess.
Professor Henderson is a Professor of Law and Aaron Center Teaching Scholar at the Law School. He graduated from Princeton University cum laude and from the Law School with High Honors in 1998, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and was an Editor on the University of Chicago Law Review.
Does economic analysis have a role to play in scholarship on international law? For quite a long time, the answer seemed to be “no,” but over the last decade, economic analysis of international law has gained traction in law schools.
On April 9, 2013, the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic, American Constitution Society and the Environmental Law Society presented a panel on local efforts to combat climate change: What can be done uniquely on a local level? What roles do the government, advocacy groups, and private corporations play? How do local efforts interact with state, federal, and global initiatives?
Judge D. Brooks Smith sits on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, to which he was nominated in September of 2001. He previously served on the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania from 1988 until his confirmation in 2002, serving as the Chief Judge from 2001 until his elevation to the Third Circuit.
Professor James Kearl is the A.O. Smoot Professor of Economics at Brigham Young University. He received his PhD in economics from MIT and completed post-doctoral work at Harvard Law School. Professor Kearl was named a White House Fellow in 1983 and served as a Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense.
The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) was enacted 39 years ago to protect the pension benefits of American workers in the private sector. Yet today, only half of the active workforce actually has employer-provided retirement benefits and only 20% are accruing benefits under defined benefit pension plans. Moreover, some of those pension plans are in danger of insolvency