Academic conference

The Future of Classical Liberalism

Date: 
05.13.2016 - 05.14.2016
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Curtrice Scott (curtrice@uchicago.edu)

This conference will bring together leading legal academics, economists, philosophers, and political thinkers to consider the question "what is the future of classical-liberal thought in law and policy?" in a variety of legal and policy domains.

Faculty: 
M. Todd Henderson
Faculty: 
Richard A. Epstein

Money in Law and Literature: The Golden Age and the Great Depression II

Chaired by John Rappaport, University of Chicago

  • “The Grapes of Wrath and the Role of Luck in Economic Outcomes” - Richard McAdams, University of Chicago
  • “The Second New Deal and the Fourth Courtroom Wall: Law, Labor, and Liberty in The Cradle Will Rock” - Laura Weinrib, University of Chicago
Participating faculty: 
John Rappaport
Participating faculty: 
Richard H. McAdams
Participating faculty: 
Laura Weinrib

Money in Law and Literature: The Golden Age and the Great Depression I

Chaired by Genevieve Lakier, University of Chicago

  • “Gatsby’s Greatness and Douglas’s Goodness” - Justin Driver, University of Chicago
  • “Regulating Greed: Biographical Markers in Dos Passos’ The Big Money” - Saul Levmore, University of Chicago
Participating faculty: 
Genevieve Lakier
Participating faculty: 
Justin Driver
Participating faculty: 
Saul Levmore

Money in Law and Literature: Nineteenth Century United States

Chaired by William Baude, University of Chicago

  • “Money and Art in Edward Bellamy’s Looking Backward” - Douglas Baird, University of Chicago
  • “Counterfeiting Confidence: The Problem of Trust in the Age of Contract” - Susanna Blumenthal, University of Minnesota
  • “Bartleby’s Consensual Dysphoria” - Robin West, Georgetown University
Participating faculty: 
Douglas G. Baird
Participating faculty: 
William Baude

Money in Law and Literature: Keynote by Lawrence H. Summers

“Melville, Manufacturing, Machinery and the Modern Economy”

Lawrence H. Summers is the Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University.

Money in Law and Literature: Dramatic Performance

Extracts from The Threepenny Opera and Act III of Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw

Part One: Music

Extracts from Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, The Threepenny Opera (1928)
Music by Weill, lyrics by Brecht, English translation by Marc Blitzstein (1956)

Money in Law and Literature Keynote: Lawrence H. Summers, "Melville, Manufacturing, Machinery and the Modern Economy"

Part of the Money in Law and Literature conference hosted at the University of Chicago Law School in February 2016.

"Melville, Manufacturing, Machinery and the Modern Economy"

Lawrence H. Summers is the Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University.

Part of the Money in Law and Literature conference hosted at the University of Chicago Law School in February 2016.

Money in Law and Literature Conference

Date: 
02.18.2016 - 02.20.2016
Contact info (email or phone): 

Erin Wellin, ewellin@uchicago.edu

Thursday, February 18th

5:00 – 7:30 PM | Room C
Student Papers
Chaired by Jennifer Nou, University of Chicago

Faculty: 
Martha C. Nussbaum
Faculty: 
Jennifer Nou
Faculty: 
Alison L. LaCroix
Faculty: 
Jonathan S. Masur
Faculty: 
Richard A. Posner
Faculty: 
William Baude
Faculty: 
Douglas G. Baird
Faculty: 
Genevieve Lakier
Faculty: 
Justin Driver
Faculty: 
Saul Levmore
Faculty: 
John Rappaport
Faculty: 
Richard H. McAdams
Faculty: 
Laura Weinrib
Faculty: 
David A. Weisbach
Faculty: 
Randy Lamm Berlin

Tracey L. Meares, "Police Reform and Public Security"

Keynote address for the University of Chicago Law School Legal Forum Symposium 2015: Policing the Police

First published in 1985, the University of Chicago Legal Forum is the Law School’s second-oldest journal. The Legal Forum is a student-edited journal that focuses on a single cutting-edge legal issue every year, presenting an authoritative and timely approach to a particular topic.

Participating faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone
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