Academic conference

Aeyal Gross, "'Thinking Is in the Grey Area': Family, Home, Gender and Diaspora in the Paper Dolls"

This talk by Aeyal Gross (Harvard Law School and University of Tel Aviv) was recorded as part of the conference "'What Pertains to a Man'?

Pamela Laufer-Ukeles, "The Cross-Dressing Women of the Military in Israel and the U.S."

This talk by Pamela Laufer-Ukeles (University of Dayton School of Law) was recorded as part of the conference "'What Pertains to a Man'?

Panel: "Transgender and Intersex in Jewish Law"

This panel included talks by Raquel S. Kosovske (Rabbi, Congregation Beit Ahavah, Northampton, Mass) and Jennifer Levi (Western New England College School of Law) on "A Category unto its Own: Ancient Rabbinic Taxonomy of Six Gender Identities and Challenges to Binary Gender Rules" and by Hillel Gray (Center for Ethics, Emory University) entitled "Don't Judge a Book by its Cover?

"Markets, Firms and Property Rights: A Celebration of the Research of Ronald Coase" (Panel 5)

This panel was recorded on December 5, 2009 as part of the conference "Markets, Firms and Property Rights: A Celebration of the Research of Ronald Coase." The conference brought together a group of scholars to honor the life and research of Ronald Coase. 2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the publication of Coase’s seminal paper on the Federal Communications Commission.

Participating faculty: 
Richard A. Epstein
Participating faculty: 
William M. Landes
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Lisa Fishbayn Joffe, "Assessing Damages: The Promise of Private Law Remedies for Agunot"

Lisa Fishbayn Joffe is Director of the Project on Gender, Culture, Religion and the Law at the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute of Brandeis University. This talk was recorded as part of the conference "'What Pertains to a Man'?

Paul Clement, "Theory and Structure in the Executive Branch"

Paul Clement is a Partner at King & Spalding and a former United States Solicitor General. This talk was recorded October 22, 2010, as the keynote address of the Legal Forum Symposium, "Governance and Power."

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Legal Forum

Legal Forum Symposium: Governance and Power

10.22.2010 - 10.23.2010
Courtroom/Room V

The University of Chicago Legal Forum is proud to present its Annual Symposium, "Governance and Power." The conference will take place on October 22 and 23, 2010 at the University of Chicago Law School in the rooms noted below. This event is open to the public. For more information please contact Emily Tancer.

Daniel Abebe
Tom Ginsburg
Aziz Huq

Jonathan Masur, "Third-Party Patent Doctrines and Licensing Behavior"

Jonathan Masur is Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded June 19, 2010 as part of the Licensing of Intellectual Property Conference sponsored by the John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics.

Participating faculty: 
Jonathan S. Masur

Akbar Ganji: "Solutions to the Problem of Gender Discrimination in Islam"

Gender inequality in a variety of forms exists in all religious traditions. Contemporary Muslims in order to solve this problem and reconcile their religious heritage with the modern world have proposed various solutions to this dilemma. This talk will examine these proposed solutions as well as assess the strengths and weakness of these approaches.

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