Speaker / Title
First Session – Introduction by Robert Cooter
Professor Zenichi Shishido, Hitotsubashi University:
"Reverse Engineering SOX versus J-SOX: A Lesson in Legislative Policy."
Labor Day Holiday - No class
Mark Gergen, Berkeley Law School:
"The Case in Economic Theory for Wrapping a Carbon Tax Around Cap and Trade."
5:00p.m.; Boalt Hall 105
Jill Horwitz, UCLA, School of Law:
"Challenges to Regulatory Decentralization: Lessons from State Health Technology Restrictions."
12:45-2:00p.m.; Boalt Hall 100
Andrew Guzman and Katerina Linos, Berkeley Law:
"Human Rights Backsliding."
(co-sponsored with the Center for the Study of Law and Society)
Eric Biber, Berkeley Law:
"Does the Choice of Policy Instrument Matter for Rent-Seeking in Environmental Law?"
Pam Samuelson, Berkeley Law:
"Are Gardens, Synthetic DNA, Yoga Sequences, and Fashions Copyrightable?"
Eric Talley, Berkeley Law:
"Financial Regulation and the World's Most Important Number: LIBOR Reporting Behavior during the Credit Crisis."
Miguel de Figueiredo, Northwestern University, School of Law:
"When Do Voters Punish Corrupt Politicians? Experimental Evidence from Brazil."
Robert Bartlett & Justin McCrary, Berkeley Law:
"Shall We Haggle in Pennies at the Speed of Light or in Nickels in the Dark? How Minimum Price Variation Regulates High Frequency Trading and Dark Liquidity."
Veteran Day Holiday, No class
Molly Van Houweling, Berkeley Law:
"Property's Intellect About Information Costs." (Hard copies are available in room 793 Simon)
Amnon Lehavi, Radzyner School of Law, Herzliya, Israel:
"The Corporation as a Nexus of Property."
November 26, Tuesday
Make-up Session 1 - Lecture
November 27, Wednesday
Make-up Session 2 - Discussion
12:00 p.m. Lunch served
12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Class discussion
12:45 – 1:55 p.m. Speaker presentation
Hard copies of speakers’ paper are available in room 793 Simon Hall. The seminar is opened to all members of the law school community.