Conference to Honor the Work of Robert A. Kagan

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The Virtues and Vices of Legalism: A Conference to Honor the Work of Robert A. Kagan

Friday, September 19, 2008

in The Goldberg Room

(Conference photos)

 WELCOME 8:45am - 9:00am

Lauren Edelman, Director, Center for the Study of Law and Society, UC Berkeley

Christopher Edley, Jr., Dean, UC Berkeley School of Law

SESSION I 9:00 - 10:30
REGULATORY ENFORCEMENT AND COMPLIANCE

David Vogel, University of California, Berkeley (Chair)

Cary Coglianese, University of Pennsylvania
“Explaining Business Participation in Voluntary Environmental Programs”

Neil Gunningham, Australian National University
“Overcoming the Disconnect:  Internal Regulation, OHS & the Mining Industry"

Keith Hawkins, University of Oxford
"Regulatory Encounters of the Green Kind: An Appreciation of Robert Kagan's Recent Work"

Lesley McAllister, University of San Diego & UC San Diego
“Enforcement Style in the Global South”

SESSION II 11:00 - 12:30
ADVERSARIAL LEGALISM

Terri Peretti, Santa Clara University (Chair)

Tom Burke, Wellesley College & John (Jeb) Barnes, USC
"How Adversarial Legalism Affects American Politics: A Preliminary Inquiry"

Michael McCann, University of Washington
“Seeing Through the Smoke: Adversarial Legalism and U.S. Tobacco Politics”

R. Shep Melnick, Boston College
“Adversarial Legalism and the Civil Rights State”

SESSION III 2:00 - 3:30
COMPARATIVE LEGAL INSTITUTIONS

Gordon Silverstein, University of California, Berkeley (Chair)

Kathryn Hendley, University of Wisconsin
“Mobilizing Law in Contemporary Russia”

Diana Kapiszewski, University of California, Irvine                     
“Judicial Politics in Developing Democracies: the Institutioal Approval Reconsidered”

Noga Morag-Levine, Michigan State University
"Common Legalism: On the Common Law Origins of American Legal Culture"

SESSION IV 4:00 - 5:00
THE VIRTUES AND VICES OF LEGALISM

Martin Shapiro, University of California, Berkeley (Chair)

Malcolm Feeley, University of California, Berkeley
"Bob Kagan's Diagnosis of Legalism and its Discontents"

Bob Kagan, University of California, Berkeley
"Reflections"