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Faculty Make Strong Showing at Law and Society Association Int'l Meeting

A baker’s dozen of UM Carey Law faculty members will head off to present papers, chair panels and participate in roundtable discussions as part of the 2012 International Meeting of The Law and Society Association, June 3 to 9.  As Associate Dean Mark Graber noted, “At almost every time slot, there is at least one panel, often more with a representative from the law school.   Professor Marley Weiss is participating in four.

Consult the table below for a rundown of speakers and topics.

2012 International Meeting

The Law and Society Association

June 5

8:15 – 10 a.m.
Marley Weiss, chair: Collective Labor Law and Worker Participation

10:15 – noon
Mark Graber, chair/discussant: Influences on Judicial Decision Making

12:30 – 2:15 p.m.
Urska Velikonja, The Social Cost of Financial Misrepresentation on the panel Approaching Finance as if People Mattered

Marley Weiss, Conscious (?) Parallelism in Hungary and the US: To Control Both the Polity and the Economy, First Attack Workers’ Rights on the panel Labor Governance at the Intersection among Global, Transnational, and National Levels

2:30 -4:15 p.m.
Peter Danchin, Article 2 of the Egyptian Constitution and the Politics of Religious Freedom on the panel Politics of Religious Freedom

June 6

8:15 – 10 a.m.
Deborah Eisenberg, Chevron and the Agency Amicus Strategy on the panel Legal Constructions and Work: From the Individual to the Collective

June 7

8:15 – 10 a.m.
David Gray, Justice and Mercy on the panel Topics in the Theory of Crime and Punishment

10:15 – noon
Taunya Banks, Roundtable: Beyond the Realists and the Crits: Is the Supreme Court Even a Court?

Brian Sawers, Race and Property after Emancipation on the panel Comparative Studies in Legal History

2:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Mark Graber, Roundtable: The Way We Teach: Improving Interdisciplinary Conversations about Teaching Law

4:30 - 6:15 p.m.
Maxwell Chibundu, chair/discussant: Making, Shaking and Breaking Law across a Sea of Economic Islands

Peter Danchin, Religious Freedom and Liberal Political Order on the panel Re-Imagining the Structural Relationship between Law and Religion

Shruti Rana, The Impact of Financial Crisis and Reform on Vulnerable Workers in the U.S. and China on the panel Foreign Models for Labor Governance and for Labor Transitions

Marley Weiss, chair/discussant: Foreign Models for Labor Governance and Labor Transitions

June 8

8:15 – 10 a.m.
Maxwell Chibundu, chair/discussant: Law, the State, and the Regulation of Society in an Era of Change

Amanda Pustilnik, Roundtable: Teaching Emerging Areas of Law

10:15 – noon
Marley Weiss, reader: Author Meets Reader: Ruben Garcia, Marginal Workers: How Legal Fault Lines Divide Workers and Leave Them without Protection

2:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Maxwell Chibundu, The Neoliberal Moment in International Law: Accounting for Twenty Years of an Unideological Ideology on the panel International and National legal Mechanisms: Militarized “securities” and Human Suffering

Michelle Harner, Facilitating Successful Failures on the panel Money, Management, and Methodology: Emerging Issues in Corporate Governance

4:30 – 6:15 p.m.
Michelle Harner, discussant: Whose Driving the Bus? Evaluating the Tensions and Identifying the Points of Intersection between Corporations and Society

Robert Rhee, Reforming Credit Rating Agencies through Pay-for-Performance Incentives on the panel Transacting Business and Controlling Finance: Between Self-Interest and the Market


Jane Wilson

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