Media Central is the repository for the podcasts and videos of many of the lectures and events that occur each week at the UW Law School.
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Susan Hedman, EPA Region 5 director and UW alum.
NOTE: This is a preliminary version. We'll have a better version with a powerpoint overlay edited into the video ASAP.
Event Description: The University of Wisconsin Law School and the Law School's Program in Real Estate, Land Use, and Community Development are cosponsoring an event which will bring Professor Elinor Ostrom to the Law School. Panelists will discuss topics in their fields of study as they relate to the work of Professor Ostrom. In 2009, Professor Ostrom became the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. Her titles include: Distinguished Professor, Arthur F. Bentley Professor of Political Science, and Senior Research Director of the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, Indiana University, Bloomington; and Founding Director, Center for the Study of Institutional Diversity, Arizona State University. Among other areas of expertise, Professor Ostrom studies issues with respect to the commons (common-pool or common-property resource systems), including collective action issues which arise in managing common-pool resources.
Secunda: Walmart v. Dukes - rejected employment discrimination class actions based on lack of commonality (also refrences AT&T v. Concepcion) Greene: Ariz. Free Ent. Club v. Bennett & McCormish v. Bennett - Ariz. campaign finance laws
Findley: Connick v. Thompson - DA not liable for failure to turn over exculpatory evidence. Klingele: Brown v. Plata - Calif. prison overcrowding (also will be referencing Davis v. U.S. and J.D.B. v. U.S.)
An informal conversation about the work of Willard Hurst.
Speaker Bio: Tom Ginsburg focuses on comparative and international law from an interdisciplinary perspective. He holds BA, JD, and PhD degrees from the University of California at Berkeley. His latest book, The Endurance of National Constitutions, won the award for best book from the American Political Science Association Section on Comparative Democratization. He has served as a visiting professor at the University of Tokyo, Kyushu University, Seoul National University, the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Trento. He currently co-directs the Comparative Constitutions Project, an effort funded by the National Science Foundation to gather and analyze the constitutions of all independent nation-states since 1789. Before entering law teaching, he served as a legal adviser at the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal, The Hague, Netherlands, and he has consulted with numerous international development agencies and foreign governments on legal and constitutional reform.
Refounding the State and the Economy in the New Constitutionalism of Latin America. A lecture by Professor Boa Santos
Thomas Mitchell: Associate Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School
Randy Roth of the University of Hawaii discusses legal and ethical issues in the mismanagement of the Bishop Estate. See summary list of issues at: http://www.law.wisc.edu/s/c_40/q5nzb/randyroth-selected_legal_and_ethical_issues_in_bishop_estate_scandal_4-27-2010.pdf
Stephanie Tai, Assistant Professor of Law - University of Wisconsin Law School