Temple University Beasley School of Law will host the 2014 Temple Law Review Symposium honoring and building on the work of Bill Whitford, emeritus professor of law at University of Wisconsin Law School.
In a career spanning nearly fifty years, Whitford has made significant contributions to some of the most important advances in corporate reorganization, consumer law (including consumer bankruptcy), and contract law.
Confirmed participants include leading scholars in these fields:
- Douglas Baird (University of Chicago)
- Jean Braucher (University of Arizona)
- Mitu Gulati (Duke)
- Bob Hillman (Cornell)
- Melissa Jacoby (UNC)
- Bob Lawless (Illinois)
- Ethan Leib (Fordham)
- Lynn LoPucki (UCLA)
- Stewart Macaulay (Wisconsin)
- Katherine Porter (UC Irvine)
- Iain Ramsay (Kent - U.K.)
- David Skeel (University of Pennsylvania)
- Jay Westbrook (Texas)
The symposium, "The (Un)Quiet Realist: Building and Reflecting on the Contributions of Bill Whitford," will be held in Philadelphia on October 24, 2014. The event, made possible through the generous support of Temple Law School and the Contracts Enrichment Fund of the Wisconsin Law School, will be led by faculty sponsors Jonathan Lipson (Temple University Beasley School of Law) and Jean Braucher (University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law). Papers presented will be published in The Temple Law Review.
Reposted from the Temple Law Review website.
Submitted by Law School News on February 12, 2014
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