Workshop: George Mason Law & Economics Center LEC-PERC Workshop for Law Professors on Environmental Economics

The Law & Economics Center at George Mason University School of Law is hosting a workshop for law professors on Environmental Economics to be held from Saturday, December 6 to Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Hawks Cay Resort in Duck Key, Florida.  The objective of the workshop is to expose professors who teach natural resource and environmental law to the importance of property rights, transaction costs, and markets for solving environmental problems.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Environmental Law

August 15, 2014 at 3:57 pm Leave a comment

Workshop: George Mason Law & Economics Center LEC Workshop for Law Professors on the Economics of Litigation and Civil Procedure

The Law & Economics Center at George Mason University School of Law is hosting a workshop for law professors on the Economics of Litigation and Civil Procedure to be held from Thursday, January 29 to Sunday, February 1, 2015 at Hawks Cay Resort in Duck Key, Florida.  The workshop is aimed at law professors interested in teaching and conducting research related to civil procedure and litigation and will focus on how economic analysis is used to examine the rules of civil procedure and their effect on litigants’ incentives and litigation outcomes.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Topics: Conferences and Symposia; Civil Procedure.

August 14, 2014 at 5:25 pm Leave a comment

Conference: George Mason Law & Economics Center Public Policy Conference on Administration Unbound? Delegation, Deference and Discretion

The Law & Economics Center’s Henry G. Manne Program in Law & Economics Studies will present its Public Policy Conference on Administration Unbound? Delegation, Deference and Discretion at George Mason University School of Law, Friday, September 12, 2014. The conference will run from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. The conference will feature distinguished academics and practitioners discussing the legal limits of administrative action.

To register for this event, go here.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Conferences and Symposia; Administrative Law

 

August 11, 2014 at 7:20 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: The New Era in Gaming Law

The  Northern Kentucky Law Review and NKU Chase College of Law seek submissions for their symposium, “The New Era in Gaming Law”, on March 20, 2015 in Highland Heights, Kentucky. The symposium will focus on the interaction between extant legal and regulatory frameworks and the dynamic gaming industry.

Submit a title and abstract (of 500-1000 words) or draft paper by e-mail to nkylrsymposium@nku.edu by October 13, 2014.

For more details, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers.

August 11, 2014 at 4:47 pm Leave a comment

Andy Perlman quoted in the ABA Journal

Andy was quoted in Latest legal victory has LegalZoom poised for growth. To read the full article, click here.

Topics: Faculty in the News

August 4, 2014 at 2:56 pm Leave a comment

Conference: Third Annual Searle Center Conference on Energy Regulation: Legal & Regulatory Issues, Obstacles, and Opportunities in Electricity Markets

This conference will be held on Thursday, November 13 – Friday, November 14, 2014 at Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, IL.

Attendance for this conference is invitation only. To request an invitation, send an email with your name, affiliation, and full contact information to: searlecenter@law.northwestern.edu.

For more details, click here.

Topics: Conferences and Symposia; Energy Law

August 1, 2014 at 4:08 pm Leave a comment

Suffolk University Law School to Host “Hackcess to Justice” Competition

The American Bar Association Journal has organized a two-day competition called “Hackcess to Justice” scheduled to take place August 7-8, 2014  at Suffolk Law School. The competition is open to lawyers, law students, developers, coders and others interested in improving access to justice through technology. Participants must work in a team  to devise a technology enabled solution to one of the five areas outlined in the Legal Services Corporation report. The top three hacks will be awarded a total of $3,000 in cash prizes.

For more information, check out the ABA Journal or the official Hackcess to Justice website.

Topics: Grants & Competitions; Technology Trends

July 28, 2014 at 4:25 pm Leave a comment

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