Call for Papers: 8th Annual Conference on Antitrust Economics and Competition Policy

The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth is seeking papers to be presented at its 8th Annual Conference on Antitrust Economics and Competition Policy to take place on September 18-19, 2015 at Northwestern University School of Law. The goal of the conference is to provide a forum where leading scholars and Northwestern’s faculty can present and discuss high quality research relevant to antitrust economics and competition policy. Both theoretical and empirical submissions are welcome as well as papers in industrial organization or applied microeconomic theory that address issues relevant to antitrust policy.

To submit a proposal, e-mail an abstract along with your C.V. to searlecenter@law.northwestern.edu by May 15, 2015.

For more information, go here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Economics & The Law; Antitrust.

April 24, 2015 at 2:58 pm Leave a comment

Conference: 8th Annual Conference on Innovation Economics

The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth presents the 8th Annual Conference on Innovation Economics to be held on June 18-19, 2015 at Northwestern University School of Law. The goal of this conference is to provide a forum where economists and legal scholars can gather together with Northwestern’s faculty to present and discuss high-quality research relevant to intellectual property (IP) protection, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Registration for this conference is free but is by invitation only. To request an invitation, e-mail your name, affiliation, and full contact information to the Searle Center at searlecenter@law.northwestern.edu.

For more information, go here.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Economics & The Law; Intellectual Property Law.

April 24, 2015 at 2:44 pm Leave a comment

Conference: Innocence Summit

The Center for Prosecutor Integrity presents the Innocence Summit to be held June 12-13, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Arlington VA. This summit includes the nation’s leading prosecutors, researchers, Innocence Network representatives, defense attorneys and others discussing how the Innocence Movement can overcome old obstacles and rise to new successes.

For more information and to register for this event, click here.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Criminal Law.

April 22, 2015 at 3:11 pm Leave a comment

Over-Criminalization Symposium: Prosecutors as Ministers of Justice

The Center for Prosecutor Integrity presents the symposium,  Over Criminalization: Prosecutors as Ministers of Justice on Thursday, June, 11 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Arlington, VA. The Symposium will feature presentations on how to reverse over-criminalization in our country, with a focus on the role of prosecutors as ministers of justice.

For more information and to register for the event, go here.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Criminal Law.

April 22, 2015 at 3:03 pm Leave a comment

Christopher Dearborn quoted in Business Insider

Christopher Dearborn was quoted in Aaron Hernandez’s defense admitted something that shocked the jury. To read the full article, go here.

Topics: Faculty in the News; Criminal Law.

April 17, 2015 at 3:05 pm Leave a comment

Janice Griffith quoted in The Houston Chronicle

Janice Griffith was quoted in Uber safety dispute shows balance between personal choice, regulation. To read the full article, go here.

Topics: Faculty in the News.

April 13, 2015 at 3:22 pm Leave a comment

Rosanna Cavallaro quoted in Boston.com article

Rosanna Cavallaro was quoted in Are Police Violating Privacy with GPS Tracking? To read the full article, go here.

Topics: Faculty in the News.

April 13, 2015 at 3:19 pm Leave a comment

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