Mason Professors Speak at Stanford Conference

Mason Law Professors J.W. Verret and Todd Zywicki participated in a conference on The Constitution in the Financial Crisis organized by the Stanford Constitutional Law Center. The conference was held on November 11 and 12 in Palo Alto, California, as an opportunity for leading scholars in law, economic history, and monetary policy to discuss constitutional questions raisded by the financial crisis and the government's response.

On day one of the conference, Zywicki participated in a panel on Bankruptcy and the Rule of Law. He was joined by panelists Marcus Cole of Stanford, Stephen Lubben of Seton Hall, and David Skeel of Penn. Moderator for the panel was The Honorable William Fletcher, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  

On day two of the conference, Verret joined a panel to discuss The Government as Shareholder: The Implications for Corporate Governance. Verret was joined by Jonathan Macey of Yale, Edward Rock of Penn, and Lynn Stout of UCLA. Joseph Grundfest of Stanford acted as moderator for the panel.