Larry E. Ribstein Law & Economics Workshop Series

Thursdays from 4:00 to 5:15 p.m., Room 221 or Zoom

February 10 – Peter Molk, Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law; Topic: Where Non-Profits Incorporate, and Why It Matters. 

February 24 – Yehonatan Givati, Sylvan M. Cohen Chair in Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; paper topic TBA. (Zoom Only

March 3 Elissa Philip Gentry, Assistant Professor, Florida State University College of Law; Topic: When Patients are Assailants: Attitudes Toward Occupational Risks in Health Care.

March 10 –  Maria Maciá, Associate Professor of Law, University of Notre Dame Law School; Topic: The Disparate Impact Standard and Housing Discrimination in Mortgage Lending.

March 24 – Claude Fluet, Professor, Laval University Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate; Visiting Professor, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School (March 2022); Topic: Cross Examination.

March 31 – Dorothy Lund, Assistant Professor of Law, USC Gould School of Law; Topic: Asset Managers as Regulators. (Zoom Only

April 7 – Geeyoung Min, Assistant Professor of Law, Michigan State University College of Law; Topic: Governance Webs and Compliance Gaps.

April 14 – Dhammika Dharmapala, Paul H. and Theo Leffmann Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School; Topic: Controlling Externalities: Ownership Structure and Cross-Firm Externalities. (Zoom Only)


Faculty Workshops

Tuesdays from noon to 1:00 p.m., Room 332 or Zoom

February 1 – Mindy Herzfeld, Professor of Practice, University of Florida Levin College of Law; Topic: How to Define a Tax

February 8 – Maggie Wittlin, Associate Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law; Topic: Theorizing Corroboration.

March 1 – Genevieve Lakier, Professor of Law, University of Chicago School of Law; Topic: Jawboning as a First Amendment Problem. (Zoom Only)

March 22 – Logan E. Sawyer III, J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law & Director of Undergraduate Studies, University of Georgia School of Law; Topic: Originalism and the Reagan Department of Justice, 1983-88.

April 19 – Justin T. Sevier, Charles W. Ehrhardt Professor of Litigation, Florida State University College of Law; Topic: Trademark Tarnishmyths.


Levy Workshops

Tuesdays from noon to 1:00 p.m., Room 332 or Zoom

February 22 – Melanie Knapp, Associate Director, Law Library, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School; and Rob Willey, Faculty and Web Services Librarian, Law Library, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School; Topic: How to Increase Citations to Legal Scholarship. (Zoom Only)

March 8 – Jennifer Mascott, Assistant Professor of Law and Co-Executive Director, The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School; Topic: Ratifiers Theory of Officer Accountability (Draft).

March 29 – John Yun, Associate Professor of Law and Deputy Executive Director, Global Antitrust Institute, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School; Topic: Antitrust has Forgotten its Coase.

April 5 –Tim Friehe, Professor, University of Marburg Public Economics Group; Topic: Keep Them Out of It! How Concerns for Others’ Privacy Influence the Willingness to Sell Personal Data.

April 12 – Yijia Lu, Assistant Professor of Law, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School; Topic: Inmate Assistance Programs: Toward a Less Punitive and More Effective Criminal Justice System.

April 26 – Weijia Rao, Assistant Professor of Law, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School; Topic: Corporate Influence and Investor-State Dispute Settlement


Faculty Candidate Workshops

Noon to 1:00 p.m., Room 215 or Zoom

January 27 

February 16

March 9