Elmer J. Schaefer Workshop Series

medallionThe Elmer J. Schaefer Workshop Series is a weekly event at which invited speakers, drawn from the faculties at William & Mary and other law schools, present works in progress or forthcoming manuscripts for comments and discussion. Paper topics and formats vary widely from journal articles to book chapters. Attendance is limited to William & Mary faculty and invited guests.

Elmer J. Schaefer, Professor Emeritus, joined the Law School’s faculty in 1973 and retired in 2002. He was known as a dedicated and innovative teacher whose research focused primarily on antitrust and business regulation topics.

Fall 2016 | Spring 2017 | Previous Years

Fall 2016

August 25: Pete Alces, Rita Anne Rollins Professor of Law, William & Mary Law School.

September 1: Cynthia Ward, Professor of Law, William & Mary Law School.

September 8: David Sklansky, Stanley Morrison Professor of Law, Stanford Law School.

September 15: Urska Velikonja, Associate Professor of Law, Emory Law.

September 22: Andrew Pincus, Partner, Mayer Brown, Washington, D.C.

October 13: Amanda Rose, Professor of Law, Vanderbilt Law School.

October 27: Rochelle Dreyfuss, Pauline Newman Professor of Law, NYU Law School. 

November 17: Dan Kahan, Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology, Yale Law School.

December 1: William Burke-White, Richard Perry Professor and Inaugural Director, Perry World House; Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School.

December 8: Kari Hong, Assistant Professor of Law, Boston College Law.

Spring 2017

January 12: Jennifer Daskal, Assistant Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law.

January 19: John Blevins, Associate Professor of Law, Loyola New Orleans College of Law.

January 26: Margaret Lemos, Robert G. Seaks LL.B. '34 Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law.

February 9: Andrew Verstein, Associate Professor of Law, Wake Forest University School of Law.

February 16: Guy-Uriel Charles, Charles S. Rhyne Professor of Law and Senior Associate Dean for Faculty & Research, Duke University School of Law.

March 16: Neal Devins, Sandra Day O'Connor Professor of Law, Robert E. and Elizabeth S. Scott Research Professor of Law, William & Mary Law School; and Lawrence Baum, Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, Ohio State University.

March 23: Richard Re, Assistant Professor of Law, UCLA Law.

March 30: Zach Liscow, Associate Professor of Law, Yale Law School.

April 6: Tara Leigh Grove, Professor of Law and Cabell Research Professor, William & Mary Law School.

April 20: Stephen Sachs, Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law.

Previous Years

2015-16

Rachel Barkow, Segal Family Professor of Regulatory Law and Policy, New York University Law School.

Josh Chafetz, Professor of Law, Cornell Law School.

Jennifer Daskal, Assistant Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law.

Judge Harry T. Edwards, Professor of Law, New York University Law School.

Rob Fowler, Professor Emeritus, University of South Africa College of Law.

Chiara Giorgetti, Associate Professor of Law, University of Richmond Law School.

Abbe Gluck, Professor of Law, Yale Law School.

D. James Greiner, William Henry Bloomberg Professor of Law, Harvard Law School.

Eric Kades, Thomas Jefferson Professor of Law, William & Mary Law School.

Amalia Kessler, Lewis Talbot and Nadine Hearn Shelton Professor of International Legal Studies, Stanford Law School.

Daniel Klerman, Charles L. and Ramona I. Hilliard Professor of Law and History, USC Gould School of Law.

Richard Lazarus, Howard and Katherine Aibel Professor of Law, Harvard Law School.

Sanford V. Levinson, W. St. John Garwood and W. St. John Garwood, Jr. Centennial Chair, Texas Law.

John O. McGinnis, George C. Dix Professor in Constitutional Law, Northwestern University Law School.

Peter S. Menell, Koret Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law.

Rebecca Morrow, Associate Professor of Law, Wake Forest Law School.

Nathan B. Oman, Tazwell Taylor Research Professor of Law, William & Mary Law School.

Kish Parella, Assistant Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law.

David Pozen, Associate Professor of Law, Columbia Law School.

Dana Remus, Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law.

Robert E. Scott, Alfred McCormack Professor of Law, Columbia Law School.

Ganesh Sitaraman, Assistant Professor of Law, Vanderbilt Law School.

Fred Smith, Assistant Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law.

2014-15

William Baude, Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School, Is Originalism Our Law?

Eric Chason, Associate Professor of Law, William & Mary Law School, Taxing Losers.

Stephen Choi, Murray and Kathleen Bring Professor of Law, New York University Law School, Does Majority Voting Improve Board Accountability?

Nancy Combs, Cabell Research Professor and Professor of Law, William & Mary Law School, Valuing Inconsistency in International Criminal Sentencing.

John F. Duffy, Samuel H. McCoy II and Armistead M. Dobie Professor of Law, University of Virginia Law School, Statutory Domain and the Commercial Law of Intellectual Property.

Richard Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, New York University Law School, From Natural Law to Social Welfare: Theoretical Principles and Practical Applications.

Lee Fennell, Max Pam Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School, The Distributive Deficit in Law and Economics.

Jamal Greene, Professor of Law, Columbia University Law School, The Meming of Substantive Due Process.

Christopher L. Griffin, Jr., Assistant Professor of Law, William & Mary Law School, Political Affiliation and Quasi-Judicial Decision Making: Evidence from the National Labor Relations Board.

Timothy Holbrook, Professor of Law, Emory Law School, Patent Anticipation and Obviousness as Possession.

Adam Kolber, Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School, Punishment and a Portfolio of Beliefs.

Douglas Laycock, Robert E. Scott Distinguished Professor of Law and Professor of Religious Studies, University of Virginia Law School, Brief of Douglas Laycock et al. as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners, Obergefell v. Hodges (No. 14-556).

David Luban, University Professor, Georgetown University Law Center, Human Rights Thinking and the Law of War.

John Pfaff, Associate Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law, County-Level Punitiveness and State Prison Growth: Some (Very) Preliminary Thoughts.

Elizabeth S. Scott, Harold R. Medina Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, From Contract to Status: Collaboration and the Evolution of Families.

Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Courts as Change Agents: Do We Want More—Or Less? and What Does –and Does Not—Ail State Constitutional Law.

2013-14

Kerry Abrams, Albert Clark Tate, Jr., Professor of Law, University of Virginia Law School, Immigration’s Family Values.

Peter A. Alces, Rita Anne Rollins Professor of Law, William & Mary Law School, The Contours of the Intersection of Law and Neuroscience.

Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, Funding Terror.

Jeffrey Bellin, Associate Professor of Law, William & Mary Law School, The Inverse Relationship Between the Constitutionality and Effectiveness of New York City “Stop and Frisk.”

Jeanne Fromer, Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, An Information Theory of Copyright Law.

Adam M. Gershowitz, Professor of Law, William & Mary Law School, Rethinking the Timing of Capital Clemency.

Tara Leigh Grove, Associate Professor of Law, William & Mary Law School, Standing Outside of Article III.

Scott Hershovitz, Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School, Tort as a Substitute for Revenge.

Emily Kadens, Professor of Law, Northwestern University Law School, Convergence and the Colonization of Custom in Pre-Modern Europe.

Michael W. McConnell, Richard and Frances Mallery Professor of Law, Stanford Law School, Reconsidering Citizens United as a Press Clause Case.

Alan Meese, Cabell Research and Ball Professor of Law, William & Mary Law School, Reconstructing Antitrust Federalism.

Thomas W. Merrill, Charles Evans Hughes Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, Interpreting an Unamendable Text.

Thomas J. Miles, Clifton R. Musser Professor of Economics and Walter Mander Research Scholar, University of Chicago Law School, Can Judicial Evaluation Be Crowd-sourced? Evidence from Online Evaluations.

Jens David Ohlin, Professor of Law, Cornell University Law School, Solving the Prisoner’s Dilemma of International Law.

Barak D. Richman, Edgar P. and Elizabeth C. Bartlett Professor of Law, Duke University Law School, Stateless Commerce.

Michael Trebilcock, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Dealing with Losers: The Political Economy of Policy Transitions.

Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, In the Balance: Law and Politics on the Roberts Court.