Duke Law Journal’s 43rd Annual Administrative Law Symposium: “A Happiness Approach to Cost-Benefit Analysis” – February 15, 2013, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Duke Law Journal’s 43rd Annual Administrative Law Symposium will focus on the role of well-being analysis in administrative law. The day will begin will begin with a presentation by Professors John Bronsteen (Loyola Univ. Chicago School of Law), Christopher Buccafusco (IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law), and Jonathan Masur (University of Chicago Law), who coauthored an article titled “Well-Being Analysis vs. Cost-Benefit Analysis.” Next, Professor Matthew Adler (Duke Law) will present his piece, titled “Happiness Surveys and Public Policy: What’s the Use?”
We will conclude with an interdisciplinary panel discussing topics such as the reliability of hedonic data, the meaning of welfare, and the merits of cost-benefit analysis versus well-being analysis. Panel participants include Carol Graham (Brookings Institution), Jennifer Hawkins (Duke Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities, & History of Medicine), Jennifer Nou (U. Chicago), Lisa Robinson (Harvard Kennedy School), Peter Ubel (Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy) and Kip Viscusi (Vanderbilt Law School).
For more information, including the symposium agenda, or to register please visit: https://sites.google.com/site/dlj43symposium/home
Duke Law Journal’s 42nd Annual Administrative Law Symposium: “Emerging Alternatives to the Traditional Model of Administrative Rulemaking” – February 24, 2012, 9 am – 2:30 pm
Duke Law Journal’s 42nd Annual Administrative Law Symposium will focus on several important topics in administrative law today. Selected from over 80 proposals, the seven panelists explore issues pressing upon legislators, agency and Executive Branch officials, and judges, such as the politicization of agencies, the judicial review challenges posed by shared regulatory authority, and the emphasis on reason-giving in rulemaking. The participants will use both historical and empirical analysis to describe the current administrative-law landscape and prescribe alternatives for its future.
Participants include Stavros Gadinis (UC Berkeley Law), Ronald J. Krotoszynski, Jr. (University of Alabama School of Law), Thomas O. McGarity (University of Texas, Austin School of Law), Emily Hammond Meazell(University of Oklahoma Law), Jodi L. Short (Georgetown University Law Center), and Kathryn A. Watts (University of Washington School of Law).
The agenda for the day, participant biographies, and the articles that will be presented can be found here: https://sites.google.com/site/dlj42symposium/home
Duke Law Journal’s 41st Annual Administrative Law Symposium: “The FCC and the Future” – February 25, 2011, 9 am – 4 pm
Duke Law Journal‘s 41st Annual Administrative Law Symposium, featuring Chairman Julius Genachowski of the FCC, will focus on the future of the Federal Communications Commission. The Symposium will explore the emerging administrative law and technological challenges facing the Internet and the allocation of spectrum, as well as the FCC’s role in shaping the future. What should the FCC’s role be? How should the Internet look in the future? And what challenges will be encountered along the way? The Symposium seeks to examine these important questions.
Participants include Julius Genachowski (FCC Chairman), Stuart Benjamin (Duke University School of Law), Jim Speta (Northwestern University School of Law), Philip Weiser (Sr. Advisor, National Economic Council), Kevin Werbach (University of Pennsylvania School of Law, Wharton School of Business), Rick Whitt (Google, Inc.), Tim Wu (Columbia University School of Law), and Christopher Yoo (University of Pennsylvania School of Law). Chairman Genachowski will speak at 11:15am.
The event is open to the public, but space is limited. Please register in advance by filling out the survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FYCKZQR. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duke Law Journal’s Fortieth Annual Administrative Law Symposium – February 12, 2010, Room 4047, 9 am – 5 pm
Duke Law Journal‘s Fortieth Annual Administrative Law Symposium will focus on immigration law and adjudication. The symposium will explore the rights of unauthorized migrants in the United States and how those rights are obliquely enforced. The symposium will also study the adjudicative competencies of immigration judges in light of the increased involvement of local and state authorities in the enforcement of immigration law. Finally, the symposium will look at the effect of specialized judges in immigration cases and will examine concrete proposals for reforming the immigration adjudication system. Participants include Lawrence Baum (Ohio State University, Political Science Department), Jennifer Chacón (UC Irvine School of Law), Adam Cox (University of Chicago Law School), Stephen Legomsky (Washington University Law School), Hiroshi Motomura (UCLA Law School), Cristina Rodriguez (New York University School of Law), and Russell Wheeler (Brookings Institute).
Duke Law Journal Administrative Law Symposium – March 20, 2009
The 2009 Duke Law Journal Administrative Law Symposium will focus on administrative law under the George W. Bush administration and the future of administrative law. The symposium will look retrospectively at thecharacteristics and accomplishments of the administrative state under the Bush Administration and prospectively at the direction the next President will or should take the administrative state. The symposium expects to include general articles about the larger themes and trends in administrative law as well as articles focusing on specific administrative law fields.
Duke Law Journal’s 37 Annual Administrative Law Symposium: “Administrative Law, Preemption and Federalism – April 15, 2008
Duke Law Journal‘s 37th Annual Administrative Law Symposium, titled “Administrative Law, Preemption and Federalism,” was held on April 15, 2008. The guests discussed the role of administrative law in preserving federalism values. Guests included Brian Galle, Mark Seidenfeld, Gillian E. Metzger, Stuart Minor Benjamin, Ernie A. Young, and Nina A. Mendelson. The articles and essays from the sympoosium are available at: http://www.law.duke.edu/journals/dlj/dljtoc57n7
A Webcast of this event, and previous administrative law symposiums, are available at: http://www.law.duke.edu/webcast/?match=Administrative+Law+Conference