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Monday, January 02, 2012

Schedule: Junior Facutly Fed Courts Workshop

As previously announced, the Fourth Annual Junior Faculty Federal Courts Workshop will be held at FIU College of Law on February 2-4, 2012.

The conference is open to non-presenters, both junior and senior; the cost for attendance is to read the papers and be ready to ask questions and make comments. For those attending, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Hampton Inn & Suits Miami/Brickell-Downtown, 50 SW 12th Street, Miami. The block is for Thursday, February 2 through Saturday, February 4, although anyone wanting to stay over until Sunday morning can request the extra night. The conference rate is $ 209 per night. To reserve rooms, contact Christine Joo at (305) 377-9400 or c.joo@hospitalityamerica.com; tell her you are with this conference. Please call to reserve your room by January 5, 2012.

There will be a conference dinner on Thursday evening, at a restaurant within walking distance of the hotel and a dinner reception at the College of Law on Friday evening, following the last panels. We should be done by around 2 p.m. on Saturday. The College of Law will provide transportation between the hotel and the College of Law.

Papers will be posted to the FIU College of Law website (law.fiu.edu) by January 20.

The schedule of panels after the jump (thanks to Lou Mulligan and Jamelle Sharp, the two most recent hosts of the conference) for their help in selecting and organizing the papers.

Friday, February 3

Panel I: Judicial Decisionmaking (Mentor: Lee Epstein)

Margaret Thomas, The Federalism Canons of Statutory Interpretation as a Constraint on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Nancy Leong, Making Remedies

Elizabeth McCuskey, Clarity and Clarification: Grable Federal Questions in the Eyes of Their Beholders

Paul Gugliuzza, Patent Law's Uniformity Principle and the Consequences of Judicial Specialization 

Panel II: Judicial Capacity and Executive Action (Mentor: Susan Bandes)

Saul Zipkin, A Common Law Court in a Regulatory World

Andrew Coan, Judicial Capacity and the Substance of Constitutional Law

John Greabe, Making Use of Small Spaces: Re-Conceptualizing Rights as Sources of Judicial Lawmaking Authority

Sandra Sperino, Statutory Proximate Cause

Panel III: Structuring Litigation (Mentor: Theodore Eisenberg)

Corey Yung, Judging Styles

Josh Douglas, Procedural Fairness in Election Contests

Mark Spottswood, Evidence-Based Litigation Reform

Shay Lavie, The Malleability of Collective Litigation

Panel IV: State-Federal Relations (Mentor: Suzanna Sherry)

Verity Winship, Aligning Choice of Law and Choice of Forum

Sergio Campos, Erie as Enforcement Default Law

Samuel Jordan, Reconceptualizing Judicial Federalism

Charlton Copeland, Race, Trust and American Federalism

Saturday, February 4:

Panel V: Article III Jurisdiction (Mentor: Martin Redish)

Matt Hall, Standing to Defend

Dustin Benham, Article III's Promise to the Lower Federal Courts: An Irreducible Version of Judicial Power

Alex Glahausser, The Extension Clause and the Independence of the Supreme Court's Jurisdiction

Justin Pidot, Rethinking Jurisdictional Procedure: Promoting Justice, Efficiency and Separation of Powers

Panel VI: Interpretation (Mentor: Janet Alexander) 

Johanna Kalb, Intersystemic Treaty Interpretation: A Space for the State

Robin Effron, When the Perfect Becomes the Enemy of the Good: The Relatedness Problem in Personal Jurisdiction

Paul Stancil, Lead Us Not Into Temptation: Congressional Silence and the Statutory Interpretation Game

Robert Jones, Lessons from a Lost Constitution

Posted by Howard Wasserman on January 2, 2012 at 09:41 AM in Civil Procedure, Howard Wasserman, Sponsored Announcements | Permalink

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