The Stanford Law and Policy Society - SLAPS

Spring 2005 Policy Events in and around Stanford Law School

SLAPS Events

Spring 2005 Policy Career Panel

Spring 2005 Colloquium: No Child Left Behind

Events Beyond SLAPS:



Time: Thursdays, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.  Location: Law School , Room #272 (along the arcade connecting the two main Law School buildings, second level).   Papers: Visit .

February 17: Keith Hylton ( School of Law , Boston University ) “Church and State: An Economic Analysis”

March 3: Alan Sykes (University of Chicago Law School ) “Public v. Private Enforcement of International Economic Law”

March 17: Robert Sitkoff & Max Schanzenbach (Northwestern University Law School ) “Jurisdictional Competition for Trust Funds: An Empirical Analysis of Perpetuities and Taxes”

April 7: Jeff Gordon ( Columbia Law School ) “The Contestable Claims of Shareholder Wealth Maximization: Evidence from the Airline Industry”

April 21: Bruch Hay ( Harvard Law School ) & Kathryn Spier ( Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University) “Manufacturer Liability for Harm Caused by Consumers to Others”


Time: Mondays, 3:45 – 5:25 p.m.  Location: Except for the session on Thursday, April 7, all seminars meet in Room 271, Stanford Law School .  Papers: Visit .

February 14: Terry Anderson ( Stanford Graduate School of Business, Hoover Institute) “Viewing the Environment Through Coase-Colored Glasses”

February 21: Jamie Grodsky (University of Minnesota Law School ) “Genetics and Environmental Law: Redefining Public Health”

February 28: Jane Lubchenco ( Oregon State University ) “Marine Reserve Science: Informing Decisions about Oceans as Public Trusts”

March 7: Scott Slovic ( University of Nevada , Reno ) Love Cannot Be Priced: Emotion, Narrative, and Environmental Policy”

March 14: Ursula Heise ( Stanford University ) “Risk, Narrative, and the Imagination of the Future”

March 28: Karen Garrison (Natural Resources Defense Council) “Marine Reserves: Does the Terrestrial Model Fit?”

April 4: Ralph Grossi (American Farmland Trust) “The Need for and Promise of U.S. Farm Subsidies: $20 Billion a Year for What?”

April 7: Josh Eagle (University of South Carolina School of Law) “Oceans Without Handrails?: Why Marine Wilderness Is a Tough Climb” (Class at Encina Hall East Wing, 4 th Floor Conference Room from 3:30 to 5:00pm with reception following.

April 18: Gary Francione ( Rutgers School of Law) “Animals: Properties or Persons?”

April 25: Steve Wise (Center for the Expansion of Fundamental Rights) “Animal Rights, One Step at a Time”

May 2: Jon Cannon ( University of Virginia ) “Environmentalism and the Supreme Court: An Interpretation”


Time: Tuesdays 4:15 to 5:45 p.m.   Location: Room 190, Stanford Law School . Readings :

February 15: Jennifer Martinez ( Stanford Law School ) “ Balancing Human Rights and National Security in the ‘War on Terror'”

February 22: Walid Salem ( Palestinian Center for the Dissemination for Democracy and Community Development, Jerusalem ) “ Settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: What's to be Done?”

March 1: Bruce Jones (Center on International Cooperation, New York University and High-level Panel on Threats, Challenges, and Changes, United Nations) “ Collective Security and the UN in the 21st Century: Challenges, Obstacles, and Opportunities”

March 8: Allen Weiner ( St anford Law School ) “ The Use of Force in Response to Security Threats from WMD and Terrorism”


Time: Mondays 4:00 to 5:45 p.m. Location: Feb. 14 th in Rm. 185, all others in Rm. 283, Stanford Law School .  Papers: Visit

February 14 : Terry Anderson (PERC and Hoover Institution) "Donning Coase-colored Glasses: A Property Rights View of Natural Resource Economics" (joint session with the Environmental Law Colloquium)

February 28 :  Clint Bolick (President, Alliance for School Choice) "Voucher Wars: Waging the Legal Battle Over School Choice"

March 14 :   Greg Rosston ( Stanford Center for Economic Policy Research) "Better Regulation Through Economics: Spectrum Auctions and Telecommunications Policy"

April 4 :   Hon. Bradley Smith (Chairman, Federal Elections Commission) "Regulation of Federal Elections and the Future of Campaign Finance"

April 18 : John J. Donohue III ( Yale Law School ) "Gun Crazy"



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