Online CLE Registration Available for Legal Scholarship Symposium
Friday, March 20, 2009
By Jimmy Hart
Richard A. Epstein will be the guest of honor at the Tulsa Law Review’s Eighth Annual Legal Scholarship Symposium hosted by The University of Tulsa College of Law, March 26 and 27.
Epstein has taught law at the University of Chicago since 1972 where he is James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Director of the John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics and has served as the Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution since 2000. He is currently a visiting faculty member at New York University School of Law.
Epstein’s often-cited work will be discussed at the symposium by a distinguished group of guests, including:
- Douglas G. Baird, Harry A. Bigelow Distinguished Service Professor of Law, The University of Chicago Law School
- Robert C. Ellickson, Walter E. Meyer Professor of Property and Urban Law, Yale Law School
- Lee Fennell, professor of law, The University of Chicago Law School
- Michele B. Goodwin, professor of medicine and public health, Everett Fraser Professor of Law, The University of Minnesota Law School
- Marla E. Mansfield, professor of law and NELPI Fellow, The University of Tulsa College of Law
- Richard H. McAdams, Bernard D. Meltzer Professor of Law, The University of Chicago Law School
- Adam Mossoff, associate professor of law, George Mason University School of Law
- Catherine M. Sharkey, professor of law, New York University School of Law
A full symposium schedule, information regarding CLE credit and online registration is available at www.law.utulsa.edu/symposium.
Epstein received an LL.D., h.c., from the University of Ghent, 2003. He has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 1985 and a Senior Fellow of the Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago Medical School since 1983. He served as editor of the Journal of Legal Studies from 1981 to 1991 and of the Journal of Law and Economics from 1991 to 2001. At present, he is a director of the John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics at the University of Chicago Law School.
Epstein received bachelor’s degrees from Columbia College and Oxford University, also an LL.B. from Yale University.