2009-2010

The University of Tulsa College of Law Faculty Workshop Series hosts legal scholars from across the nation and provides a forum for critical exchange on works-in-progress, as well as discussion of contemporary legal issues.

The workshops are held in the Dean's Conference Room, Noon-1:30pm on each Friday listed below. These workshops are limited to the College of Law Faculty, unless otherwise noted.

Faculty Workshop Series 2009-2010

Fall 2009


September 11, 2009

Kent Greenfield, Professor of Law, Boston College, “The Myth of Choice”

Faculty host, Associate Dean Tamara Piety











September 18, 2009
Charles L. Knapp, Joseph W. Cotchett Distinguished Professor of Law, UC Hastings, “Blowing the Whistle on Mandatory Arbitration: Unconscionability as a Signaling Device”

Faculty host, Professor Robert Butkin








September 25, 2009
Carlton F.W. Larson, Professor of Law, UC Davis, “Naming Baby: Can government Regulate Parents’ Ability to Name their Children?”

Faculty host, Associate Professor Robert Spoo










October 9, 2009
Catherine Fisk, Chancellor’s Professor of Law, University of California Irvine School of Law, “Authorship and Attribution in Advertising”









October 23, 2009
Mark Seidenfeld, Patricia A. Dore Professor of Administrative Law, Florida State University College of Law, “Chevron’s Foundation”










November 13, 2009
Lawrence B. Solum, John E. Cribbet Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, University of Illinois College of Law , "The Interpretation-Construction Distinction"




Spring 2010


January 22, 2010

Lee A. Harris, Associate Professor of Law, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, (Memphis) , “A Political Theory of Shareholder Activism and Its Implications”


January, 29, 2010

Paul Saint-Amour, Professor, University of Pennsylvania


February 5, 2010
Mary Margaret Penrose, Associate Professor of Law, University of Oklahoma College of Law , "Luxuries or Necessities, the Right to Counsel During Habeas Corpus Proceedings."

Faculty host, Professor Lyn Entzeroth








March 12, 2010
Douglas N. Husak, Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University , “Retributivism and Mistake of Law”

Faculty host, Professor Russell Christopher










March 26, 2010
Bryant G. Garth, Dean, Southwestern Law School , "MacCrate v. Carnegie: Comparing Legal Reforms"