TLR-THE SCHOLARSHIP OF RICHARD A. EPSTEIN

Tulsa Law Review 8th Legal Scholarship Symposium

THE SCHOLARSHIP OF
RICHARD A. EPSTEIN

James Parker Hall Distinguished Service
Professor of Law and Director of the John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics

University of Chicago Law School

Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow,

The Hoover Institution

Visiting Professor

New York University Law School

Joining RICHARD A. EPSTEIN in discussion of his scholarship will be:

DOUAGLAS G. BAIRD
Harry A. Bigelow Distinguished
Service Professor of Law
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
University of Chicago Law School

MICHELE B. GOODWIN
Professor of Medicine and Public Health
Everett Fraser Professor of Law
University of Minnesota Law School
F. SCOTT KIEFF
Senior Fellow
The Hoover Institution
Professor of Law and
Professor of Neurological Surgery
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law

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
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

Join premier legal scholars as they discuss and critique the scholarship of Richard A. Epstein.


Richard A. Epstein has taught law at the University of Chicago since 1972 and has served as the Peter and Kirsten
Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution since 2000.

He 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, Oxford University and an LL.B. from Yale University.

Schedule

Thursday, March 26

8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast for Guests outside the Courtroom.
9:00-9:05 a.m. Symposium Begins
Opening Remarks and Introduction of Richard Epstein by Dean Levit.
9:05-9:50 a.m. Introduction by Robert Spoo
Catherine M. Sharkey
"Eschewing the Aristotelian Golden Mean: In Honor of Richard Epstein."
Questions and Answers moderated by Robert Spoo
9:50-10:35 a.m. Introduction by Irma Russell
Adam Mossoff
"Simple Rules for Complex Innovation: Intellectual Property as Property"
Questions and Answers moderated by Irma Russell
10:35 a.m. Break-Coffee, water, and breakfast items
10:50-11:35 a.m. Introduction by Robert Spoo
Marla E. Mansfield
"A Reexamination of Time’s Temporal Aspects and Takings"
Questions and Answers moderated by Robert Spoo
11:35-11:40 a.m. Closing of morning session by Professor Irma Russell with notice to guests to return by 2:00 p.m.
11:45 a.m.-1:55 p.m. Lunch Break
2:00-2:45 p.m. Introduction by Irma Russell
Douglas G. Baird
"The Holmesian Bad Man and Common Law Contracts"
Questions and Answers moderated by Irma Russell
2:45-3:30 p.m. Introduction by Robert Spoo
Richard McAdams
"The Legal Regulation of Discrimination"-TENTATIVE
Questions and Answers moderated by Robert Spoo
3:30-3:45 p.m. Break-Coffee, water, and cookies
3:45-4:30 p.m. Introduction by Irma Russell
Michelle B. Goodwin
"Relational Markets in Intimate Goods"
Questions and Answers moderated by Robert Spoo
4:35 p.m. Closing Remarks by Professor Tamara Piety

Friday, March 27

9:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast for Guests outside Courtroom
10:00-10:05 a.m. Opening Remarks by Samanthia Sierakowski Marshall, Editor-in-Chief of the Tulsa Law Review
10:05-10:50 a.m. Introduction by Lyn Entzeroth
Lee Fennell
Questions and Answers moderated by Lyn Entzeroth
10:50-11:35 a.m. Introduction by Robert Butkin
Robert C. Ellickson
"Federalism and Kelo: An Essay for Richard Epstein"
Questions and Answers moderated by Robert Butkin
11:35-11:40 a.m. Closing of morning session by Professor Entzeroth with notice to guests to return by 1:55 p.m.
11:45 a.m.-1:55 p.m. Lunch
2:00-2:45 p.m. Introduction by Robert Butkin
Richard A. Epstein
Questions and Answers moderated by Robert Butkin
2:45-2:55 p.m. Closing Remarks by Tamara Piety
2:55-3:15 p.m. Wrap up by Dean Levit

WHEN & WHERE
Thursday & Friday, March 26 – 27, 2009 at The University of Tulsa College of Law,
Wm. Stuart Price and Michael C. Turpen Courtroom, 3120 E. 4th Pl., Tulsa, Oklahoma.

SEMINAR FEES
CLE Credit: $150/person or $125/TU Alumni • Educators’ Discount: $75 • Students and Others: Free
All major credit cards accepted. Make checks payable to The University of Tulsa.

RESERVATIONS & REFUNDS
Cancellations will be accepted on or before March 12, 2009
(minus a $25 administrative
fee). Substitutions may be made any time at no additional charge.

CONTACTS
To register, contact jo-bouteller@utulsa.edu, or call (918) 631-3704.
For more information, contact barbette-veit@utulsa.edu, or call (918) 631-5604.