Center for Law & Philosophy
Join the National Lawyers Guild to discuss “The History Wars and Property Law: Conquest and Slavery as Foundational to the Field” by K-Sue Park. The discussion will focus on the roles that enslavement and conquest played in the origin of property law and how that can be integrated into an understanding of property law today. Reading the article is not necessary to participate. Food will be provided.
Judge Kevin Newsom of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit will give a lecture on interpretive methodologies in the constitutional and statutory settings. Food will be provided.
Professor Christopher J. Walker of the University of Michigan Law School will give a lecture on the future of the major questions doctrine after West Virginia v. EPA.
Congressional conflicts with the executive branch often set off legal battles in the courts, and cases can drag on until the point is moot. UVA Law professor Payvand Ahdout digs into why this is happening and what impact it has on the balance of power.