Wednesday, October 13, 2010
The Journal of Law, Economics & Policy at the George Mason University School of Law will host its annual symposium on October 21, 2010, in partnership with the Law & Economics Center at George Mason University, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Foundation for Criminal Justice. There is widespread recognition, across the political and ideological spectrum, that the United States is over-criminalized, and that over-criminalization poses serious threats to our liberties, our values, and our prosperity. With recognition and examination of this problem, it is now time to move to the next level – developing solutions. This symposium will capture the broad consensus on the over-criminalization problem and serve as the motivation for reform.
View the entire program here.
Some of the speakers confirmed for the symposium include:
Larry Thompson, General Counsel and Senior Vice President for Government Affiairs, PepsiCo, Inc.
Hon. Jed S. Rakoff, United States District Judge, Southern District of New York
Larry Ribstein, Mildred Van Voorhis Jones Chair and Associate Dean for Research, University of Illinois College of Law
Darryl Brown, O.M. Vicars Professor of Law and David H. Ibbeken ’71 Research Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
Sara Sun Beale, Charles L. B. Lowndes Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law
Hon. Frederic Block, United States District Judge, Eastern District of New York
Hon. Cormac J. Carney, United States District Judge, Central District of California
Roger Fairfax, George Washington University Law School
Jim E. Lavine, Zimmermann, Lavine, Zimmermann & Sampson P.C., and President, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Cynthia Orr, Attorney, Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley and Immediate Past President, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Solomon L. Wisenberg, Partner & Co-chair of the White Collar Crime Defense Group, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
Lucian E. Dervan, Southern Ilinois University School of Law
Kate Stith, Lafayete S. Foster Professor of Law, Yale Law School
Lawrence S. Goldman, Law Office of Lawrence S. Goldman and Past President, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Hon. Nancy Gertner, United States District Judge, District of Massachusetts
Harvey Silverglate, Author and Of Counsel, Zalkind, Rodriguez, Lunt and Duncan, LLP
The full agenda and registration are now available. The registration fee is $125 by October 1st, $175 after October 1st, and $30 for students. 5.0 Virginia CLE credits are approved. We will also support you in submitting any CLE paperwork for your state bar association.