News & Events
Leading Jurist Discusses Future of Economic Analysis of Law Nov. 20
The Honorable Guido Calabresi
November 16, 2006
The Honorable Guido Calabresi will discuss The Future of Economic Analysis of Law at Noon, November 20, 2006 at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. The lecture will be held in the Saxbe Auditorium (130 Drinko Hall), 55 West 12th Avenue. The public is invited to attend the free event.
The lecture will also be broadcast via the World Wide Web.
Judge Calabresi serves on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and is the Sterling Professor Emeritus and Professorial Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. One of the founders of the field of law and economics, his work has been hugely influential in shaping the economic analysis of tort law. He is the former dean of Yale Law School, and has been awarded more than 40 honorary degrees. Judge Calabresi is the author of four books and more than 100 articles on law and related subjects.
Judge Calabresi was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in 1994 by President Bill Clinton, a former student of Calabresiís.
The lecture is sponsored by the Center for Interdisciplinary Law and Policy Studies at the Moritz College of Law. The Center for Interdisciplinary Law and Policy Studies is committed to the promotion of interdisciplinary research, teaching, and public outreach designed to shed light on the nature and operation of law and legal institutions, as well as the impacts of law on society and culture.