FIU Law Review presents The Layers of Law and Social Order symposium on Friday, October 24, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Rafael Diaz-Balart Hall (FIU College of Law) in courtroom 1000.
The conference will contribute to the discussion on legal pluralism, self-regulatory regimes, and the interplay between state and non-state dispute resolution and governance. The conference features a select group of renowned scholars and experts who will contribute to the discussion with illustrations that convey the breadth and importance of this topic from different perspectives.
The conference is free and open to the public. Register here.
|8:00 AM – 8:30 AM||Breakfast and Registration|
|8:30 AM – 9:00 AM||Welcome and Introduction |
Dean R. Alexander Acosta, Manuel A. Gomez, and Marc Galanter
|9:00 AM – 10:30 AM||First Session: Layers of Official Law|
Lawrence M. Friedman, Marc Galanter, and James Jaffee
Chair and Moderator: Howard Wasserman
|10:30 AM – 10:45 AM||Coffee Break|
|10:45 AM – 12:15 PM||Second Session: The Penumbra Between the Official and the Unofficial|
Mark Edwards, Eric Feldman, and Alexander Pearl
Chair and Moderator: Noah Weisbord
|12:15 AM – 12:30 PM||Break|
|12:30 PM – 1:30 PM||Roundtable Lunch Session: Several Decades in the Study of Legal Pluralism|
Sally Falk Moore
Moderators: Marc Galanter and Manuel A. Gomez
|1:30 PM – 1:45 PM||Break|
|1:45 PM – 3:30 PM||Third Session: Social and Legal Order in Absence or Against the State|
Pedro Fortes, Manuel A. Gomez, Barak Richman, and Eden Sarid
Chair and Moderator: Marc Galanter
|3:30 PM – 4:30 PM||Closing Remarks and Reception|
Franco Bacigalupo and Audrey Salbo