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Faculty Workshops provide an open forum for discussion on current legal issues and are lead by a legal scholar in that field. FIU Law hosts legal scholars and professors from institutions around the world who provide insight and encourage discussion on myriad legal topics. FIU Law also hosts annual Decanal Lectures on Legal Education. Workshops occur periodically throughout the year and recordings are archived in eCollections @ FIU Law Library in the Faculty Workshops series.

For information on past workshops, please click the title below:

  • Regulating Business Innovation as Policy Disruption: Is the Platform Economy Special?
    Professor J.B. Ruhl, of Vanderbilt Law School, presented a working draft of his work Regulating Business Innovation as Policy Disruption: Is the Platform Economy Special? This work examines how the platform economy certainly raises a wide range of important legal issues, analyzes the theory and practice of business innovation, policy disruption, and proposes […]
  • When Does Board Diversity Benefit Firms?
    Professor Darren Rosenblum, of Pace Law School, presented a working draft of his work When Does Board Diversity Benefit Firms? This work argues that we can only assess how sex diversity leads to improved performance by understanding the who, what, and where of diversity’s benefit.
  • HLA Hart and the Making of the New Natural Law Theory
    Professor Santiago Legarre, of Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina; Independent Researcher, CONICET (Argentine National Council for the Research in the Humanities); Visiting Professor, University of Notre Dame Law School (USA) and Strathmore Law School (Kenya), presented a working draft of his work HLA Hart and the Making of the New Natural Law Theory. […]
  • Crime Logic, Campus Sexual Assault, and Restorative Justice
    Professor Donna Coker, of University of Miami School of Law, presented a working draft of her work Crime Logic, Campus Sexual Assault, and Restorative Justice. This work examines that Campus administrators should adopt, and feminists should support, public health responses to sexual assault that are informed by critical race feminism’s insights regarding the […]
  • Constitutional Challenges and Regulatory Opportunities for State Climate Policy Innovation
    Professor Felix Mormann, of University of Miami School of Law, presented a working draft of his work Constitutional Challenges and Regulatory Opportunities for State Climate Policy Innovation. This work examines constitutional limits and regulatory openings for innovative state policies to mitigate climate change by promoting climate-friendly, renewable ener […]