Taking Its Proper Rank: The Next 100 Years of Academic Scholarship at Georgetown Law

November 7, 2011 — This symposium commemorates the centennial anniversary of the Georgetown Law Journal, which will publish its 100th volume during the 2011-2012 academic year.

Event Note

The participants will discuss areas of legal scholarship to which the Georgetown Law Journal has contributed over the last century and aspires to contribute for the next 100 years.

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Time and Location

Thursday, November 17, 2011, 9:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.; Gewirz Student Center, 12th Floor, 120 F Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Schedule of Events

9:00 - 9:15 a.m, - Opening Remarks

  • Aaron Pennekamp, Editor-in-Chief, Georgetown Law Journal

9:15 - 11:00 a.m. - Panel 1: Intellectual Property Law in the Next Century

  • Julie Cohen, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center (Moderator)
  • Deven Desai, Policy Manager, Academic Relations Department, Google, Inc.; Professor, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • Herbert Hovenkamp, Professor, University of Iowa College of Law
  • Mark Lemley, Professor, Stanford Law School
  • Mark McKenna, Professor, University of Notre Dame Law School

11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Panel 2: International Law in the Next Century

  • John Jackson, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center (Moderator)
  • Chimene Keitner, Professor, University of California Hastings College of the Law
  • Julian Ku, Professor, Hofstra University School of Law
  • Alan Sykes, Professor, Stanford Law School

2:00 - 3:45 p.m. - Panel 3: Same-Sex Marriage's Impact on Family Law in the Next Century

  • Nan Hunter, Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Georgetown University Law Center (Moderator)
  • William Eskridge, Professor, Yale Law School
  • Mathew Nosanchuk, Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Nancy Polikoff, Professor, American University Washington College of Law; Visiting Professor, UCLA School of Law

4:00 - 4:15 p.m. - Closing Remarks

  • William M. Treanor, Dean, Georgetown University Law Center

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