The Georgetown Law Journal Announces Schedule for Volume 100 Celebration and Symposium

The Georgetown Law Journal is pleased to announce its centennial anniversary celebration: Taking Its Proper Rank: The Next 100 Years of Academic Scholarship at Georgetown Law, which will take place on Thursday, November 17, 2011 at Gewirz 12th Floor.

The schedule for the symposium is below*:

8:45-9:00 A.M.

Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:15 A.M.

Opening Remarks by Dean Robin West • Frederick J. Haas Professor of Law and Philosophy, Associate Dean for Research and Academic Programs, Georgetown University Law Center

 9:15-11:00 A.M.

Panel 1 • Intellectual Property Law in the Next Century

Moderated by Julie Cohen • Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Mark LemleyKeynote Speaker, Stanford Law School

Herbert HovenkampCommenter, The University of Iowa College of Law

Devan DesaiCommenter, Google, Inc.

11:00-11:15 A.M.

Coffee & Tea Break

11:15 A.M.-1:00 P.M.

Panel 2 • International Law in the Next Century

Moderated by John Jackson • University Professor; Director; Institute of International Economic Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Alan Sykes • Keynote Speaker, Stanford Law School

Chimene Keitner • Commenter, UC Hastings College of the Law

Julian Ku • Commenter, Hofstra Law School

1:00-2:00 P.M.

Lunch

2:00-3:45 P.M.

Panel 3 • Same-Sex Marriage’s Impact on Family Law in the Next Century

Moderated by Dean Robin West • Frederick J. Haas Professor of Law and Philosophy, Associate Dean for Research and Academic Programs, Georgetown University Law Center

William Eskridge • Keynote Speaker, Yale Law School

Nancy Polikoff • Commenter, Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law and 2011-2012 Visiting McDonald/Wright Chair of Law UCLA School of Law

3:45-3:50 P.M.

Snack Break

3:50-4:00 P.M.

Closing Symposium Remarks by William M. Treanor • Executive Vice President & Dean, Georgetown University Law Center

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*Final Schedule Subject to Change

For additional information contact  Julie Polovina at JDP64@law.georgetown.edu or 518-265-1288.

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