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Constitutional Law Center to host Professor Eric Posner

September 27, 2011

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011
Professor Eric Posner, University of Chicago Law School

“The Executive Unbound: After the Madisonian Republic”
3 pm, Drake Law School - Cartwright Hall, Room 213

Eric Posner writes about contract law, international law, constitutional law, and administrative law.

His books include The Executive Unbound: After the Madisonian Republic (with Adrian Vermeule) (Oxford, 2011); Climate Change Justice (with David Weisbach) (Princeton, 2010); The Perils of Global Legalism (University of Chicago, 2009); Terror in the Balance: Security, Liberty and the Courts (with Adrian Vermeule) (Oxford, 2007); New Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis (with Matthew Adler) (Harvard, 2006); The Limits of International Law (with Jack Goldsmith) (Oxford, 2005); Law and Social Norms (Harvard, 2000); Chicago Lectures in Law and Economics (editor) (Foundation, 2000); Cost-Benefit Analysis: Legal, Economic, and Philosophical Perspectives (editor, with Matthew Adler) (University of Chicago, 2001).

Professor Posner has taught courses on international law, foreign relations law, contracts, employment law, bankruptcy law, secured transactions, and game theory and the law. His latest research focuses on international law, immigration law, and foreign relations law. He is an editor of the Journal of Legal Studies and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In addition, he reviews books for The New Republic. Professor Posner is a graduate of Yale College and Harvard Law School.

*This program approved for one hour of Iowa and one hour Federal CLE credit.