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First Annual Civil Justice Symposium for Members and Staff: Congressional Oversight of the Civil Justice System

Event Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Location: Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

The Academy hosted its first annual Civil Justice Symposium.  The Symposium featured a combination of lecture and panel discussions related to law and economics and the civil justice system.  Key legal and policy issues addressed include: 



Economics of Consumer Protection

Henry N. Butler, Foundation Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law and Executive Director, Law & Economics Center



Congressional Oversight of the Civil Justice System

This panel discussion addressed three issues ripe for congressional oversight.

Martin H. Redish, Ancel Professor of Law and Public Policy, Northwestern University

Paul Rubin, Sanuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Economics, Emory University

Walter W. Cohen, Partner, Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP and Former Activing Attorney General of Pennsylvania



Member Perspectives on Legal Reform



For More Information, Contact: Congressional Civil Justice Caucus Academy


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