Professors Fairfield and Fraley win Lewis Prize for Excellence in Legal Scholarship

Each fall, two prizes are awarded by the Frances Lewis Law Center to recognize outstanding legal scholarship supported by our summer grants.  This year’s winners of the Lewis Prize for Excellence in Legal Scholarship are Josh Fairfield and Jill Fraley. Professor Fairfield's award recognizes his outstanding scholarship on the intersection of law and technology.  In … Continue reading Professors Fairfield and Fraley win Lewis Prize for Excellence in Legal Scholarship

Professor Parella Presents at Yale Law Workshop on Informal-Formal Governance

On September 28, 2017 Professor Kish Parella presented her working draft, “Public Relations Litigation,” at a workshop exploring the intersection of formal and informal governance sponsored by the Center for Private Law at Yale Law School. Her draft explores the reputational repair functions of business litigation, especially for plaintiffs implicated in a broader corporate crisis.  … Continue reading Professor Parella Presents at Yale Law Workshop on Informal-Formal Governance

Professor Parella Hosts Scholarly Roundtable on the Information Effects of Litigation

On September 21-22, 2017 Professor Kish Parella hosted a scholarly roundtable on the information effects of litigation. The other participants were Sadie Blanchard (Yale), Nathan Cortez (SMU), Brandon Garrett (UVA), Jake Linford (FSU), Kathryn Sabbeth (UNC), and Roy Shapira (IDC).  All participants exchanged working drafts exploring the information value of litigation, including the reputational benefits … Continue reading Professor Parella Hosts Scholarly Roundtable on the Information Effects of Litigation