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Sponsored by the Oscar M Ruebhausen Fund at Yale Law School
Yale Law School, May 7-9, 2009

Room 129

Thursday, May 7: 7 pm informal  dinner for early arrivals

Graduate Club - 155 Elm Street


Friday, May 8:
8:15-9:00 am: Continental breakfast
- Faculty Lounge

9:00-11:00 am

(1)  State-Formation and the History of Administrative Law
Jerry Mashaw (Yale Law School)
Bernardo Sordi (Università degli Studi di Firenze, Centro Studi per la Storia del Pensiero Giuridico Moderno), “The Science of Administration and Administrative Law in European History” (with Luca Mannori) [Paper]
Nicholas R. Parrillo (Yale Law School), “The Rise of Non-Profit Government in the United States: A Conceptual Overview and a Case Study of Federal Customs Collection”
Janet McLean (University of Dundee), “British Idealism and the Administrative State” [Paper]  [Abstract]
John Ohnesorge(University of Wisconsin), “Pathways to Administrative Law” [Paper]

11:00 am-11:15 am - break - Room 122

11:15 am-1:15pm
(2) Constitutional Structure and Administrative Law

Peter Lindseth (University of Connecticut)
Elizabeth Magill (University of Virginia Law School), “Comparative Positive Political Theory” (with Dan Ortiz )
Adam Tomkins (University of Glasgow), “Parliament, Human Rights, and Counter-Terrorism”
Thomas Poole (London School of Economics), “Common Law of Judicial Review or Juridical Archipelago? On the Future of Administrative Law” [Paper]

[Tom Ginsburg (University of Chicago Law School), “Constitutional Treatment of the Administrative State: Patterns and Puzzles” - not attending] [Paper]

Lunch: 1:15-2:30pm - Faculty Lounge

(3) Administrative Structure and Administrative Law

Michael Asimow (UCLA)
Lorne Sossin (University of Toronto), “The Puzzle of Independence for Administrative Bodies” [Paper]
John Ackerman (UNAM, Mexico), “Independent Accountability Agencies and Democracy: A New Separation of Powers?” [Paper]
Jiunn-rong Yeh (National Taiwan University), “Experimenting Independent Commissions in Taiwan's Civil Administrative Law System: Perils and Prospects” [Paper] [Abstract]
[Xixin Wang (Peking University) “Moves toward ‘Open Government’ in Chinese Administrative Law” - not attending]

4:30-4:45 pm - break - Room 122

(4) Administrative Decision-Making and Administrative Law

Douglas Kysar (YLS)

Javier Barnes(University of Seville), “Transforming Administrative Procedure: Towards a third generation of administrative procedures” [Paper] [Abstract]
Joanne Scott (University College London), “REACH and the Evolution of EU Administrative Law” [Paper]
Robert Ahdieh (Emory Law School), “The New Regulation: Command and Coordination in the Modern Administrative State” [Paper]                                                                                                                                        [Marco d’Alberti (University of Rome), “Administrative Law and the Public Regulation of Markets in a Global Age” - not attending]

7:15-9:30 pm cocktails and dinner

Quinnipiac Club - 221 Church Street


Saturday, May 9
8:00-9:00 am Continental Breakfast
- Faculty Lounge

(5) Administrative Litigation and Administrative Law: 
Howard Fenton (Ohio Northern Law School)
Tom Merrill (Yale Law School), “The Origins of the Appellate Review Model of Administrative Law” [Paper]
Peter Cane (Australian National University): “Judicial Review and Merits Review: Comparing Administrative Adjudication by Courts and Tribunals” [Paper]
Cheng-Yi Huang (University of Chicago) “Judicial Deference and Democratic Governance in New Democracies – Self-Restraining Courts in Post-Transitional South Africa, Taiwan, and Poland”       Neysun Mahboubi (University of Connecticut), “Suing the Government in China”

11:00-11:15 am - break - Room 122

(6) The Boundaries of the State and the Future of Administrative Law—National Developments 
Susan Rose-Ackerman (Yale Law School)
Daphne Barak-Erez (Tel Aviv University), “Three Questions of Privatization” [Paper]

Irma Sandoval (UNAM, Mexico), “Financial crisis and bailout: legal challenges and international lessons from Mexico, Korea and the United States” [Paper]
Jean-Bernard Auby (Sciences-Po, Paris), “Contracting Out and ‘Public Values’: A Theoretical and Comparative Approach” [Paper]
Laura Dickinson (Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law), “Government Contracts: Accountability and Constraint in Military and Civilian Contracts in the US”

1:15-1:30 pm - box lunches to be picked up in Room 122

1:30-3:15pm (working lunch—box lunches to eat in conference room - Rm. 129)
(7) The Boundaries of the State and the Future of Administrative Law—Transnational Regulatory Networks

George Bermann (Columbia Law School) and Francesca Bignami (George Washington University)                                                                                                                                                    Panelists:
David Zaring (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania) “International Institutional Performance in Crisis” [Paper]
Paul Craig (Oxford University), “Shared Administration and Networks: Global and EU Perspectives” [Paper]
Johannes Saurer (University of Bayreuth), “Supranational Governance and Horizontal Accountability: The Role of Member States in Oversight of EU Agencies” [Paper]

3:15-3:45 pm: Concluding remarks and next steps: Susan Rose-Ackerman (Yale Law School)

5:30-8:00 pm: cocktails and informal dinner for those staying over Saturday night-
Dining Hall, Yale Law School