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Friday, October 13

Panel Discussions

3:30 pm
Mock Moot Court, Argued by Current YLS Students Before a Panel of Judges from the '56 Moot Court Team: Philip Morris USA v. Williams


Petition for a Writ of Certiorari

Brief in Opposition

Petitioner's Reply Brief


Brief for the Petitioner

Brief for Respondent


Amicus Curiae Brief of A. Mitchell Polinsky, Steven Shavell, and the Cato Institute in Support of Petitioner

Brief Amicus Curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation in Support of Petitioner

Brief Amicus Curiae of Professors Keith N. Hylton, Kenneth G. Dau-Schmidt, Mark F. Grady, Jeffrey L. Harrison, Mark G. Kelman, and Thomas Ulen in Support of Respondents

Brief Amicus Curiae of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers in Support of Petitioner

Brief Amicus Curiae of United Policyholders in Support of Respondent Mayola Williams

Brief Foramici Curiae R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Lorillard Tobacco Company in Support of Petitioner

Brief for the National Association of Manufacturers, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, the American Chemistry Council, and Business Roundtable as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner

Brief of Akhil Reed Amar and Arthur McEvoy as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent

Brief of Amici Curiae AARP, South Poverty Law Center, Consumer Federation of America, Lawrence Mitchell, Kelly Esty, Eric W. Orts, Kent Greenfield, Michael H. Crosby in Support of

Brief of Amicus Curiae Center for A Just Society in Support of the Respondent

Brief of Amici Curiae National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, American Insurance Association, and Property Casualty Insurers Association of America in Support of Petitioner

Brief of Amicus Curiae Steven L. Chanenson and John Y. Gotanda in Support of Petitioner

Brief of Amicus Curiae Trial Lawyers for Public Justice in Support of Respondent

Brief of Henry H. Drummonds, Caroline Forell, Kathy T. Graham, Laird C. Kirkpatrick, Ronald B. Lansing, Susan F. Mandiberg, James Mooney, and Dominick R. Vetri, as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent

Brief of Neil Vidmar, Brian Bornstein, Kevin M. Clermont, Stephen Daniels, Thomas A. Eaton, Theodore Eisenberg, Solomon M. Fulero, Marc Gaianter, Edith Greene, Valerie P. Hans, Michael Heise, Irwin A. Horowitz, Thomas H. Koenig, Margaret Bull Kovera, Stephan Landsman, Robert Maccoun, Nancy S. Marder, Joanne Martin, James T. Richardson, Jennifer K. Robbennolt, Mary R. Rose, Michael L. Rustad, Susette M. Talarico, Martin T. Wells as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent

Brief of Oregon Forest Industries Council, Orgeon Grocers Association, National Federation of Independent Business/Oregon Chapter, Oregon Restaurant Association, Associated Oregon Industries, and Strategic Economic Development Corporation as Amicus Curiae in Support of the Petitioner

Brief of the American Tort Reform Association as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioner

Brief of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America as Amicus Curiae in Support of Respondent

Brief of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, American Association for Respiratory Care, American Dental Hygienists' Association, American Legacy Foundation, American Lung Association, American Public Health Association, American Society of Addiction Medicine, American Thoracic Society, Lung Cancer Alliance, National Association of Local Boards of Health, National Research Center for Women and Families, National Latino Council on Alcohol and Tobacco, and Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent

Brief of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioner

Brief of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioner

Brief of the Product Liability Advisory Council as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioner

Brief of the States of Oregon, California, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, and Wisconsin Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent

Brief of the Washington Legal Foundation and Allied Educational Foundation as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner

Respondent on Review v. Philip Morris Incorporated Oregon Supreme Court

Oregon Court of Appeals Decision

Saturday, October 14   
Panel Discussions

9:30 am
I. I Love My Job, But Working 24/7?

Galanter, Marc

“Old and in the Way’: The Coming Demographic Transformation of the Legal Profession and Its Implications for the Provision of Legal Services,” Wisconsin Law Review 1999: 1081-1117 (1999)

“Tournament of Jokes: Generational Tension in Large Law Firms,” North Carolina Law Review 84: 1437-1448 (2006).

Rhode, Deborah L.

“Women and Leadership:  The State of Play,” Deborah L. Rhode and Barbara Kellerman, July, 2006

Villarreal, P.D.
"Surviving Stressful Jobs," PD Villarreal, Inside Litigation, Winter 2006 edition

"The Moral Life of a Litigator - Really!," PD Villarreal, Inside Litigation, Spring/Summer 2006

11:00 am
II. Work and Self

Schulman, Amy Weinfeld

“Cherchez la Femme,” Judith H. Dobrzynski; The Wall Street Journal Online, August 4, 2006: page A16

“Wall Street’s Women Face a Fork in the Road,” Jenny Anderson, The New York Times, August 6, 2006

“Women and the Legal Profession—A Status Report, Elena Kagan, The Record, 2006, Vol. 61, No. 1.

Feminism in the Law:  Theory, Practice and Criticism, “Complex Feminist Conversations, Judith Resnik, The University of Chicago Legal Forum, Volume 1989.

11:00 am
III. Cycles of Work – Beginning, Switching, Multi-Careering, and Retiring

Barbara Brown
The Limits of Stereotypes: Piling generalizations upon numerical disparities doesn't prove actual discrimination

Williams, Joan
“Balanced Hours:  Effective Part-Time Policies for Washington Law Firms,” Joan Williams and Cynthia Thomas Calvert, The Project for Attorney Retention, Final Report, 2nd Edition, August 2001

“Litigation the Maternal Wall:  U.S. Lawsuits Charging Discrimination Against Workers with Family Responsibilities,” Mary C. Still, Center for WorkLifeLaw, UC Hastings College of the Law, July 6, 2006

2:30 pm
Is the Constitution’s Separation of Powers Breaking Down?

Calabresi, Steven G.
“The President: Lightning Rod or King?”  Steven G. Calabresi and James Lindgren, forthcoming in the Yale Law Journal

Karlan, Pamela S.
“Separation of Parties, Not Powers,” Daryl J. Levinson and Richard H. Pildes, Harvard Law Review, 2006