Session 1: "Structure and Source of the Executive Power"
Commentator: Eduardo Cifuentes
Marcelo Alegre, Democracy without Presidents
William Vazquez Irizarry, Taking Care of the Faithful Execution of the Laws in the Age of Autonomous Bodies: Reform or Dismissal of the Executive Power Theory
Mario Ramos Reyes, Law as the Handmaid of Politics: The Case of Paraguay
Session 2: "Globalization and Executive Power"
Commentator: Owen Fiss
Janet Koven Levit, International Law Happens (Whether the Executive Likes It or Not)
Laura Saldivia, Globalization and the Transformation of the Argentine Executive Branch
Aida Torres, The Internationalization of Lawmaking Processes: Constraining or Empowering the Executive?
Session 3: "The Scope of the Executive Power"
Commentator: Lourdes Peroni
Alejandro Madrazo, Under the Radar. Infra-Constitutional Powers of the Executive: The Case of the Tobacco Regulation in Mexico
Carlos Patron, The Dog in the Manger: Defining the State's Entreprenuerial Role in Latin America
Fernando Serrano, Meta-Constitutional Powers of the Executive Branch in Mexico
Session 4: "Checks on the Executive"
Commentator: Daniel Markovits
Elvira Mendez Chang, Can the Executive Branch be Controlled in Foreign Affairs?
Carlos Portugal Gouvea, Presidentialism and Corruption in Latin America: A Tale of Misleading Assumptions and Disruptive Perceptions
Jorge Silvero Salgueiro, Constitutional Checks on the Executive
Session 5: "Crises and Presidential Power"
Commentator: Efren Rivera
Fernando Atria, On Sovereignty and the Politcal
Antonio Barreto, Normalcy and Exceptionalism: The Indecipherable Contemporary Regularity of Exception
Gabriel Bouzat, Presidential Power and Political Crisis in Argentina