Thirteen visiting professors will teach at the Law School in the spring term, including visitors from France, Germany, and Italy. The visiting faculty includes the former Attorney General for the State of New Jersey, a former member of President Bill Clinton's National Economic Council, and a former dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Florence. Read more about the lineup below.

Visiting Faculty

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Michal Barzuza

Associate Professor, University of Virginia School of Law
When: 2010-11
Courses: Corporations; Current Issues in Corporate Governance Seminar
Research: Corporate law; corporate finance; securities law; law and economics
Representative publications: “Delaware’s Compensation,” Virginia Law Review (2008); co-author, “The Market for Corporate Law,” Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (2006); “Price Considerations in the Market for Corporate Law,” Cardozo Law Review (2004)
Education: LL.B., Tel Aviv University; S.J.D. and LL.M., Harvard Law School

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Sally Katzen

Senior Advisor, Podesta Group
When: Spring 2011
Course: How Washington Really Works Seminar
Representative publications: Coauthor, “Office of Management and Budget: Ensuring Fiscal Responsibility and Government Accountability,” in Change for America: A Progressive Blueprint for the 44th President (2009); co-author, “Letting Government Agencies Do What They Were Created To Do,” American Constitution Society Issue Brief (2008); “A Reality Check on an Empirical Study: Comments on ‘Inside the Administrative State,’” Michigan Law Review (2007)
Education: J.D., University of Michigan Law School
Clerkship: Judge J. Skelly Wright of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Related experience: Deputy Director for Management, Office of Management and Budget (1999-2001); Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, White House (1998-1999); Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (1993-1998); Agency Review Working Group, Obama-Biden Transition; Partner, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, Washington, D.C.

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Douglas Kysar

Joseph M. Field '55 Professor of Law, Yale Law School
When: Spring 2011
Course: Torts
Research: Torts; environmental law; risk regulation; products liability
Representative publications: Regulating from Nowhere: Environmental Law and the Search for Objectivity (2010); co-editor, Economics of Environmental Law (2009); co-author, The Torts Process (seventh edition, 2007)
Education: J.D., Harvard Law School
Clerkship: Chief Judge William G. Young of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

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Maximo Langer
Professor of Law, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
When: 2010-11
Courses: Criminal Law; Global Perspective on Criminal Procedure; International Criminal Law
Research: Criminal law and procedure; comparative and international criminal law; Latin American law; globalization of law
Representative publications: “Revolution in Latin American Criminal Procedure: Diffusion of Legal Ideas from the Periphery,” American Journal of Comparative Law (2007); “The Rise of Managerial Judging in International Criminal Law,” American Journal of Comparative Law (2005); “From Legal Transplants to Legal Translations: The Globalization of Plea Bargaining and the Americanization Thesis in Criminal Procedure,” Harvard International Law Journal (2004)
Education: LL.B., University of Buenos Aires Law School; S.J.D., Harvard Law School
Clerkships: Public Defender Service, Washington, D.C.; Federal District Court No. 2, Buenos Aires

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Dotan Oliar

Associate Professor, University of Virginia School of Law
When: 2010-11
Courses: Copyright Law; Survey of Intellectual Property; Intellectual Property Theory Seminar
Research: Intellectual property; property; cyberlaw; economics
Representative publications: “The (Constitutional) Convention on IP: A New Reading,” UCLA Law Review (2009); co-author, “There’s No Free Laugh (Anymore): The Emergence of Intellectual Property Norms and the Transformation of Stand-Up Comedy,” Virginia Law Review (2008); “Making Sense of the Intellectual Property Clause: Promotion of Progress as a Limitation on Congress’s Intellectual Property Power,” Georgetown Law Journal (2006)
Education: LL.B., Tel-Aviv University; S.J.D. and LL.M., Harvard Law School
Clerkship: Justice Jacob Kedmi of the Supreme Court of Israel

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Amanda Tyler

Associate Professor of Law, George Washington University School of Law
When: Spring 2011
Course: Federal Courts and the Federal System
Research: Federal court system; the Supreme Court system; Suspension Clause; habeas corpus; statutory interpretation; civil procedure
Representative publications: “The Story of Klein: The Scope of Congress’s Authority to Shape the Jurisdiction of the Federal Courts,” Federal Courts Stories (2009); “Suspension as an Emergency Power,” Yale Law Journal (2009); “Is Suspension a Political Question?” Stanford Law Review (2006)
Education: J.D., Harvard Law School
Clerkships: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court; Judge Guido Calabresi of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


Senior Fellow

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Anne Milgram '96

When: 2010-11
Course: Human Trafficking Seminar
Education: J.D., New York University; M.A. in social and political theory, University of Cambridge
Clerkship: Judge Anne E. Thompson of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Related experience: Attorney General for the State of New Jersey; Federal Prosecutor, Criminal Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice; Assistant District Attorney, Manhattan District Attorney’s Office

Multi-Year Returning Faculty

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Charles Cameron

Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Princeton University
When: Spring 2011
Course: Political Environment of the Law Seminar
Research: Political institutions and policy making
Representative publications: Co-author, “Strategic Defiance and Compliance in the U.S. Court of Appeals,” American Journal of Political Science (2010); “Changing Supreme Court Policy Through Appointments: The Impact of a New Justice,” Minnesota Law Review (2009); co-author, “Bargaining and Opinion Assignment on the U.S. Supreme Court,” Journal of Law, Economics & Organization (2007)
Education: Ph.D. in public affairs, Princeton University
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Peter Schuck (LL.M. '66)
Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law and Professor (Adjunct) of Law, Yale Law School
When: Spring 2011
Courses: Advanced Torts; Groups, Diversity and the Law Seminar
Research: Torts; immigration, citizenship and refugee law; social management of diversity; administrative law
Representative publications: Co-author, Targeting in Social Programs: Avoiding Bad Bets, Removing Bad Apples (2006); Meditations of a Militant Moderate: Cool Views on Hot Topics (2006); co-editor, Immigration Stories (2005); Foundations of Administrative Law (2004)
Education: J.D., Harvard Law School; LL.M., NYU School of Law; M.A. in government, Harvard University
Related experience: Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare


Global Visiting Faculty

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Catherine Kessedjian

Deputy Director of the European College of Paris; Professor of Law, University Panthéon-Assas Paris II
When: Spring 2011
Courses: Rule Making Process in a Global World; International Commercial Transactions
Representative publications: Co-editor, Le Droit Européen et l’Investissement (2009); “Le Règlement 44/2001 et l’Arbitrage,” Revue de l’Arbitrage (2009); “Uniformity v. Diversity in Law in a Global World,” Revue Hellénique de Droit International (2009)
Education: LL.M., University of Pennsylvania Law School; Ph.D., University of Paris
Related experience: Deputy Secretary General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law
Awards: Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur (France)
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Michael Lang
Professor of Tax Law, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
When: Spring 2011
Courses: EU Tax Law; Tax Treaties
Research: International tax law; tax treaties; European tax law
Representative publications: “Recent Case Law of the ECJ in Direct Taxation: Trends, Tensions and Contradictions,” EC Tax Review (2009); The Application of the OECD Model Tax Convention to Partnerships: A Critical Analysis of the Report prepared by the OECD Committee on Fiscal Affairs (2000)
Education: Ph.D. in law and Mag.iur in economics and business administration, University of Vienna
Related experience: Partner, Deloitte Austria
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Wolfgang Schön
Director, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Germany; Vice-President, Max Planck Society, Germany
When: Spring 2011
Course: European and Comparative Corporate Law
Research: Civil, commercial, and corporate law; accounting law; tax law
Representative publications: “Corporate Disclosure in a Competitive Environment: The Quest for a European Framework on Mandatory Disclosure,” Journal of Corporate Law Studies (2006); “The Mobility of Companies in Europe and the Organizational Freedom of Company Founders,” European Company and Financial Law Review (2006); “Playing Different Games: Regulatory Competition in Tax and Corporate Law Compared,” Common Market Law Review (2005)
Education: Ph.D., University of Bonn, Germany

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Vincenzo Varano
Director, Ph.D. Program in Comparative Law and Professor of Law, University of Florence, Italy
When: Spring 2011
Courses: Comparative Civil Procedure; Comparative Law
Research: Comparative methodology and comparative civil procedure
Representative publications: Co-author, Civil Litigation in Comparative Context (2007); co-author, La Traduzione Giuridica Occidentale (fourth edition forthcoming, 2010); co-editor, L’Altra Giustizia: I Metodi Alternativi di Soluzione delle Controversie nel Diritto Comparato (2007); co-editor, The Reforms of Civil Procedure in Comparative Perspective (2005)
Education: J.D., University of Florence School of Law; J.S.D., Stanford Law School
Related experience: Former dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Florence

Posted on December 23, 2010