Conferences

November 2012, “A Marine’s Honor: The Supreme Court From Snyder To Alvarez, Bouton Law Lecture, Princeton University, NJ

October 2012, “The Arab Spring:  Opportunity or Catastrophe for Israel?”, Federalist Society Lecture, University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor MI

September 2011 – March 2012, “International Law and the Borders between Israel and Palestine,” Federalist Society Guest Lectures at Columbia University, University of Chicago, University of Florida, University of Miami and Florida International University Schools of Law (Miami, FL).

December 2011, Panelist, “Punishment, Deterrence, Compensation or Corrective Justice: Why Have Tort Damages?,” Guest Speaker, 7th Annual Meeting of the American College of Business Court Judges, Fairfax VA

September – December 2011, “International Law and the Borders between Israel and Palestine,” Federalist Society Guest Lectures at Columbia University, University of Chicago, University of Miami and Florida International University Schools of Law (Miami, FL).

October 2011, “Upcoming Second Amendment Cases,” Federalist Society Guest Lecture, University of Florida, Gainesville FL.

June 2011: Conference Director, “Risk, Rationality, and Inalienability,” Liberty Fund Academic Colloquium, Annapolis MD

May 2011: “Snyder v. Phelps and the Death of Private Ordering,” Princeton University, Madison Program guest luncheon program, Princeton NJ

April 2011: Second Amendmenet Litigation After McDonald, Guest Lecture, Washington University School of Law, St. Louis MO

March 2011: Food and Tort, Guest Lecture, Columbia Law School, New York NY

January 2011: The Question of Israel’s Borders: A Primer in International Law, Guest lecture, Wayne State Law School, Detroit MI

October 2010: “Israel’s Borders and International Law: A Primer,” Hofstra and Touro Law Schools, NY

August 2010: “Sources collatérales et la nature de la responsabilité civile,”, Université de Paris/Panthéon/Sorbonne.

February 2010: “Collateral Source and Tort’s Soul”, James Madison Program Seminar Presentation, Princeton NJ

August 2009: Guest speaker, Conference of State Bank Supervisors’ Annual Meeting, Williamsburg VA: “Conundrums of Confidentiality”

November 2008: Alpheus T. Mason Lecturer in Constitutional Law and Political Thought, Princeton University, Princeton NJ: “Law and Economics: Enemy or Friend of Classical Liberalism?”

November 2008: Guest speaker, Louisiana Judges’ Conference, New Orleans LA: “The Conundrum of Non-economic Damages in Tort Law.”

October 2008: Alpheus T. Mason Lecture in Constitutional Law and Political Thought, James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, Princeton University, NJ: “Law and Economics: Enemy or Friend of Classical Liberalism”

September 2008: Constitution Day Lecturer, St. Vincent College, Latrobe PA: “Freedom and Guns: to Heller and Beyond”

August 2008: Participant, Judicial-Faculty workshop on Terrorism and Individual Freedoms, Foundation for Research on the Economics of the Environment, Gallatin Gateway MT

May 2008, Moderator, American Enterprise Institute Conference on Off-Label Prescription liability, Washington, DC

March 2008: Webcast Presenter, Washington Legal Foundation Web Seminar Series: “Uncivil Litigation: Trends in Lawyer Misconduct and How Courts are Responding”.

March 2008: Law School Guest Speaker, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka KS, “”Israel, International Law, and Borders”

March 2008: Law School Guest Speaker, Boston College Law School, “”Israel, International Law, and Borders”

January 2008: Law School Guest Speaker, Case Western Law School, Cleveland OH, “Israel, International Law, and Borders”

October 2007: Panelist, Canadian Constitution Society Founding Conference, Toronto CANADA, “Individual Rights and The War Against Islamist Terror”

September 2007: Law School Guest Speaker, Northern Kentucky Chase College of Law and University of Cincinnati College of Law, Highland Heights KY and Cincinnati OH, “Israel, International Law, and Borders”

March 2007: Featured Debater, Marquette Law School, Milwaukee WI. Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District and Meredith v. Jefferson County Board of Education.

March 2007, Law School Guest Speaker, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland OR, “Israel and International Law.”

February 2007: Law School Guest Speaker, University of Cincinnati College of Law, “Federalism and Tort Reform.”

October 2006: Discussion Leader, Liberty Fund Colloquium on the Rule of Law and Liberty, Tucson AZ

October 2006: University Lecturer, High Point University, High Point NC: “On the Right of Israel to Set Its Borders.”

September 2006: Panelist, “Promise and Reality at the UN: Terrorism, Peacekeeping and Human Rights”, Hudson Institute Conference on “The UN and Beyond”, Union League Club, New York NY.

May 2006: Conference Director, “Automobility, Place and Liberty”, Liberty Fund Colloquium on the legal and cultural impact of automobiles, Grove Park Inn, Asheville NC

February 2006: Keynote Speaker, “Trial Lawyers, Inc.” and Medical Malpractice”, Manhattan Institute, Harvard Club, New York, NY.

October 2005: Keynote Speaker, Federalism and Tort Reform, University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville TN

May 2005: Visiting Academic Fellow, Intensive Site Visit, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies’ Mission on Anti- Terrorism and Democracies, University of Tel Aviv, Israel

April 2005: Conference Director, “The Automobile, The City and Liberty”, Liberty Fund Colloquium on the legal and cultural impact of automobiles, Grove Park Inn, Asheville NC

December 2004: Keynote Speaker: “Medical Malpractice and Public Choice”, Maryland Public Policy Institute, Annapolis MD.

November 2004: Keynote Speaker, “Medical Malpractice Reform and the Nature of Tort Law”, Raleigh and Charlotte NC, Federalist Society feature event.

October 2004: Debater, “Medical Malpractice in North Carolina”, Chartlotte attorney’s Federalist Society Chapter, Charlotte NC [opponent: Executive Director, N.C. Trial Lawyers’ Association]

October 2004: Keynote Speaker, “Do We Need Medical Malpractice Reform?”, Raleigh attorneys’ Federalist Society Chapter, Raleigh NC

October 2003, February 2004: Keynote Speaker, “The Underside of Grutter”, Northwestern Law School, Chicago IL; talk also given to the New York Association of Scholars, New York NY

September 2003: Participant, “Toxic Torts”, Joint Federal Judge / Law Professor Colloquium, Foundation for Research on the Economics of the Environment, Big Sky MT

May 2003: Keynote Speaker, “The (Tort) Law and Economics of Vice”, Mercatus Center Congress Series, U.S. House of Representatives, The Capitol, Washington DC

April 2003: Panelist, “Recent Developments in Punitive Damages Jurisprudence”, Free Congress Foundation Annual Meeting, U.S. Senate, The Capitol, Washington DC