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Symposium to Honor Professor Chuck Knapp’s 50th Year of Law Teaching
Start Date: 10/24/2014Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 10/24/2014

Event Description:

The University of California Hastings College of the Law is sponsoring a symposium to honor Profess Charles L. Knapp on the completion of his 50th year of law teaching. (He began his teaching career at NYU School of Law in fall 1964.)

The day-long program will include four panels that will focus on areas that are of particular interest to Professor Knapp, but will also address topics with broad appeal to contract law scholars.  The Marvin  Anderson Lecture will be presented during the luncheon by Professor Keith Rowley of UNLV.  Registration for the program is free except that the reception and dinner require a separate registration and payment of a fee.

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.


8:15 - 8:45  Registration and Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00 Introduction & Welcome

9:00-10:30   Panel I -- The State of Contract Law

Professor Jay Feinman, Rutgers University - Camden

Professor William Woodward, Santa Clara University

Professor Danielle Kie Hart, Southwestern Law School

Moderator – Professor Harry G. Prince, UC Hastings College of Law

10:30-10:45  Break

10:45-12:15  Panel II -- The Role of Casebooks in the Future of Contract Law

Professor Deborah Post, Touro Law Center

Professor Carol Chomsky, University of Minnesota

Professor Thomas Joo, UC Davis

Moderator – Professor Nathan M. Crystal, University of South Carolina

12:15-1:15  Lunch:  Marvin Anderson Lecture – Professor Keith Rowley, UNLV 

1:15-1:30  Break

1:30-3:00 Panel III -- The Politics of Contract Law

Professor Peter Linzer, University of Houston

Professor Judith Maute, University of Oklahoma

Professor Emily M. S. Houh, University of Cincinnati

Moderator – Professor Jeffrey Lefstin, UC Hastings College of Law

3: 15-4:45 Panel IV -- The Future of Unconscionability as a Limit on Contract Enforcement

Professor David Horton, UC Davis

Professor Hazel Glenn Beh, University of Hawaii

Moderator – Professor William S. Dodge, UC Hastings College of Law

4:45-5:00  Concluding Remarks

5:00-5:30 Break

5:30 Reception and Dinner – UC Hastings Skyroom - [Limited space and requires separate registration with fee.]

*Papers will be published in a symposium issue of the Hastings Law Journal.

 

Location Information:
UC Hastings - Mary Kay Kane Hall  (View Map)
200 McAllister St
San Francisco, CA 94102
San Francisco
Room: Alumni Center
Contact Information:
Name: Roslyn Foy
Email: foyr@uchastings.edu
Audience:
  • Alumni
  • Current Students
  • Prospective Students
  • International Students (LLM)
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Open to Public
  • Event Type:
  • Panel/Lecture

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