Faculty Presentations collects presentations given by Washington College of Law faculty and staff. These presentations may include speeches given at conferences, podcasts of summits, debates, panel discussions, workshops, and so on.


Submissions from 2021


GSM Live: Legal Action & NFL Owners - The Path to Equity for Head Coach Hiring, N. Jeremi Duru

Racial Diversity in NFL Coaching, N. Jeremi Duru


Take a Knee: How Athletes Focused Attention on Race in Sport and the Reaction of Corporate America, N. Jeremi Duru

Understanding the NFL’s Rooney Rule, N. Jeremi Duru


Panel 3: Diversity in the Sports Industry presented in association with the UT Austin Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, N. Jeremi Duru, Darren D. Kelly, Swin Cash-Canal, Samantha Rapaport, and LaToya Smith


GSM Live: How the NFL Moves Forward, N. Jeremi Duru, Doug Williams, Ray Anderson, Rachel Lofton, Esé Ighedosa, Jim Rooney, and Kenneth Shropshire

Submissions from 2020


Experimental Strategies for Regulating Fintech, Rethinking Innovation Policy: The Role of the State, Hilary Allen

Fintech Startups and Incumbent Players: Policy Challenges and Opportunities, Hilary Allen

Payment Failure, Hilary Allen

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Hilary Allen

Patent Definiteness, Patent Claim Construction, and Real Property Deeds, Jonas Anderson

Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports, N. Jeremi Duru

Exploring Anti-Racist Athlete Activism, N. Jeremi Duru


Influential Athletes Using their Platform for Social Justice and Racial Equality, N. Jeremi Duru


Jim Rooney, Pittsburgh Steelers & N. Jeremi Duru, Fritz Pollard Alliance and American Universit‪y‬, N. Jeremi Duru

Panelist, Champions of Change, N. Jeremi Duru

Panelist, Leveling the Playing Field: Why Black Head Coaches Are Underrepresented in Football, N. Jeremi Duru

Panelist, Sports and Social Impact: Athlete Activism, Diversity, Inclusion, and Agents of Change, N. Jeremi Duru

Presenter, Exploring Anti-Racist Athlete Activism, N. Jeremi Duru

Presenter, Racism, Social Injustices, and Sports, N. Jeremi Duru

Presenter, Sport as a Tool to Change Society, N. Jeremi Duru


Prominent Issues in Professional Sports, N. Jeremi Duru

The Rooney Rule and Collegiate Athletics, N. Jeremi Duru


The Rooney Rule, Race, and Access in Athletics: A Fireside Chat, N. Jeremi Duru


Student Athlete to Ca$hlete, N. Jeremi Duru, Perry Baker, Nathaniel Hemingway, Tabetha Plummer, and Naima Stevenson

Technology, Health, Trust and Social Justice in the NFL, N. Jeremi Duru, Joe Briggs, Damarius Bilbo, and Ben Standing


Race in Sports: Professional Coaches & Equality, N. Jeremi Duru, Rod Graves, and Raj Kudchadkar

The NFL's Rooney Rule, and its practical application to higher education and intercollegiate athletics, N. Jeremi Duru and Jim Rooney

Plenary – From Play to Platform: Civil Rights and Social Justice Issues and Responsibilities in Sports, N. Jeremi Duru, Jim Rooney, and Terri Jackson


How to work with the CJEU’s archives as an EU lawyer, EUI workshop on THE COURT OF JUSTICE IN THE ARCHIVES PROJECT: FIRST FINDINGS AND NEXT STEPS, Fernanda Nicola


How to work with the CJEU’s archives as an EU lawyer, EUI workshop on THE COURT OF JUSTICE IN THE ARCHIVES PROJECT: FIRST FINDINGS AND NEXT STEPS, Fernanda Nicola


Panelist, Advancing Inclusion in Copyright and Register Barbara Ringer’s Legacy, Victoria Phillips

Submissions from 2019

International Dispute Resolution Involving States: Key Decision in 2018, Padideh Ala'i

Symposium on “Artificial Intelligence and the Law”, Padideh Ala'i


Symposium on "International Trade in the Trump Era", Padideh Ala'i

Current Status of Regulatory Sandboxes and Regulations for New Technology Growth in the United States, Hilary Allen

Designing Regulatory Sandboxes, Hilary Allen

Driverless Finance, Hilary Allen


Regulatory Sandboxes, Hilary Allen

Regulatory Sandboxes_March 8, 2019, Hilary Allen

The Borders of Sandboxes, Hilary Allen

The Financial Stability Implications of Cryptoassets, Hilary Allen

Voluntary Disruptions: Author Meets Reader Session, Hilary Allen

A Court Like Any Other?: Evidence from the Federal Circuit’s Non-Patent Docket, Jonas Anderson

PatCon 9: The Annual Patent Conference (Kansas Law), Jonas Anderson

The Realpolitik of IP, Jonas Anderson

The Value of "Worthless" Patents, Jonas Anderson

The Value of “Worthless” Surgical Method Patents, Jonas Anderson


Coaching Diversity in Professional Sports, N. Jeremi Duru

Panelist, “When They See Us: The System", N. Jeremi Duru

Player Representation: Agents and Attorneys, N. Jeremi Duru

Sports Technology, Analytics, Fantasy, Mobile, eSports & Virtual Reality: What’s next in an Explosive Landscape, N. Jeremi Duru


When They See Us - Conversation Three: The System, N. Jeremi Duru


The Emerging Nexus Between Sport, Race, and Social Justice Activism, N. Jeremi Duru, Roger Fairfax, and Cara Drinan


The Inescapable Intersection of Race, Law, and Sports: Perspectives from the Field, N. Jeremi Duru, Michele Roberts, Woodie Dixon, and Jeff Whitney

Submissions from 2018


Legal Research Presentation

“Empowering Citizenship in Our Shared Digital Future”, Conference on Empowering Citizenship, Padideh Ala'i

"International Adjudication: Peaks, Valleys, and Rolling Hills”, The 20th Annual Grotius Lecture, Padideh Ala'i

“Transparency and its Limits”, Transparency and Society – Between Promise and Peril, Herrenhausen Conference, Padideh Ala'i

“WTO Participation and Potential Violation”, US Trade Policy Panel on WTO Participation and Potential Violation, Padideh Ala'i

Algorithms and Financial Institution Culture, Hilary Allen

A US Regulatory Sandbox?_May 26, 2018, Hilary Allen

Corporate Innovation and Regulation, Hilary Allen

Discussion Group: A New Era for Business Regulation, Hilary Allen

Financial Crisis and Regulatory Frameworks, Hilary Allen

Fintech and Financial Stability, Hilary Allen

Principles of Financial Regulation, Hilary Allen

Seminar on Law and Theory Relating to the 2008 Financial Crisis, Hilary Allen

The Current State of Play in Financial Services Regulation, Hilary Allen

The SEC as Financial Stability Regulator_January 5, 2018, Hilary Allen

User Innovation and Patent Law, Jonas Anderson


Competition Policy, Market Power, and Inequality, Jonathan Baker

DOJ v. AT&T: Discussion and Preview of Key Arguments at Trial, Jonathan Baker


Welcome and Introductory Remarks, Jonathan Baker

Economic Development Challenges in Appalachia: Case Studies in Infrastructure Investment, Entrepreneurship, and Community Economic Development in Tennessee and West Virginia, Priya Baskaran, Eric Amarante, Katherine Garvey, Lauren Rogal, and Kelly Workman

Hope in the Hills: Legal Aid of West Virginia’s Strategic Response to Appalachia’s Challenges, Priya Baskaran, Marjorie McDiarmid, Katherine Garvey, John Tull, Elizabeth Wehner, Kate White, and Adrienne Worthy

Discussant, Race and Sport: Playing with Racism and Other–isms, N. Jeremi Duru

Hoop Dreams Deferred: The WNBA, the NBA, and the Long-Standing Gender Inequity at the Game’s Highest Level_2018 OWLS, N. Jeremi Duru

Panelist, Intersection of Sports, Race, and Law, N. Jeremi Duru

Presenter, Advancing the Ball: Race and the NFL, N. Jeremi Duru


We are Takoma Series: At the Intersection of Race, Sports & Law Lecture, N. Jeremi Duru


From Martin Luther King, Jr. to Black Lives Matter: 50 Years of Struggle Symposium, Llezlie Green


Press Conference, Corte Internacional de Justicia de La Haya, Victory Speech (Oct. 1, 2018)., Claudio Grossman

AALS Law and Film Series, Gideon’s Army, Jenny Roberts

Collaborative Litigation Strategies: Fighting for Collective Change Through Individual Defense, Jenny Roberts

The Ethics of Prosecutorial Involvement in Criminal Records Expungement, Jenny Roberts

The Ethics of Prosecutorial Involvement in Criminal Records Expungement and Moderator, Jenny Roberts


The Rise of Plea Bargains and Decline of the Right to Trial, Jenny Roberts

What Constitutes Excellence in Community-Engaged Scholarship?, Jenny Roberts

Egalitarianism in the Age of Trump, Robert Tsai

Equality By Other Means, Robert Tsai

Substituting the Anti-Cruelty Principle for the Principle of Egalitarianism, Robert Tsai

Trumpism’s Dilemmas, Robert Tsai

Submissions from 2017


Bluebook bootcamp Spring 2017

Second Wenger Annual Distinguished Lecture on Trade: Current Standing and Future Prospects of The World Trading System, Padideh Ala'i

The Future of Trade Agreements under the Trump Administration, Padideh Ala'i

The Rise and Fall of Major Trade Deals, Padideh Ala'i

A US Regulatory Sandbox?_November 27, 2017, Hilary Allen

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology, Hilary Allen


$=Euro=Bitcoin, Hilary Allen