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 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

Submissions from 2019

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

The Financial Stability Implications of Cryptoassets, Hilary Allen

Voluntary Disruptions: Author Meets Reader Session, Hilary Allen

Submissions from 2018


Legal Research Presentation

Algorithms and Financial Institution Culture, 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


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

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?, Hilary Allen

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology, Hilary Allen


$=Euro=Bitcoin, Hilary Allen

Startups and Stability, Hilary Allen

The SEC as Financial Stability Regulator, Hilary Allen


Policing the Black Man: A Conversation with Angela J. Davis and Sherrilyn Ifill, Angela J. Davis and Sherrilyn Ifill


The Sports People's Think Tank and FARE and Loughborough University event on diversity in coaching in English football, N. Jeremi Duru


"The Intersection of Torture, Inhuman Treatment, and International Law, Juan E. Mendez


The End of the Nuclear Age: How the Future of Family Depends on Letting Go of the Past, Nancy Polikoff

Case Disposition and Its Consequences, Jenny Roberts

Client Relationships in Periods of Significant Legal and Political Change: Flexible Pedagogy to Maximize Skills Transfer, Jenny Roberts

Criminal Record Expungement and Re-entry: Putting Policy into Practice, Jenny Roberts

Exploring the Range of Service Opportunities and small group facilitator (Designing Your Research Agenda From Scratch), Jenny Roberts

Legal Scholarship, Jenny Roberts

Misdemeanors and Innocence, Jenny Roberts

Misdemeanor Sentencing, Jenny Roberts

The Juvenile Justice System, Jenny Roberts


Lawyer ≠ Luddite, Shannon Roddy and Khelani Clay

The Search for State Consensus in American Rights Cases, Robert Tsai

Submissions from 2016


CaliCon 2016: Advanced Legal Research Instruction: New Opportunities in Blended Learning

Forget the Past: What Sort of Trade Policy My Country Needs Going Forward, Padideh Ala'i

Gender Equality: Voices from the Global South, Padideh Ala'i

ISDS in TTIP: A Discussion on an Appellate Body Mechanism for International Arbitration, Padideh Ala'i

Navigating EU Law and the Law of International Arbitration, Padideh Ala'i

The Future of International Trade and Investment Law: A Discussion of Recent Developments and Opportunities for Legal Professionals, Padideh Ala'i

The Tenth International Trade and Investment Law Society Program and Distinguished Alumni Dinner, Padideh Ala'i

U.S. Trade Policy at A Crossroads: The Way Forward, Padideh Ala'i

What’s Motivating Market Structure Reform, Hilary Allen

Carpetbaggers or Collaborative Colleagues?, Jenny Roberts

Distortion of Justice: How the Inability to Pay Bail Affects Case Outcomes, Jenny Roberts

Ethics and Forensics Workshop, Jenny Roberts

Scholarship Support Workshop, Jenny Roberts

The Innocence Movement and Misdemeanors, Jenny Roberts


El caso Atala e Hijas v. Chile en el Sistema Iinteramericano de Derechos Humanos, Macarena Sáez

Police Coercion: A New Theory of Law?, Comments on Rachel Harmon, “Police Violence and Lawful Orders”, Robert Tsai

Presidential Leadership Over Rights: Obama as Case Study, Robert Tsai

The Role of Social Turmoil in First Amendment Cases, Robert Tsai

Submissions from 2015

Georgian Crisis in Criminal Justice, Padideh Ala'i

Panel on Trade Policy Now and Beyond the Nairobi Ministerial, Padideh Ala'i

Remarks on the Award Recipient and Commitment of Law School to Trade Law, Pro Bono Work, and on the New Trade Program Founded by Professor Ala’i, Padideh Ala'i

The Future of WTO Dispute Settlement and Investor-State Dispute Settlement in the Face of Recent Grassroots and Public Push-Back, Padideh Ala'i

The United States’ Multidimensional Approach to Combatting Corruption, Padideh Ala'i

Trade Defense and Remedies: An Update on Brazilian Developments, Padideh Ala'i

Transparency and Procedural Due Process in International Economic Law, Padideh Ala'i

Understanding TPP: A Conversation on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Padideh Ala'i

$=€=Bitcoin?, Hilary Allen

Comparative Central Banking, Hilary Allen


Financial Stability Regulation as Indirect Investor/Consumer Protection Regulation: Implications for Regulatory Mandates and Structure, Hilary Allen

Introduction to US Banking Law, Hilary Allen

Legal and Business Innovation: Perspectives From Banking and Finance, Hilary Allen

Putting the “Financial Stability” In FSOC, Hilary Allen

Regulating Complex Financial Products, Hilary Allen

The FCIC and Shadow Banking, Hilary Allen

Barriers to Re-entry: Covering Collateral Consequences of Conviction, Jenny Roberts

Breaking the Chains: The Collateral Consequences of Arrests & Convictions, Jenny Roberts

Criminal Histories and the “Right to Move On", Jenny Roberts

Defining ‘Wrongful Conviction’ for Misdemeanors, Jenny Roberts

Federal Reentry Roundtable, Jenny Roberts

Implications for Policy, Jenny Roberts


Planning Committee Member, Panelist, & Moderator, Jenny Roberts

Plea Bargaining on the Ground, Jenny Roberts

Presenter & Small Group Leader, New Clinicians Conference, Jenny Roberts

The Bargaining Part of Plea Bargaining, Jenny Roberts

The Science of Plea Negotiations: An Interactive Presentation of Tips & Tactics, Jenny Roberts

Training for Bargaining, Jenny Roberts

Submissions from 2014

A Financial Stability Mandate For All, Hilary Allen