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

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

Panelist, Champions of Change, N. Jeremi Duru

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

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


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

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

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

Panelist, The Emerging Nexus Between Sport, Race, and Social Justice Activism, N. Jeremi Duru

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

Presenter, Coaching Diversity in Professional Sports, N. Jeremi Duru

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

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

User Innovation and Patent Law, Jonas Anderson

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

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

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

Presenter, Hoop Dreams Deferred: The WNBA, the NBA, and the Long-Standing Gender Inequity at the Game’s Highest Level, 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?, 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

Court Capture, Jonas Anderson

Judge Shopping in Patent Cases, Jonas Anderson


Judicial Lobbying, Jonas Anderson

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