WashULaw Hosts Twelfth Annual Law and Economic Theory Conference

Last week the School of Law hosted the Twelfth Annual Law and Economic Theory Conference at Anheuser-Busch Hall. Scholars from renowned universities across the U.S. gathered to present and discuss their scholarship with peers.

Presentations included: Plaintiffs’ Choice Between Delegation the Filing and Strategic Lawyer-Client Communication; Agreeing to be Fooled: Optimal Ignorance about Information Sources; Board Elections: Effects of a Uniform Ballot; Tilted and Neutral Evidence-Generating Process; Optimal Policing with (and without) Criminal Search; A Theory of Expertise in Adjudication; Incomplete Contracts and Future Data Usage; The Law of General Average; Paid Testimony with A Chance of Perjury, Optimal Enforcement with Evidence Suppression; Wage Signaling, Salary History Bans, and Equality; A Model of the Zone-of-Interests Test.

Attendees were welcomed by Dean Russell Osgood and enjoyed a lively dinner on Friday evening. Thank you to all who presented and participated in the discussions.