Events: 3rd March 2017

The Program on Economics & Privacy (PEP) at Antonin Scalia Law School invites applications for an innovative research program designed to support research on the economics of privacy and data security. The Privacy Scholars Fellowship Program is designed to support research on the economics of privacy and data security. Topics of special interest include: consumer … Continue reading “2016-17 Privacy Scholars Fellowship Program”

Economist Herbert Stein is credited for having observed, “Something that can’t go on forever, won’t.” Such appears to be the state of higher education today—spiraling cost and declining value is bringing the entire economic structure of higher education into question. Moreover, many of the policies that have been designed to ameliorate the problem—from accreditation to … Continue reading “LEC Workshop for Law Professors on the Economics of Higher Education”

Over the past 40 years almost all former major asbestos producers have been forced into bankruptcy. By reorganizing, these companies are now exempt from personal injury litigation. In their wake, trusts have been established to pay people for harms caused by their products. Collectively, these trusts hold billions of dollars in assets. The tort system … Continue reading “Toward Greater Transparency in Asbestos Litigation”