The Judicial Symposium on the Economics and Law of Public Pension Reform will discuss the looming financial and structural crisis facing state pensions systems across the nation. With several dozen states adopting modest to major reforms, the economic impact on plan beneficiaries will be substantial, and at least twenty-five jurisdictions are facing lawsuits due to the reforms … Continue reading “Judicial Symposium on the Economics and Law of Public Pension Reform”

The Law & Economics Center at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School was pleased to host the Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the American College of Business Court Judges on March 15 and 16, 2018, in Charleston, South Carolina. The American College of Business Court Judges (ACBCJ) was founded in 2005 to provide substantive continuing … Continue reading “Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the American College of Business Court Judges”

Judicial Symposium on Civil Justice Issues The civil justice system in the United States is in a constant state of flux. Changes occur at both the state and federal levels, through both legislative and judicial actions. At the same time, judges face a constant barrage of new and innovative legal theories and procedural maneuvers. The … Continue reading “Fifteenth Annual Judicial Symposium on Civil Justice Issues”

Forum on Capitalism & the Rule of Law in the Woke Era The social, legal, and economic conversation in the United States increasingly centers on “wokeness” and whether it is an appropriate metric for evaluating the soundness of policy.  Is that wokeness driving social and economic changes that threaten to uproot core aspects of capitalism, … Continue reading “Forum on Capitalism & the Rule of Law in the Woke Era”