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Fighting Corruption in America and Abroad
Start Date: 3/6/2015Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 3/6/2015End Time: 5:30 PM

Event Description:
The Fordham Law Review presents

Fordham University School of law
Skadden Conference Center
150 West 62nd Street
New York, NY
Friday, March 6, 2015

This full-day symposium will focus on defining corruption and initiatives to regulate it within the United States, internationally, and in foreign countries.  The symposium will include a keynote address delivered by Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and four panel discussions among legal academics, prosecutors, defense lawyers, economists, and political philosophers.

8:00 a.m.    
Registration and Breakfast

9:00 a.m.
Welcome Remarks

9:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Panel 1:  What is Corruption, How Should We Define It, and Why Is It Bad?

Richard L. Hasen, Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Political Science, University of California Irvine School of Law

M. Todd Henderson
, Micheal J. Marks Professor of Law and Aaron Director Teaching Scholar, University of Chicago Law School

Lawrence Lessig
, Roy L. Furman Professor of Law, Faculty Director, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University

Zephyr Teachout
, Associate Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law

Moderator:  Clare Huntington, Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Panel 2:  Landmark Domestic Bribery Prosecutions

Albert Alschuler
, Professor of Law, Northwestern University; Julius Kreeger Professor Emeritus of Law and Criminology, University of Chicago

Joon Kim
, Chief, Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York

Susan Lerner
, Executive Director of Common Cause New York

Moderator:  Jed Shugerman, Associate Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law

12:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Lunch & Keynote Address

Preet Bharara
, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Panel 3:  Corruption Regulation in Practice

Jay Holtmeier
, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP  

Mike Koehler
, Assistant Professor of Law, Southern Illinois University School of Law

Lucinda Low
, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Moderator:  Paul Radvany, Clinical Associate Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Panel 4:  The Political Economy of Global Corruption Regulation

Thomas Lee
, Leitner Family Professor of International Law and Director of Graduate and International Studies, Fordham University School of Law

Laura Underkuffler, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and J. DuPratt White Professor of Law, Cornell University Law School

Moderator: Sean J. Griffith, T.J. Maloney Chair and Professor of Law and Director, Corporate Law Center, Fordham University School of Law

4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

This Program is Free and Open to the Public

Pre-Registration Closed.  Please Register at the door.

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