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Roundtable on the Ethics of Bankruptcy

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Co-sponsored by the University of Illinois Program in Law and Philosophy (IPLP) and the Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics (GISME)


Friday, April 1: 

8:20-8:30 am      Welcome and Opening Remarks (John Hasnas, Executive Director of GISME)

8:30-9:45 am      Session 1: How Philosophical Conceptions of Freedom Inform Debt-Relief
                            Kate Padgette-Walsh (Iowa State, Philosophy)

                            Commentator: David Carlson (Cardozo Law)
                            Moderator: John Hasnas (Georgetown Business/Law/GISME)

10:00-11:15 am   Session II:  The Regulation of Disclosures in Credit Reports
                            Rich Hynes (Virginia Law)

                            Commentator: Leo Katz (Pennsylvania Law)
                            Moderator: Jason Brennan (Georgetown Business/GISME)

11:30-12:45 am   Session III:  Ending Perpetual Debts
                            Dalie Jimenez (Connecticut Law)

                            Commentator: Larry Solum (Georgetown Law)
                            Moderator: Peter Jaworski (Georgetown Business/GISME)

LUNCH               Georgetown Faculty Club (in Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center)

2:00-3:15 pm      Session IV:  The Virtue of Bankruptcy
                            Ralph Brubaker (Illinois Law) and Heidi M. Hurd (Illinois Law/Philosophy; GISME (Spring 2016)

                            Commentator: Sahar Akhtar (Virginia Philosophy)
                            Moderator: Cullen Padgette-Walsh (Iowa State Philosophy)

3:30-4:45 pm      Session V:  A Fresh Start for the Fresh Start
                            Todd Zywicki (George Mason Law)
                            Commentator: John Pottow (University of Michigan)
                            Moderator: David Faraci (Georgetown Business/GISME)




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