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Occasional Law Symposia

GISME  sponsors symposia on legal topics at the Georgetown Law Center. Like our ethics symposia, the purpose of the legal symposia is to stimulate thinking and generate new ideas on important legal subject relevant to the functioning of the market society. For our law symposia, the Institute invites twelve top legal scholars to with diverse ideological and intellectual perspectives to write articles on the topic which the Institute publishes in high quality academic journals.


Past and Upcoming Symposia:

2020:   Proportionality and Punishment to be published in Criminal Law and Philosophy

2017:   Crime Without Fault: The Justifiability of Public Welfare Offenses and the Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine available in Volume 12 of Criminal Law and Philosophy

2013:   Reducing Corporate Criminality: Evaluating Department of Justice Policy on the Prosecution of Business Organizations and Options for Reform available in Volume 51 of the American Criminal Law Review