The Ends of Capitalism

On Thursday, February 26 and Friday, February 27, 2015, CLI hosted The Ends of Capitalism, featuring experts across multiple academic disciplines participating in a broad-ranging discussion and evaluation of capitalism. The conference focused on philosophical, legal, social and economic issues from the moral basis of the system to specific issues like income distribution, intellectual property […]

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Spontaneous Order and Emergence of New Systems of Property

On November 14th and 15th, CLI hosted a symposium on property rights, Spontaneous Order and Emergence of New Systems of Property. The symposium hosted leading scholars from fields in law and economics as they presented works in progress on the emergence of spontaneous property rights systems, with special emphasis on the United States and China. A range […]

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The Tenth Annual Friedrich A. Von Hayek Lecture

On October 16, 2014, CLI sponsored the Tenth Annual Friedrich A. von Hayek Lecture, featuring Thomas W. Merrill, Charles Evans Hughes Professor of Law at Columbia Law School on “Possession as a Natural Right.” Trevor Morrison, Dean and Eric M. and Laurie B. Roth Professor of Law, NYU Law, Richard Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor […]

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Digital Currency

Academics, lawyers, investors, and entrepreneurs discussed the legal, policy, business and economic issues surrounding newly emerging digital currencies, including Bitcoin, at this two-panel event; co-sponsored with the NYU Federalist Society.

The Classical Liberal Constitution

Legal scholars from around the country analyzed and debated Richard Epstein’s new book, The Classical Liberal Constitution: An Uncertain Quest for Limited Government, in this day long symposium; co-sponsored with the NYU Journal of Law and Liberty.

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The Future of Fannie and Freddie

Leaders in law, finance, and economics explored the challenges to investment in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and the future possibilities for these government-sponsored entities. Panels focused on the reorganization of Fannie and Freddie and recent litigation. Co-sponsored with the NYU Journal of Law and Business

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