Pepperdine's Federalist Society will host Stephen Bainbridge, the William D. Warren Professor of Law at UCLA, in addition to Pepperdine's Mark Scarberry, professor of law, and Grant Nelson, the William H. Rehnquist Professor of Law, for a discussion titled, "Are We Facing the Great Depression 2.0? The Financial Crisis of 2008," on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 12:30 p.m. in Room C.
Bainbridge has consistently been named one of the most influential people in the field of corporate governance. His work covers a variety of subjects, with an emphasis on the law and economics of public corporations. He has written more than 75 law review articles, which have appeared in journals such as the Harvard Law Review, the Virginia Law Review, the Northwestern University Law Review, and the Stanford Law Review. Bainbridge's most recent book is The New Corporate Governance in Theory and Practice (2008).
Scarberry's expertise includes both business and consumer bankruptcy. His scholarship includes the book Business Reorganization in Bankruptcy: Cases and Materials (now in its third edition) and a recent law review article for the ABI Law Review on the Supreme Court's decision in Travelers Casualty and Insurance of America v. Pacific Gas and Electric. He was the Robert M. Zinman Scholar in Residence for the American Bankruptcy Institute for the fall 2007 semester.
Nelson is a world-renowned real estate expert and has published many books and articles on real estate finance law, property, and remedies, the most recent of which include: Real Estate Finance Law (with Dale A. Whitman), 5th ed. West Publishing (2007); Real Estate Transfer, Finance and Development (with Dale A. Whitman), 7th ed. West Group (2006); and Contemporary Property (with W. Stoebuck and Dale A. Whitman), 3rd ed. West Publishing (2008).
For more information, e-mail the Pepperdine Federalist Society.