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Toxic Torts
A Seminar for Federal Judges and Law Professors
Federal Judges Supported by the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust
Law Professors supported by the Claude R. Lambe Charitable Foundation

September 9–14, 2003, Elkhorn Ranch, Big Sky, Montana

Tuesday, September 9
2:00 – 5:00 pm
Registration & Refreshments

5:30 – 6:30 pm
Welcome – Orientation
John A. Baden
FREE

6:30 pm
Cocktails – Fireplace Lounge

7:00 pm
Dinner – Dining Room


Wednesday September 10
7:30 – 8:30 am
Breakfast – Dining Room

8:30 – 10:00 am
Session I – Why the EPA Dredged the Hudson
David Schoenbrod
New York Law School

10:00 – 10:30 am
Break

10:30 – 12:00 noon
Session II – What Is Toxic? I
George Gray
Harvard Center for Risk Analysis

12:00 – 1:00 pm
Lunch

1:00 – 2:30 pm
Session III – Risk as Injury?
Gary Marchant
Arizona State University School of Law

2:30 – 3:00 pm
Break

3:00 – 4:30 pm
Session IV – Challenges in Measuring Environmental Justice
Don Coursey
University of Chicago

4:30 – 6:00 pm
Free Time

6:30 pm
Cocktails – Fireplace Lounge

7:00 pm
Dinner – Dining Room


Thursday, September 11
7:30 – 8:30 am
Breakfast – Dining Room

8:30 – 10:00 am
Session V – Science in the Courts, Science in the Agencies: Different Sides of the Same Coin
Ed Warren
Kirkland and Ellis

10:00 – 10:30 am
Break

10:30 – 12:00 noon
Session VI – Economics, the NIMBY Problem, and Toxic Wastes
Don Coursey
University of Chicago

12:00 – 6:00 pm
Free Time
(Sack Lunches Provided)

6:30 pm
Cocktails – Fireplace Lounge

7:00 pm
Dinner – Dining Room


Friday, September 12
7:30 – 8:30 am
Breakfast – Dining Room

8:30 – 10:00 am
Session VII – What Is Toxic? II
George Gray
Harvard Center for Risk Analysis

10:00 – 10:30 am
Break

10:30 – 12:00 noon
Session VIII – Genetics and Toxic Torts
Gary Marchant
Arizona State University School of Law

12:00 – 1:00 pm
Lunch

1:00 – 2:30 pm
Session IX – A Window Into the Strange World of Environmental Science
David Schoenbrod
New York Law School

2:30 – 6:00 pm
Free Time

6:30 pm
Cocktails – Fireplace Lounge

7:00 pm
Dinner – Dining Room


Saturday, September 13
7:30 – 8:30 am
Breakfast – Dining Room

8:30 – 10:00 am
Session X – Searching for Justice? Compensation for Torts Abroad
Jim Salzman
American University Washington College of Law

10:00 – 10:30 am
Break

10:30 – 12:00 noon
Session XI – Reflections
Steve Eagle
George Mason University

12:00 – 6:00 pm
Free Time
(Sack Lunches Provided)

6:00 – 7:00 pm
Cocktails
Session XII – Participant Evaluation
John A. Baden
FREE

7:00 pm
Dinner – Dining Room


Sunday, September 14
7:00 – 8:30 am
Breakfast – Dining Room

As Necessary
Shuttle to Airport




DISCUSSION LEADERS

John A. Baden, Ph.D.
Chairman
FREE
945 Technology Blvd.
Suite 101F
Bozeman, MT 59718

Mr. Pete Geddes
Program Director
FREE
945 Technology Blvd.
Suite 101F
Bozeman, MT 59718

LECTURERS
Professor Don Coursey
Ameritech Professor of Public Policy Studies
University of Chicago
Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
1155 E. 60th Street
Suite 175
Chicago, IL 60637

Professor Steven J. Eagle
Professor of Law
George Mason University
School of Law
3301 N. Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201-4498

Professor George Gray
Acting Director
Harvard Center for Risk Analysis
Harvard School of Public Health
718 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Professor Gary Marchant
Director, Center for the Study of Law, Science & Technology and Associate Professor
Arizona State University School of Law
McAllister & Orange Streets
P.O. Box 877906
Tempe, AZ 85287-7906

Professor James Salzman
American University
Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016

Professor David S. Schoenbrod
New York Law School
57 Worth Street
New York, NY 10013-2960

Mr. Edward W. Warren
Partner
Kirkland and Ellis
655 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005