Stetson Law Review Symposium - Agenda

Inequality, Opportunity, and the Law of the Workplace

8:30-9 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

9-9:15 a.m.
Opening Remarks
Dean Christopher Pietruszkiewicz, Stetson University College of Law
Jason Bent, Stetson Law Review Faculty Advisor
Erin Hoyle, Stetson Law Review Editor-in-Chief

9:15-9:45 a.m.
What Do We Know About the Causes of Growing Income Inequality Since 1979? A Reporter Reviews the Evidence
Timothy Noah

9:45-10:15 a.m.
Five Myths About Inequality
Michael Tanner

10:15-10:30 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Panel: Equality as a Goal of Labor and Employment Law? How Labor and Employment Law Affect Inequality
Moderator: David Cay Johnston
Panelists: Samuel Bagenstos, Dr. Lawrence Mishel, Paul Sonn

12-1 p.m.
Lunch

1-1:30 p.m.
Keynote Address
Wilma Liebman

1:30-1:45 p.m.
Break

1:45-2:45 p.m.
Panel: Indirect Threats to Opportunity and Mobility for Low-Wage Workers
Moderator: David Cay Johnston
Panelists: Charlotte Garden, Steven Willborn

2:45-3 p.m.
Break

3-4:30 p.m.
Panel: Is “More Equal” Distribution Realistic, Given Corporate Structure and Increasing Globalization?
Moderator: David Cay Johnston
Panelists: Matthew Bodie, Katherine Stone, Michael Zimmer

4:30-4:45 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Erin Hoyle