Nov. 4: Professor Rachel Barkow presents “Criminal Law as Regulation”

Dean Trevor Morrison and Mikhail Segal cordially invite you to the Inaugural Lecture of the Segal Family Professorship of Regulatory Law and Policy to be presented by Rachel Barkow, Segal Family Professor of Regulatory Law and Policy on Monday, November 4, 2013, 6:00 p.m. in Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South. A reception will immediately follow the lecture. Click here to register!

Professor Barkow’s lecture is titled, “Criminal Law as Regulation.” Criminal law has traditionally been viewed in isolation from the rest of the administrative state. However, criminal law is administered by a huge and powerful regulatory apparatus and its effects are as sweeping as those of any regulatory program. Criminal laws have an enormous effect on the economy, on the lives of millions of individuals, and on the practices of powerful corporate actors. This lecture explores criminal law through the lens of administrative law and uses that framework to offer a series of possible reforms.

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