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This Fall, STEPHEN B. BURBANK David Berger Professor for the Administration of Justice was a member of a panel of academics asked to comment on a draft report concerning the selection of class counsel at the Third Circuit Judicial Conference. Also during the Fall, he moderated a panel on proposed amendments to the Federal Rules at a class action conference held by the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules. In January, Burbank presented a short paper, “Procedure, Politics and Power,” to the Section of Civil Procedureof the Association of American Law Schools. In March, Burbank was the Symposium Moderator and also moderator of a panel at a conference on Litigation in a Free Society co-sponsored by Penn Law, Washington University Law School and the Institute for Law and Economic Policy. The following week he presented a paper, “What Do We Mean by Judicial Independence?” at a conference in Columbus, Ohio. In April he moderated and participated in the program at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Political and Social Science on judicial independence, an event coordinated with the publication of Burbank’s co-edited book on that subject. In May 2001, Burbank taught a short course at the University of Urbino (Italy) and presented a short paper on federal judicial selection at a symposium sponsored by the American Judicature Society in Washington, D.C. Also in May, Burbank became a Life Member of the American Law Institute.

HOWARD F. CHANG Professor of Law Professor of Law, presented “Immigration Restrictions as Employment Discrimination” at faculty workshops at New York University School of Law in October 2001, at a workshop on labor and employment law at NYU School of Law in November 2001, and at the University of Michigan Law School in January 2002. He presented “Public Benefits and Federal Authorization for Alienage Discrimination by the States” at an immigration law symposium at the New York University School of Law in October 2001 and at a faculty workshop at the University of Michigan Law School in February 2001. Chang also presented “Liberal Ideals and Political Feasibility: Guest-Worker Programs as Second-Best Policies” at an immigration law symposium at the University of North Carolina School of Law in January 2002.


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