Jan. 12, 2021 – The Future of the Regulatory State: In Celebration of Richard Stewart’s 50th Year of Teaching

Tuesday, January 12
10am – 6:30pm

Via Zoom

In fall 1971, Richard Stewart began teaching at the Harvard Law School. In the intervening 50 years, he has written seminal papers in administrative and environmental law, served in the US government, conducted law reforms efforts around the world and become a globally renowned legal scholar.

Join us as we celebrate Dick’s fifty years of teaching and his indelible impact on administrative and environmental law and global governance.

This day-long virtual workshop will bring together leading scholars to examine the future of the regulatory state and the impact on administrative, environmental and international law.

10:00 – 10:20 amWelcome Remarks 
10:20 – 11:50 amPanel 1- Administrative Law
Moderator: Rachel Barkow (NYU)
Panelists:  E. Donald Elliott (Yale), Daniel Esty (Yale), Jerry Mashaw (Yale), David Schoenbrod (NYLS), and Cass Sunstein (Harvard)
12:00 – 1:30 pmPanel 2 – Environment Law 
Moderator:  Richard Revesz (NYU)
Panelists: Lisa Heinzerling (Georgetown), Libby Dimenstein (Harvard) (for Richard Lazarus & Libby Dimenstein), and Jonathan B. Wiener (Duke)
2:30 – 4:00 pmPanel 3 – Global Governance
Moderator: Philippe Sands (University College London)
Panelists: Sabino Cassese (Rome), Kristina Daugirdas (Michigan), Benedict Kingsbury (NYU), and Michael Oppenheimer (Princeton)
4:10 – 5:40 pmPanel 4 – Applications to Practice
Moderator: Jane Stewart, ’79
Panelists: Annie Petsonk (Environmental Defense Fund), James Tripp (EDF), and George Van Cleve (Department of Justice)
5:40 – 6:00 pmResponse from Dick Stewart
6:00-6:30 pmReflections with Justice Stephen Breyer
A Conversation between Justice Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States and Professor Richard Stewart