Consumer Law Scholars Conference 2021

The 3rd Annual Consumer Law Scholars Conference, March 4-5, 2021


The Mysterious Market for Post-Settlement Litigant Finance

Lynn Baker (University of Texas School of Law)


Paige Skiba (Vanderbilt University Law School) and

Maya Steinitz (University of Iowa College of Law)

Property Tax Privateers

Christoper Bradley (and Cameron Baskett) (University of Kentucky)


Danielle D'Onfro (Washington University School of Law)

Ingrid Gould-Ellen (NYU Wagner)

Rethinking Products Liability Rules for Online Marketplaces: A Comparative Perspective

Christoph Busch (University of Osnabrück, Germany)


Susan Block-Lieb (Fordham University School of Law)

Assemblymember Mark Stone (California State Assembly)

From Spotlight to Empirical Investigation: Exploring the Relationship between Arbitration and Arbitrator Demographic Characteristics

Andrea Chandrasekher (UC Davis School of Law)


Michael Z. Green (Texas A&M)

Tess Wilkinson-Ryan (Penn Law)

Understanding Public Compensation

Prentiss Cox (University of Minnesota) and Chris Peterson (University of Utah)


David Vladeck (Georgetown Law)

Amy Widman (Rutgers Law)

Relationship as Product: Transacting in the Age of Loneliness

Sarah Dadush (Rutgers Law School)


Roseanna Sommers (University of Michigan Law School)

Rebecca Tushnet (Harvard Law School)

Essential Platforms

Nikolas Guggenberger (Yale Information Society Project)


Elettra Bietti (Harvard Law)

Lina Khan (Columbia Law School)

Macrofoundations for Consumer Finance

Raúl Carrillo and Luke Herrine (Yale Law School)


Yair Listokin (Yale Law School)

Pamela Foohey (Indiana University Maurer School of Law)

The Effect of Dealer Leverage on Mortgage Quality

Brittany Lewis (Kelley School of Business - Indiana University Bloomington)


Nakita Cuttino (Duke Law)

Steven Schwarcz (Duke Law)

Contractual Inequality

Manisha Padi (Berkeley Law)


Adam Levitin (Georgetown Law)

Daniel Markovits (Yale Law School)

Algorithmic Advisers: Strategies for Scrutinising the Quality of Performance

Jeannie Paterson (The University of Melbourne, Australia)


David Hoffman (Penn Law)

Przemyslaw Palka (Jagiellonian University, Poland)

Consumer Law's Equity Gap

Vijay Raghavan (Brooklyn Law School)


Abbye Atkinson (Berkeley Law)

Sara Sternberg Greene (Duke Law)

Don’t Lend So Close to Me: The Impact of Payday Lender Location on Real and Financial Outcomes

Sheisha Kulkarni (University of Virginia) and Barry Scholnick (University of Alberta)


Nathalie Martin (University of New Mexico School of Law)

Stefanie Ramirez (University of Idaho)

Rules of Medical Necessity

Daniel Schwarcz (University of Minnesota Law School)


Jill Horwitz (UCLA School of Law)

Anat Lior (Yale Law School)

Six Scandals: Why We Need Consumer Protection Laws Instead of Just Markets

Jeff Sovern (St. John's University School of Law)


Meirav Furth-Matzkin (UCLA School of Law)

Frank Partnoy (Berkeley Law)

Health Insurance and Transgender Patient Access to Health Care: Barriers, Work-Arounds, and The Social Construction of Medical Necessity

Shauhin Talesh (University of California-Irvine)


Sofia Ranchordas (University of Groningen)

Samuel Singer (University of Ottawa)

Organizing Committee

Kathleen Engel (Suffolk University)

Ted Mermin (UC Berkeley)

Manisha Padi (UC Berkeley)

Rory Van Loo (Boston University)

Lauren Willis (Loyola Marymount University)