Meeting April 28 2016 TPP: The Cost of Free Trade

Joel Paul, Professor

Joel Paul, Professor

The Cost of Free Trade & the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Professor Joel Paul
UC Hastings Law School
Thursday, April 28, 2016
6:15 Networking
6:45 Dinner ($26)
7:15 Program
Crow Canyon Country Club
711 Silver Lake Drive, Danville
Please RSVP

The San Ramon Valley Democratic Club is pleased to welcome Professor Joel Richard Paul from the University of California Hastings Law School. Professor Joel Paul will discuss the promise and the reality of globalization, how free trade has led to a regulatory race to the bottom, and how we can harness globalization to raise environmental and labor standards at home and abroad.

Joel Paul Unlikely Allies Joel Richard Paul is a professor and former Associate Dean of Global Programs at the University of California Hastings Law School. He teaches international trade law and policy, international business transactions, and constitutional law. He previously taught on the law faculties of Yale, the University of Connecticut, Leiden (Netherlands), and American University. He studied at Amherst College, the London School of Economics, Harvard Law School, and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and was a Fulbright Scholar in the Netherlands. He has published books and articles in the United States and abroad on trade policy, globalization, and foreign relations law.

His books include FUNDAMENTALS OF U.S. FOREIGN TRADE POLICY (Westview Press) (with Stephen Cohen and Robert Blecker) and UNLIKELY ALLIES: How a Merchant, a Playwright and a Spy Saved the American Revolution, which was named one of the best books of 2009 by The Washington Post.Joel Paul Trade Policy His forthcoming book, Without Precedent: The Invention of John Marshall will be published by Penguin Random House in 2017.

Please join us at 6:15 pm to talk about the latest political news or to just socialize and have fun.

Members & Invited Guests: $26
Non-members: $30 ($26 for dinner and $4 requested donation to help offset program costs)
‘Presentation only” is available if we meet our required 25 person minimum: Free ($5 requested donation)

Please email Brodie Hilp that you are coming by Monday, April 25 (we need a ‘head count’ for the dinner). Thank you for your help.

RSVP: To make certain you have a dinner, please RSVP.
Please make checks payable to Brodie Hilp, to 130 Bridgeside Circle, Danville, CA 94506