Professor Orly Lobel Discusses Procrastination on HuffPost Live

Professor of Law Orly Lobel

San Diego (March 20, 2013) – Today, USD School of Law Herzog Endowed Scholar and Professor of Law Orly Lobel appeared on HuffPost Live in a conversation about procrastination.

In the panel discussion, Lobel sourced fellow USD School of Law Professor Frank Partnoy’s wildly popular book, Wait: The Art and Science of Delay, which explores instances where procrastination plays a key role in decision-making.

HuffPost Live uses new media technologies to bring together an online community of different voices to the conversation, hosting commentators from across the country and around the world via live Skype or Google Hangout.

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About Professor Lobel

An internationally acclaimed expert in the law and economics of human capital, Orly Lobel is the Don Weckstein Professor of Law at the University of San Diego and founding faculty member of the Center for Intellectual Property and Markets. She teaches and writes in the areas of employment law, intellectual property law, regulatory and administrative law, torts, behavioral economics, health policy, consumer law and trade secrets. Her current research focuses on innovation policy and intellectual property. Lobel’s latest book is Talent Wants to Be Free: Why We Should Learn to Love Leaks, Raids, and Free-Riding.

About the University of San Diego School of Law

Recognized for the excellence of its faculty, curriculum and clinical programs, the University of San Diego (USD) School of Law enrolls approximately 900 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest law, and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 81 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 23rd worldwide in all-time faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, nonprofit, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.