On June 6th / 2016 Nadia Nedzel J.D., LL.M. gave a talk at the Hayek Saal. She spoke about the relationship between Rule of Law and economic freedom. Following Friedrich von Hayek and Michael Oakeshott, she concluded that the concept of Rule of Law was more conducive to freedom than the one of Rechsstaat.
About the Speaker:
Nadia Nedzel is Reilly Family Professor of Law and an Associate Professor at Southern University Law Center. She teaches civil procedure, sales and leases, obligations, advanced legal writing, contracts, and international business transactions.
Professor Nedzel came to SULC from Tulane University School of Law, where she served for five years as the director of Graduate Legal Studies and Exchange Programs and lecturer in law, teaching Introduction to American Law and Legal Research and Writing to International LL.M. candidates.
A former judicial clerk for Judge Carl E. Stewart, U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Professor Nedzel was staff attorney for the Fifth Circuit, held the Forrester Teaching Fellowship at Tulane Law School, and practiced admiralty and international trade with Preis, Kraft and Roy, a law firm with offices in New Orleans, Lafayette, and Houston.
Professor Nedzel earned a J.D. magna cum laude from Loyola University School of Law (New Orleans), and an LL.M. with honors from Northwestern University School of Law, focusing on international and comparative commercial law. Her Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern University includes a triple major in English, French, and comparative literature (Spanish, French, Russian) with advanced hard science and math courses.