The Cost of Free Trade and the TPP, with Prof. Joel Paul at SRVDC April 28th

What do Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have in common? They are all now critiquing trade deals ranging from NAFTA, signed 20 years ago to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, currently in Congress. To better understand why the TPP is such a significant issue, come listen to UC Hastings Law School Professor Joel Paul, who specializes in international trade.

Professor Paul will discuss (1) the promise and the reality of globalization, (2) how free trade has led to a regulatory race to the bottom, and (3) how we can harness globalization to raise environmental and labor standards at home and abroad.
He 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. Professor Paul 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. 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, socialize and have fun.

Where: Crow Canyon Country Club, 711 Silver Lake Drive, Danville, 94526.

When: Thursday, April 28th. 6:15 pm – Doors open for networking and discussing the latest political news. 6:45 – Buffet dinner is served. 7:15 – Program begins.

Costs: Members & Invited Guests: $26, including dinner. Non-members: $30 ($26 for dinner and $4 requested donation to help offset program costs).  Limited seating for Presentation Only ($5 requested donation).

RSVP by email to Brodie Hilp by Monday, April 25th. We need a head count for seating and dinner. Thank you!


  • April 28, 2016 at 6:15pm – 9:15pm
  • Crow Canyon Country Club
    711 Silver Lake Dr
    Danville, CA 94526
    United States
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  • Brodie Hilp


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