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  • Symposium Archives | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    Does mercy transform judgment or can it be easily accommodated to it How does mercy get translated into institutional practices Can literary or religious representations of mercy thicken our understanding of their legal role Transitions Moments of political transition pose great challenges for law whether they are regime changes or the orderly transition from one government to the next During these periods law may appear to be absent or in suspension Yet law is often involved providing a broad framework for moving from one status to another Locating law in times of transition has been a staple in legal theory and jurisprudence as well as private and administrative law Imagining Legality Where Law Meets Popular Culture This symposium explores law s representation and consumption in film television and literature We use historical sociological and cultural analysis as well as legal theory to help understand law within the framework of popular culture The focus is not on the accuracy of the presentation in popular culture but on the impact that popular culture has on law and law on popular culture Speech and Silence in American Law This symposium studies the relationship between speech and silence in American law We examine how the law values silence focusing on the right not to speak as well as the decision not to select a speaker in both private and government discourse Sovereignty Emergency and Legality The purpose of this symposium is to chart the complex interplay of sovereignty emergency and legality and to ask what we can learn about each by examining their juxtaposition For some scholars sovereignty is only truly knowable in times of emergency moments when the law is suspended put on hold Others believe that sovereign power is more malleable less absolute adaptable to constitutional democracy For these scholars sovereign power

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  • Legal Ethics Surrounding E-Discovery and Tech. Law Symposium | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    Policy After Hobby Lobby 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act Law and Lies Symposium Archives Legal Ethics Surrounding E Discovery and Tech Law Symposium Rhetorical Process and Legal Judgments Symposium Meador Lectures on Equality The Legacy of 1964 Race Gender Inequity 50 Years Later New York Times v Sullivan A World Without Privacy What Can Should Law Do Speakers Civility Legality and the Limits of Justice Civility Legality and the Limits of Justice Speakers The Structure of Standing at 25 Judge William A Fletcher The Punitive Imagination The Punitive Imagination Speakers Civil Rights in the American Story Civil Rights in the American Story Speakers Knowing the Suffering of Others Speaker List Matters of Faith Matters of Faith Speakers Dissenting Voices Dissenting Voices Speakers Merciful Judgments Transitions Imagining Legality Speech and Silence in American Law Participants Sovereignty Emergency and Legality Participants Legal Doubt Scientific Certainty Participants Imagining a New Constitution Participants Law s History Participants Symposia Podcasts Registration Externships Cross Disciplinary Program Lecture Podcasts Law Journals Legal Ethics Surrounding E Discovery and Tech Law Symposium November 13 9 15 9 30 Welcome and Introduction Download MP3 Podcast Vice Dean James Leonard The University of Alabama School of Law Professor Steven Hobbs Tom Bevill Chairholder of Law 9 30 10 30 Session I Download MP3 Podcast Competency and E Discovery Allison Skinner Skinner Neutral Services and Adjunct Professor University of Alabama School of Law Student Moderator Joe FitzGerald The Journal of the Legal Profession 10 45 11 45 Sesssion II Download MP3 Podcast Ethical Considerations and E Discovery Ronald Hedges United States Magistrate Judge Adjunct Professor of Law Rutgers Georgetown and Seton Hall and Sedona Conference Advisory Board Member Student Moderator Lauren Kellerhouse The Journal of the Legal Profession 1 00 2 00 Session III Download MP3 Podcast Ethical Considerations and

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  • Rhetorical Process and Legal Judgments Symposium | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    of the Voting Rights Act Law and Lies Symposium Archives Legal Ethics Surrounding E Discovery and Tech Law Symposium Rhetorical Process and Legal Judgments Symposium Meador Lectures on Equality The Legacy of 1964 Race Gender Inequity 50 Years Later New York Times v Sullivan A World Without Privacy What Can Should Law Do Speakers Civility Legality and the Limits of Justice Civility Legality and the Limits of Justice Speakers The Structure of Standing at 25 Judge William A Fletcher The Punitive Imagination The Punitive Imagination Speakers Civil Rights in the American Story Civil Rights in the American Story Speakers Knowing the Suffering of Others Speaker List Matters of Faith Matters of Faith Speakers Dissenting Voices Dissenting Voices Speakers Merciful Judgments Transitions Imagining Legality Speech and Silence in American Law Participants Sovereignty Emergency and Legality Participants Legal Doubt Scientific Certainty Participants Imagining a New Constitution Participants Law s History Participants Symposia Podcasts Registration Externships Cross Disciplinary Program Lecture Podcasts Law Journals Rhetorical Process and Legal Judgments Symposium Rhetorical Process and Legal Judgments Symposium The University of Alabama School of Law Judge Seybourn H Lynne Lecture Hall A255 Friday September 18 2015 Co Sponsored by Alabama Law Review and CLE Alabama approved for 6 5 CLE hours including 1 hour of ethics Welcome and Introduction Dean Mark Brandon The University of Alabama School of Law Dr Austin Sarat Justice Hugo L Black Visiting Senior Faculty Scholar The University of Alabama School of Law and Amherst College Session I From Equality Before the Law to Separate But Equal Legal Rhetoric Legal History and Roberts v Boston 1849 Eric Slauter University of Chicago Break Session II The Civilizing Hand of Law Defending the Legal Process in the Civil Rights Era Christopher W Schmidt Chicago Kent College of Law American Bar Foundation Session III The

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  • Meador Lectures on Equality | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    Hobby Lobby 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act Law and Lies Symposium Archives Legal Ethics Surrounding E Discovery and Tech Law Symposium Rhetorical Process and Legal Judgments Symposium Meador Lectures on Equality The Legacy of 1964 Race Gender Inequity 50 Years Later New York Times v Sullivan A World Without Privacy What Can Should Law Do Speakers Civility Legality and the Limits of Justice Civility Legality and the Limits of Justice Speakers The Structure of Standing at 25 Judge William A Fletcher The Punitive Imagination The Punitive Imagination Speakers Civil Rights in the American Story Civil Rights in the American Story Speakers Knowing the Suffering of Others Speaker List Matters of Faith Matters of Faith Speakers Dissenting Voices Dissenting Voices Speakers Merciful Judgments Transitions Imagining Legality Speech and Silence in American Law Participants Sovereignty Emergency and Legality Participants Legal Doubt Scientific Certainty Participants Imagining a New Constitution Participants Law s History Participants Symposia Podcasts Registration Externships Cross Disciplinary Program Lecture Podcasts Law Journals Meador Lectures on Equality Friday April 11 2014 The four 2014 Meador Lectures on Equality will explore the topic of Equality and its relationships to moral legal and political values from different scholarly disciplines and perspectives The series will explore jurisprudential issues regarding general intersections between law and equality Speaker List in alphabetical order Matthew Adler Richard A Horvits Professor of Law and Professor of Econcomics Philosophy and Public Policy Duke Law School Martha Albertson Fineman Robert W Woodruff Professor of Law Emory University Law School Jerry Kang Professor of Law and Asian American Studies by courtesy Korea Times Hankook Ilbo Chair UCLA School of Law Reva Siegel Nicholas deB Katzenbach Professor of Law Yale Law School Welcome and Introduction download audio Professor Shahar Dillbary The University of Alabama School of Law Session I Taking Distribution

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  • The Legacy of 1964: Race & Gender Inequity 50 Years Later | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    American Story Speakers Knowing the Suffering of Others Speaker List Matters of Faith Matters of Faith Speakers Dissenting Voices Dissenting Voices Speakers Merciful Judgments Transitions Imagining Legality Speech and Silence in American Law Participants Sovereignty Emergency and Legality Participants Legal Doubt Scientific Certainty Participants Imagining a New Constitution Participants Law s History Participants Symposia Podcasts Registration Externships Cross Disciplinary Program Lecture Podcasts Law Journals The Legacy of 1964 Race Gender Inequity 50 Years Later April 4 2014 This symposium is a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 The passage of the Act marked the beginning of a new era of American public life At the time it was enacted the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was perceived by many to be the codified culmination of decades of sustained effort to provide equal opportunity for women and racial minorities To its supporters the Act embodied a promise to end systemic institutional and private barriers to women and racial minorities full and fair inclusion in the public and economic life of the nation The symposium offers an examination of that promise from the vantage point of 2014 Calling together preeminent scholars committed to a diverse set of perspectives and methodologies the symposium interrogates the significance relevance and legacy of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 fifty years later Welcome and Introduction download audio Professor Meredith Render Associate Professor of Law The University of Alabama School of Law David Harris Editor in Chief Alabama Civil Rights Civil Liberties Law Review Session I download audio The Civil Rights Act at 50 An Examination of Title VI I s Ebb and Flow Professor Trina Jones Duke University School of Law Introduction Bonnie Sowell The University of Alabama School of Law Session II download audio The Civil

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  • New York Times v. Sullivan | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    of Law Room A255 Program The Alabama Law Review will host a symposium to mark the 50th anniversary of New York Times v Sullivan on February 28 2014 at The University of Alabama School of Law New York Times v Sullivan is one of the most important cases in the history of First Amendment jurisprudence Famously described by a noted First Amendment scholar at the time as an occasion for dancing in the streets the decision in New York Times v Sullivan constitutionalized the law of libel recognizing a dramatic breadth of freedom to criticize public officials for their conduct in so doing it had a significant impact on both freedom of speech and freedom of the press one that has been debated ever since As a historical matter moreover the case was intimately connected to the history of the civil rights movement particularly within the state of Alabama Our speakers include some of the nation s foremost experts on both the history and law concerning New York Times v Sullivan They include Professor David A Anderson University of Texas School of Law Judge U W Clemon Northern District of Alabama Professor RonNell Andersen Jones BYU Law School Judge Robert Sack Second Circuit Court of Appeals Professor Chris Schmidt ITT Chicago Kent College of Law Professor Mark Tushnet Harvard Law School and Professor Sonya West The University of Georgia School of Law Welcome Introduction Paul Horwitz Gordon Rosen Professor of Law The University of Alabama Opening Remarks download audio David A Anderson Fred Emily Marshall Wulff Centennial Chair in Law University of Texas School of Law Session I download audio Reflections of a Civil Rights Lawyer Activist on New York Times v Sullivan Judge U W Clemon Northern District of Alabama ret and Partner White Arnold Dowd Moderator Preston Register

    Original URL path: http://www.law.ua.edu/programs/symposiums/symposium-archives/new-york-times-v-sullivan/ (2016-02-12)
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  • A World Without Privacy? What Can/Should Law Do | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    The Punitive Imagination The Punitive Imagination Speakers Civil Rights in the American Story Civil Rights in the American Story Speakers Knowing the Suffering of Others Speaker List Matters of Faith Matters of Faith Speakers Dissenting Voices Dissenting Voices Speakers Merciful Judgments Transitions Imagining Legality Speech and Silence in American Law Participants Sovereignty Emergency and Legality Participants Legal Doubt Scientific Certainty Participants Imagining a New Constitution Participants Law s History Participants Symposia Podcasts Registration Externships Cross Disciplinary Program Lecture Podcasts Law Journals A World Without Privacy What Can Should Law Do January 17 2014 University of Alabama School of Law Bedsole Moot Courtroom 140 Speaker List The start of the 21 st century is a moment of many challenges for American law perhaps none more important than challenges posed by the rise of the digital age with its refiguring of our sense of the meaning of autonomy and of the social But in addition to those challenges we live with new modalities of surveillance new reproductive technologies and the biotechnology revolution Each seems to portend a world without privacy or at least a world in which the meaning of privacy is radically transformed both as a legal idea and a lived reality We want to examine the meaning of privacy in contemporary world and ask whether privacy is an outdated almost romantic ideal How far have we come from Warren and Brandeis Today what is the best way to conceive of the divide between the public and the private the domain of individual autonomy defined in terms of negative freedom Is privacy shrinking in some areas and expanding in others Does it mean the same thing in the realm of intimate personal activities as it does in the domain of the digital world What were and are the dangers of privacy

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  • Speakers | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    the University of Toronto She is one of Canada s leading privacy theorists and has published widely on privacy theory law and technology privacy law and legal theory Her ability to bridge theory and practice is evidenced by a number of influential reports that she has drafted including Model Policy for Access to Court Records in Canada which was approved by the Canadian Judicial Council as its official policy in September 2005 and formed the basis for the Policy for Access to Supreme Court of Canada Court Records February 2009 Her current research interests include property theory the rule of law and legal theory and her recent articles include Person Place or Thing Property and the Structuring of Social Relations 2010 60 University of Toronto Law Journal 445 and A Postmodern Defence of Universal Liberal Legal Norms 2010 23 1 Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 5 Professor Kevin Haggerty is editor of the Canadian Journal of Sociology and book review editor of the international journal Surveillance Society He is Professor of sociology and criminology at the University of Alberta and a member of the executive team for the New Transparency Major Collaborative Research Initiative His recent work has been in the areas of surveillance governance policing and risk In addition to numerous peer reviewed authors he has authored co authored or co edited Policing the Risk Society 1997 Oxford University Press Making Crime Count 2001 University of Toronto Press and The New Politics of Surveillance and Visibility 2004 University of Toronto Press Surveillance Democracy 2008 Routledge Security Games Surveillance and Security at Mega Events 2010 Routledge and the forthcoming the Routledge Handbook of Surveillance Studies with Kirstie Ball and David Lyon Neil M Richards is Professor of Law at Washington University St Louis He is an expert on privacy law First Amendment law and legal history His articles have appeared or are forthcoming in a number of top law reviews including the Harvard Law Review Columbia Law Review California Law Review Virginia Law Review and Georgetown Law Journal His book Intellectual Privacy will be published by Oxford University Press in 2013 Professor Richards is a winner of the David M Becker Professor of the Year Award by the Washington University student body He also co directs the Washington University Cambridge University International Privacy Law Conference Prior to joining the law faculty he clerked for Chief Justice William H Rehnquist Supreme Court of the United States and the Hon Paul V Niemeyer U S Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit He practiced law in Washington D C with the firm of Wilmer Cutler Pickering where he focused on appellate litigation and privacy law More recently he successfully represented a St Louis fantasy sports company in high profile litigation against Major League Baseball He was the inaugural Hugo Black Fellow at the University of Alabama Law School and a Temple Bar Fellow with the Inns of Court in London Rebecca Tushnet Professor of Law Georgetown Professor Tushnet has taught at

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