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  • Knowing the Suffering of Others | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    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 Knowing the Suffering of Others March 30th 2012 Welcome and Introduction Download MP3 Podcast Dean Kenneth Randall University of Alabama School of Law Austin Sarat Justice Hugo L Black Visiting Senior Faculty Scholar The University of Alabama School of Law and William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor Amherst College

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  • Speaker List | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    the Frank H T Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters in the Department of English at Cornell University She was formerly the Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Comparative Literature and English at Emory University Her Publications include Unclaimed Experience Trauma Narrative and History 1996 Editor with introductions Trauma Explorations in Memory 1995 1996 Co editor Critical Encounters Reference and Responsibility in Deconstructive Writing 1995 Special Editor Psychoanalysis Culture and Trauma Two Issues of American Imago A Journal for Psychoanalysis Culture and the Arts 1991 Empirical Truths and Critical Fictions Locke Wordsworth Kant Freud 1990 Professor Gregory C Keating University of Southern California Professor Gregory Keating is the William T Dalessi Professor of Law and Philosophy joined the USC Law faculty in 1991 and was promoted to full professor in 1996 he also holds a joint appointment with the USC Department of Philosophy He teaches torts legal ethics and seminars in legal and political philosophy Professor Keating graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Amherst College earned an M A and Ph D in political philosophy from Princeton University and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School After graduating from Harvard he practiced law in Massachusetts for five years before joining USC Law Faculty He has been a visiting professor at Harvard Law School and at the Buchmann Faculty of Law Tel Aviv Israel Professor Keating is an editor of a leading torts casebook and writes on torts professional responsibility and legal theory He has published articles on the morality of reasonable risk imposition and the law of negligence more generally on the history of and moral justification for strict liability in tort on why justice requires that we take inefficiently great precaution against significant risks of death and devastating injury and on issues of professional responsibility with particular attention to the problems that confront practicing lawyers Some of his recent titles include Putting Duty in its Place with Dilan A Esper Loyola Law Review 2008 Symposium Frontiers of Tort Liability Pricelessness and Life An Essay for Guido Calabresi Maryland Law Review 2005 Symposium Calabresi s Costs of Accidents and Rawlsian Fairness and Regime Choice in the Law of Accidents Symposium Rawls and the Law Fordham Law Review 2004 A former teaching fellow at Harvard and Princeton universities Professor Keating served as an officer of the Section on Jurisprudence of the American Association of Law Schools He also has consulted with the County of Los Angeles on issues of professional responsibility and conflicts of interest Professor Linda Ross Meyer Quinnipiac School of Law Professor Linda Ross Meyer Professor at Quinnipiac School of Law joined the faculty in 1994 from Vanderbilt Law School where she taught for two years after clerking for Justice Sandra Day O Connor at the United States Supreme Court Her publications are primarily in criminal law and legal theory Her book The Justice of Mercy was published in October 2010 by Michigan University Press She regularly teaches torts criminal law jurisprudence theories of punishment a Supreme

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  • Matters of Faith | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    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 Matters of Faith Matters of Faith Religious Experience and Legal Response October 14 2011 On Friday October 14th The University of Alabama School of Law hosted a symposium Matters of Faith Religious Experience and Legal Response The event organized by Austin Sarat Justice Hugo L Black Visiting Senior Faculty Scholar at Alabama and William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science at Amherst College featured guest lecturers who explored key themes related to law and faith Welcome and Introduction Download MP3 Podcast Austin Sarat Justice Hugo L Black Visiting Senior Faculty Scholar The University of Alabama School of Law and William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor Amherst College Session I Download MP3 Podcast Religion Law and Discrimination Professor Caroline Mala Corbin Law University of Miami Moderator Professor Meredith Render The University of Alabama School of Law Session II Download MP3 Podcast Against Neutralism Faith Based Groups Discrimination and State Subsidy Professor Corey Brettschneider Political Science Brown University Moderator Professor Bryan Fair University

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  • Matters of Faith Speakers | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    for Ethics during the 2006 2007 academic year Professor Brettschneider received a PhD in Politics from Princeton University and a JD from Stanford University He is the author of Democratic Rights The Substance of Self Government Princeton University Press 2007 His most recent articles include The Politics of the Personal A Liberal Approach in the American Political Science Review 2007 A Transformative Theory of Religious Freedom in Political Theory 2010 and When the State Speaks What Should it Say Democratic Persuasion and the Freedom of Expression forthcoming in Perspectives on Politics These articles are part of a larger book project in progress Democratic Persuasion Promoting Public Values in Private Life In addition Aspen Press will publish Professor Brettschneider s three volume casebook on constitutional law in 2011 Professor Douglas Laycock University of Virginia Professor Douglas Laycock is one of the nation s leading authorities on the law of remedies and also on the law of religious liberty Before joining Virginia s faculty in 2010 Professor Laycock served as the Yale Kamisar Collegiate Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School Prior to that he taught for 25 years at the University of Texas and for five years at the University of Chicago Professor Laycock has testified frequently before Congress and has argued many cases in the courts including the U S Supreme Court He is the author of the leading casebook Modern American Remedies the award winning monograph The Death of the Irreparable Injury Rule and many articles in the leading law reviews He has co edited a collection of essays Same Sex Marriage and Religious Liberty and he recently published Religious Liberty Volume I Overviews and History the first of a four volume collection of his many writings on religious liberty He is vice president of the American Law Institute a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the 2009 winner of the National First Freedom Award from the Council on America s First Freedom Professor Amanda Porterfield Florida State University Fascination with the power of religion drives Professor Amanda Porterfield s work Since the time she was an undergraduate Professor Porterfield has set herself to the task of trying to find out how religion operates in people s lives In several decades of work her quest has turned up a number of answers and an even greater number of questions As a graduate student Professor Porterfield came to the conclusion that religion was a cultural phenomenon connecting individuals with larger social and intellectual forces leading them to embody those forces and sometimes prompting them to respond to those forces in ways that established new ways of thinking and acting She also fell in love with history with the kaleidoscopic variety of historical expressions of religion and with the hard work of trying to understand the role that religion plays in how people and cultures change over time As an historian of American religion Professor Porterfield is interested in the interplay between religion and

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  • Dissenting Voices | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    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 Dissenting Voices Dissenting Voices Friday April 8 2011 Speaker List Welcome and Introduction Download MP3 Podcast Dean Kenneth Randall University of Alabama School of Law Session I Download MP3 Podcast The Ethics of an Alternative Counterfactuals and the Tone of Dissent Professor Ravit Reichman Brown University Moderator Suzette Malveaux Catholic University formerly at the University of Alabama Session II Download MP3 Podcast Detours and Dead Ends The Narrative Lines of Dissent in Bowers v Hardwick and Lawrence v Texas Professor Susanna Lee Georgetown University Moderator Professor Heather Elliott University of Alabama School of Law Lunch and Keynote Download MP3 Podcast Why Societies Don t Need Dissent As Such Professor Mark Tushnet Harvard Law School Moderator Professor Ronald Krotoszynski University of Alabama School of Law Session III Download MP3 Podcast Dissent in the Legal Academy and the Temptations of Power

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  • Dissenting Voices Speakers | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has received recognition as a Guggenheim Fellow and a Carnegie Scholar In the area of democracy Professor Pildes along with the co authors of his acclaimed casebook The Law of Democracy Legal Structure of the Political Process now in its third edition has helped to create a revolutionary field of study in the law schools While issues of democracy have been in the background of many public law courses The Law of Democracy systematically explores issues of democratic theory in the concrete institutional policy and doctrinal settings in which they have arisen historically issues such as the right to vote the role of direct democracy the appropriate role of political parties the financing of democratic elections and the representation of minority interests in democratic institutions Professor Pildes is widely considered one of the nation s leading scholars on such topics as the Voting Rights Act alternative voting systems such as cumulative voting the history of disfranchisement in the United States and the general relationship between constitutional law and democratic politics in the design of democratic institutions themselves Respect for his expertise in these areas is reflected in frequent citations of his work in U S Supreme Court opinions the publication of his work in several languages and his frequent public lectures and appearances including his nomination with the NBC News Team for an Emmy Award for coverage of the 2000 Presidential election litigation Apart from his academic work Professor Pildes has also served as counsel to a group of former chairmen of the Securities and Exchange Commission in litigation challenging the constitutionality of the Sarbanes Oxley Act as counsel in election litigation to the Puerto Rico Electoral Commission as counsel to the government of Puerto Rico as a federal court appointed independent expert on voting rights litigation and as counsel in successful Supreme Court litigation that challenged the way the United States Tax Court operated Professor Pildes received his A B in physical chemistry summa cum laude from Princeton and his J D magna cum laude from Harvard He was Supreme Court Note Editor on the Harvard Law Review He clerked for Judge Abner J Mikva of the U S Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and for Justice Thurgood Marshall of the U S Supreme Court after which he practiced law in Boston He began his academic career at the University of Michigan Law School where he was assistant and then full professor of law from 1988 until joining the NYU School of Law faculty in 2000 He has been a visiting professor at the University of Chicago Law School Harvard Law School the University of Texas School of Law and was a fellow in Harvard s prestigious Program in Ethics and the Professions from 1998 1999 Professor Ravit Reichman Brown University Professor Reichman does research in the 20th century British novel law and literature modernism literary theory psychoanalysis literature and the emotions narrative and memory

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  • Merciful Judgments | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    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 Merciful Judgments Merciful Judgments September 24 2010 Organized by Professor Austin Sarat Justice Hugo L Black Visiting Senior Faculty Scholar The University of Alabama School of Law and William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor Amherst College Arguments about the place of mercy and merciful judgments abound They flourish in organized religion fiction philosophy and law to say nothing of the conversations of daily life among parents and their children teachers and their students criminals and those who judge them lovers friends business associates etc Yet as common as these arguments are we are left often with an incomplete understanding of what we mean and do when speak about or make merciful judgments The purpose of this symposium is to ask what merciful judgments look like How do we recognize and make sense of judgments that are merciful 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 Welcome and Introduction Dean Ken Randall and Professor Austin Sarat Session I Articulations of Mercy and the American Regime of Punishment Professor Robert A Ferguson Columbia Law School Moderator Professor Joseph Colquitt The University of Alabama School of Law Session II

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  • Transitions | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    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 Transitions Transitions January 29 2010 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 This symposium asks what can be learned about law itself by examining moments of transition Panelists inquire about transitions between presidential administrations in the United States transitions as persons or goods cross from one legal regime to another or moments of founding new regimes What challenges for law are posed by transitions When and why do moments of transitions nurture legal ingenuity and resourcefulness When and why do they precipitate crises in legal authority Organized by Professor Austin Sarat Justice Hugo L Black Visiting Senior Faculty Scholar The University of Alabama School of Law and William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor Amherst College Participants include Jack Beermann Boston University School of Law Nina Mendelson University of Michigan Akhil Reed Amar Yale University Ruti Teitel New York Law School Welcome and Introduction Download MP3 Podcast Dean Ken Randall and Professor Austin

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