[listen to the podcast] headphones may be required A standing-room only discussion on recent events in Ferguson, MO, on Tuesday, December 2, featured Moritz professors Joshua Dressler, Amna Akbar, Ric Simmons, and Sharon Davies. They discussed the legal standard for self-defense, [...]
[listen to podcast] Co-director and co-founder of the project Barry C. Scheck shared his knowledge of the criminal justice system with the Moritz community on Oct. 7 when he presented the 2014 David H. Bodiker Lecture on Criminal Justice at the [...]
[listen to podcast] In a time when race relations are again making national headlines, Director of the United States Department of Justice’s Community Relations Service (CRS) Grande H. Lum presented a talk on the importance of conflict resolution and the [...]
Contribution limits in campaign spending were considered in a case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. Professor Daniel P. Tokaji offers this analysis.
The U.S. Supreme Court takes up the question of presidential power this term in a case addressing recess appointments. Professor Peter M. Shane, a national expert on presidential power, explains what questions are at the heart of National Labor Relations Board [...]
Professor Arthur F. Greenbaum offers a closer look at this U.S. Supreme Court case about personal jurisdiction. “This case will have the most impact of any case this term on clients and law practice. These issues are hard and very [...]
Professor Christopher Walker previews Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, the challenge to an amendment to the Michigan constitution that bans the use of affirmative action by public universities. The case was argued before the United States Supreme Court [...]
Professor Cinnamon Carlarne previews Environmental Protection Agency v. EME Homer City Generation, a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that examines the “complex questions of environmental law and administrative law,” she explains.
Patrick J. Fitzgerald, a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, was the October 2013 Bodiker Lecturer. He discussed the policies and principles of if and when Miranda [...]
In October 2013, bell hooks, an internationally known author and professor, discussed the implications of the George Zimmerman verdict on race, gender, and equality in America. hooks was interviewed by Professor Sharon Davies, director of the Kirwan Institute for the [...]
Students in Professor Doug Berman’s Sentencing class last semester had a choice at the end of the semester: Take a four-hour exam, or write brief for the U.S. Supreme Court on a case involving juveniles sentenced to life without the [...]