Gary Jacobsohn, Malcolm Macdonald Professor in Constitutional and Comparative Law in the Department of Government at the University of Texas at Austin, will take part in a colloquium and celebration of his recently published book, Constitutional Identity, on Friday, March 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Sheffield Room at the Law School.
Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Ray Bonner will discuss his recent book, Anatomy of Injustice, at the University of Texas School of Law on March 5, 2012, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in TNH 3.142. Bonner’s book recounts the efforts of Diana Holt, ’94, who represented a young mentally disabled man, Edward Lee Elmore, who had been convicted of murdering an elderly woman in Greenwood, South Carolina, in 1982.
The Law School welcomed Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to campus on April 4, 2011, for a series of events, including a lively colloquium about his most recent book, Making our Democracy Work. The colloquium was recorded and can be watched on the Law School’s website.
Justin Driver, an assistant professor at the Law School, has written a review of Seth Stern and Stephen Wermiel’s Justice Brennan: Liberal Champion in the New Republic.
The Law School’s Actual Innocence Clinic and William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law will co-present a book talk with Dorothy Budd, author of Tested: How Twelve Wrongly Imprisoned Men Held onto Hope, on Tuesday, February 22, 2011, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Sheffield Room at the Law School. Christopher Scott, one of the men profiled in the book, will join her.
Read an interview with Karen L. Engle, Cecil D. Redford Professor in Law and director of the Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, about her new book, The Elusive Promise of Indigenous Development: Rights, Culture, Strategy. The book was published in fall 2010 by Duke University Press.
University of Texas School of Law Professor Julius G. Getman’s new book, Restoring the Power of Unions: It Takes a Movement, has been chosen as the best book on labor organizing in the private sector by Union Privilege, the member benefits arm of the AFL-CIO. The book, published by Yale University Press, will be released on June 27.