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 And in the Future



Professor Adil Haque will present his research as a panelist for “Changing Means of Fighting War,” part of the Symposium on the Changing Nature of War and Peace at Adelphi University. (March 26)

Professor David Dante Troutt
will present the Professor William Neal Brown Memorial Lecture at Rutgers School of Social Work on the Rutgers University–Newark campus. His topic is “Poverty, Class & Politics.” (April 16)

The Education Law Center will honor Marion Wright Edelman, president and founder of the Children’s Defense Fund, and Professor Paul Tractenberg at its 2015 Education Justice Lecture and Reception. Edelman will deliver a lecture tited “Giving All Children the Opportunity to Learn” and Tractenberg will give the response. (April 28)

Professor Stuart Green will deliver the Hugo Adam Bedau Memorial Lecture in the Department of Philosophy at Tufts University. His title is “What Are the Sexual Offenses?” (March 6) He will present “Tax Evasion as Crime” at the 3rd Annual Bentham House Conference at University College London. (May 9)



Faculty Activities

MARCH 2015

The National Academcy of Sciences has retained Professor Steve Gold and his collaborators, Professor Michael Green of Wake Forest University School of Law and Professor Joseph Sanders of the University of Houston Law Center, “to produce an educational module to elucidate the role of scientific information and scientific processes in decision-making across diverse venues.” The educational module will focus on use of scientific evidence as proof of causation in toxic tort cases.

Associate Professor Taja-Nia Henderson presented “Punishing Treason,” taken from her research on the 14th Amendment to the Constitution, as part of the DePaul University Catholic Intellectual Traditions Quarterly Salon. (March 5)


Associate Professor Taja-Nia Henderson discussed her research on the 14th Amendment, former Confederates, and the right to hold public office in a lecture aired on C-Span’s “American History TV.” (Feb. 21)

Professor David Troutt was a panelist for “Badges, Guns and Trusts: Exploring the Crisis of Police Brutality,” held at Seton Hall Law School. (Feb. 12)

Associate Professor Fadi Shaheen presented his paper “Understanding Lockout” (previously titled “Evaluating Investments of Locked-Out Earnings” at the University of Florida Levin College of Law Tax Colloquium. (Feb. 6)

The book Gay Rights and the First Amendment: A Contentious History by Professor Carlos Ball has been accepted for publication by Harvard University Press.


Professor Vera Bergelson, author of Victims’ Rights, Victims’ Wrongs, was a guest on Canadian Public Radio’s two-part show on the moral and legal issues involved with consent to harm. (Jan. 14 and Feb. 26)