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Bryan Stevenson: Just Mercy

Acclaimed public interest lawyer Bryan Stevenson will speak on his best-selling book, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption (Spiegel & Grau/Random House Penguin, 2014), on Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. in Conte Forum. Stevenson is the founder and … Continue reading

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Melville and the Aesthetics of Radical Democracy

Wake Forest University Associate Professor of English Jennifer Greiman will present “Ruthless, Militant, Round: On Melville and the Aesthetics of Radical Democracy” on Feb. 6 at 4:30 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101. Greiman is the author of Democracy’s Spectacle: Sovereignty and Public Life … Continue reading

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Understanding Ukraine-Russia: Anne Applebaum

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Anne Applebaum will give a talk on her new book, Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine, on Oct. 23 at 10:30 a.m. in the conference center at 2101 Commonwealth Ave., Brighton Campus. In Red Famine, which spans the Ukrainian Revolution of 1917 … Continue reading

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New constitutional law resource

BC Law School Professor Richard Albert, an editor at I-CONnect, the blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law, and Law School Professor Vlad Perju, director of BC’s Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy, have established a partnership … Continue reading

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A conversation about religion, identity, and exclusion in a new political era

The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy will present a symposium organized around Libby Professor of Law and Theology Cathleen Kaveny’s book, Prophecy without Contempt: Religious Discourse in the Public Square. The conversation will take April 7 from … Continue reading

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Isolation and justice

Judith Resnik, the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School, will present “Not Isolating Isolation: Whippings, Solitary Confinement, Prisoner Disenfranchisement, and the Bounding of Licit Punishment” on Nov. 3 at 5 p.m. in Barat House on the BC’s … Continue reading

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Vorenberg at Clough Center

Historian Michael Vorenberg will give a talk on “The Fourteenth Amendment as an Act of War” on Sept. 20 at 5 p.m. at Barat House, Newton Campus. Vorenberg, an associate professor of history at Brown University, is the author of Final Freedom: … Continue reading

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