Tag Archives: Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy

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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Nobel Prize winner

Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi, an Iranian lawyer and human rights activist, will give an address on Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. in Gasson Hall 100. Ebadi was honored with the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts in support of democracy and human … Continue reading

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Authority and Authoritarianism in Fiction and Politics

What stories are being told in 21st century fiction and politics? What stories are not being told? A panel featuring acclaimed writers will work to answer these questions at a Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy discussion titled “Authority and Authoritarianism in … Continue reading

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Panel discussion on Madison’s Hand

There will be a panel discussion on the new book Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention by Boston College Law School Professor Mary Sarah Bilder on Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. in Barat House, Boston College Law School. Bilder writes primarily in the areas of constitutionalism … Continue reading

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