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Archive for November 3rd, 2011

Hoke to Speak at Elections Symposium at Case Law

This Friday November 4th, Case Law presents its Law Review Symposium, “Baker v. Carr After 50 Years: Appraising the Reapportionment Revolution” from 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Baker v. Carr [oral arguments from Oyez and full text from FindLaw] established the one-person/one-vote principle and influenced how legislative districts are drawn. Symposium speakers will address issues relating to the ruling, including voting rights and redistricting. Professor Candice Hoke will speak in a panel on the topic “Districting and Apportionment Dispute: The Political Question Doctrine as Applied to Election Disputes, Including Bush v. Gore.” Six CLE credits are available for the Symposium.

Call for Submissions: Junior Faculty Forum

Yesterday, the Family Law Prof Blog posted on the Junior Faculty Forum hosted by Stanford, Yale and Harvard Law Schools that will take place at Harvard Law School on June 1-2, 2012. Approximately twelve junior scholars will be selected to present papers at the Forum. Public law and the humanities topics will be covered: administrative law, constitutional law, criminal law, employment and anti-discrimination law, environmental law, family law, jurisprudence and philosophy, law and humanities, legal history and public international law. The Forum is geared toward junior faculty with one to seven years teaching experience who are not yet tenured. The submission deadline is February 15, 2012.