Center for Law & Philosophy
This annual event features speakers recapping the high-profile decisions from the Supreme Court’s 2021 term. Panelists include Professors Douglas Laycock and Daniel Ortiz, and Scott Keller, partner at Lehotsky Keller and former solicitor general of Texas.
A panel of experts will discuss Professor Frederick Schauer’s book, “The Proof: Uses of Evidence in Law, Politics, and Everything Else.” Panelists include Lisa Griffin, Candace M. Carroll and Leonard B. Simon Professor of Law and senior associate dean for faculty and research at Duke University; and U.S. Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the Southern District of New York and a UVA Law lecturer. Professor Gregory Mitchell will moderate and Dean Risa Goluboff will offer opening remarks. Reception to follow.
What do you think the role of the Supreme Court should be? Come share your opinion and hear from others who disagree in an effort to identify points of agreement and articulate points of disagreement.
Professors Michael D. Green of Wake Forest University School of Law, John C.P. Goldberg of Harvard Law School and Catherine M. Sharkey of New York University School of Law will discuss the book “Tort Law and the Construction of Change: Studies in the Inevitability of History,” by Professors Kenneth S. Abraham and G. Edward White. A reception will follow the panel.
UVA Law professor Anne Coughlin and UVA professor Bonnie Gordon discuss the legal principles, case history and cultural history behind the U.S. Supreme Court ruling Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.