The Constitution in 2020: The Future of Criminal Justice

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Jack Balkin

On October 7th and 8th, 2010, Florida State University Law School and the American Constitution Society will be hosting a conference on The Future of Criminal Justice. This conference is one of a series of academic events connected to the Constitution in 2020 project. Over the next few weeks speakers at the conference will be posting short essays about their work on Balkinization.

Conference Schedule Thursday Evening:

6pm- Keynote Speaker Steve Bright, Southern Center for Human Rights


Friday Morning: 8:30am-8:55am- Opening Remarks

• Dean Don Weidner, FSU Law

• Professor Jack Balkin, Yale Law


9:00am-10:30am- Panel One: National Security and Liberty

• Chris Slobogin, Vanderbilt Law

• Susan Herman, Brooklyn Law

• John Parry, Lewis & Clark

• Marc Rotenberg, Electronic Privacy Information Center

• Jack Balkin, Yale Law (moderator)


10:40am-12:10pm- Panel Two: Crime Control and Equality

• David Sklansky, Cal.-Berkeley

• Song Richardson, DePaul Law

• Darryl Brown, Virginia Law

• Susan Bandes, FSU Law (visitor) and DePaul Law (moderator and panelist)


Friday Lunch:


• Remarks/Q & A with Judge Lynn Adelman, E.D. Wisconsin


Friday Afternoon:

1:20pm-2:50pm- Panel Three: Citizenship and Community

• Gabriel “Jack” Chin, Arizona Law

• Bernard Harcourt, Chicago Law

• Wayne Logan, FSU Law

• Richard Myers, UNC Law (moderator)


3:00pm-4:30pm- Panel Four: Punishment and the Constitution

• Doug Berman, Ohio State Law

• Sharon Dolovich, UCLA Law

• Dan Markel, FSU Law

• Reid Fontaine, FSU Law (moderator)