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Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture

March 31, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

“Representing What? Women, Judging, and Justice in the United States”

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School, where she teaches about federalism, courts, equality, and citizenship. She also holds an appointment as an Honorary Professor, Faculty of Laws, University College London.

Resnik’s books include “Representing Justice: Invention, Controversy, and Rights in City-States and Democratic Courtrooms” (with Dennis Curtis, Yale University Press, 2011); “Federal Courts Stories” (co-edited with Vicki C. Jackson, Foundation Press 2010); and “Migrations and Mobilities: Citizenship, Borders, and Gender” (co-edited with Seyla Benhabib, NYU Press, 2009). She is the co-editor (with Linda Greenhouse) of the Daedalus volume, “Inventing Courts” (American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2014). Professor Resnik is also an occasional litigator and argued Mohawk Industries, Inc. v. Carpenter, decided in 2009 by the United States Supreme Court. Judith Resnik has testified before Congress, before rulemaking committees of the federal judiciary, and before the House of Commons of Canada.

Free and open to the public.

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Date:
March 31, 2015
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.smcm.edu/pbk/

Organizer

Lee Capristo

Venue

Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall
St. Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 United States
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Phone:
(240) 895-2000
Website:
http://www.smcm.edu/