Week of Oct 19-25, 2014

Friday 24 October

Law Review Symposium: The Pursuit of Justice, Service to Others ...

Contact: Symposium Editor · lawsymp@loyno.edu

Location: College of Law

As Loyola University New Orleans College of Law celebrates the centennial of its founding in 2014, Loyola Law Review will host a centennial symposium on Friday, October 24, 2014 honoring Judge James Skelly Wright. The symposium honoring Judge Wright will be held on campus at Loyola Law, and the title of the event is: “The Pursuit of Justice, Service to Others, and Dignity for All: A Mission Made Manifest in the Work of Judge James Skelly Wright.”

Loyola Law Review Symposium

The Pursuit of Justice, Service to Others, and Dignity for All: A Mission Made Manifest in the Work of Judge James Skelly Wright.”

October 24, 2014

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

 

Registration: 10:00 – 10:20

Opening: 10:20 – 10:30

Father Moore - Invocation

Annie McBride (Editor-in-Chief) - Welcome

Dean María Pabón López – Welcome

First Panel: 10:30 – 12:15

Moderator: Professor Andrea Armstrong

 

Richard H. Fallon, Jr.

Ralph S. Tyler, Jr. Professor of Constitutional Law

Harvard Law School

“Greatness in a Lower Federal Court Judge:  The Case of J. Skelly Wright”

 

Randall L. Kennedy

Michael R. Klein Professor of Law

Harvard Law School

“J. Skelly Wright and Racial Desegregation in Louisiana”

 

Sally Katzen

Visiting Professor, NYU School of Law

Senior Adviser, Podesta Group

“The judge and his sense of justice”

 

Lunch Break: 12:20-1:20 (Lunch Provided by Loyola)

 

Second Panel: 1:30 – 3:15

Moderator:   Professor Mitchell F. Crusto

 

Louis Michael Seidman

Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law

Georgetown Law

“J. Skelly Wright and the Limits of Legal Liberalism”

 

Carol F. Lee

Special Counsel, Taconic Capital Advisors

New York, N.Y.

“Judge J. Skelly Wright:  Politics, Money and Equality”

 

Johanna Kalb

Visiting Associate Professor of Law, Yale Law School and Jurisprudence Fellow, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law (on leave Associate Professor, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law)

 “J. Skelly Wright’s Democracy: From Buckley to McCutcheon

 

Third Panel: 3:30 – 5:00

Moderator:  M. Isabel Medina, Ferris Family Distinguished Professor of Law

 

Robert R. M. Verchick

Gauthier-St. Martin Eminent Scholar and Chair in Environmental Law

 

Carol S. Steiker

Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law

Harvard Law School

“Skelly Wright and Atticus Finch”

 

James E. Wright III

Jones Walker

New Orleans, LA

Bush v. Orleans Parish School Board: The Second Battle of New Orleans, Chronicles of the Case and the Judge

 

Unveiling of Judge J. Skelly Wright Memorial (to follow the symposium)

Reception: 5:30 – 7:00 

 

Anyone interested in attending or participating in the symposium should email Loyola Law Review’s Symposium Editor at lawsymp@loyno.edu.

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