Wednesday, March 11, 2009

On Lawful Lawlessness: Clemency in Death Penalty Cases

On Lawful Lawlessness: Clemency in Death Penalty Cases

Professor Austin Sarat
William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science
Amherst College

Professor Sarat is a pioneering figure in the development of legal study in the liberal arts, of the humanistic study of law, and of the cultural study of law. He is also an internationally renowned scholar of capital punishment, specializing in efforts to understand its social, political, and cultural significance in the United States.

Friday, March 20
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Room 237
Law Centre
University of Alberta
Free and open to the public
Light refreshments will be provided

This event is sponsored by the Centre for Constitutional Studies, the Department of Political Science, and the Department of Sociology at the University of Alberta

www.law.ualberta.ca/centres/ccs