Spring 2014 Symposium

A Look Back at the History of Capital Punishment

New England Law Review’s Spring 2014 Symposium

New England Law Review Symposium Redefining Theft

Monday, March 24, 2014

4:30 PM

Cherry Room, New England Law | Boston

Generously Co-Sponsored By the:
Boston Bar Association Federal Bar Association

The New England Law Review’s 2014 Book Symposium, “A Look Back at the History of Capital Punishment,” spotlighted the New York Times reviewed A Wild Justice: The Death and Resurrection of Capital Punishment in America by Professor Evan J. Mandery. A Wild Justice analyzes the implications of Furman v. Georgia and gives an in-depth, behind-the-scenes view of this historic moment in U.S. legal history.

The symposium featured commentary on the book by the author as well as feedback from a panel of prominent legal voices, including:

  • Professor Carol S. Steiker, Harvard Law
  • Hon. Michael Ponsor, Associate Justice, United States District Court
  • Professor Phyllis Goldfarb, George Washington Law
  • Professor Michael Meltsner, Northeastern Law

The Symposium took place on Monday, March 24th, at 4:30 p.m., at New England Law | Boston, located at 154 Stuart Street in Boston, in the Cherry Room.

Click here to view the transcript from our live Twitter #AWildJustice discussion.

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Gallery From A Look Back at the History of Capital Punishment | March 24, 2014

Panel and Editors before the event. From Left to Right: Business Managing Editor Sarah Lowdon, Hon. Michael Ponsor,  Professor Carol S. Steiker, Professor Evan J. Mandery, Professor Phyllis Goldfarb, Professor Michael Meltsner, Symposium Editor Kristen Mullen, and Editor-in-Chief Michael Martucci.

Panel and Editors before the event. From Left to Right: Business Managing Editor Sarah Lowdon, Hon. Michael Ponsor, Professor Carol S. Steiker, Professor Evan J. Mandery, Professor Phyllis Goldfarb, Professor Michael Meltsner, Symposium Editor Kristen Mullen, and Editor-in-Chief Michael Martucci.

Business Managing Editor Sarah Lowdon introduces the panel to the audience.

Business Managing Editor Sarah Lowdon introduces the panel to the audience.

Editor-in-Chief Michael Martucci introduces Professor Evan J. Mandery, who looks on.

Editor-in-Chief Michael Martucci introduces Professor Evan J. Mandery, who looks on.

Professor Evan J. Mandery discusses his book in opening remarks, beginning the Spring Symposium. Hon. Michael Ponsor,  Professor Michael Meltsner, and  Professor Phyllis Goldfarb look on.

Professor Evan J. Mandery discusses his book in opening remarks, beginning the Spring Symposium. Hon. Michael Ponsor, Professor Michael Meltsner, and Professor Phyllis Goldfarb look on.

Professor Carol S. Steiker of Harvard Law answers a question from the audience. The Hon.  Hon. Michael Ponsor looks on.

Professor Carol S. Steiker of Harvard Law answers a question from the audience. The Hon. Hon. Michael Ponsor looks on.

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For more information on this symposium, please contact:

Sarah Lowdon, Business Managing Editor
sarah.e.lowdon@nesl.edu

Kristen Mullen, Symposium Editor
kristen.a.mullen@nesl.edu

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