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Wednesday Evenings, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
September 3rd through December 3
West Village F, Room 20

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Featured Lecturers

September
3

“Justice, Public Policy, and the Law”

Michael Dukakis
Daniel Medwed
Barry Bluestone
Kevin Murray
Paola Cesarini

10

“What is Just? What is Fair?”

Ron Sandler (NU Philosophy)
Stephen Nathanson (NU Philosophy)

17

“Theories of Economic Justice”

Stephen Nathanson (NU Philosophy)
Barry Bluestone (School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs)

24

“Innocentrism:  How Critical is Innocence in Criminal Justice?”

Daniel Medwed (NU Law School)

October
1

“Procedural Justice:  Better to Let Ten Guilty Go Free?”

Daniel Medwed (NU Law School)
R. Michael Cassidy (Boston College Law School)
Diane Juliar (Suffolk Law School)

8

“Close to Home:  When Should the Law Intervene to Stop Domestic Violence?”

Daniel Medwed (NU Law School)
Jeannie Suk (Harvard Law School)

15

“Civil Justice – Who Sues Whom?”

James Hackney (NU Law School)
Steve Subrin  (NU Law School)

22

“Who’s Responsible for the Inequality Express?”

Barry Bluestone (NU School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs)
Alicia Sasser Modestino (NU School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs)
Arthur MacEwan (UMass Boston Department of Economics)

29

“What Can We Do about Inequality and the Birth Lottery?”

Barry Bluestone (NU School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs)
Dan Wolf (Massachusetts State Senate)

November
5

“Just Where are We on Racial Justice?”

Margaret Burnham (NU Law School) (Invited)
Jack McDevitt (NU Institute on Race and Justice)

12

“Environmental Justice: Who Bears the Brunt of Earth’s Degradation?”

Daniel Faber (NU Sociology)
Veronica Eady (Conservation Law Foundation)

19

“Global Justice: What’s the 21st Century Agenda?”

Kevin Murray (NU Law School)
Paola Cesarini (NU Honors Program)

26

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December
3

“What Role for the U.S. in Pursuing Global Justice?”

Nick Burns (Kennedy School – Harvard University)

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