A Book Panel Discussion
Law's Wars: The Fate of the Rule of Law in the US 'War on Terror' & Law's Trials: The Performance of Legal Institutions in the US 'War on Terror' by Richard Abel
Featuring author, Richard Abel, Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law, Joshua Dratel, Criminal Defense Attorney, Martha Rayner, Professor of Law and Criminal Defense Clinic Codirector, Fordham University School of Law, and Ramzi Kassem, Professor of Law, City University of New York School of Law. Moderated by Karen Greenberg, Director, Center on National Security at Fordham Law.
Monday, October 15, 5:00-6:00 pm
150 West 62nd Street
Fordham Law School, moot court Room 1-01
Richard Abel is an acclaimed author with numerous distinguished publications regarding legal concepts in national security, social issues, and international affairs amongst others. He currently teaches at the UCLA School of Law. Over the years, he has been president of the Law and Society Association, editor of African Law Studies and of the Law & Society Review, and member of the editorial boards of other journals in the law and society field in the United States, Europe, and Australia. He participated in the founding of the Conference on Critical Legal Studies in 1977 and helped organize the meeting on "Law and Racism: The Sounds of Silence." At UCLA, he has been faculty coordinator for the Public Interest Law Program.