Legal scholar and philosopher John Hasnas will present his recent scholarship on the Supreme Court's recognition of a fundamental right to die. Deciding when a compelling state interest in the preservation of life can override the right to die requires the Court to consider the value of life. Hasnas will argue that the logic of constitutional rights itself suggests how the law must define the meaning of "life." Sponsored by the American Constitution Society. Bagel lunch provided. For more information, contact Ryan Stoa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Prof. Siegel discuss the Court’s recent and upcoming terms, the importance of consensus, and Ginsburg’s legacy at D.C. Summer Institute event.
Environmental Law Newsletter – 2017
Read about the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic’s first 10 years, a new book on regulating after crises, faculty scholarship, and more.
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.