Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17 year old who wore a hoodie and carried skittles and iced tea, was fatally shot while walking towards his family home in Sanford, Florida. His shooter, George Zimmerman the neighborhood watchman, claimed self-defense and was never arrested. The death of Trayvon Martin has sparked a national debate. Join the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) and Professors Coleman, Hu, Buell and Beale in a panel discussion of the legal questions surrounding his death. Lunch will be provided. co-sponsored by the Program in Public Law. For more information, please contact Linda Atiase at firstname.lastname@example.org, Ndidi Menkiti at email@example.com or Bud Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.