Videos tagged with Jedediah Purdy

  • Join Professor Jedediah Purdy for a discussion of his recent book, _Two Cheers for Politics: Why Democracy Is Flawed, Frightening - and Our Best Hope._ The new title explains how American political culture disempowers ordinary citizens and makes the case for a reinvigorated democracy. Lisa Kern Griffin, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty & Research and Candace M. Carroll and Leonard B. Simon Professor of Law, moderates the event.

    Co-sponsored by the Goodson Law Library and Office of the Dean.

  • Duke Law panelists disuss Juliana v. United States, a case the Supreme Court allowed to proceed in the 9th Circuit, which concerns the constitutional and public trust implications of climate change. Specifically, the youth plaintiffs argue that (1) the United States' actions that have contributed to climate change have unconstitutionally deprived future generations' right to life, liberty, and property; and (2) that the atmosphere is protected by the Public Trust Doctrine.

  • In honor of Banned Books Week, this event features Duke Law Professors Jennifer Behrens, James Boyle, James Cox, Anne Gordon, Thomas Metzloff, and Jedediah Purdy reading from their favorite books that have been banned or censored

    Sponsored by the Duke Law ACLU.

  • Ag-Gag legislation conceals abuse in animal agriculture by criminalizing whistleblowers who go undercover in factory farms to record footage of the atrocities taking place. These laws act as a barrier, preventing the public from learning the truth about what is happening in this industry. A number of states, including North Carolina, have effectuated these laws.

  • In his latest book, After Nature: A Politics for the Anthropocene, Professor Jedediah Purdy defines and details the Anthropocene epoch - the age of humans - and calls for a new way of thinking about political, legal, and cultural solutions to environmental problems. Tracing critical changes in our relationship with the natural world, the book has been praised by critics for its depth and urgency. In an era where humans and the environment are inextricably tied, how do we approach environmental politics, economics and ethics?

  • In observance of National Library Week, Duke Law alum and author Zephyr Teachout '99 speaks about her new book "Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin's Snuff Box to Citizens United."

    Co-sponsored by the Goodson Law Library, the American Constitution Society, and the Program in Public Law.

  • Join Duke Law School Professors Kate Bartlett, Guy Charles, Larry Helfer, Jed Purdy, and Neil Siegel for a discussion of the implications of the 2012 national elections and state referenda for American constitutional law and culture, both inside and outside the courts. Topics may include the possible effects of the Presidential and Senate elections on the future composition and decision making of the U.S.

  • 3L Almira Moronne interviews the inimitable Professor Jedediah Purdy.

    Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, "Inside the Professor's Studio" is designed to give students fresh insight into the lives that our professors have led. The series allows our terrific faculty members to tell us a more detailed story of their professional lives than might come out through classroom snippets. Also, it's funny.

    Recorded on April 12, 2011.

    Appearing: Almira Moronne (Duke Law Student), host/introductions ; Jedediah Purdy (Duke Law), speaker.

  • Panel discussion on judicial takings.

    Recorded on February 04, 2011.

    Panel titled: Judicial Takings & the Courts.

    Conference title: Judicial Takings: Exploring the Boundaries of the Fifth Amendment (Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy Symposium (2011))

    Appearing: William P. Marshall (UNC School of Law), Stacey Dogan (Bostun University School of Law), Ernest Young (Duke Law School) ; moderated by Jedediah Purdy (Duke Law School)

  • The Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law hosted a symposium on the global impact of the local management of environmental resources. By looking at the property-related aspects of international environmental law, the Symposium explored development concerns and the impact of resource management systems on national economies.

    Recorded on January 30, 2009.

    Panel titled: Forests.

    Conference title: Local Property, Global Justice: Law & Resources in the Era of Climate Change (Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law Symposium (2009))

  • Many expect that Congress will soon implement a national regime to reduce greenhouse gases. Our panelists will present innovative legislative options to address global warming, and assess political constraints on the enactment of these measures.

    Recorded on November 16, 2007.

    Panel titled: New Legislative Approaches.

    Conference title: A Charged Atmosphere: The Future of U.S. Policy On Global Warming (DELPF Symposium 6th (2007))

  • Duke Law Professor Jedediah Purdy reads from his new book, A Tolerable Anarchy: Rebels, Reactionaries, and the Making of American Freedom, which explores the meaning of American freedom and suggests that "freedom is not just where you end up, but how you get there."

    Recorded on March 19, 2009.

  • Join Professor Jed Purdy as he discusses the Occupy movement-- what it means, how it works and what impact it has - as well as his experiences visiting Occupy Wall Street. Professor Purdy will be co-teaching a working group at the Franklin Humanities Institute regarding the Occupy movement this semester.