Videos tagged with Neil Vidmar

  • The Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy held its Spring 2016 symposium on the American Death Penalty After Glossip. The symposium, features several of the country's leading experts in the field, assesses the implications of the Supreme Court's 2015 decision in Glossip v. Gross, as well geographic disparities in the application of the death penalty and use of statistics in death penalty litigation.

    Opening Remarks: Matthew Sloan, Special Projects Editor, DJCLPP
    Introduction to the American Death Penalty: Henderson Hill, The Eighth Amendment Project

  • Please join the American Constitution Society, the Center for Law, Race, and Politics, and the Duke Law Innocence Project for a discussion with Jennifer Thompson and Ronald Cotton, co-authors of the award-winning book "Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption," which focuses on Thompson's mistaken identification of Cotton as the perpetrator of her rape, and his subsequent wrongful conviction and incarceration.

  • The North Carolina Racial Justice Act (RJA) permitted inmates to challenge their death sentences by establishing race as a significant factor in their trial. The RJA was repealed in June 2013. In State v. Robinson, the first winning decision under the RJA, Marcus Robinson's death sentence was lowered to life imprisonment after Robinson proved racism in his trial 18 years prior. His case will be heard by the North Carolina Supreme Court on April 14. Jay Ferguson of Thomas, Ferguson & Mullins, LLP, counsel in Robinson, will discuss the case as it heads to the Supreme Court.

  • Opening Remarks ; Evaluating the Perception of Islam and Being Muslim in Contemporary Media & Government

    Opening remarks and introduction presented by Abdullah Antepli. The panelists present papers published in the Duke forum for law & Social change, volume 2 (2010).

    Recorded on February 05, 2010.

    Duke Forum for Law & Social Change.

    Appearing: Abdullah Antepli, speaker ; Neil Vidmar, moderator ; Sheryll Cashin, Aziz Huq, and Tung Yin, panelists.

  • The Journal of Law & Contemporary Problems presents its day-long annual conference at the Law School, providing extensive scholarly discussion and critical analysis of Odious Debt. Part 1. Welcome and Introduction by: Anne Hazlett, Editor-in-Chielf, and Neil Vidmar, Chairman, Law & Contemporary Problems; "Odious Debt as a Doctrine of International Law, its Institutional Context, and the Sovereign-Populace Relationship", featuring Daniel Tarullo, Tai-Heng Cheng, James Feinerman, Kim Fielding, Anna Gelpern, and Shari Spiegel.

    Recorded on January 26, 2007.

  • Richard M. Buxbaum, Jackson H. Ralston Professor of International Law at the School of Law at University of California, Berkeley presents "Comparative Law as a Bridge Between the Nation State and the Global Economy" for the fourth annual Herbert L. Bernstein Memorial Lecture. Buxbaum is an expert in the fields of corporation law and comparative and international economic law, and since 1987 has been editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Comparative Law.