Monday, October 22, 2007

THIS WEEK @ ACS

10/22-10/26

WEDNESDAY October 24
6:30 PM, JG 106
Crack/Cocaine Sentencing Panel
In Kimbrough v. United States, the Supreme Court is considering the dramatic 100-to-1 disparity between crack and powder cocaine sentencing.
Panelists include: Professor Jeffrey Fagan; Marc Mauer, executive director of The Sentencing Project and Professor Harlan Protass of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, criminal defense attorney and creator of the Second Circuit Sentencing Blog. Moderated by Professor Gerard Lynch '75, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York.
Co-sponsored by the Criminal Justice Action Network (CJAN), American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and the Civil Rights Law Society (CRLS).
Dinner served.

The ACS 2008 National Student Writing Competition: "Liberty, Security and Democracy in Our Evolving Society"
ACS invites you to submit any paper that falls within the above topic. Submissions must be 25-50 pages in length and are due February 8, 2008. The winner will receive $3,000 and have her paper published in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law. The two runners-up will receive $1,000 each. See here for details.

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