Fordham Law

Law School Hosts Symposium on Significant Recent Books in Constitutional Theory

December 09, 2006

Fordham Law School hosted the third in a series of symposia on significant recent books in constitutional theory on Friday, December 8. 

The books discussed were "Securing Constitutional Democracy: The Case of Autonomy," by James E. Fleming, Fordham Law School, and "Radicals in Robes: Why Extreme Right-Wing Courts Are Wrong for America," by Cass R. Sunstein, University of Chicago Law School. 

The symposium, "Minimalism Versus Perfectionism in Constitutional Theory," will be published in the spring of 2007 by the Fordham Law Review.  Professors Fleming and Sunstein participated in the event, and will publish papers.

The other event participants will also be writing essays for the Fordham Law Review. Participants included Fordham Law School professors Dean William Michael Treanor, Abner S. Greene, Youngjae Lee, and Benjamin Zipursky.  Professor Charles A. Kelbley from the Fordham University Philosophy Department also participated.