Registration for 2018 Criminal Law Symposium

About the Event

Name 2018 Criminal Law Symposium
Date Friday, April 13, 2018
Time 8:30 a.m.
Location Texas Tech School of Law
Lanier Auditorium
[location map and directions]
CLE Credit 7.25 hours of CLE credit, one hour of which will be ethics
Conference Website
Event Materials Materials will be distributed upon arrival.
Event Contact Jordan Fowler,, (806) 620-5018
Registration and Payment Mastercard, Visa, Discover, and American Express credit cards are accepted for pre-registration payment (and check, if registering by mail). You can register online up until the date of the event. Registration at the door will be allowed (space permitting).
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.: Check In and Light Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.: Greetings from various University and Law School personnel
9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Opening keynote: Professor Richard H. McAdams (University of Chicago School of Law)
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: break
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Panel 1: Are there good reasons for retaining the death penalty. Moderator: Jack Nowlin (Texas Tech). Speakers: Ron Allen (Northwestern), Paul Cassell (Utah), David Gray (Maryland), Joshua Marquis (Oregon District Attorney).
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.: (Lunch). Luncheon Speaker: Jordan Steiker (Texas)
1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.: Panel 2: Are there good reasons for abolishing the death penalty? Moderator: Joshua Dressler (Ohio St.). Speakers: Arnold Loewy (Texas Tech), Patrick Metze (Texas Tech), Susan Rozelle (Stetson), Mike Vitiello (McGeorge)
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: Break
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.: How is the Supreme Court likely to resolve this question? Moderator: Bernice Donald (Judge-6thFederal Circ.): Speakers: Jack Boger (UNC), Sam Kamin (Denver), Lee Kovarsky (Maryland), Linda Malone (William and Mary)
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.: Wine and Cheese (Participants and Audience can mingle)
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