Meador Lecture on Equality

April 11, 2014

The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa
9:00 a.m.
5 hours, including 1 hour of ethics

The Meador Lectures on Equality will explore the topic of Equality and its relationships to moral, legal, and political values from different scholarly disciplines and perspectives. The series will explore jurisprudential issues regarding general intersections between law and equality.

$250 Emailed materials Registration
Abstracts will be emailed to you prior to the seminar

9:00 - 9:15
Welcome and Introduction
Professor Shahar Dillbary
The University of Alabama School of Law

9:15 – 10:30 Session I
Taking Distribution Seriously: Equity Metrics and the Pigou-Dalton Principle
Professor Matthew Adler
Duke Law School

10:30 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 12:00 Session II
The Grand Challenges of Implicit Social Cognition and the Law:
Reconsidering Intent and Impact
Professor Jerry Kang
UCLA School of Law

12:00 – 1:15 Lunch in the Hayes Conference Room (344)

1:15 – 2:30 Session III
Equality and Difference
Professor Martha Albertson Fineman
Emory Law School

2:30 – 2:45 Break

2:45 – 4:00 Session IV
Race - Conscious, But Race - Neutral? The Constitutionality of Disparate Impact
Professor Reva Siegel
Yale Law School