Day One

Friday, February 28 

Location: Emory Law School Room 575

9:00     Breakfast

10:00    Session 1

Title: A Silent Corrupting Force? Judicial Recall Elections and Criminal Sentencing

Presenter: Sandy Gordon

Discussant: Larry Rothenberg

11:00   Session 2

Title: Misdemeanor Prosecution

Presenter: Anna Harvey

Discussant: Ryan Hübert

12:00    Lunch

1:15    Session 3

Title: Accountability in Governing Hierarchies

Presenter: Ian Turner

Discussant: Peter Bils

2:15    Session 4

Title: Do Supreme Court Justices Care about Public Opinion?

Presenters: Logan Strother & Ben Johnson

Discussant: Priscilla H. M. Zotti

3:15    Session 5

Title: Politics, Identity, and Class Certification on the U.S. Courts of Appeals

Presenter: Sean Farhang

Discussant: Tom Clark

4:20  Graduate Student Workshop (1 hour – Format:  Student will talk about their paper for 5 minutes and faculty assigned to the paper will  offer comments)

Participants include : Justin Wedeking, Maria Silfa, David Foster,  Joseph Warren, Sivaram Cheruvu, and Calvin Terbeek

6:00   Dinner at no. 246 (for presenters and discussants only)