Sunday, March 4, 2007
More than 170 local attorneys and Chase College of Law students, faculty, and staff attended the Northern Kentucky Law Review's spring symposium, "Looking Back: the Legacy of the Dred Scott Decision," on Friday morning, March 2, 2007. The symposium looked back at the legacy of the Supreme Court's 1856 decision in Dred Scott v. Sandford over the time that has passed up to the present day along legal, historical, political and social dimensions.
Five panelists were featured, including Dr. Roberta Alexander, former professor and director of the Prelaw Program at the University of Dayton; Professor Mark Graber of the University of Maryland School of Law; the Honorable Nathaniel Jones, former Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; Chase adjunct professor, David Singleton, executive director of the Ohio Justice and Policy Center and University of Cincinnati Adjunct CrimProf; and Chase professor John Valauri, symposium advisor. [Mark Godsey]