Legal Emblems Conference
Sunday, September 22
9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
55 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003
9 a.m. Welcome
9:15 - 11:15 a.m. PANEL 1: Histories
Chair: Professor Peter Goodrich
Valerie hayaert Vanautgaerden (Geneva): "Legal Emblems Inserted in
the Corpus Juris Civilis"
Agnes Guideroni (Louvain): "The Heart and the Law in the Balance"
Bradin Cormack (Princeton): TBA
11:30 - 1 p.m. PANEL 2: Interpretations
Chair: Professor Michel Rosenfeld
Christian Biet (Paris): "The Interpretation of Emblems"
Anselm Haverkamp (Munich): "On Emblems: Iconic Difference"
2 - 3:45 p.m. PANEL 3: Aesthetics
Chair: Professor Uriel Procaccia
Piyel Haldar (Birkbeck): "The Tongue and the Eye"
Alick Maclean (Syracuse): "Don't Screw with the Law: Visual and
Spatial Defenses against Judicial Corruption"
Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis (Yale): "Why Eyes? Sight, Knowledge,
Justice and Judgment"
4 - 5:30 p.m. PANEL 4: Theories
Chair: Katrin Truestedt
Bill Eggington (Johns Hopkins): "Crime Shows: CSI in Habsburg Spain"
Katrin Becker (Luxemburg): "Lawyers as Mediators of Humanity"
Paul Raffield (Warwick): "Metamorphosis, Mythography, and the Nature
of English Law"