Legal Emblems Conference


September 22, 2013 - 9:00am to 5:30pm

Sunday, September 22
9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Room 1008
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"


Cardozo School of Law Room 1008

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