When will the Duke case make it into textbooks? It now makes for a good symposium.
Duke to Host Discussions About Media Coverage of Lacrosse Case, Post-9/11 Security
Durham, NC -- Two panels composed of national and local journalists and Duke faculty will examine media coverage of the Duke lacrosse case as well as national security issues following the Sept. 11 attacks.Duke to Host Discussions... [duke.edu, Oct. 9, 2006]
Both discussions, which are open to the public, will be held on the afternoon of Friday, Oct. 20, in Room 05 of the Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy on Duke’s West Campus...
Panelists for the discussion, “Why rape allegations against men’s lacrosse players became a national story on race, class and crime” include New York Times reporter and “Our Towns” columnist Peter Applebome (Duke Class of ’71); Herald-Sun editor Bob Ashley (’70)....
Frank Stasio, host for “The State of Things” on WUNC Radio, will moderate the discussion, which begins at 1:30 p.m.
Thee Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics, and the Media at Syracuse University
September 19, 2006
"Lacrosse Justice: Gender, Race, and Fairness in the Duke Lacrosse Legal Saga"
Did politics and publicity railroad the Duke lacrosse defendants? Or were their accusers treated unfairly? In America, who fares better when a criminal trial becomes a media circus?
This special Constitution Day event featured Dahlia Lithwick, Senior Editor and Supreme Court Reporter, Slate.com. The panel discussion was moderated by Mark Obbie, followed by Lithwick's lecture. Panelists included: Linda Alcoff, Professor of Philosophy and Political Science; Sanjay Chhablani, Assistant Professor of Law; and Tom Maroney, Professor of Law. This event was co-sponsored by Syracuse University's College of Law and the Carnegie Legal Reporting Program at Newhouse.
View a Webcast of this event [syracuse.edu, Sept. 19, 2006]