The Thin Blue Line from Crime to Punishment
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Barat House, Boston College Law School
with Alice Ristroph,
Professor of Law, Seton Hall University Law School
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about the speaker
Alice Ristroph teaches and writes in the fields of criminal law and procedure, constitutional law, and political theory. In these fields, she is interested in the intersections of authority, law, and physical violence. She is currently completing a book about efforts to use the law to reduce or regulate state violence. Her scholarship has appeared in numerous journals, including the Yale Law Journal, the California Law Review, and Constitutional Commentary. She was appointed the Eileen Denner Research Fellow in 2010. Professor Ristroph joined the Seton Hall faculty in 2008 after serving as Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Before she began to teach law, Professor Ristroph was an associate in the litigation department of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York City. She has a J.D. and a Ph.D. in political theory from Harvard University.