Policing, Protesting, and Perceptions: A Critical Examination of the Events in Ferguson

Missouri Law Review Symposium

February 26-27, 2015
Hulston Hall

Works-in-Progress

Conference Program

In Association With “Policing, Protesting and Perceptions: A Critical Examination of the Events in Ferguson”

Thursday, February 26, 2015

2:00 p.m.

Session One: The Lawyer

“The Role of the Lawyer in the Ferguson Movement”

Justin Hansford
Assistant Professor of Law
Saint Louis University School of Law

When Numbers Lie the Under-Reporting of Police Justifiable Homicides

Tiffany Murphy
Assistant Professor of Law
University of Arkansas School of Law

Prohibition’s Lingering Shadow: The Illegitimacy of No True Bills in Police Killings

Wesley M. Oliver
Associate Professor of Law
Duquesne University School of Law

Moderated by: Philip G. Peters Jr.

Ruth L. Hulston Professor of Law
University of Missouri School of Law

3:15 p.m.

Break

3:30 p.m.

Session Two: The Police

Fatal Police Force: The Death Penalty on the Streets

Jelani Jefferson Exum
Professor of Law
University of Toledo College of Law

A Tactical Fourth Amendment

Seth Stoughton
Assistant Professor of Law
University of South Carolina School of Law

Moderated by: Frank O. Bowman III

Floyd R. Gibson Missouri Endowed Professor of Law
University of Missouri School of Law

6:00 p.m.

Reception