Criminal Law Symposium

February 19, 2011

Podcast downloads are available now for The University of Alabama’s Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law Review’s Feb. 11 Symposium discussing the viability of the “rotten social background” defense to criminal charges. The Symposium commemorates the fortieth anniversary of Chief Judge Bazelon’s opinion, and the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of Prof. Richard Delgado’s article “Rotten Social Background: Should the Law Recognize a Defense of Severe Environmental Deprivation?”.