Transformations of the U.S. Constitutional Structure in the Penal and Security Arena: 1990 to the present

Journée d'études sous la direction de Bernard E. Harcourt (University of Chicago)

au Centre de l'Université de Chicago à Paris, 6 rue Thomas Mann, 75013 Paris

le 30 juin 2014 de 9h30 à 18h00

This day of study will explore the major shifts in constitutional procedure and law in the criminal, anti-terrorism, capital punishment, and domestic security arenas over the period 1990-2010 in the United States, with a particular emphasis on punitive preventive mechanisms, the death penalty, punishment theory, and anti-terrorism efforts (at both the domestic and international levels).

The purpose of this day of study is to stimulate a robust conversation between scholars and practitioners in the United States and in France, and it will strive to foster dialogue and exchange with the audience. The day of study forms part of a collective research conducted under the direction of Olivier Cayla in the framework of ANR project on Neo or Retro Constitutionalisms that is described here in French :