Understanding and Interpreting Affirmative Rights: The U.S. Constitution and Beyond
This panel will focus on outside sources, such as state and foreign constitutions, in comparison with the US Constitution. Panelists will discuss the history of these documents as well as ethical and moral philosophy to articulate new visions and avenues of accessing affirmative rights in the US.
Moderator: Michael Pollack, Associate Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
- Michel Rosenfeld: University Professor of Law and Comparative Democracy and Justice Sydney L. Robins Professor of Human Rights, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law; and
- Emily Zackin: Assistant Professor at the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences at Johns Hopkins University.
Pollack, Michael; Rosenfeld, Michel; Zackin, Emily; and Law Review, Cardozo, "Understanding and Interpreting Affirmative Rights: The U.S. Constitution and Beyond" (2020). Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy. 4.