CALL FOR PAPERS OR PRESENTATIONS
Terry v. Ohio at 50: Considering the Past, Present and Future of Stop-and-Frisk
The University of Idaho College of Law’s 2018 Idaho Law Review symposium issue will study the impact of Terry v. Ohio, a decision nearly 50 years old. Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, UC Berkeley Law, will give the keynote address. The symposium will be held on April 6, 2018 at the Idaho Law & Justice Learning Center, the College of Law’s Boise location. We invite original paper submissions for presentation at the symposium, as well as panel proposals.
The symposium will explore the impact that Terry and its endorsement of stop-and-frisk has had on communities of color, policing, and even national politics. We welcome a variety of proposals, including those that provide a narrative account of Terry and its aftermath, as well as those related to civil rights litigation, how stop-and-frisk is understood or misunderstood, Terry’s doctrinal importance, and its use in practice. At least one panel featured at the symposium will highlight how Terry impacts policing in Idaho. Additional issues that may be addressed include:
- What was the result of the Court’s decision to downplay racial profiling in Terry?
- Does the public believe that stop-and-frisk is unconstitutional? If so, why?
- How do outstanding arrest warrants affect the use of stop-and-frisk?
- What was the impact of the Section 1983 litigation regarding the NYPD’s use of stop-and-frisk?
- Should Terry be overruled?
Symposium papers or presentations addressing the topics above—or others proposed—will be presented at the conference, with publications appearing in the Symposium volume in Spring 2018. Draft abstracts of no more than one page and queries may be addressed to Patxi Larrocea-Phillips, Chief Symposium Editor, at email@example.com, as soon as possible and no later than July 31, 2017.
This is an exciting year for the University of Idaho College of Law. Our dual location model comes full circle this fall as we welcome our first Boise 1L section. Students now have the option of completing their legal education at either our Moscow or Boise locations. Learn more about the dual location model here.