"Great conference! Much different than anything I've attended before."  Springdale, UT, 2015

"Loved the literature added to the law element!  As an English major and practicing attorney, I loved seeing this offered!  Please come back next year."  Warwick, RI, 2014.

"This conference was a great opportunity to think and learn from great thinkers and writers. Thanks for making this available, I'll watch for future sessions!" Springdale, UT, 2015.

MATERIALS

New Orleans- Literature and the Law-2019 (November 14-15, 2019)

  • ​Hay Market Affair: Conflicts in the law and the Administration of Justice-1.

  • Kant and Plato on the Noble Lie-1.

  • Hillby Elegy- Integration and Migration of Appalachian Law-1

  • Pride, Prejudice, and the Evolution of the Female in Probate Law-1.

  • Fantine and the Dammed: Ethics and Parental Defense-1.

  • Devil in the Grove and Stranage Fruit: Lynching and Mob Justice-1

  • Frank Lloyd Wright, Howard Roark, Individualism and Legal Ethics in a Constrution Law-1.

  • 100 Years of Solitude in the Banana Republic-1.

  • Puddin' Head Wilson, Legal Ethics, and Mark Twain's Commentaries on the Law-1.

  • The Republic v. The Times,Post, et al.-1.

  • Censorship: James Joyce v. Plato-1.

  • Oh, Ponzi, What a Scheme!-1.

Lafayette- Literature and the Law- 2019 (November 13, 2019)

  • Hay Market Affair: Conflicts in the Law and the Administration of Justice-1. 

  • Kant and Plato on the Noble Lie-1

  • Hillbilly Elegy- Integration and Migration of Appalachian law-1.

  • Pride, Prejudice, and the Evolution of the Female in Probate Law-1.

  • Fantine and the Dammed: Ethics and Parental Defense-1.

  • Devil in the Grove and Strange Fruit: Lynching and Mob Justice-1.

Boise, ID October 2, 2019

  • Jury of Her Peers, Ethics and Evidence- 12. 3. 4. 5.

  • The Lorax, and Silent Spring- 1. 2. 3.

  • Atticus Finch, The Minority Report and Eliminating bias- 1. 2. 3.

  • 12 Angry Men and Prejudice in the Adminisrtation of Justice- 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

  • Professionalism and Henry VI: Kill all the Lawyers!- 1. 2. 3. 4.   5.

  • The Visit, Fredrich Durrenmatt, and Prejudice in the Administration of Justice- 1.

Burlington, VT June 20-21, 2019

        DAY 1

  • Hay Market Affair: Conflicts in the law and the Administration of Justice-1

  • Kant and Plato on the Noble Lie- 1.

  • Hillbilly elegy-Integration and Migration of Appalachian Law- 1.

  • Pride Prejudice, and the Evolution of the Female in Probate Law- 1.

  • Fantine and the Dammed: Ethics and Parental Defense-1.

  • Devil in the Grove and Strange Fruit: Lynching and Mob Justice- 1.                                                                                            DAY 2                          

  • Frank Lloyd Wright, Howard Roark, individualism and Legal Ethics in a Construction Law- 1.

  • 100 Years of Solitude in the Banana Republic-1.

  • Puddin' Head Wilson, Legal Ethics, and Mark Twain's Commentaries on the Law- 1.

  • The Republic v. The Times, Post, et al- 1.

  • Censorship: James Joyce v. Plato-1.

  • Oh, Ponzi, What a Scheme!- 1.

Providence, RI June 19, 2019

  • Frank Lloyd Wright, Howard Roark, Individualism and Legal ethics in Construction Law-

  • Years  of Solitude in the Banana Republic-

  • Puddin' Head Wilson, Legal Ethics, and Mark Twain's Commentaries of the Law-

  • The Republic v. The Times, Post et. al-

  • Censorship: James Joyce v. Plato-

  • Oh, Ponzi, What a Scheme!-

Newport, RI June 18, 2019

  • Hay Market Affair: Conflicts in the Law and the Administration of Justice- 1.

  • Kant and Plato of the Nobile Lie- 1.

  • Hillbilly elegy- Integration and Migration of Appalachian Law-1.

  • Fantine and the Dammed: Ethics and Parental Defense-1.

  • Devil in the Grove and Strange Fruit: Lynching and Mob Justice-1.

Salt Lake City, Utah (June 13th and 14th)

June 13th 

  • Hay Market Affair: Conflicts in Law and the Administration of Justice- 1

  • Kant and Plato on the Noble Lie-  1.

  • Hillbilly elegy- Integration and Migration of Appalachian Law- 1.

  • Pride, Prejudice, and the Evolution of the Female in Probate Law-1.

  • Fantine and the Dammed: Ethics and Parental Defense- 1.

  • Devil in the Grove and Strange Fruit: Lynching and Mob Justice- 1.

June 14th 

  • Frank Lloyd Wright, Howard Roark, individualism and Legal Ethics in Construction-1.

  • 100 Years of Solitude in the Banana Republic-1.

  • Puddin' Head Wilson, Legal Ethics, and Mark Twain's Commentaries on the Law-1.

  • The Republic v. The Times, Post, et al-1.

  • Censorship: James Joyce v. Plato-1.

  • Oh, Ponzi, What a Scheme!-1

Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Wellsboro and Doylestown, PA (April 22-25)

  • Frank Lloyd Wright, Howard Roark, individualism and Legal Ethics in a Construction Law-1

  • 100 Years of Solitude in the Banana Republic-1.

  • Puddin' Head wilson, Legal Ethics, and Mark Twain's Commentaries on the Law-1.

  • The Republic v. The Times, Post, et al- 1.

  • Censorship: James Joyce v. Plato-1.

  • Oh, Ponzi, What a scheme!-1.

Atlanta, Decatur, Marietta and Savannah, GA (March 18-22, 2019)

Atlanta, Decatur Marietta (Day 2) and Savannah

  • Frank Lloyd Wright, Howard Roark, individualism and Legal Ethics in a Construction Law- 1.

  • 100 Years of Solitude in the Banana Republic- 1.

  • Puddin'Head Wilson, Legal Ethics, and Mark Twain's Commentaries on the Law- 1.

  • The Republic v. The Times, Post, et al- 1.

  • Censorship: James Joyce v. Plato- 1.

  • Oh, Ponzi, What a scheme!- 1.                                       Marietta Day 1

  • Hay Market Affair: Conflicts in the Law and the Administration of Justice- 1.

  • Kant and Plato on the Noble Lie-1.

  • Hillbilly elegy-Integration and Migration of Appalachian Law- 1.

  • Pride Prejudice, and the Evolution of the Female in Probate Law- 1.

  • Fantine and the Dammed: Ethics and Parental Defense- 1.

  • Devil in the Grove and Strange Fruit: Lynching and Mob Justice- 1.

Wilmington, Raleigh, Greensboro, Charlotte, NC (February 19-22, 2019)

  • Breaker Morant- Scapegoat of the Empire-1. 2. 3. 4.

  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and Still I Rise- 1. 2. 3.

  • The State as a Moral Person and the Role of a Lawyer in a Corrupt State- 1.

  • Slaughterhouse-five, Mental Illness in the Social Contract. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

  • Bridge of Spies, Valkyrie, Nurembert: The Pursuit of Justice and War- 1. 2.

  • Justice and Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe-1. 2. 3.

Salt Lake City, UT (Mediation Focus) Dec. 7, 2018

  • "Mediating Social Discord: Understanding Why the Cage Bird Sings"- 1.

  • "Community Dispute Resolution and Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe" 1.

  • "Billy Budd, The Bounty, and the Ethical Neutral"- 1.

  • "Professionalism and Game Theory" - 1.

  • Horton Hears a Who & Civility in Dispute Resolution"- 1.

  • "Sherlock Holmes: First Impressions & Evidence in Mediation"- 1.

New Orleans, LA (Nov. 15-16, 2018) 

 

Day 1

  • A God In Ruins: The Human Family and Civility- 1. 2. 3.

  • The State as  a Moral Person and the Role of a Lawyer in a Corrupt State- 1.

  • Substance Abuse, Evidence, and the Girl on the Train- 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7

  • Catch-22, Slaughterhouse-five, and Mental Illness in the Social Contract- 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

  • A Streetcar Named Desire and Female Equality in the Law- 1. 2. 3. 4.

  • Bridge of Spies, Valkyrie, Nuremberg: The Pursuit of Justice and War- 1. 2.

Day 2

  • Breaker Morant - Scapegoat of the Empire- 12. 3. 4.

  • Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad, and the Quest for Freedom- 1. 2. 3. 4.

  • Little Big Man and the Quest for Civility- 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and Still I Rise- 1. 2. 3.

  • Justice and Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe- 1. 2. 3. 4.

  • John Grishman and Robert Louis Stevenson on Will Contests- 1. 2. 3. 4.

South Bend, IN (Sept. 7, 2018)

  • Breaker Morant- Scapegoat of the Empire-1. 2. 3. 4.

  • Bridge of Spies, Valkyrie, Nuremberg: The Pursuit of Justice and War- 1. 2.

  • I Know Why the Cage Bird Sings and Still I Rise- 1. 2. 3.

Jackson, WY (July 13, 2018) 

  • Breaker Morant- Scapegoat of the Empire-1. 2. 3. 4.

  • Bridge of Spies, Valkyrie, Nuremberg: The Pursuit of Justice and War- 1. 2.

  • I know Why the Cage Bird Sings and Still I Rise- 1. 2. 3.

Burlingon, VT (June 21-22, 2018)

June 21st 

  • A God in Ruins: The Human Family and Civility-1. 2. 3.

  • The State as a Moral Person and the role of a Lawyer in a Corrupt State- 1.

  • Substance Abuse, Evidence, and the Girl on the Train-1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

  • Catch-22, Slaughterhouse-Five, and Mental Illness in the Social Contract- 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

  • A Streetcar Named Desire and Female Equality in the Law- 1. 2. 3. 4.

  • Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad, and the Quest for Freedom- 1. 2. 3. 4.

June 22nd

  • Breaker Morant- Scapegoat of the Empire- 1. 2. 3. 4.

  • Bridge of Spies, Valkyrie, Nuremberg: The Pursuit of Justice and War- 1. 2.

  • Little Big Man and the Quest for Civility- 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

  • I Know Why the Cage Bird Sings and Still I Rise- 1. 2. 3.

  • Justice and Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe- 1. 2. 3. 4.

  • John Grisham and Robert Louis Stevenson on Will Contests- 1. 2. 3. 4.

Newport, RI (June 20, 2018)

  • Breaker Morant-Scapegoat of the Empire- 1. 2. 3. 4.

  • Bridge of Spies, Valkyrie, Nuremberg:The Pursuit of Justice and War- 1. 2.

  • Little Big Man and the Quest for Civility- 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

  • I know Why the Cage Bird Sings and Still I Rise- 1. 2. 3.

  • Justice and Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe- 1. 2. 3. 4.

  • John Grisham and Robert Louis Stevenson on Will Contests- 1. 2. 3. 4.