Idaho Law Review Symposium to Discuss Impact of Terry v. Ohio Decision -April 6

Idaho Law Review Symposium to discuss impact of Terry v. Ohio decision 
BOISE, Idaho — March 13, 2018 — The impact of the 50-year-old Terry v. Ohio decision and its treatment of stop-and-frisk procedures will be the topic of the 2018 Idaho Law Review Symposium, sponsored by the University of Idaho College of Law.

Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, will give the keynote address. The symposium will take place on Friday, April 6, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lincoln Auditorium in the Idaho State Capitol, located at 700 West Jefferson St., Boise.

“We are honored to host Dean Chemerinsky, a national constitutional and criminal procedure expert, to discuss one of the most significant policing cases of our time,” said Professor Katherine Macfarlane, the symposium’s faculty advisor.

Chemerinsky is the author of 10 books, including “The Case Against the Supreme Court.” His latest books are “Closing the Courthouse Doors: How Your Constitutional Rights Became Unenforceable” and Free Speech on Campus,” co-written with Howard Gillman. The keynote address begins at 12:30 p.m. in the Lincoln Auditorium.

“The Law Review is excited to host such an outstanding topic for the symposium this year. We are very honored to have Dean Chemerinsky and other panelists join us for a great discussion on Terry v. Ohio,” said Jaycee Nall, editor-in-chief of the Idaho Law Review.

In addition to Chemerinsky’s lecture, the symposium features panel discussions led by renowned legal scholars from across the country. Topics include:

  • “Stop-and-Frisk’s Second Amendment Implications,” featuring Royce de R. Barondes, the James S. Rollins professor of law at University of Missouri School of Law; J. Richard Broughton, associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor of law at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and Shawn E. Fields, professor of legal writing at University of San Diego School of Law. The panel will be moderated by Shaakirrah Sanders, associate professor of law at U of I’s College of Law.
  • “Race-Based Policing and Terry’s Code of Conduct,” featuring Russell L. Jones the Jesse N. Stone Jr., endowed professor of law at the Southern University Law Center; Eric Miller, professor of law at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles; and Josephine Ross, professor of law and supervising attorney at Howard University School of Law. The panel will be moderated by Katherine Macfarlane, associate professor of Law at U of I’s College of Law.
  • “Stop-and-Frisk in Idaho,” featuring James K. Ball, partner at Manweiler, Breen, Ball and Davis, PLLC, and Natalie Camacho Mendoza, director of City of Boise Office of Police Oversight. The panel will be moderated by Aliza Cover, associate professor of law at U of I’s College of Law.

Registration for the symposium ranges from $75 to $175. To view the complete schedule and to register visit  Up to six continuing legal education credits will be available.

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