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Professor Anthony Paul Farley recently joined former Vice President Walter Mondale and others at the University of Minnesota to talk about Gideon v. Wainwright and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 at "Civil Rights and Civil Justice: 50 Years Later," a symposium sponsored by the Journal of Law & Inequality.
At the symposium, Professor Farley participated in a panel on "Race, Civil Rights, and the Claims of a Post-Racial Society." Vice President Mondale delivered a keynote address.
More recently, on Nov. 22, 2013, Professor Farley gave a talk on "The Unreality of Time: Memory, Punishment and Transcendence in the African American Experience" at York University in Toronto. He has also delivered recent presentations in the United Kingdom and Sweden, as well as throughout the United States.
Professor Farley is the James Campbell Matthews Distinguished Professor of Jurisprudence at Albany Law School, specializing in constitutional law, criminal procedure and legal theory. He has lectured and published widely, with articles in the Berkeley La Raza Law Journal, Yale Journal of Law & Humanities, the New York University Review of Law & Social Change, the Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, the Columbia Journal of Race and Law and many others. He is a member of the Society of American Law Teachers and the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and previously served on the board for both organizations.
Prior to joining Albany Law School, Professor Farley was a tenured member of the Boston College Law School faculty, where he taught for 16 years. He has also served as an assistant U.S. attorney with the Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia and practiced law as a corporate/securities associate with Shearman & Sterling in New York City. Professor Farley earned his law degree from Harvard Law School and his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia.