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Wadie Said — Palestine and American Law

Wadie Said

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

5:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street

Wadie Said will be discussing the role the Palestinian question has played through an analysis of laws and cases in the courts of the United States, as part of a larger book project contemplating how Palestine has shaped American law more broadly.

Center for Middle East Studies

Wadie Said is the Miles and Ann Loadholt Professor of Law at the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he teaches courses in Criminal Law and Procedure, Human Rights, Immigration Law, and Counterterrorism. Next academic year, Said will take up a position as a Professor of Law and Dean's Faculty Fellow at the University of Colorado School of Law. He writes broadly in the areas of criminal law and procedure, national security law, and human rights. His book, Crimes of Terror, was the first academic study of criminal terrorism prosecutions in the United States. A former assistant federal public defender, Professor Said is an elected member of the American Law Institute.