Introduction to the North Carolina Law Review Symposium, Adaptation and Resiliency in Legal Systems

BY Maria Savasta-Kennedy

In October 2010, a group of scholars from diverse legal fields gathered at the University of North Carolina School of Law in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to talk about the shock waves of recent events hitting the environment, financial markets, and the criminal justice system, and to consider how the law can make these systems better able to deal with unanticipated challenges. The symposium discussion, and the resulting articles presented in this eighty-ninth volume of the North Carolina Law Review, addressed ways in which our current legal systems might be made more resilient in response to the increasingly dynamic landscape of the twenty-first century.

 

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