Intergenerational Justice explores what, if anything, a concern for intergenerational justice demands of us. Can/should we feel bound to a future we cannot know or fully predict? And what is the appropriate response when one generation's pursuit of its own interests conflicts with the interests of another generation.
Austin Sarat is William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science; director, Mellon Project on Student-Faculty Research and associate dean of the faculty at Amherst College. He is Justice Hugo L. Black Visiting Senior Scholar at the School of Law at the University of Alabama. He is the editor, of Law, Culture, and the Humanities and Studies in Law, Politics, and Society.
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