Can we separate our appreciation of an artist's work from our condemnation when we learn that he was abusing his power while he was making his art? Or should we include this new knowledge in our assessment of the work? Northeastern philosophy professors Sheila Winborne and Candice Delmas, who have studied this dilemma in the wake of #MeToo, discuss whether the answer is to boycott, or to educate.
In the past month, two high-profile court cases have dominated headlines and watercooler conversations alike: those of Martin Shkreli and Bill Cosby. So how can anyone trying such a case find a jury that can remain impartial? Here, law professor Daniel Medwed describes the ‘intricate dance’ attorneys engage in when selecting a jury.