Monday, June 14, 2010

Supreme Court History at Chautauqua

Because my wife’s family hails from Jamestown, New York, I’ve spent some pleasant days on Lake Chautauqua, including one at the Chautauqua Institution. Now comes news, courtesy of John Q. Barrett, that Jeff Shesol, the author of Supreme Power, a recent book on the Court-packing plan, will be delivering the sixth annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States, on Wednesday, August 18, 2010, at 4:00 p.m. in Chautauqua's Hall of Philosophy (right). Further, the final week of Chautauqua's summer season will feature “morning lectures on the Supreme Court, afternoon lectures on issues of justice, personal rights and Supreme Court history, and other special programming.”

Monday, August 23, 2010
10:45 a.m.: Academic Associate Dean Elizabeth Magill, University of Virginia School of Law
2:00 p.m.: Professor Michael Klarman, Harvard Law School

Tuesday, August 24, 2010
10:45 a.m.: Lisa S. Blatt, Arnold & Porter
2:00 p.m.: Professor Katherine M. Franke, Columbia Law School

Wednesday, August 25, 2010
10:45 a.m: Theodore B. Olson, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
2:00 p.m.: Professor Richard H. Pildes, New York University School of Law
4:00 p.m.: Professor John Q. Barrett, St. John's University School of Law
8:15 p.m.: Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, Associate Justice (Retired), Supreme Court of the United States

Thursday, August 26, 2010
10:45 a.m.: Vice Dean Barry Friedman, New York University School of Law
2:00 p.m.: Professor Ronald J. Allen, Northwestern University School of Law
3:30 p.m.: Dean Ken Gormley, Duquesne University School of Law

Friday, August 27, 2010
10:45 a.m.: Adam Liptak, Supreme Court correspondent, The New York Times
2:00 p.m.: Paul D. Clement, King & Spalding

Image Credit: Daniel F. Wegnen