John Marshall Harlan Lecture: "Same Sex Marriage: How a Political Poison Pill Became a Federal Constitutional Right."
Professor Ronald Weich will deliver a lecture titled, "Same Sex Marriage: How a Political Poison Pill Became a Federal Constitutional Right." He is the dean of the School of Law at the University of Baltimore. Before assuming the role of dean he had served as an assistant attorney general in the U.S. Department of Justice during the Obama administration and as chief counsel to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. The John Marshall Harlan Lecture Series is made possible by the generosity of McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC.
John Marshall Harlan Lecture: "'But I need Kentucky': Lincoln, Emancipation, and the Importance of the Bluegrass State"
Paul Finkelman, national expert in American legal history, constitutional law, and race and the law, will speak. Free and open to the public.
John Marshall Harlan Lecture Series: "America's Symbolic Constitution," Akhil Reed Amar
Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale, where he teaches constitutional law in both Yale College and Yale Law School. He is one of this era’s most accomplished constitutional law scholars. Free and open to the public.
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John Marshall Harlan Lecture Series: "John Marshall Harlan, Race, and the United States Supreme Court" by William Wiecek
William Wiecek, legal and constitutional historian and professor of public law and legislation at Syracuse University, will give the inaugural Harlan Lecture. Free and open to the public.
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