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The Justice John Marshall Harlan Lecture in Constitutional Adjudication Presents Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Dallet
Apr 8, 2024, 4:30 pm

At the center of national debates over gerrymandering, abortion, and the growing polarization of the courts, Justice Dallet discusses the role of the judge in a constitutional democracy. 

Robertson Hall Lewis Auditorium
Donald S. Bernstein '75 Lecture: "AI and the Law"
Mar 6, 2024, 4:30 pm
Robertson Hall Lewis Auditorium
Malinformation, Content Moderation & the Coming Revolution in Law & Social Media
Feb 21, 2024, 4:30 pm
Robertson Hall Bowl 002
Fusion Voting - Restoring Real Choice at the Ballot
Nov 15, 2023, 9:00 am

Join us for a conversation with experts from the ACLU of New Jersey, Brennan Center for Justice, Cato Institute, and others across the political spectrum to explore how New Jersey can revive our politics and protect our shared democratic future.

N101 Betts Auditorium S-110 Architecture Building
Shattered Status Quo: Israel/Hamas War: The Laws of Armed Conflict
Oct 30, 2023, 4:30 pm

The Israel/Hamas war is in its fourth week. The School of Public and International Affairs continues its special programming on the situation with a virtual panel discussion Monday, October 30, at 4:30 p.m.

A Conversation with Noa Sattath, Executive Director of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel
Oct 25, 2023, 4:30 pm

Noa Sattath, Executive Director of Israel’s oldest and most prominent civil and human rights organization, will discuss the current Israel-Hamas War, the challenges of leading an Israeli human rights organization during this conflict, the constitutional crisis that preceded the current war, and other related issues. 

Noa will be…

Robertson Hall, Arthur Lewis Auditorium
The Shadow Docket: What’s Really Wrong With—and How to Fix—the Supreme Court
Oct 24, 2023, 5:00 pm

From abortion to affirmative action, gun control to greenhouse gas emissions, and redistricting to religious liberty, the Supreme Court has come to play a central role in virtually every major contemporary public policy debate. But as Professor Stephen Vladeck, The University of Texas at Austin, demonstrates in his new book, the shadow docket…

Robertson Hall, Arthur Lewis Auditorium,
A Conversation With Rt. Hon. Sir Rabinder Singh
Oct 2, 2023, 4:00 pm

Join Lord Justice Singh and Princeton Law & Policy Program Director Deborah Pearlstein in a wide-ranging conversation discussing his pathbreaking career in human rights, his current role as President of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal overseeing the UK's intelligence services, and his experiences as the first person of color ever to sit…

Robertson Hall, Bowl 001
Arguing Civil Liberties in the Modern Supreme Court
Sep 20, 2023, 4:30 pm

Neal Katyal – Former Acting Solicitor General of the United States and one of the nation’s preeminent litigators – will join us at Princeton to discuss his experience arguing race and civil liberties in the Supreme Court, following landmark rulings that upended legal president on affirmative action. He has argued more Supreme Court cases than…

Robertson Hall, Arthur Lewis Auditorium
The Constitution and the Court
Sep 18, 2023, 7:00 pm
Constitution Day Lecture 2023

The idea that the Constitution means whatever the Supreme Court says it means is, in important respects, hard-wired in the contemporary American psyche. It did not have to be this way. Indeed, a fair measure of constitutional scholarship over the past two centuries has been occupied by professorial debates over…

Robertson Hall, Bowl 16