Event — New-York Historical Society

Lectures & Conversations: Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet

Where: The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

When: Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 6:30 pm

Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series

Featuring: Jeffrey Rosen, Akhil Reed Amar (moderator)

Details: Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis was among the most influential and prophetic constitutional philosophers in American history. Judicial experts Jeffrey Rosen and Akhil Reed Amar discuss the pioneering Justice’s lasting impact on the right to privacy, corporate regulation, and freedom of speech—issues that have endured as major tenets of American politics and law.

Jeffrey Rosen is president and CEO of the National Constitution Center and the author of Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet. Akhil Reed Amar (moderator) is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University and the author of The Constitution Today: Timeless Lessons for the Issues of Our Era.

Cost: $38 (members $24)

Phone: Contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268, 9 am–5 pm daily.

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