Event — New-York Historical Society

Lectures & Conversations: The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right

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

170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

When: Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 6:30 pm

Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series

Featuring: Michael J. Graetz, Linda Greenhouse, Akhil Reed Amar (moderator)

Details: Legendary Chief Justice Warren Burger presided over some of the most significant and controversial cases in Supreme Court history, including Roe v. Wade. Distinguished legal scholars shed light on the substantial influence of this monumental figure in American history, uncovering how Justice Burger’s legacy created the unprecedented rise of the judicial right.

Michael J. Graetz is professor of law at Columbia Law School and Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor of Law Emeritus at Yale University. Linda Greenhouse is a Pulitzer Prize-winning Supreme Court journalist and lecturer at Yale Law School. They are the co-authors of The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right. Akhil Reed Amar (moderator) is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University.

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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