Lectures & Conversations
Civil Rights and the Supreme Court
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Akhil Reed Amar, Heather K. Gerken, Denny Chin (moderator)
Tue, March 6th, 2018 | 6:30 pm
(Members $32)


Eminent legal experts survey the evolution of the U.S. Supreme Court’s interpretations of the 14th Amendment—in commemoration of its 150th anniversary—and civil rights throughout American history, highlighting landmark cases such as Brown v. Board of Education.

Akhil Reed Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University. Heather K. Gerken is Dean of Yale Law School. Denny Chin (moderator) is United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit.

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