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)

Note: This event is sold out



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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The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


This program has reached capacity. There will be a standby line the evening of the program. One hour before the program begins, we will begin handing out standby numbers with members receiving priority. Shortly before the program begins, we would begin selling tickets if we are able to do so. Standby does not guarantee admission.

Advance purchase is required to guarantee seating. All sales are final; refunds and exchanges not permitted. Programs and dates may be subject to change. Management reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers.

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