Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

A Conversation with Justice Stevens
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Associate Justice (Ret.), U.S. Supreme Court, John Paul Stevens, Marcia Coyle (moderator)
Fri, October 2nd, 2015 | 11:00 am
(Members $32)

Note: This program has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Upon his retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court in 2010, Associate Justice John Paul Stevens was the third longest-serving Justice in American history. In an intimate conversation presented in anticipation of his 40th anniversary since taking his seat on the nation’s highest court, Justice Stevens reflects on his decades of experience and shares his unique insight into the U.S. legal system.

John Paul Stevens served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from December 19, 1975, until his retirement on June 29, 2010. He is the author of Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution and Five Chiefs: A Supreme Court Memoir. Marcia Coyle (moderator) is the Chief Washington Correspondent for The National Law Journal and regularly appears on PBS NewsHour. She is the author of The Roberts Court: The Struggle for the Constitution.


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

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