The Leslie H. Arps Memorial Lectures

The Leslie H. Arps Memorial Lectures are made possible by the generosity of the firm of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom.

2016
Hon. Robert A. Katzmann
"A Republic If You Can Keep It"

2015
Hon. José A. Cabranes
"The Foreign Policy of Our Government's 'Least Dangerous Branch'"

2013
George J. Mitchell

2012
Hon. Pierre N. Leval
"Distant Genocides: Not a Court's Business?"

2010

Hon. Sandra Day O'Connor

2005
Elena Kagan
“Women and the Legal Profession: A Status Report”

2003
Leon Silverman
“Are We A Litigious Society-The So-Called Litigation Explosion”

1999
Hon. Patricia M. Wald
“A Whitewater Legacy—Running the Rapids of Constitutional Law”

1997
Hon. Robert W. Sweet
“Civil ‘Gideon’ and Justice in the Trial Court (The Rabbi’s Beard)”

1996
John D. Feerick
“Judicial Independence and the Impartial Administration of Justice”

1993
Hon. Herbert Brownell
“Law Practice: A Profession or a Regulated Industry?”

1992
Hon. James L. Oakes
“‘Plain Meaning,’ ‘Original Intent,’‘Administrative Deference:’ Judicial Abdication or Judicial Activism?”

1991
Hon. Lawrence E. Walsh
“Due Process and the Rule of Law”

1989
Hon. Lewis F. Powell, Jr.
“Stare Decisis and Judicial Restraint”