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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.
Hon. Jon O. Newman
“What’s Wrong With Federal Sentencing?”
"The Supreme Court in the Age of Trump"
Hon. Robert A. Katzmann
"A Republic If You Can Keep It"
Hon. José A. Cabranes
"The Foreign Policy of Our Government's 'Least Dangerous Branch'"
George J. Mitchell
Hon. Pierre N. Leval
"Distant Genocides: Not a Court's Business?"
Hon. Sandra Day O'Connor
“Women and the Legal Profession: A Status Report”
“Are We A Litigious Society-The So-Called Litigation Explosion”
Hon. Patricia M. Wald
“A Whitewater Legacy—Running the Rapids of Constitutional Law”
Hon. Robert W. Sweet
“Civil ‘Gideon’ and Justice in the Trial Court (The Rabbi’s Beard)”
John D. Feerick
“Judicial Independence and the Impartial Administration of Justice”
Hon. Herbert Brownell
“Law Practice: A Profession or a Regulated Industry?”
Hon. James L. Oakes
“‘Plain Meaning,’ ‘Original Intent,’‘Administrative Deference:’ Judicial Abdication or Judicial Activism?”
Hon. Lawrence E. Walsh
“Due Process and the Rule of Law”
Hon. Lewis F. Powell, Jr.
“Stare Decisis and Judicial Restraint”