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The Orison S. Marden Memorial Lectures
The Orison S. Marden Memorial Lectures are made possible through a generous grant from the Council on Legal Education for Professional Responsibility, Inc.
"Race, Crime and Justice: A Fresh Look at Old Questions"
Hon. Robert A. Katzmann
“The Legal Profession and the Unmet Needs of the Immigrant Poor”
Louis A. Craco
“Role of Lawyers in the Rule of Law: Why Professionalism Still Matters”
Harvey J. Goldschmid
"A Lawyer's Role in Corporate Governance: The Myth of Absolute Confidentiality and the Complexity of the Counseling Task "
Hon. Judith S. Kaye
Hon. Jack B. Weinstein
“Adjudicative Justice in a Diverse Mass Society”
E. Norman Veasey
“The ABA’s Ethics 2000 Commission: Rewriting Lawyer Ethics Rules for the Next Century”
Mario M. Cuomo
“The Consequences of the New Federalism”
Speaker: Robert MacCrate
Panelists: Stephen Gillers; Archibald R. Murray; Edwin J. Wesely; Kimba M. Wood
“Preserving the Marden Legacy: Professional Responsibility in the 21st Century”
Anthony G. Amsterdam; Paul J. Bschorr; Julius Chambers; Jack Greenberg; Conrad K. Harper; Randall Kennedy; Constance Baker Motley; Louis H. Pollak; James L. Oakes
“An Evening in Honor of Justice Thurgood Marshall”
William T. Allen; Michael Allik; John Coffee; Arthur Fleischer, Jr.; Joseph H. Flom; Theodore J. Forstmann; Fred W. Friendly; Stephen Gillers; Roberto G. Mendoza; Willlard J. Overlock; T. Boone Pickens; Barbara Preiskel; Sheldon Raab; James B. Stewart, Jr.
“Corporate Takeovers—Ethics And The Law”
John C. Godbold
“Pro Bono Representation of Death Row Inmates”
Howard J. Aibel; Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr.; Stephen E. Merrill; Rodman Ward, Jr.
“Multi-State Practice: Is There a Rational Basis for Restriction? Ethical Concerns, Issues of Competence or Protectionism”
Evan A. Davis; Robert J. Kutak; Norman Redlich; Seth Rosner
“Model Rules: Law for Lawyers or Ethics for the Profession”
Roger C. Cramton
“The Ideology of Access: The Intellectual Foundations of the National Legal Services Program”
Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr.; Leon Silverman
“Will the ABA Draft Model Rules of Professional Conduct Change the Concept of the Lawyer’s Role?”
Lewis F. Powell, Jr.