November 4, 2014
An Alpheus T. Mason Lecture on Constitutional Law and Political Thought: The Quest for Freedom
Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law School
Professor Rosenkranz begins with a humble question that is almost universally overlooked—what he calls the “who” question: Who has violated the constitution? This simple question turns out to solve...
October 17, 2014
Aaron L. Friedberg, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University; Chen Guangcheng, Civil Rights Lawyer and Activist; Distinguished Senior Fellow in Human Rights, The Witherspoon Institute; Lynn T. White III, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Emeritus, Princeton University
Aaron L. Friedberg is Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University, where he has taught since 1987, and co-director of the Woodrow Wilson School’s Center...
October 17, 2014
Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, Senior Advocate Pakistan Supreme Court; Raza Rumi, Journalist and Author of `Delhi By Heart’
Video recording is not available for this event. We apologize for any inconvenience. Sponsored by the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance, Woodrow Wilson School
Cosponsors: The University Center for Human Values, The Ahmadiyya Muslim Lawyers Association
October 16, 2014
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
George Thomas, Associate Professor of Government, Claremont McKenna College
A Public Lecture based on Professor Thomas' new book of the same title, available November 2014 from Cambridge University Press. In his words: It is often forgotten that the...
October 1, 2014
The Annual William E. and Carol G. Simon Lecture on Religion in American Public Life
George Marsden, Professor of History, Emeritus, University of Notre Dame
George Marsden has taught history at Calvin College, Duke University Divinity School, and the University of Notre Dame. His books include Fundamentalism and American Culture,...
Cosponsors: The Witherspoon Institute, The Program in American Studies
September 29, 2014
George F. Will *68, Columnist, Washington Post; Author; Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence; Director, James Madison Program, Princeton University
George F. Will *68 has been a syndicated columnist for The Washington Post since 1974. Today, his column appears twice weekly in more than 475 newspapers. For 35 years, he...
Cosponsor: The Witherspoon Institute
September 24, 2014
Stuart Lecture Series on Institutional Corruption in America
Philip Hamburger '79, Maurice & Hilda Friedman Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
Professor Hamburger argues that administrative power revives absolute power. Whereas the Constitution established power through and under the law in a government of separated powers, administrative...
September 16, 2014
Princeton University Constitution Day Lecture
Princeton University Constitution Day Lecture on Search and Seizure in the Snowden Era, by Rush Holt, U.S. Representative for New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District.
Cosponsors: The Program in American Studies, The Program in Law and Public Affairs, The Office of the Provost
September 15, 2014
James Madison Program Constitution Day Lecture
Gary McDowell, Professor, Tyler Haynes Interdisciplinary Chair in Leadership Studies, Political Science & Law, University of Richmond
In Professor McDowell's words: For much of its history, the interpretation of the United States Constitution presupposed judges seeking the meaning of the text and the original intentions...
Cosponsor: The Program in American Studies
May 30, 2014
Annual Princeton University Reunions Event
Jacqueline Cooke-Rivers, Doctoral Fellow in African and African-American Studies, Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality & Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; W. Bradford Wilcox *01, Director, National Marriage Project; Director, Graduate Studies, Sociology Department, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Virginia