Past Events

October 6, 2005
The Annual Herbert W. Vaughan Lecture on America’s Founding Principles
James W. Ceaser, Professor of Politics, University of Virginia
Endowed by the late Herbert "Wiley" Vaughan, founding member of the Madison Program's Advisory Council, the Herbert W. Vaughan Lecture on America’s Founding Principles is an endowed Princeton...
October 4, 2005
Rémi Brague, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris I)
Professor Brague suggests that it is commonly admitted that the present struggle is fought between theocracies and democracies. Now, "theocracies" are not always the rule of priests. The word was...
September 22, 2005
An Alpheus T. Mason Lecture on Constitutional Law and Political Thought: The Quest for Freedom
Jack Wade Nowlin, Associate Professor of Law and Jessie D. Puckett, Jr., Lecturer in Law University of Mississippi
 
Professor Nowlin’s talk engages a significant but often neglected question in American constitutional law: Whether the U.S. Supreme Court can itself be said to violate the Constitution through an...
Cosponsor: The Pace Center
September 16, 2005 to September 17, 2005
See Schedule for Panelists
In Natural Law and Natural Rights (1980), John Finnis did for the tradition of natural law theory what his great teacher, H.L.A. Hart, had done 20 years earlier in The Concept of Law for the...
Cosponsor: Program in Law and Public Affairs
April 25, 2005
Reverend Jim Wallis, Founder of Sojourner Magazine and Cornel West, Princeton University
Video recording is not available for this event. We apologize for any inconvenience.
April 8, 2005
Nat Hentoff, Columnist, The Village Voice; Stuart S. Taylor, Jr., Columnist, National Journal; John Yoo, Professor of Law, University of California at Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall)
Moderator: Keith E. Whittington, Associate Professor of Politics and Acting Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, Princeton University
Panel in the Woodrow Wilson School's Princeton Colloquium on Public & International Affairs, “Rethinking the War on Terrorism”
April 7, 2005
William Scheuerman, University of Minnesota; George Kateb, Princeton University; Jan-Werner Muller, Princeton University
Video recording is not available for this event. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Cosponsors: Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies [PIIRS], Council of the Humanities, University Center for Human Values
April 7, 2005
An Alpheus T. Mason Lecture on Constitutional Law and Political Thought: The Quest for Freedom
Hadley Arkes, Edward N. Ney Professor of Jurisprudence and American Institutions, Amherst College; Consulting Scholar, James Madison Society
April 6, 2005
The Annual Walter F. Murphy Lecture in American Constitutionalism
Gary J. Jacobsohn, Patterson-Banister Professor of Government and H. Malcolm Macdonald Professor in Constitutional and Comparative Law, University of Texas at Austin
This very special annual lecture celebrates the work of the late Walter F. Murphy, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence Emeritus, Princeton University, and his dedication to excellence in the study...
March 24, 2005
Randy E. Barnett, Austin B. Fletcher Professor at Boston University School of Law
Cosponsor: University Center for Human Values

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