Walter Murphy and the Challenges of ‘Constitutional Politics’
The Annual Walter F. Murphy Lecture in American Constitutionalism
Sotorios A. Barber, Professor of Government, University of Notre Dame
This was the inaugural lecture in the annual series honoring Walter F. Murphy. 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 of American and comparative constitutional law theory. A decade after joining the Princeton faculty, Professor Murphy was named the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, succeeding Woodrow Wilson, Edward S. Corwin, and Alpheus T. Mason in one of the Nation's most prestigious Chairs.