Barrett Introduces Tribe’s Jackson Lecture

On July 8th, Professor John Q. Barrett introduced Chautauqua Institution’s 11th annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the

John Barrett

John Barrett

Supreme Court of the United States.  The lecturer, Professor Laurence H. Tribe of Harvard University, then delivered “The Constitution Writ Large,” addressing:

  • the Charleston, South Carolina, murders;
  • leading decisions in the Supreme Court’s just-completed term, including Zivotofsky v. Kerry (the Jerusalem birth/U.S. passport case), Walker v. Texas Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Inc. (the Confederate license plate case), and Obergefell v. Hodges (the marriage case);
  • Justice Robert H. Jackson’s judging during his 1941-1954 tenure on the Supreme Court; and
  • Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s judging today, including especially his recent opinion for the Court in Obergefell.

For YouTube video of the entire program, click here.

For the text of Professor Tribe’s lecture, click here and here.

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