Barrett Lectures & Recent Op-Eds

Professor John Q. Barrett delivered the following lectures since last summer:

  • On October 5, 2018, he gave the Keynote Lecture, “Justice Jackson & Jehovah’s Witnesses: Barnette in Its Context, and in Jackson’s Life and Work,” at a symposium, “Barnette at 75,” at Florida International University College of Law in Miami, FL.  Video of this lecture, beginning with the Dean’s introduction of Professor Barrett, is  here online, starting at time counter reading 4:31:58.  jqb photo
  • On October 10, Professor Barrett spoke on “U.S. Supreme Court, October Term 2017:  Justice Kennedy Built Two Ramps,” at a Federal Bar Association program at the U.S. Courthouse in Central Islip, NY.
  • On October 18, Professor Barrett delivered a principal lecture, “Justice Robert Jackson and the Nuremberg Trials,” at the 74th Judicial Conference of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, held in Wilmington, DE.  Other lecturers at the conference included U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, former Vice President Joseph Biden, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and Professor and former NAACP Legal Defense Fund Director-Counsel Theodore Shaw.
  • On October 30, Professor Barrett spoke on “U.S. Supreme Court, October Term 2017, and A Look Ahead,” at the Queens County Bar Association in Queens, NY.  His fellow lecturer was attorney Paul Shechtman, partner in Bracewell LLP.
  • On December 5, Professor Barrett delivered a Grand Rounds Lecture, “Robert H. Jackson on Immigration, Citizens, Power & Liberty,” at the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Public Health in Manhattan.
  • On February 14, 2019, Professor Barrett delivered a lecture, “American Gifts (1940 & 2019),” at a U.S. Citizenship Naturalization Ceremony at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, in Trenton.  His fellow lecturer was New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal.

Professor Barrett also recently published these op-ed articles:

Cohen’s Sentencing Clears A Path For Congress To Uncover The Truth, Washington Post, Dec. 13, 2018

 How Congress Can Stop Trump’s Emergency, Washington Post, Jan. 9, 2019 (online)

Milbank Loses Hope … And Hadley and Tweed and McCloyNew York Law Journal, Mar. 5, 2019, p. 6

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