Barrett Lectures on the U.S. Supreme Court and Other Topics at Numerous Venues

Professor John Q. Barrett has delivered several lectures and participated in numerous events since last summer, including:

On September 17, 2019, he was the Constitution Day speaker at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum in Hyde Park, NY, discussing presidential power under the United States Constitution and during F.D.R.’s presidency.


Professor Barrett in conversation with Jeffrey Urbin of the FDR Library

On September 24, Professor Barrett met at St. John’s University’s Manhattan campus with teachers and students from Tønder Handelsskole in Tonder, Denmark, for a discussion of U.S. law and government.

On October 6, he spoke at the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County in Glen Cove, New York, introducing and then speaking after a screening of the film “Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz,” Nuremberg chief prosecutor of the Einsatzgruppen Case.

On October 16, Professor Barrett spoke on “U.S. Supreme Court, October Term 2018:  The Court of ‘We’re Not Politically Pre-Committed!’,” at a Federal Bar Association program at the U.S. Courthouse in Central Islip, NY.  His fellow lecturers were the Hon. A. Kathleen Tomlinson, Hon. Steven I. Locke, and attorneys James M. Wicks, Marjorie Mesidor, and Ana Shields.

On October 29, Professor Barrett spoke on “U.S. Supreme Court, October Term 2018,” in a program on “Recent Significant Decisions and Developments from Our Highest Appellate Courts,” held at the Queens County Bar Association in Queens, NY.  His fellow lecturers were the Hon. Alan D. Scheinkman ‘75, Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, New York State Supreme Court; Spiros A. Tsimbinos, Esq.; Karl E. Pflanz, Deputy Chief Court Attorney, Second Department; and Paul Shechtman, partner in Bracewell LLP and Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School.  For a press report, click here.

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L-R:  Spiros Tsimbinos, Prof. Barrett (speaking), & Karl Pflanz

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