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February 2, 2021

Barrett’s Lectures & Conversations “in” Queens, Jamestown, Central Islip, the Poconos(?), Skokie, St. Louis, Moscow, and Mineola

During his Fall 2020 research leave, Professor John Q. Barrett also participated virtually in these symposia and events—

  • On September 9, he participated, with Dean Michael Simons and Professors Marc DeGirolami and Anita Krishnakumar, in a SJU “Law Matters” discussion of leading decisions in the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2019-2020 term.
  • On September 15, Professor Barrett spoke about “Robert H. Jackson in Washington, D.C.,” at the Robert H. Jackson Center’s virtual gala.
  • On October 7, he spoke on “U.S. Supreme Court, October Term 2019,” in a Federal Bar Association program (which typically is held at the U.S. Courthouse in Central Islip, NY).
  • On October 21, he spoke on the Supreme Court’s Ray v. Blair (1952) decision and Justice Jackson’s views on the Electoral College, in a Robert H. Jackson Center webinar.

  • On November 18, Professor Barrett spoke in tribute to Whitney R. Harris, a 1945-1946 member of the U.S. prosecution team at Nuremberg, in a Twentieth Anniversary Virtual Gala hosted by the Whitney R. Harris Institute at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law.
  • In November, Professor Barrett participated, with many others ranging from world leaders to students, in a videotaped group reading of U.S. Chief of Counsel Robert H. Jackson’s opening statement at Nuremberg.  This video was released by the Robert H. Jackson Center on November 21, the 75th anniversary of this historic event:

  • On December 8, Professor Barrett spoke about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, at an online tribute program hosted by the Nassau County Bar Association, Mineola, NY.
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