Monday, November 25, 2013

A New York Perspective on the Solicitor Generalship

[We're moving this up, as we've just learned, via @NYLegal_History that a recording of this event will be broadcast on CSPAN at 1:15 on December 7.]

The Supreme Court Historical Society and The Historical Society of the New York Courts
present Learned in the Law: The Role of the U.S. Solicitor General...a New York Point of View, Friday, October 25, 2013, at the New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street.  Reception starts at 5; the program runs from 6:00-8:00 PM.  Opening remarks an introductions will be from the Hon. Jonathan Lippman, Chief Judge of the State of New York and the Hon. Judith S. Kaye, Former Chief Judge of the State of New York. 

John Q. Barrett, Professor of Law, St. John's University & Elizabeth S. Lenna Fellow, Robert H. Jackson Center, will then deliver the lecture "The History of the Office of the Solicitor General: The New York Influence.”  A panel discussion will follow moderated by Jeffrey P. Minear, Counselor to the Chief Justice of the United States.  The panelists will be Justice Elena Kagan, Supreme Court of the United States and 45th Solicitor General of the United States (2009-2010), Drew S. Days, III, 40th Solicitor General of the United States (1993-1996), and Paul D. Clement, 43rd Solicitor General of the United States (2004-2008).

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