Videos tagged with Currie Lecture

  • Melissa Murray, the Frederick I. and Grace Stokes Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, gives the annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture. Murray, who is also the faculty director for the Birnbaum Women's Leadership Network at NYU Law, is a leading expert in family law, constitutional law, and reproductive rights and justice.

  • Deborah L. Rhode, the Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law at Stanford University, delivers the Brainerd Currie Memorial and Kenan Institute for Ethics Distinguished Lecture, "#MeToo: Why Now? What Next?".

  • Jack L. Goldsmith, the Henry L. Shattuck Professor of Law at Harvard University, delivers the annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture on "The Failure of Internet Freedom." Goldsmith makes the case that the pursuit of internet regulation policies encouraging individual flourishing, technological innovation, and economic prosperity in the United States have had disastrous consequences abroad and domestically, where a relatively unregulated internet is being used for ill, to a point that threatens basic American institutions.

  • Judge Guido Calabresi of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit delivered Duke Law's annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture, entitled "Equality in the American Constitution." Prior to his appointment to the bench in 1994, Judge Calabresi was Dean and Sterling Professor at Yale Law School, where he began teaching in 1959, and is now Sterling Professor Emeritus and Professorial Lecturer in Law.

  • Professor Michael S. Moore, Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. Chair and Co-Director, Program in Law and Philosophy at the University of Illinois College of Law, delivered Duke Law's Annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture entitled "The Elusive Quest for a Constitutional Right to Liberty." One of the country's most prominent authorities on the intersection of law and philosophy, he has published eight books and some 60 major articles, which have appeared in the country's top law reviews and peer reviewed journals in philosophy and psychiatry.

  • North Carolina's ongoing battles over ballot access are a window into the current malaise that plagues America's electoral system. Amid the debates about vote fraud and vote suppression, about race and politics, about abuse and integrity, lie deeper questions about how the U.S. has structured its democracy. Recent Supreme Court decisions provide new clues to the complicated interrelation between law, the Constitution, race and politics.

  • Annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture: Duke Law School welcomes Akhil Reed Amar as the 2013 Currie Memorial Lecture speaker. Amar, the Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, will explain his preferred version of the so-called "nuclear option" by which a simple Senate majority may modify or eliminate the Senate's entrenched filibuster practice in his lecture titled: "Lex Majoris Partis: How the Senate Can End the Filibuster on any Day by Simple Majority Rule."

  • Duke Law School welcomes Heather Gerken as the 2012 Currie Memorial Lecture speaker. Ms. Gerken is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School where she specializes in election law, constitutional law, and civil procedure. Professor Gerken is one of the country's leading experts on voting rights and election law, the role of groups in the democratic process, and the relationship between diversity and democracy.

  • Remarks on the constitutional role of Congress in jurisdiction to the federal courts.

    Recorded on November 11, 2008.

    Lecture titled: Whose Court Are They: Federal Courts in an Age of Federalism.

    Series: Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture 2008.

    Appearing: Judge William Fletcher (9th Circuit Court of Appeals), speaker.

  • Prof. Pam Karlan of Stanford Law School presents the annual Currie Lecture. One of the nation's leading experts on voting and the political process, Karlan is the co-author of three leading casebooks on constitutional law and related subjects. She has served as a commissioner on the California Fair Political Practices Commission and as an assistant counsel and cooperating attorney for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. A former clerk to Justice Harry A.

  • Professor Reva B. Siegel (Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law and Professor of American Studies at Yale University), delivers the 40th Annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture. Her lecture is entitled "The Right's Reasons: Constitutional Conflict and the Spread of Woman-Protected Anti-Abortion Argument."

    Appearing: Reva B. Siegel (Yale Law School), speaker; Neil Siegel (Duke Law School), introductions.

    Originally recorded on March 1, 2007.

  • Remarks about Brainerd Currie and an appraisal of those who sit on the U.S. Supreme Court and those who teach and write about constitutional law.

    Recorded on November 14, 2005.

    Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture 2005.

    Appearing: Katharine T. Bartlett, introduction ; William Van Alstyne, speaker.

  • Opening remarks by Dean Katharine Bartlett, speaker introduction by Robert Mosteller. Professor Nancy King, Lee S. & Charles A. Speir Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University presents the Annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture. Prof. King is one of the nation's most prominent and productive scholars in the field of criminal procedure.

    Originally recorded November 11, 2004.

  • Robert F. Nagel spoke on "interest assessment" : the weighing by the United States Supreme Court of state interests against the US Constitution. He explored the Court's opinion in Grutter v. Bollinger , which held that the government has a compelling interest in diversity. In so finding, the Court declared that governmental preferences at odds with the Fourteenth Amendment are justified by educators' opinions that diversity is important.

    Recorded on November 13, 2003.

    Series: Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture 2003.

  • Professor Janet Halley delivers the 36th Annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture.

    Titled: A Map of Feminist and Queer Theories of Sexuality and Sexual Regulation

    Recorded on November 07, 2002.

    Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture.

    Appearing: Katharine T. Bartlett (Duke Law School), introduction; Janet Halley (Harvard Law School), speaker.

  • Recorded on March 26, 2001.

    Series: Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture 2001.

    Appearing: Introduction: Katharine T. Bartlett; speaker: Robert Post, Professor of Law at UC Berkley.

    Related paper:: Robert Post, Federalism in the Taft Court Era: Can It Be "Revived"?, 51 Duke Law Journal 1513-1639 (2002). Available at:

  • "Law and Policy in the Internet Age" will address legal and policy issues raised by the Internet revolution and will discuss the potential economic, political and social changes that future generations will face.

    Recorded on March 07, 2000.

    Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture.

    Appearing: Speaker: Robert Litan, Vice President and Director of Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution.

  • March 2, 2010: Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture