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Celebrated Washington Post columnist and opinion page editor Ruth Marcus is this year's Ashton Phelps Lecturer on First Amendment Law. Marcus. Marcus has been with The Post since 1984. She joined the national staff in 1986, covering campaign finance, the Justice Department, the Supreme Court and the White House. From 1999 through 2002, she served as deputy national editor, supervising reporters who covered money and politics, Congress, the Supreme Court and other national issues. She joined the editorial board in 2003 and began writing a regular column in 2006.

The Dermot S. McGlinchey Lecture on Federal Litigation is broadly dedicated to exploring federal court adjudication, constitutional law, and justice under law.

This year's lecturers are Boston University constitutional scholars Profs. James Fleming and Linda McClain who will speak on "Two (or More) American Stories?  The Supreme Court and Schools as Civic Educative Institutions."

The 2020 Tetley Lecture in Maritime Law features a lecture by Michael Brooks, from the Nordisk Defence Club (Nordisk Skibsrederforening)  based in Oslo, Norway.

The club is a mutual association of shipowners, formed for the purpose of defending claims, particularly claims brought by charterers. Brooks is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCI Arb.), a panel member of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, and a visiting professor at Dalian Maritime University and the Scandinavian Institute for Maritime Law.

Held once a year in the spring, the George Abel and Mathilde Schwab Dreyfous Lecture brings to Tulane speakers in the area of civil and human rights law. This year's lecturer Catherine E. Lhamon, Chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, appointed to a six-year term by President Obama in 2016.

Professor James Stewart of University of British Columbia offers a lecture "Will prosecuting the pillage of blood diamonds prevent atrocities?"

Professor Stewart was an Appeals Counsel with the Prosecution of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, and he has also worked for the Legal Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Prosecution of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. His principal scholarly work is on the relationship between atrocity, commerce, and international criminal justice.

Join Tulane Law School for the annual Eason-Weinmann Lecture on International & Comparative Law. 

Join Tulane Law School for the annual Eason-Weinmann Lecture on International & Comparative Law.  This year's guest lecturer is Professor Colm O’Cinneide, who teaches Constitutional and Human Rights Law at University College London (UCL). A graduate of University College Cork, the University of Edinburgh and King’s Inns in Dublin, he was called to the Irish Bar and went on to work as a legal adviser in the British House of Lords before joining UCL in 2001.

Journalism, criminal justice reform and social media intersect at this year’s Phelps Lecture on First Amendment Law with leading legal journalist and Yale Law School lecturer Emily Bazelon.
Dorothy Roberts,  George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology and the Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rigts at University of Pennsylvannia Law School, is the Dreyfous Lecturer for 2019.

A conversation with political activist and CNN and NPR legal analyst Angela Rye as part of Tulane Law School's Black Law Alumni Weekend.

 

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