• The Roberts Court: A New Jurisprudential Era?

Linda Greenhouse presents Donahue Lecture

Noon, Thursday, April 10, 2008
Suffolk University Law School
120 Tremont St., Boston

Panel Discussions:

2 p.m. "The Roberts Court: A New Jurisprudential Era?" -- moderated by Suffolk Law Professor  Stephen Calla

4 p.m. "Standing and Access to the Courts: Recent Decisions and Current Cases" -- moderated by Law Professor Karen Blum

The Donahue Lecture Series presents Linda Greenhouse, Supreme Court correspondent for The New York Times, speaking on "How the Supreme Court Talks About Abortion: The Implications of a Shifting Discourse".

Linda Greenhouse has been the Supreme Court correspondent for The New York Times since 1978. In previous positions at The Times, she covered state and local government and politics in New York.

Greenhouse has received several major journalism awards, including the Pulitzer Prize (1998) and the Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism from Harvard University’s Kennedy School (2004). Her biography of Justice Harry A. Blackmun, Becoming Justice Blackmun, was published in 2005.

Greenhouse is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, where she serves on the council, and is one of two non-lawyer honorary members of the American Law Institute. She is a member of the American Philosophical Society, which in 2005 awarded her its Henry Allen Moe Prize for writing in the humanities and jurisprudence. For two academic years, 2004 and 2005, she was a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar, lecturing and teaching at colleges and universities around the country. She also lectures frequently to law school and judicial audiences.

She received her undergraduate education at Radcliffe College. In 1977– 78, she attended Yale Law School on a Ford Foundation fellowship and received the degree of Master of Studies in Law.

The Suffolk University Law Review sponsors the Donahue Lecture Series, which annually attracts lecturers from among the nation's top legal scholars and jurists. Each Donahue lecturer is an exceptionally prominent legal scholar who delivers a lecture at Suffolk University Law School that forms the basis for a lead article to be published in the Law Review shortly thereafter. 
Registration required:  617-573-8180

Sponsored with:
The Center for Advanced Legal Studies
Suffolk University Law Review

Boston Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society
American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts

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