February 22, 2011
ATLANTA – Pamela S. Karlan, the Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law at Stanford Law School, will deliver the 48th Henry J. Miller Distinguished Lecture at noon Thursday, March 31, at Georgia State University’s Student University Center State Ballroom.
The title of Karlan’s lecture is “Old Reasons, New Reasons, No Reasons.”
A productive scholar and award-winning teacher, Karlan is also co-director of the school’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, where students litigate live cases before the Court. One of the nation’s leading experts on voting and the political process, she has served as a commissioner on the California Fair Political Practices Commission and an assistant counsel and cooperating attorney for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Karlan is the co-author of three leading casebooks on constitutional law, constitutional litigation, and the law of democracy, as well as more than sixty scholarly articles.
Before joining the Stanford Law School faculty in 1998, she was a professor of law at the University of Virginia School of Law and served as a law clerk to Justice Harry A. Blackmun of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge Abraham D. Sofaer of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Karlan is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the American Law Institute and serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the American Constitution Society.
This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required by March 17 to Vickie Dye at firstname.lastname@example.org. Business attire is required for this special event.
The Henry J. Miller Lecture Series is sponsored by the Charles Loridans Foundation.
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