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Jackson Lecture on the U.S. Supreme Court

July 29 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Chautauqua Institution and the Robert J. Jackson Center will be welcoming law professor and writer, Kate Shaw as speaker for the 20th Annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States, Monday, July 29, 2024, from 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Shaw is a constitutional, administrative and legislation law professor at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School. She previously worked in the Obama White House Counsel’s Office and served as law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens

Her academic work focuses on executive power, the law of democracy, the Supreme Court, and reproductive rights and justice with work appearing in may law review journals as well as national newspapers and magazines.

She is a co-host of the Supreme Court podcast Strict Scrutiny, a contributor with ABC News, a Contributing Opinion Writer with the New York Times, and a Public Member of the Administrative Conference of the United States.

Chautauqua’s previous Jackson Lecturers are Geoffrey Stone (2005), Linda Greenhouse (2006), Seth Waxman (2007), Jeffrey Toobin (2008), Paul Clement (2009), Jeff Shesol (2010), Dahlia Lithwick (2011), Pamela Karlan (2012), Charles Fried (2013), Akhil Amar (2014), Laurence Tribe (2015), Tracey Meares (2016), Judge Jon O. Newman (2017), Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella of Canada’s Supreme Court (2018), Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. (2019), Ruth Marcus (2020), Melissa Murray (2021), Reva Siegel (2022), and Justin Driver (2023).

Attending this lecture requires a Chautauqua Institution gate pass. Please allow additional time for parking and Institution entry procedures. A CHQ Assembly subscription is required to view this event online. Click here to register/sign-up.

This lecture is sponsored in part by the Arnold and Jill Bellowe Family Foundation, as well as donors to the Robert H. Jackson Center.


July 29
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm