Lecture Series

The Frank G. Raichle Lecture Series has enabled the college to host prominent speakers who enrich the campus’ understanding of the role of law in American society. These have included five U.S. Supreme Court Justices:

  • Chief Justice William Rehnquist
  • Sandra Day O' Connor
  • Antonin Scalia
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • Byron R. White

And others:

  • Fred Graham, law correspondent, CBS News
  • Rudolph W. Giuliani, then U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York
  • Janet Reno, U.S. Attorney General
  • Harry T. Edwards, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • John H. Langbein, Chancellor; Kent Professor of Law and Legal History, Yale Law School
  • Lloyd N. Cutler, former counsel to the President of the United States and partner in the law firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, Washington, D.C.
  • Akhil Reed Amar, Professor of Law, Yale Law School
  • Samuel Dash, Professor of Law and Director of the Institute of Criminal Law and Procedure, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Charles T. Wells, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Florida
  • Alex Kozinski, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Eliot Spitzer, then New York State Attorney General
  • Douglas W. Kmiec, professor of Constitutional Law and Caruso Family Chair in Constitutional Law, Pepperdine Law School
  • Jeffrey Rosen, professor of Law, GWU Law School