The Nixon Court and the Rise of Judicial Conservatism

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 12 p.m.

Admission: Free

Pulitzer Prize-winning Supreme Court journalist Linda Greenhouse and Rutgers University School of Law Professor Earl Maltz return to the Warren Burger Court years for a look at the rise of the conservative court that still defines the constitutional landscape we live in today. Tom Donnelly, senior fellow in constitutional studies at the National Constitution Center, moderates.

A book sale of The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right (Linda Greenhouse) and The Coming of the Nixon Court: The 1972 Term and the Transformation of Constitutional Law (Earl Maltz) will follow the program.

Watch live on September 21 at 12 P.M.

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