CHAUTAUQUA – Chautauqua Institution’s 10th annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States will be delivered by Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, Monday at 4 p.m. at the Institution’s Hall of Philosophy.
Akhil Reed Amar is a leading scholar, teacher and writer on the Constitution, the Supreme Court, and constitutional law and history. He is the co-editor of a leading constitutional law casebook, Processes of Constitutional Decision Making.
He is also the author of several books, including The Constitution and Criminal Procedure: First Principles, The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction, America’s Constitution: A Biography, and most recently, America’s Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live By.
The Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States at Chautauqua Institution is an annual reflection on the Supreme Court, on which Robert H. Jackson served as an Associate Justice from 1941-1954.