The Brennan Lecture

2013
“New Federalism: Confessions of a Skeptical Former State Supreme Court Justice”
The Honorable Diana S. Sykes
Circuit Judge
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

2012

2011
“State Constitutions as a Bulwark for Freedom”
Clint Bolick
Director of the Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation
Goldwater Institute

November 2010
“Are State Constitutions Fundamentally Progressive Documents (and Why Should We Care)?”
Daniel B. Rodriguez
Minerva House Drysdale Regents Chair in Law
University of Texas School of Law

April 2010
“Restoring Lost Connections: Land Use, Policing and Urban Vitality”
Nicole Garnett
Professor of Law
Notre Dame University School of Law

2008
“Why Teach (And Study) State Constitutional Law?”
Honorable Jeffrey S. Sutton
Judge
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

2007
“The Problem of Oligarchic Judicial Power: A State Judicial Traditionalist’s Perspective”
Honorable Robert P. Young, Jr.
Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court

2006
Roderick M. Hills
William T. Comfort III Professor of Law
New York University School of Law

2005
Paul Finkelman
Chapman Distinguished Professor
University of Tulsa College of Law

2004
Randy Barnett
Austin B. Fletcher Professor
Boston University School of Law

2003
Lawrence V. Texas and Constitutional Regime Shifts”
William N. Eskridge Jr.
John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence
Yale Law School

2002
Christian G. Fritz
Professor of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law

2001
Elizabeth Garrett
Professor of Law
The University of Chicago

2000
Robert F. Williams
Distinguished Professor of Law
Rutgers University School of Law (Camden)

1999
Michael W. McConnell
Presidential Professor of Law
University of Utah College of Law

1998
Erwin Chemerinsky
Sydney M. Irmas Professor of Public Interest Law, Legal Ethics and Political Science
The University of Southern California Law School

1997 (Inaugural)
Hans A. Linde
Senior Judge
Oregon Supreme Court