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Lloyd Cutler Lecture

Fifty-One Imperfect Solutions: States and the Making of American Constitutional Law

Much of American constitutional law is not forged at the federal level; it is made by the states. In this talk, US Court of Appeals judge Jeffrey S. Sutton confronts this misperception, looking at the ways in which state constitutional law has affected both state and federal law and how it has undermined the balance between state and federal courts in protecting individual liberties. Sutton also offers several ideas for reform in four distinct areas by looking at them through the lens of varied state constitutions: equal protection, criminal procedure, privacy, and free speech and free exercise of religion.

Please note this lecture will take place entirely online. To join, please register on the left side of this page. All registered guests will receive participation instructions one to two days prior to the event.

15 Oct 20
Law
15.10.2020 Add to iCal
19:00 - 20:30
Online via Zoom


Please note this lecture will take place entirely online. All registered guests will receive participation instructions one to two days prior to the event.

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