This section presents Supreme Court Historical Society events attended by Lincoln Smith which are pertinent to the Claude Branch homepage. We begin with Professor Colleen Sheehan, who spoke about James Madison's role in the creation of the Bill of Rights, December 2, 2016.
In front of Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes Portrait,
amidst ongoing research visits to the U.S. Supreme Court.
In front of the Supreme Court on May 8, 2018, subsequent to joining the lecture at the Supreme Court by law professors Randy Barnett of Georgetown University and Richard Primus of the University of Michigan, entitled, "Modes of Constitutional Interpretation.”
With Matthew C. Waxman, Liviu Librescu Professor of Law, Columbia Law School. Mr. Waxman spoke about Charles Evans Hughes and the Constitutional War Powers. Held at the Court on October 17, 2018, the lecture was one of the Leon Silverman Lecture Series for 2018, introduced by Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch.
Attending the Supreme Court on June 3, 2019, Annual Lecture: A Conversation with Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, moderated by David M. Rubenstein.
With Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, Mt. Vernon, Virginia on September 26, 2019, where he spoke about his most recent book, "A Republic, If You Can Keep It."