The Rehnquist Court and Beyond: A Look to the Past and to the Future

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November 17, 2005

Speaker: Erwin Chemerinsky, Alston & Bird Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science at Duke University Law School

The Frank J. Battisti Memorial Lecture

Examining the trends of Chief Justice Rehnquist's legacy on constitutional law •What might we expect from a Supreme Court with two new Justices? •Future implications on the development of constitutional law beyond Rehnquist's Court Erwin Chemerinsky is a nationally renowned professor of constitutional law and federal civil procedure, currently teaching at Duke University Law School. He has argued several cases before the Supreme Court and testified many times before committees of the United States Congress, the California Legislature, and the Los Angeles City Council. Professor Chemerinsky has published four books, over one-hundred law review articles, and a regular column on the U.S. Supreme Court carried by Trial Magazine, California Lawyer, and the Los Angeles Daily Journal.

Lecture Series

Frank J. Battisti Memorial Lecture

Subject Headings

Erwin Chemerinsky; Chief Justice Rehnquist; Chief Justice Rehnquist's legacy; constitutional law; Supreme Court; Supreme Court jurisprudence


Case Western Reserve University School of Law

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