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Linda Greenhouse, research scholar at Yale Law School and New York Times columnist, delivers the 2020 Constitution Day lecture in this live event. Hosted by Herschel Nachlis.
“Aren't We All in This Together? How the Supreme Court Is Helping to Pull Us Apart”
In this 2020 Constitution Day lecture, a longtime Supreme Court analyst considers how Supreme Court is contributing to the fraying of American civil society.
Linda Greenhouse is a senior research scholar at Yale Law School, where she has taught since 2009. For 30 years before that, she was the New York Times Supreme Court correspondent, winning a Pulitzer Prize and other major journalism awards for her coverage of the Court. She currently writes a twice-monthly op ed for The Times as a contributing columnist. In her extracurricular life, she is president of the American Philosophical Society, the nation’s oldest learned society, and serves on other nonprofit boards. She is the author five books, most recently a memoir, Just a Journalist, published by Harvard University Press in 2017. She has a B.A. from Harvard, a Master of Studies in Law degree (M.S.L.) from Yale Law School, and has received 13 honorary degrees.
Herschel Nachlis is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and a Policy Fellow in the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth.
He studies and teaches American politics and public law, focusing on institutions, health, and social policy. His work examines the policymaking capacities of American political institutions and how policymaking and regulatory bodies evolve over time, including with respect to public health provision, mental health care, and the opioid epidemic.
He received his Ph.D. and M.A. in Politics and Social Policy from Princeton University, and B.A. in Political Science from Macalester College. Previously he was an Assistant Professor of Government at Franklin & Marshall College and a Postdoctoral Fellow in Dartmouth's Rockefeller Center.
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