2023 Charles Evans Hughes Lecture: The Case for Supreme Court Term Limits


2023 Charles Evans Hughes Lecture: The Case for Supreme Court Term Limits

Start 05/03/2023 - 6:00 PM
End 05/03/2023 - 8:00 PM

This is a hybrid (in-person and webinar) program. Be sure to select the correct registration option when you are registering.



Since 1950 Hughes Hubbard and the New York County Lawyers Association has sponsored a lecture on the ideas of public service and the education of lawyers and the public.


This year, we welcome Trevor W. Morrison, former dean of NYU Law School, to deliver the 57th Charles Evans Hughes Lecture on Making the Case for Supreme Court Term Limits , followed by a networking reception.


Program: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM


Reception Immediately following the program


About Trevor W. Morrison


Trevor Morrison served as dean of NYU School of Law from 2013 to 2022, and was previously on the faculties of Cornell Law School and Columbia Law School.


Morrison also served as Associate Counsel to President Barack Obama in 2009 and was a law clerk to Judge Betty B. Fletcher of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the US Supreme Court. Before that, he was was a Bristow Fellow in the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of the Solicitor General, an attorney-advisor in the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel and an associate at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering (now WilmerHale). From 2016-2020, Morrison served on the Public Interest Declassification Board and in 2021, President Biden appointed him to the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States.


Morrison’s research and teaching interests are in constitutional law and federal courts and has developed specific expertise in constitutional law as practiced in the executive branch.


Morrison graduated with a BA from the University of British Columbia in 1994 and a JD from Columbia Law School in 1998. While at Columbia, he was a Richard Hofstadter Fellow in History at Columbia University. He is currently a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the American Law Institute and the Council on Foreign Relations.


This event is FREE and open to the public. Registration is required to attend


For more information about the Charles Evans Hughes Lecture Series click here https://www.hugheshubbard.com/news/charles-evans-hughes-lecture-series-1




Trevor W. Morrison, former dean, NYU Law School



No CLE Credits available



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