Replacing the Irreplaceable: When to Fill a Supreme Court Vacancy, and Does it Matter?
Wednesday, March 16
A live-streamed panel discussion with:
Austin Sarat, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science and Associate Dean of the Faculty;
Martha Umphrey, Bertrand H. Snell 1894 Professor in American Government in the Department of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought;
Jeff Bleich '83, former clerk for Chief Justice William Rehnquist, Special Counsel to President Obama, former ambassador to Australia; and
Andy Nussbaum '85, Amherst trustee, former law clerk for Justice Antonin Scalia and previously for then-judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg while on the Court of Appeals, and partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.
The panel was be moderated by Warren Tolman '82, P'13, former State Senator, 2014 candidate for Massachusetts Attorney General and Political commentator on Fox, New England Cable News and WGBH.