Thurlow M. Gordon 1906 Lecture

Established in honor of Thurlow Gordon, Class of 1906, in 1976 to bring "recognized authorities in some field of law" to campus for audience and discussion. 

Past Thurlow M. Gordon 1906 Lecturers

May 2, 2023
"The Future of Affirmative Action: Consequences of the Supreme Court's Forthcoming Ruling in Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard"
Jeannie Suk Gersen
John H. Watson, Jr. Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

October, 27, 2021
"Politics, Markets, and Populism: Antitrust at the Crossroads"
Noah Joshua Phillips '00
Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

January 11, 2018
"Hacking Trust: How the Social Technology of Cooperation Will Revolutionize Government"
M. Todd Henderson
Michael J. Marks Professor of Law, The University of Chicago Law School

October 8, 2016
"Indigenous Peoples, Economic Recovery, and the Reform of U.S. Federal Indian Law"
Robert Odawi Porter
Senior Advisor, Dentons; former President of the Seneca Nation of Indians

November 1, 2012
"U.S. Financial System: Still Rocky after All These Years"
Jennifer Taub
Associate Professor of Law, Vermont Law School

May 7, 2012
"The Solicitor General: From the Japanese American Internment to Health Care"
Neal Katyal '91
Paul and Patricia Saunders Professor of National Security Law, Georgetown Law School; Director, Center on National Security and the Law

May 13, 2011
"Leading from the Bench: Reflections from a Former Chief Justice"
John T. Broderick, Jr.
Dean and President, University of New Hampshire School of Law

March 5, 2010
"World Trade and States Rights: New Threats to Sovereignty"
Thomas A. Barnico '77
Assistant Attorney General, Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General

January 26, 2006
"The Politics of Judicial Selection and the Future of the Supreme Court"
Nan Aron, Esq.
President, Alliance for Justice
Co-sponsored by the Daniel Webster Legal Society

April 26, 2004
"Reading the Constitution: If It's Not in the Print, Look at the Background and the Balance"
Judge John T. Noonan
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit

May 5, 2003
John Norton Moore, Professor of Law, UVA