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“THE EVOLVING U.S. SUPREME COURT” Presented by Lee Epstein
September 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmFree
Lee Epstein is the Ethan A.H. Shepley distinguished university professor at Washington University in St. Louis. Her research and teaching interests center on law and legal institutions, especially the behavior of judges. A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Political and Social Science, she also serves as co-director of the Center for Empirical Research in the Law, lecturer in law at the University of Chicago, and a principal investigator of the U.S. Supreme Court database project. Epstein has authored or co-authored over 130 articles and essays and 18 books, including The Choices Justices Make (co-authored with Jack Knight), which won the Pritchett Award for the Best Book on Law and Courts and, more recently, the Lasting Contribution Award for making a “lasting impression on the field of law and courts.”