MAYVILLE - The 8th annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States will be given by Professor Pamela Karlan of Stanford Law School at 4 p.m. Wed-nesday at the Hall of Phil-osophy on the Chautauqua Institution grounds.
A constitutional law scholar and award-winning teacher, Professor Karlan is also co-director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic at Stanford. One of the nation's leading ex-perts on voting and the political process, she has served as a commissioner on the California Fair Political Practices Com-mission and as assistant counsel and cooperating attorney for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
Karlan is co-author of three casebooks on constitutional law, constitutional litigation and the law of democracy, and more than 60 scholarly articles. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sci-ences and of the American Law Institute and serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the American Consti-tution Society.
The Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States is an annual reflection on the Supreme Court, which Justice Jackson served on from 1941-1954. Previous years have featured such distinguished speakers as Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor at Slate and award-winning commentator and author; Jeff Shesol, historian, political speechwriter and author; Paul Clement, King & Spalding and former U.S. Solicitor General; Jeffrey Toobin, staff writer at The New Yorker magazine, CNN senior legal analyst, and author; Seth P. Waxman, WilmerHall and former U.S. Solicitor General; Linda Green-house, The New York Times; and Pro-fessor Geoffrey R. Stone, University of Chicago.