The Carmen and Louis Warschaw Distinguished Lecture: A Conversation with Laurence Tribe and Bob Shrum:

Monday, September 11, 2017

Town and Gown (TGF)
665 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089

The Carmen and Louis Warschaw Distinguished Lecture presents: A Russian Jewish Kid from Shanghai takes on the American President- A Conversation with Professor Laurence Tribe and Professor Robert Shrum.

Description: Harvard's legendary author, appellate advocate, and University Professor of constitutional law- whose students and research assistants have included President Barack Obama, Chief Justice John Roberts, Justice Elena Kagan, Chief Judge Merrick Garland, and Congressman Adam Schiff- reflects on his Jewish roots; his good fortune in migrating with his refugee family from Shanghai to San Francisco in 1947; and his struggles to defend core principles of justice and human rights both  in helping other nations (including the Czech Republic and South Africa) frame their 20th century constitutions and in enforcing the U.S. Constitution against violations by states and the federal government.

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Sponsered by the USC Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop


Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff


University Park Campus



Politics and International Relations (POIR)
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