Published on: May 20th, 2019

Hillsdale College Hosts Judge Amy Coney Barrett for Evening Discussion

U.S. Court of Appeals judge to share insights from long legal career
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On Tuesday, May 21, Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship will host an evening conversation with Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit as part of the AWC Family Foundation lecture series. The discussion, “Reflections on Judging: A Conversation with Amy Coney Barrett,” will explore the roles and responsibilities of the judiciary through Barrett’s distinguished career within the U.S. justice system.

The lecture is free and open to the media, but space is limited. Attendees are encouraged to register by visiting
the event’s ticketing site here

Tuesday, May 21
6 p.m. ET – Doors open
6:30 p.m. ET – Program begins; reception to follow

Hillsdale College Kirby Center
227 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Washington, DC 20002

Amy Coney Barrett was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in
November 2017. She serves on the faculty of the Notre Dame Law School, teaching on
constitutional law, federal courts, and statutory interpretation, and previously served on the
Advisory Committee for the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure. She earned her bachelor’s
degree from Rhodes College in 1994 and her J.D. from Notre Dame Law School in 1997.
Following law school, Barrett clerked for Judge Laurence Silberman of the U.S. Court of
Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and for Associate Justice Antonin Scalia of the U.S. Supreme Court.
She also practiced law with Washington, D.C. law firm Miller, Cassidy, Larroca & Lewin.

About Hillsdale in D.C.

Hillsdale in D.C. is an extension of the teaching mission of Hillsdale College to Washington, D.C. Its purpose is to teach the Constitution and the principles that give it meaning. Through the study of original source documents from American history—and of older books that formed the education of America’s founders—it seeks to inspire students, teachers, citizens, and policymakers to return the America’s principles to their central place in the political life of the nation.

About Hillsdale College

Hillsdale College is an independent liberal arts college located in southern Michigan. Founded in 1844, the College has built a national reputation through its classical liberal arts core curriculum and its principled refusal to accept federal or state taxpayer subsidies, even indirectly in the form of student grants or loans. It also conducts an outreach effort promoting civil and religious liberty, including a free monthly speech digest, Imprimis, with a circulation of more than 5.7 million. For more information, visit