U.S. Court of Appeals judge to share insights from long legal career
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.