Professor, Elmer Sahlstrom Senior Faculty Fellow
Thursday, April 1, 2021
12:00 to 1:00 PM Pacific Time
Originalism. Purposivism. Pragmatism. Natural law. Learn more about these and other judicial philosophies as Professor Raban speaks about his exciting new book, “The Silent Prologue: How Judicial Philosophies Shape our Constitutional Rights.” In this book, Professor Raban explores the different methodologies of judicial decision-making, their justifications, and their impact on constitutional doctrine. How judges think about questions of law and rights—what interpretive approaches they bring to bear on their work—has a large impact on our constitutional law and our individual lives.
Format: lecture followed by a Q&A
Ofer Raban, Professor, Elmer Sahlstrom Senior Faculty Fellow, University of Oregon School of Law