The 2023 Robert A. Stein ’61 Lecture to Feature U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett
MINNEAPOLIS (09/06/2023)–The University of Minnesota Law School’s 2023 Stein Lecture series will feature a wide-ranging conversation between the Honorable Amy Coney Barrett, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, and Professor Robert A. Stein ’61. The lecture will be held on Monday, October 16, 2023, at 4 p.m. (Central) at Northrop Auditorium, 84 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455.
Amy Coney Barrett, Associate Justice, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on January 28, 1972. She married Jesse M. Barrett in 1999, and they have seven children – Emma, Vivian, Tess, John Peter, Liam, Juliet, and Benjamin. She received a B.A. from Rhodes College in 1994 and a J.D. from Notre Dame Law School in 1997. She served as a law clerk for Judge Laurence H. Silberman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit from 1997 to 1998 and for Justice Antonin Scalia of the Supreme Court of the United States during the 1998 Term. After two years in private law practice in Washington, D.C., she became a law professor, joining the faculty of Notre Dame Law School in 2002. She was appointed a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in 2017. President Donald J. Trump nominated her as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and she took her seat on October 27, 2020.
Seating capacity is limited and entry is available only to ticketed guests and pre-registered members of the media. Due to security, guests and members of the media should plan to be seated by 3:45 p.m. Doors open to the public at 3:00 p.m. Members of the media should plan to check in between 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. There will be no media admittance after 2:30 p.m. All bags will be searched at check-in. Media photographs will be allowed in the first and last 1-2 minutes of the conversation. Media video cameras must remain in a fixed position during the lecture. Rules of courtroom decorum will be followed. No purses, backpacks, bags, cameras, or recording devices will be allowed in the auditorium. We strongly recommend leaving these items at home and traveling light.
About the Robert A. Stein ’61 Lecture Series:
Robert A. Stein ’61 is the Everett Fraser Professor of Law and Distinguished Global Professor at the University of Minnesota Law School. He served as dean of the Law School for 15 years, and is the former chief operating officer of the American Bar Association. Professor Robert A. and Mrs. Stein generously endowed this lecture series to enrich the program of the Law School by inviting leaders of the bench and bar and of the governments of the United States and other nations to deliver an annual lecture on a topic of national or international interest. Previous Stein Lectures have included: 2019 U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan; 2018 U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr; 2016 U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor; 2015 U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia; 2014 U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; and 2013 Former U.S. Vice President Walter F. Mondale ‘56.