September 27th - Princeton University Provost Chris Eisgruber Cocktails and Lecture

Please join us for what promises to be a fascinating evening with the Princeton Provost, and legal scholar Chris Eisgruber '83, who will speak on the topic of "The Lock-Step Court: Constitutional Justice in a Polarized America.” Wine, beer, and heavy appetizers will be served. Heather Gerken '91, the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School, will introduce the Provost.

Time: 5:30 pm
Date: Tuesday, September 27th
Place: 100 Edgehill Road, New Haven (map below)
Cost: Free!

Headcounts are very useful for planning, so if you know that you will be attending please send an email to Gilles Carter (gillescarter@yahoo.com)! If you don’t know until the last minute, please join us anyway!!!

About the Provost:

Christopher L. Eisgruber became the 11th Provost of Princeton University on July 1, 2004. He is the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Public Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the University Center for Human Values. From 2001 through June 2004, he served as Director of Princeton's Program in Law and Public Affairs. He is the author of The Next Justice: Repairing the Supreme Court Appointments Process (Princeton University Press, 2007) and Constitutional Self-Government (Harvard University Press, 2001), and the co-author, with Lawrence G. Sager, of Religious Freedom and the Constitution (Harvard University Press, 2007). He has also published numerous articles on constitutional law, religious freedom, and jurisprudence. Before joining the Princeton faculty in 2001, he clerked for Judge Patrick Higginbotham of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and for Justice John Paul Stevens of the United States Supreme Court, and then served for eleven years on the faculty of the New York University School of Law. Eisgruber received an A.B. magna cum laude in Physics from Princeton, an M. Litt. in Politics from Oxford University (where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar), and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. He is a member of the American Law Institute.

100 Edgehill is on the corner of Ogden and Edgehill; interactive map below.


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Princetonians now at Yale: The Yale Shuttle (blue line) picks up/drops off at East Rock Road and Edgehill (only a block away), and you can always arrange for a security car to take you door to door (203-432-6330).