Book Lecture: A Fireside Chat with Judge Guido Calabresi

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Join us on Wednesday, April 19, at Columbus Citizens Foundation (8 East 69th Street, New York, NY) for a Fireside Chat with Judge Calabresi and author of Outside In: The Oral History of Guido Calabresi, Norman Silber. RSVP today! The reception and lecture cost is $25. For $65, attendees may enjoy the reception, lecture, and receive a copy of Volume 1 of Outside In: The Oral History of Guido Calabresi.

Silber's first volume depicts Calabresi's "dramatic departure from Italy in the shadow of World War II, his upbring in New Haven, his growth as a student, and then his his life as a scholar and teacher at Yale," while volume two follows his growth to deanship of Yale Law School, his appointment of federal judge, and finally his stance on antidiscrimination and immigration law decisions.

About Guido Calabresi:
Judge Calabresi was appointed United States Circuit Judge in July 1994, and entered into duty on September 16, 1994. Prior to his appointment, he was Dean and Sterling Professor at Yale Law School, where he began teaching in 1959, and is now Sterling Professor Emeritus and Professorial Lecturer in Law. Judge Calabresi received his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from Yale College in 1953, a B.A. degree with First Class Honors from Magdalen College, Oxford University, in 1955, an LL.B. degree, magna cum laude, in 1958 from Yale Law School, and an M.A. in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University in 1959. A Rhodes Scholar and member of Phi Beta Kappa and Order of the Coif, Judge Calabresi served as the Note Editor of The Yale Law Journal, 1957-58, while graduating first in his law school class. Following graduation, Judge Calabresi clerked for Justice Hugo Black of the United States Supreme Court. He has been awarded some fifty honorary degrees from universities in the United States and abroad, and is the author of seven books and more than one hundred articles on law and related subjects.

About Norman I. Silber:
Norman I. Silber is a Professor at Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra. He holds a J.D. from Columbia and a Ph.D. in history from Yale. His other legal histories include With All Deliberate Speed: The Life of Philip Elman (2004); A Corporate Form of Freedom: The Emergence of the Nonprofit Sector (2001); and Toward Neutral Principles in the Law: Selections from the Oral History of Herbert Wechsler (with Geoffrey Miller, 1993). At Yale he designed an oral history seminar called “The Lives of Lawyers” exploring satisfactions and discontents in careers spent lawyering (with Daniel Markovits). He is married and lives in New York.

SOURCE: Columbus Citizens Foundation

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