Judith Baer, an expert in public law and feminist jurisprudence and Texas A&M emeritus professor, will present a free, public Constitution Day lecture entitled “Liberalism and Feminism in the Supreme Court: Which is the Rock and Which the Hard Place?” on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. in the Elaine Langone Center Forum.
She is the author of several books and articles. Our Lives Before the Law: Constructing a Feminist Jurisprudence (Princeton University Press) won the American Political Science Association’s Victoria Schuck Award for the best book on women and politics published in 1999. Her casebook, Constitutional and Legal Rights for Women, co-authored with Leslie Goldstein of the University of Delaware, was published in 2006. She has been a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. and a Fulbright Scholar in Istanbul, Turkey.
Her talk is organized by the Bucknell Institute for Public Policy and legal studies and supported by the Putterman Lecture Fund.