Joseph Story Distinguished Lecture
The Center for Legal and Judicial Studies is honored to host Judge A. Raymond Randolph as the third speaker of our aptly named Joseph Story Distinguished Lecture.
The namesake of the lecture—the eminent jurist Joseph Story—became the youngest Associate Justice ever to serve on the United States Supreme Court when he was appointed by President Madison in 1812. Story made a significant mark on American law in his thirty-three years on the bench, but his greatest contribution to jurisprudence is his renowned Commentaries on the Constitution, in which he set forth a philosophy of judicial restraint. This lecture series celebrates his legacy.
We are honored that Judge Randolph has agreed to offer this year’s lecture, “The Guantanamo Mess,” in which he will offer his thoughts on how the courts have handled questions of military detention and trial in wartime.
More About the Speakers
The Honorable A. Raymond Randolph
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
Edwin Meese III
Ronald Reagan Distinguished Fellow Emeritus