Current Miller Lecturer
Topic: Repugnant Acts? Judicial Review and the Laws of Congress
(October 4, 2010)
Keith E. Whittington is William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics at Princeton University and currently director of graduate studies in the Department of Politics. He is the author of Constitutional Construction: Divided Powers and Constitutional Meaning
, and Constitutional Interpretation: Textual Meaning, Original Intent, and Judicial Review
, and Political Foundations of Judicial Supremacy: The Presidency, the Supreme Court, and Constitutional Leadership in U.S. History
(which won the C. Herman Pritchett Award for best book in law and courts and the J. David Greenstone Award for best book in politics and history). He is also the editor (with Neal Devins) of Congress and the Constitution
and the editor (with R. Daniel Kelemen and Gregory A Caldeira) of The Oxford Handbook of Law and Politics
. He has published on American constitutional theory and development, federalism, judicial politics, and the presidency. He is currently working on political history of the judicial review of federal statutes and a volume of cases and materials on American constitutionalism.
The ROBERT T. MILLER PROFESSORSHIP DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES is sponsored by the Department of Political Science at Baylor University and is made possible by the many contributors to the Robert T. Miller Professorship. It is organized annually by Professor Jerold Waltman, R. W. Morrison Professor of Political Science. Click here for information about the work of Robert T. Miller.
Recent lecturers in the series include Professor Gary Jacobsohn (University of Texas), Professor Michael Hayes (Colgate University), Professor Michael Zuckert (University of Notre Dame), Professor John Yoo (University of California Berkeley), Professor James R. Stoner (Louisiana State University), and Professor William A. Galston (University of Maryland). Click here for information about their lectures.