Abraham Lincoln Lecture on Constitutional Law

The Abraham Lincoln Lecture on Constitutional Law was established in 2016 by Professor Steven G. Calabresi. This lecture series honors President Lincoln's extraordinary work as a lawyer and as the leader who ended slavery, and recognizes his personal connection to the Law School.

Fall 2018 Gordon S. Wood, Alva O. Way University Professor Emeritus at Brown University, "The Revolutionary Origins of the Civil War"

Spring 2018 Daniel Farber, Sho Sato Professor of Law and Co-Faculty Director, Center for Law, Energy & the Environment at the University of California, Berkeley, "Lincoln, Presidential Power, and the Rule of Law"

2017 Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, "A Lincolnian and Northwestern Perspective on Electoral College Reform"