Judge Calabresi to Visit as Trienens Judicial Scholar

March 28, 2013

The Honorable Guido Calabresi, Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, will visit the Law School as the 2013 Howard J. Trienens Visiting Judicial Scholar April 8-9. Judge Calabresi will participate in a moderated discussion, which is open to all faculty, staff, and students, on Tuesday, April 9, at 4 p.m. in Lincoln Hall. Pre-registration for this event is encouraged.

Judge Calabresi was appointed United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit in July 1994 and began serving on September 16, 1994. Prior to his appointment, Judge Calabresi 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.

The Howard J. Trienens Visiting Scholar Program was established at Northwestern Law in 1989 by partners of Sidley Austin LLP to honor Howard Trienens’s service to the firm and Northwestern.

Trienens, a partner at Sidley Austin since 1956, has been a member of the Northwestern board of trustees since 1967 and chairman of the board from 1986 to 1995. He received two degrees from Northwestern, a bachelor’s degree in 1945 and a JD in 1949. He was editor in chief of the Illinois Law Review.

Distinguished jurists who have lectured as part of the Trienens Visiting Judicial Scholar Program include U.S. Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, John G. Roberts Jr., William H. Renquist, Antonin Scalia, John Paul Stevens, Sandra Day O’Connor, and Anthony M. Kennedy.