Noted University of Chicago law professor and author Geoffrey R. Stone will speak on “Getting to Same-Sex Marriage” for the 36th Isaac Marks Memorial Lecture, hosted by the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law.
Stone will trace the story of how social and political attitudes and laws regarding homosexuality and same-sex marriage have transformed over time, from the ancient Greeks and Romans to the Supreme Court of the United States.
A reception will follow the lecture.
When: Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Where: The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, 1201 E. Speedway Blvd., Room 164 (Ares Auditorium). Campus map: http://map.arizona.edu/
Who may attend: The event is free and open to the public. Please register to attend here.
Background: Geoffrey R. Stone is the Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago. He joined the faculty there in 1973 after serving as a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. He later served as dean of the Law School from 1987 to 1994 and provost of the University of Chicago from 1994 to 2002. Stone is the author of many books on constitutional law, and his next book, "Sex and the Constitution," will be published in March 2017.
He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the America Law Institute, the National Advisory Council of the American Civil Liberties Union, and a member of the American Philosophical Society. In recent years, he has served as chair of the board of the American Constitution Society.
Event Contact: Bernadette Wilkinson, senior program coordinator, UA James E. Rogers College of Law, firstname.lastname@example.org, 520-626-1629.
Media Contact: Tracy Mueller, assistant dean, external communications and marketing, UA James E. Rogers College of Law, email@example.com, 520-621-1563.