Walter Dellinger, Former Solicitor General, to Deliver a Dean’s Lecture on March 31

Walter Dellinger will deliver a lecture titled “America’s Greatest Lawyer: Abraham Lincoln in Private Law and Public Life” on March 31, 2015, in Room 127 of Yale Law School.

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh will moderate the conversation with Dellinger.

Dellinger has served as United States Solicitor General, as head of the Office of Legal Counsel in the Department of Justice, and as an advisor to President Clinton on constitutional issues. He holds a professorship at Duke University School of Law, from which he is on leave. In private practice with O’Melveny & Myers, he has argued numerous Supreme Court cases, including Heller, Hosanna-Tabor, and Easley v. Cromartie.

The lecture, which is open to the Yale community, is sponsored by the American Constitution Society of Yale Law School.