Chief Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton

The Hon. Jeffrey S. Sutton to deliver 2023 King Lecture on Oct. 5 at the N.H. Supreme Court

Monday, September 25, 2023
Chief Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, will deliver the New Hampshire Supreme Court Society's 2023 King Lecture. Chief Judge Sutton will speak about his new book: Who Decides? States As Laboratories of Constitutional Experimentation. Professor John Greabe will help moderate discussion and questions following the address. Register by Oct. 3 for the event. Read More
Plato and Aristotle

Prof. John Greabe on wise judicial decisions: 'It cannot be all Plato, all the time.'

Wednesday, September 20, 2023
In a Constitution Day column published in the New Hampshire Bulletin, Professor John Greabe invokes the teachings of Plato and Aristotle in exploring the elements of wise judicial decision-making and argues that the U.S. Supreme Court’s performance over the past couple of decades -- when it comes to balancing "a commitment to high principle and a responsiveness to the actual challenges of modern life" -- raises concerns. Read More
U.S. Supreme Court

Prof. John Greabe: U.S. Supreme Court Is a ‘Troubled Institution,’ Should Adopt a Code of Ethics

Friday, August 25, 2023
Prof. John Greabe recently discussed judicial ethics with members of the Temple Adath Yeshurun in Manchester. The U.S. Supreme Court, unlike all other courts within the judicial system, does not work under an ethics code or a judicial code of conduct, said Greabe, who worked for 17 years for the federal judiciary.  Some, including Greabe, find that troubling. Read More
Professor John Greabe

Prof. John Greabe: Proposed Jan. 2 Trial Date Would Interrupt Primary Season, but Trump is also a ‘Private Citizen Who Has Been Indicted Duly by a Grand Jury’

Saturday, August 12, 2023
In an interview on WMUR, Professor John Greabe said former President Donald J. Trump's legal team will likely oppose the Jan. 2 trial date proposed by prosecutors overseeing election obstruction charges, but any objections linked to presidential campaign issues would be on shaky legal ground. Read More
Professor John Greabe, director of the Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership & Public Service

Prof. John Greabe on WMUR: Scheme Described in Trump Election Charges Posed ‘Existential Threat to the Constitution'

Friday, August 4, 2023
Professor John Greabe in an interview on WMUR this week said the country is again in unprecedented territory after former President Donald J. Trump was indicted for conspiring to overturn the 2020 election, his third indictment since March, amounting to 78 criminal charges. Trump has denied wrongdoing in each case. Read More
The Jurisprudential Legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Full-day Conference on Sept. 22: The Jurisprudential Legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Tuesday, August 1, 2023
A full-day conference on Sept. 22 focusing on The Jurisprudential Legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a new book examining Justice Ginsburg’s remarkable judicial career. Contributing authors will discuss areas of the law in which Justice Ginsburg had an outsized interest or impact. Read More
Interior of the U.S. Supreme Court

Among the Implications of SCOTUS Decisions: Diminished Power of Federal Agencies

Tuesday, July 25, 2023
Director of the Rudman Center John Greabe explores the ramifications of SCOTUS decisions on student-loan forgiveness, animal welfare, affirmative action, and more. “I think the power of the administrative state is going to be severely curtailed by this court,” Greabe said in a recent edition of The Legal Impact. Read More
U.S. Supreme Court

Rudman Center Director John Greabe: In Moore v. Harper Decision, SCOTUS Sends Warning to State Courts

Monday, July 10, 2023
In a recent New Hampshire Bulletin article, Rudman Center Director John Greabe comments on the U.S. Supreme Court's Moore v. Harper decision. In a 6 - 3 majority, the Court maintained the role of state courts in reviewing state laws governing federal elections. But the decision also included a warning to state courts. Read More
2023 Rudman Scholars Alex Attilli and Rocky Grant

2023 Rudman Scholars: Alex Attilli and Rocky Grant

Wednesday, July 5, 2023
 Alex Attilli, ’25, and Rocky Grant, ‘24, have been awarded Rudman Scholars scholarships. The program supports two members of the 2L class who demonstrate, and attest to, an intention to work for a government agency or non-profit that serves vulnerable or underserved populations after their graduation. Alex and Rocky will receive tuition discounts for both their 2L and 3L years. Read More
Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership & Public Service

Read All About It: A Rudman Center Roundup

Monday, June 19, 2023
New Rudman Center newsletter reviews a busy spring, with event writeups and audio/video links. Read More