Richard D. Heffner Open Mind Lecture

Richard D. Heffner Open Mind Lecture with Adam Liptak

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
7:00 p.m. 

Heffner Liptak 2021

The School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program will welcome Adam Liptak to deliver the 6th annual Richard D. Heffner Open Mind Lecture titled, "A Conservative Supreme Court Confronts the Biden Era: A Reporter's Reflections." 

Adam Liptak covers the Supreme Court for The New York Times.  A graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School, he practiced law for 14 years before joining The Times’s news staff in 2002.  In 2007, he began writing “Sidebar,” a column on legal affairs.  In 2008, he became the paper’s Supreme Court correspondent.

Liptak was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in explanatory reporting in 2009.  He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

He has taught courses on the Supreme Court and the First Amendment at the University of Chicago Law School, New York University School of Law and Yale Law School.