2016 Leon Silverman Lecture Series

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November 16, 2016

Sacco-Vanzetti and the Supreme Court - Professor Brad Snyder University of Wisconsin Law School

Brad Snyder is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin School of Law. He is the author of the forthcoming book, The House of Truth: A Washington Political Salon and the Foundations of American Liberalism (Oxford University Press, Feb. 2017). The book tells the story of a Dupont Circle political salon where Felix Frankfurter and Walter Lippmann lived and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. and Louis Brandeis were regular guests. Snyder teaches constitutional law, constitutional history, civil procedure, and sports law. He is the author of A Well-Paid Slave: Curt Flood’s Fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports. He clerked for Judge Dorothy W. Nelson of the 9th U.S. Circuit of Appeals.