The 55th Anniversary of the Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program took place on Saturday, October 26, 2013.

The events included a panel discussion titled, “Which Case Lost in the Supreme Court Can Civil Libertarians Best Live With (and May Even Have Been Right)?” It featured the following Hays Fellows as panelists: David Rudovsky (1966–1967), Eric Lieberman (1971–1972), Gemma Solimene (1986–1987), Maddy deLone (1993–1994), Rachel Meeropol (2001–2002), and Rachel Goodman (2009–2010).

Watch the discussion below (1 hr, 59 min):

Later, Norman Dorsen, Frederick I. and Grace A. Stokes Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Hays Program, announced the new fellowship in honor of Sylvia Law, Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law, Medicine, and Psychiatry and Co-Director of the Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program.

The night concluded with a keynote address by Susan Herman, NYU Law 1974, President of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

Watch the announcement of the new fellowship and the keynote (1 hr):