General Public Lectures    

The University Center for Human Values sponsors a number of public lectures throughout the academic year which seek to incite thought and discussion about ethical issues in both private and public life.

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  1. Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Exploring Law School Joel Alicea, Cooper & Kirk Jane Manners and Jason Iuliano, Princeton University Library, Prospect House, 8:15 pm - 9:30 pm General Public Lectures

    Joel Alicea received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, cum laude, in 2013.  Prior to coming to Cooper & Kirk, Joel served as a law clerk for Judge Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  While in law school, he served as President of the Harvard Federalist Society and as an editor for the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy.  He earned his undergraduate degree summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University in 2010.  A Politics concentrator, Joel won the Stephen T. Whelan ’68 Prize for the best senior thesis on public or constitutional law.  He has written extensively on issues of constitutional theory, with a special focus on originalism, and his articles have appeared in publications such as the Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, National Affairs, and Policy Review.

    Jane Manners is a graduate student in the history department. She is interested in 19th century U.S. legal history, and is writing her dissertation on the legal and political aftermath of the Great New York Fire of 1835. She has an undergraduate degree and a J.D. from Harvard. After law school and before coming to Princeton, she clerked for Chief Judge Mark Wolf in the District of Massachusetts. Before law school, she worked as a teacher, a journalist, a philanthropic grant maker, and a presidential campaign staffer. 


    Jason Iuliano is a graduate student in the politics department. In his dissertation, Jason traces the historical evolution of corporate constitutional rights and develops a novel legal theory of corporate personhood. In addition to his primary focus on corporate constitutional rights, he has secondary interests in bankruptcy law. Before coming to Princeton, Jason received a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. in Economics from Villanova University.