From the 2010 News Archive
Slate Editor Bazelon, Prof. Ifill to Discuss New Supreme Court
Senior editor of Slate Emily Bazelon
, a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School, will join Professor Sherrilyn Ifill
for the discussion "Reflections on the New Supreme Court" at 5 p.m. Wednesday, September 29.
The discussion will take place in the Ceremonial Court Room, and a reception in the atrium will follow.
At Slate, Bazelon writes and edits about law and is co-editor of DoubleX, the magazine's section for women. She is also a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine
; before joining Slate, she was a senior editor of Legal Affairs
. Bazelon is a graduate of both Yale College and Yale Law School where she was an editor on The Yale Law Journal
Professor Ifill is a nationally recognized expert in the importance of judicial diversity and impartiality in judicial decision-making. She is currently writing a book about race and the Supreme Court confirmation process. In her research, she has been reading every confirmation hearing since 1955, the year after Brown vs. Board of Education