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The Harvard Club of New Jersey

Cordially Invites You to Our 115th Annual Dinner Meeting

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

The Manor, 111 Prospect Ave., West Orange, NJ

Reception at 6:30 P.M. (cash bar, hors d’oeuvres)

Dinner at 7:30 P.M.

Honored Guest and Speaker

Professor Michael J. Klarman

Kirkland & Ellis Professor, Harvard Law School


Professor Michael J. Klarman is the Kirkland & Ellis Professor at Harvard Law School, where he joined the faculty in 2008.  He received his B.A. and M.A. (political theory) from the University of Pennsylvania in 1980, his J.D. from Stanford Law School in 1983, and his D. Phil. in legal history from the University of Oxford (1988), where he was a Marshall Scholar.  After law school, Professor Klarman clerked for the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (1983-84).  He joined the faculty at the University of Virginia School of Law in 1987 and served there until 2008 as the James Monroe Distinguished Professor of Law and Professor of History.  


Klarman has won numerous awards for his teaching and scholarship, which are primarily in the areas of Constitutional Law and Constitutional History.  In 2009 he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.


Klarman’s first book, From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality, was published by Oxford University Press in 2004 and received the 2005 Bancroft Prize in History.  He published two books in 2007, also with Oxford University Press: Brown v. Board of Education and the Civil Rights Movement and Unfinished Business: Racial Equality in American History, which is part of Oxford’s Inalienable Rights series.  In 2012, he published From the Closet to the Altar: Courts, Backlash, and the Struggle for Same-Sex MarriageIn 2016, Oxford University Press published his comprehensive history of the Founding, The Framers’ Coup: The Making of the US Constitution.  That book was finalist for both the George Washington Book Prize and the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award.




Please consider making a donation to our Scholarship and Internship Fund with your reservation. Each donation is tax deductible and will fund internships and scholarships for Harvard College students from New Jersey.




Thank you for your generosity.

To reserve online, please click the link at the bottom.

To reserve by mail, print the reply form and mail it by April 24th, 2019 to:

Harvard Club of New Jersey, c/o Mona Karim

572 Prospect Ave., Maplewood, NJ 07040

Questions: Mona Karim at monakarimmd@gmail.com or 646-373-7995.

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