Public Programs

Advice and Consent: Role of the US Senate in Considering Supreme Court Justices




Senators Hatch and Leahy Supreme Court

Live from the Kennedy Caucus Room in Washington, DC. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) will give welcome remarks, and a panel discussion featuring Jeff Blattner, President of Legal Policy Solutions PLLC and Marty Gold, Partner with Capitol Counsel LLC will follow. The conversation will be moderated by Buzzfeed News Legal Editor, Chris Geidner.

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    Congresswoman-elect Ayanna Pressley will participate in a moderated discussion at the Institute where she will preview the issues she will be fighting for in the 116th Congress, share insights from her longstanding commitment to community-based policy reform, and reflect on her most recent history-making campaign.

  • Across the Aisle: Finding Common Ground in Congress

    A bipartisan panel of Members of Congress will gather at the Kennedy Institute to discuss the state of affairs in Washington, opportunities for common ground in the 116th Congress, the political challenges they face, and how to foster a vibrant civic dialogue. This program is hosted in partnership with the United States Association of Former Members of Congress.

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    Join Boston Children’s Chorus for this performance featuring guest conductor Karmina Šilec.