The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Law-Related Named Lectures

The Rockefeller Center collaborates with the Dartmouth Lawyers Association and the Steering Committee of the Dartmouth Legal Studies Faculty Group to host the law-related named lectures. Each year, Dartmouth hosts the Dartmouth Law Day Celebration to coincide with the national Law Day, which is celebrated annually in the U.S. on May 1 to reflect on the role of law in the foundation of the country and to recognize its importance for society.  The Dartmouth Law Day Celebration is generously supported by the Dartmouth Lawyers Association.

Roger S. Aaron '64 Lecture

Established in honor of Roger S. Aaron ’64, Esq in October 1996 from gifts from the Dartmouth Lawyers Association, this fund falls under the larger Daniel Webster Fund umbrella and supports the study of the role of law and justice, ethics and public policy in the lives of individuals and society.

Thurlow M. Gordon 1906 Lecture

Established in honor of Thurlow Gordon, Class of 1906, in 1976 to bring “recognized authorities in some field of law” to campus for audience and discussion. 

William H. Timbers ’37 Lecture

In 1995, a Dartmouth endowment fund was established in memory of the honorable William H. Timbers, ’37, by the legal firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom, for whom Timbers once practiced

Stephen R. Volk '57 Lectures

This lecture series was established in 2004 by friends and colleagues honoring Stephen Volk, chairman of Credit Suisse First Boston and formerly from Shearman & Sterling.

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