The New Hampshire Supreme Court Society honors and supports the work of the New Hampshire Supreme Court and promotes an independent and effective New Hampshire judiciary. Through its scholarly King Lecture Series, Life and Liberty Awards, Oral History Project, and support of Constitutionally Speaking and the Institute for Civics Education, the Society seeks to increase public awareness of the life of the law, the importance of having educated citizens who understand our Constitution, and the need for civics education in our schools. Your membership in the Society helps support all these important civic programs.
On November 14, 2019, prominent constitutional scholar Professor Sanford Levinson, of the University of Texas School of Law and the Harvard School of Law, delivered the annual King Lecture. His topic was “Do We Need a New Constitution?” Professor Levinson discussed the limits of the U.S. Constitution to respond to current political times. He questioned whether structural revisions need to be made and if so, the process to be followed. Watch a video of the lecture.
Life & Liberty Award Video
On November 13, the NH Supreme Court Society presented a Life and Liberty Award posthumously to American Journalist James Foley, who was captured and later killed by ISIS rebels while he was reporting on the war in Syria. Watch a video of the presentation.
William W. Treat Lecture Video
On September 21, Maine U.S. Sen. Susan Collins presented the William W. Treat Lecture in an event hosted by our Partner Organization Constitutionally Speaking. Watch a video of the lecture.
Watch our recently posted interview with George R. Hanna, Esq., N. Michael Plaut, Esq., and John J. Zimmerman, Esq., here.