In Conversation with the Rosenbach: Kermit Roosevelt


Apr 19, 2017
06:00 PM until 07:00 PM


The Rosenbach is pleased to welcome constitutional scholar and author of Allegiance: A Novel, Kermit Roosevelt. Based on actual events and real-life figures, Allegiance plunges readers into the political debate surrounding the imprisonment of thousands of innocent Americans during World War II. This suspenseful novel raises questions about the liberty, security, and political power that remain urgent in the present day.

Kermit Roosevelt is a professor of constitutional law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, a former clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter, and an award-winning author. His novels include Allegiance and In the Shadow of the Law, and his nonfiction includes The Myth of Judicial Activism: Making Sense of Supreme Court Decisions and Conflict of Laws. Roosevelt’s law review articles have been cited twice by the Supreme Court. He is a graduate of Harvard University and Yale Law School.




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