To honor the pontificate of Pope John XXIII, 1958–63, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law has established a lecture series that draws upon the varied backgrounds of outstanding professionals by inviting them to share their perspectives on a wide variety of current topics in a formal lecture presented to the law school and university community.


Submissions from 2016


Friendship with Jesus and Each Other, Monsignor Peter J. Vaghi

Submissions from 2015


The Judge as Umpire, The Honorable Brett M. Kavanaugh

Submissions from 2014


Mercy According to Blessed John Paul II, His Excellency William E. Lori

Submissions from 2011


Can a Bad Person Be a Good Judge?, The Honorable Patrick J. Schiltz

Submissions from 2010


The Court at a Crossroads: A Conversation with Two Former Solicitors General, The Honorable Paul D. Clement and The Honorable Seth P. Waxman