U.S. Supreme Court Justice William H. Rehnquist delivered the 2nd McCormick Lecture in 1980. Rehqnuist would go onto teach a 2 week seminar at Arizona Law throughout the 1990's and early 2000's titlted "The Supreme Court in the History of the United States."
U.S. Attorney Generla Griffin Bell delivered the 4th McCormick Lecture in 1982. "Conflicts should be settled out of court whenever possible," Bell stated during his lecture. "There is no reason to litigate trivial cases, and it is the trial lawyer's responsibility to refuse them." Excerpt from the University of Arizona Law Record, Volume 3 Number 2.
U.S. Solictor General Rex Lee gave the 5th McCormick Lecture in 1983. During his lecture, "Lee discussed the allocation of authority between the judicial and legislative branches of government." His lecture was later reprinted in an issue of the Arizona Law Review. Excerpt from the University of Arizona Law Record, Volume 4 Number 2.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia gave the 11th McCormick Lecture on October 18th 1990. His lecture was titled "The Courts and the Press." It was reported that Scalia "seemed to relish a vigorous question and answer session" after his talk. Excerpt from the University of Arizona Law Record, Volume 12, Number 2.
Dean Susan Westerberg Prager gave the 13th McCormick Lecture on November 9, 1992. Her lecture was titled "Beyond the Political Rhetoric of 'Family Values.'" Pictured here with Dean Prager is Arizona Law faculty member Barbara Atwood.
U.S. District Court Judge Jack Weinstein gave the 14th McCormick Lecture in 1993. His lecture was titled "Appropriate Means of Judges Acquiring Knowledge: Who Can They Learn From? What Should They Disclose?"
Law Professor Kathleen Sullivan gave the 15th McCormick Lecture in 1994. Her lecture was titled "Resurrecting Free Speech."
Trustee Professor of Law Geoffrey Hazard, Jr. was one of two speakers at the 17th McCormick Lecture in 1996. This particular lecutre was the first time Arizona Law hosted two speakers at its annual lecture series and was titled "Legal Ethics in the Age after Innocence."
U.S. District Court Judge Stanley Sporkin joined Geoffrey Hazard Jr. to deliver the 1996 McCormick Lecture. Judge Sporking also taught a one unit course at Arizona Law during the 1996-97 school year on advanced topics in professional responsibility.
U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Richard Posner gave the 18th McCormick Lecture in 1997.
U.S. Senator George Mitchell gave the 21st McCormick Lecture in the year 2000.