Each year, a noted legal scholar presents a timely lecture at Boston University School of Law. The Boston University Law Review then publishes the Annual Distinguished Lecturer’s presentation.

Past Annual Distinguished Speakers include:

The following Distinguished Lectures are available at HeinOnline:

  • Judith Resnik, Whither and Whether Adjudication?, 86 B.U. L. Rev. 1101 (2006).
  • John C. Coffee, Gatekeeper Failure and Reform: The Challenge of Fashioning Relevant Reforms, 84 B.U. L. Rev. 301 (2004).
  • G. Edward White, Alger Hiss’s Campaign for Vindication, 83 B.U. L. Rev. 1 (2003).
  • Martha Minow, Partners, Not Rivals?: Redrawing the Lines Between Public and Private, Non-Profit and Profit, and Secular and Religious, 80 B.U. L. Rev. 1061 (2000).
  • Michael J. Trebilcock, Government By Voucher, 80 B.U. L. Rev. 205 (2000).
  • Robert C. Post, Defending the Lifeworld: Substantive Due Process in the Taft Court Era, 78 B.U. L. Rev. 1489 (1998).
  • Randall Kennedy, How Are We Doing With Loving?: Race, Law, and Intermarriage, 77 B.U. L. Rev. 815 (1997).
  • Saul Levmore, Unconditional Relationships, 76 B.U. L. Rev. 807 (1996).
  • Carol M. Rose, Trust in the Mirror of Betrayal, 75 B.U. L. Rev. 531 (1995).
  • Richard A. Epstein, The Legal Regulation of Genetic Discrimination: Old Responses to New Technology, 74 B.U. L. Rev. 1 (1994).
  • Joseph Raz, The Relevance of Coherence, 72 B.U. L. Rev. 273 (1992).
  • Catherine A. MacKinnon, Pornography as Defamation and Discrimination, 71 B.U. L. Rev. 793 (1991).
  • Cass R. Sunstein, Why the Unconstitutional Conditions Doctrine is an Anachronism (with Particular Reference to Religion, Speech, and Abortion), 70 B.U. L. Rev. 593 (1990).
  • Robert W. Gordon, The Independence of Lawyers, 68 B.U. L. Rev. 1 (1988).
  • Richard A. Posner, The Regulation of the Market in Adoptions, 67 B.U. L. Rev. 59 (1987).