The Harvard Clubs of Eastern & Central Florida
and Puerto Rico


Speaker Event of the Season

Prof. Michael Klarman

“The Degradation of American Democracy

— And the Court”



klarmanRenowned legal scholar Michael Klarman created buzz with his Forward to the November 2020 issue of the Harvard Law Review entitled “The Degradation of American Democracy–and the Court.” In his inimitable straight-shooting manner, he recounts the deterioration of American democracy, its causes, the Supreme Court’s failure to stem the deterioration, and some possible remedies.

After the presentation, time has been allotted for Q&A. We will utilize the Q&A function in Zoom Webinar for the participants to submit questions.  If you want to submit a question in advance, email Tricia Wansor at

Click on the link below to go to the Harvard Law Review webpage with an introduction and the full text of Professor Klarman's article:

Professor Klarman, who is the Kirkland & Ellis Professor at Harvard Law School, joined the faculty there in 2008.  He received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, his J.D. from Stanford Law School and his D. Phil. in legal history from the University of Oxford. A prolific author, his most recent book is  entitled “The Framer’s Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution.”

Tuesday, March 16th
6:00 PM


The Event is FREE to attend but you must register to receive Zoom instructions.