Harry T. Edwards to Deliver Anderson Lecture on "The Effects of Collegiality on Judicial Decision-Making"
Judge Edwards was appointed to the U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit by President Carter in 1980. He served as chief judge from 1994 until 2001. Before joining the bench, Edwards was a professor of law at the University of Michigan and at Harvard Law School. He also practiced law in Chicago.
Edwards is a recipient of the Judicial Honoree Award presented by the Bar Association of the District of Columbia and the Society of American Law Teachers Award, in addition to many other honors. He is the author of numerous articles and co-author of four books.