Sep 03
Clinton Presidential Center

Kumpuris Lecture with the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg

6:30 p.m. | Verizon Arena | North Little Rock, AR


The Clinton Foundation and Clinton School of Public Service are pleased to announce the next Frank and Kula Kumpuris Distinguished Lecture featuring the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 
Join us September 3 as Justice Ginsburg discusses her quarter century on the nation’s highest bench and historic legal career prior to being nominated by President Bill Clinton to serve as the second female Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. 

Kumpuris Lecture featuring The Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 | 6:30 p.m.
Verizon Arena | 1 Verizon Arena Way | North Little Rock, AR

This program is FREE, but reservations are required. Please note: This event has reached capacity. 

PLEASE NOTE: Because of the overwhelming response, the location for the Kumpuris Lecture featuring the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been moved to Verizon Arena in North Little Rock. This venue change will allow for additional RSVPs to be accepted from the waitlist. Despite the venue change, the event remains at capacity with a waitlist. In the following days, those on the waitlist will begin receiving emails to confirm their seat

If you're attending the Kumpuris Lecture with the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg, please read this important information on entry, seating, security, accessibility, and more:

Event Information
• The event is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. and doors open at 5 p.m.
• Please arrive early and expect traffic delays and long lines.

Entry and Seating
• You must have a printed or digital Eventbrite ticket to gain admission to the event. This event is at full capacity and we cannot admit anyone who does not have a ticket.
• Your tickets can be accessed through the Eventbrite app or through your Eventbrite account online at https://eventbrite.com. Your tickets are also attached to this email. 
• Seating for the event is general admission with open seating. Again, the event is at full capacity, so we encourage everyone to move to the middle of the row as you arrive to make seating go more smoothly.
• If you plan to sit together during the event, please arrive together. We cannot accommodate saving groups of seats because we need to fill in the rows as guests arrive.

Parking Information
• There will not be reserved parking for this event.
• There are paid and public parking areas around Verizon Arena. Directions and parking information can be found at this link.
• As a reminder, the METRO Streetcar rides are currently free and the Blue Line has a stop located two blocks from Verizon Arena.

Bag and Security Policy
• We will be following Verizon Arena’s Security Policies. A full list of those policies can be found at this link.
• All guests entering Verizon Arena will be subject to inspection by walk-through metal detector and all bags will be inspected.
• Any bags larger than 14” x 14” x 6 will not be allowed in Verizon Arena.

Accessible Information
• Verizon Arena strives to meet all public facility structure and service requirements set by the Americans with Disabilities Act. ADA parking is available by the Washington Street/Box Office Tunnel.
• All ADA areas can be accessed from the Box Office Tunnel Entrance.
• ADA seating is available on a first come, first served basis, and each ADA seat comes with one (1) companion seat.
• There will be an interpreter during the event. American Sign Language designated seating will be at the front of Section 106.
• ASL seating is available on a first come, first served basis, and each ASL seat comes with one (1) companion seat.
• Wheelchairs and hearing impaired devices are available at Verizon Arena Guest Services, located in front of sections 113-144 on the Main Concourse.
• More ADA information can be found at this link.


Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, was born in Brooklyn, New York, March 15, 1933. She married Martin D. Ginsburg in 1954, and has a daughter, Jane, and a son, James. She received her B.A. from Cornell University, attended Harvard Law School, and received her LL.B. from Columbia Law School.
She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Edmund L. Palmieri, Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, from 1959–1961. From 1961–1963, she was a research associate and then associate director of the Columbia Law School Project on International Procedure. She was a Professor of Law at Rutgers University School of Law from 1963–1972, and Columbia Law School from 1972–1980, and a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences in Stanford, California from 1977–1978. In 1971, she co-founded the Women’s Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union, and served as the ACLU’s General Counsel from 1973–1980, and on the National Board of Directors from 1974–1980. She served on the Board and Executive Committee of the American Bar Foundation from 1979-1989, on the Board of Editors of the American Bar Association Journal from 1972-1978, and on the Council of the American Law Institute from 1978-1993.
She was appointed a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 1980. President Bill Clinton nominated her as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. After receiving unanimous confirmation from the United States Senate, she took her seat August 10, 1993.