Monday, March 10, 2008

This Week @ ACS

3/10 - 3/14

MONDAY March 10
12:20; JG 102
Is the Race (Problem in this Country) Over?
Professor Olati Johnson is a leader in the fields of educational opportunity, income inequality, and racial discrimination. Abigail Thernstrom is a Republican member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. They will discuss racial change in the near past and near future, with a focus on the impact that the Obama campaign has had.
Co-sponsored by the Federalist Society.
Lunch served.

MONDAY March 10
4:00 PM; JG 107
The Guantánamo Files
Andy Worthington, a historian and journalist, speaks about his book, The Guantánamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America's Illegal Prison, the lead book about the lives of the detainees at Guantánamo. He will be joined by Jonathan Hafetz of the Brennan Center for Justice; Joanne Mariner of Human Rights Watch; and Wells Dixon with the Center for Constitutional Rights.
Sponsored by The Brennan Center, Human Rights Watch, and the Center for Constitutional Rights.
Snacks served.

MONDAY March 10
6:10 PM; JG 501
ACS 1L Planning Dinner Meeting
Interested in getting involved in ACS next year?
Need to eat dinner on Monday?
Kill two birds with one stone and come to the ACS 1L Planning Committee Meeting.
Dinner served.

WEDNESDAY March 12
12:20 PM; JG 106
Reclaiming our Progressive Constitution: Why Progressives Need to Embrace, Rather Than Run From, Constitutional Text and History
Doug Kendall is launching a new organization, the Constitutional Accountability Center--a think tank, law firm, and action center dedicated to fulfilling the progressive promise of the Constitution. He is currently the Executive Director of the Community Rights Counsel (CRC), a Washington DC-based, non-profit law firm that promotes constitutional principles to defend laws that make our communities environmentally sound and socially just.
Lunch served.

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