Tuesday, October 28, 2008

This Week @ ACS

Votes We Can Believe In, Part 2: How You Can Make Every Vote Count

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 12:15 p.m.
JG 106

The past few election cycles have seen countless acts of intimidation and deception at the polls to prevent low-income and minority voters from exercising their right to vote. What obstacles will voters face this year, and what is being done to overcome them? Scott Nowakowski, Senior Policy Analyst with the Democracy Program at DEMOS, will speak about Demos's work on voting rights, election reform and democracy-related issues in the United States.

Non-pizza lunch will be served!


Judicial Clerks' Personal Opinions: An Oxymoron?
a talk by Judge Lynn Adelman

Thursday, Oct. 30, 12:15 p.m.
JG 103

Columbia ACS is very excited to welcome Judge Lynn Adelman (ED-WI) to campus to speak about judicial clerks and how their philosophies and opinions influence their work for judges. Come with questions and take this opportunity to chat with a sitting judge!

Judge Adelman is a Columbia Law alum ('65) and was a Wisconsin state senator from 1977 to 1997. He was nominated by President Clinton to the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin in 1997.

Of course we will have food for those in attendance.

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