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On March 22nd, in Spiro 2 at 5 PM the Carey Institute will present a talk with Professor Kermit Roosevelt III.
Professor Roosevelt, a Constitutional law scholar and author, will discuss some of the Supreme Court cases that will be decided during this term of the Court, including: The Gerrymander cases on limits to the power of States to redraw Congressional district lines, a decision that could change the future of politics in the U.S.; the Masterpiece Bakery case on the right to deny services to gay persons on the basis of a vendor’s religious beliefs; the right of labor unions to collect dues from non-members, a case that could destroy the political power of the public union; the right of government to seize and search cellphone records, and more. Professor Roosevelt will analyze and explain the cases and offer his thoughts on the likely outcomes. He will also address the theory of originalism as a standard for adjudication.
Kermit Roosevelt III, a constitutional law scholar, is Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. A graduate of Harvard University and Yale Law School, Professor Roosevelt clerked with U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter. His published books include: ”The Myths of Judicial Activism: Making Sense of Supreme Court Decisions”, and two novels. Complimentary copies of his latest novel “Allegiance” will be available to attendees.
Please RSVP online.
Professor Marston and the Wonder Women is a 2017 American biographical drama film about American psychologist William Moulton Marston, who created the fictional character Wonder Woman.
Following the screening will be a conversation lead by Maggie Cross Director of Co-Curricular Programs. Refreshments will be provided.
Students from the Spiro School of Nursing will be on hand to share information on ways to stay healthy!
After Charlottesville: Reexamining White Supremacy
Discussion will be a Faculty Roundtable with the keynote by a speaker from the ACLU Center for Extremism.
Dr. Amy Eshleman (Psychology)
Dr. Bernadette Ludwig (Sociology)
Dr. Rita Reynolds (History)
Dr. Lori Weintrob (History)
Moderated by Dr. Cyril Gosh (Government and Politics).
Organized by Dr. Laura Morowitz (Art History)
In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, "1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men will experience severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime."
Safe Horizons is an organization whose mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities. Join Danalle Hussein, Program Coordinator at Safe Horizons for an informative conversation about how they help women find their way out of abusive relationships and onto a path towards a better tomorrow.
Seating is limited, to RSVP email Sidiq Soulemana as soon as possible. Desserts (Pies) will be served.
The first 18 students who attend will have the opportunity to purchase $20 tickets to see the hit Tony Award-winning Broadway show Waitress on April 17 at 7pm, which confronts issues of domestic violence through the lens of an all female creative team.
Waitress is currently playing at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in Manhattan. Students will be responsible for their own transportation.