American Constitution Society
January 31: Panel discussion: "Progressive Advocacy in the Age of Trump"
Join the ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter, Chicago-Kent College of Law and the Northwestern University School of Law Student Chapters for a panel discussion focused on how to continue advancing progressive advocacy and activism under the Trump administration.
- Colleen Connell, Executive Director, ACLU of Illinois; Lawyer Chapters Advisory Board Member
- Sabeel Rahman, Assistant Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, a Schmidt Family Fellow at New America, and a Four Freedoms Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. Sabeel will contribute a unique perspective as it relates to his recent book, Democracy Against Domination, which argues that democracy is threatened by economic domination and the erosion in the capacity of everyday people to hold private actors and policymakers accountable.
- Carolyn Shapiro, Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States, Chicago-Kent College of Law; Lawyer Chapters Advisory Board Member
- David Strauss, Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Faculty Director, University of Chicago; Lawyer Chapters Advisory Board Member
A reception will be held following the panel discussion.
When: Tuesday, January 31
Time: 6 - 7:15 p.m. (panel); 7:15 - 8:30 p.m. (reception)
Where: Room 590
RSVP for the event.
Please contact Max Eichenberger at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Federalist Society and the American Constitution Society
January 23: "Justice Scalia and the Living Constitution: His Words Go Marching On"
Speaker: Professor Richard Duncan, Nebraska College of Law
Commentary by: Professor Kent Streseman, Chicago-Kent College of Law
Date: Monday, January 23, from noon to 1 p.m.
Free food (or whatever we end up catering)
See attached flier.