EVENTS FOR 2007-2008


Thursday, April 17th
Chuck Roth--Director of Litigation for the National Immigrant Justice Center--presents a talk on federal court jurisdiction, immigration, and the global war on terror, entitled "And I would have gotten away with it, too, if it weren't for you meddling courts!"

Monday, February 25th
Randolph McLaughlin--civil rights attorney and professor at Pace University School of Law--discusses "Hate Speech, Hate Crimes, the Ku Klux Klan, and the First Amendment." His talk will detail how to combat domestic terrorist organizations without infringing on their freedom of speech. Cosponsored by the Black Law Students Association.

Wednesday, January 23rd
Susan Bandes--visiting professor and prior ACLU of Illinois Staff Counsel--details "Abolition, Lethal Injection, Texas Jury Instruction and Other Issues: A Discussion of Recent Developments in Capital Punishment."

Tuesday, November 13th
Marc Beem--an alumnus of the Law School, ACLU National Board Member, and Partner at Miller Shakman & Beem LLP--discusses "ACLU Litigation Over NSA Domestic Phone Surveillance."

Monday, October 29th
Wendy Park--ACLU of Illinois attorney--presents "Rahman v. Chertoff: the Impact of Profiling, Terrorist Watchlists, and State Secrets on Muslim and Arab Americans at the U.S. Border."