Tuesday, September 4, 2012

The ACLU-NWCT is proud to invite all of you to our Fall 2012 Lecture series, headlined with a talk by distinguished Cornwall resident and former ACLU President Norman Dorsen. Please see below for more information: 

The Limits of Free Speech: An ACLU View
WHO:Professor Norman Dorsen, New York University School of Law & former ACLU President
WHEN:Sunday, September 30, 2 p.m. in West Cornwall, CT.
WHERE: RSVP for more information
Please RSVP to Stephen Michna, Chapter President, at 860.309.5731 or to aclu.nwct@gmail.com by September 16th and more information will be provided.

Professor Dorsen was the President of the American Civil Liberties Union from 1976 to 1991 and has argued many Supreme Court cases. He helped write the petitioner’s brief in Roe v. Wade and appeared amicus curiae in the Pentagon Papers case, the Gideon case and the Nixon Tapes cases. He is currently Counselor to the President of New York University as well as the Stokes Professor of Law at the NYU School of Law, where he has taught since 1961.

Recent Prison Reform Successes in Connecticut and the Work Still to be Accomplished
WHO: David J. McGuire, Staff Attorney, ACLU-CT
WHEN: Monday, October 15, 6 p.m.
WHERE: The Rooster Tail Inn, 11 Cornwall Road, Warren, CT
No RSVP Necessary

Shielding the Press: Should Reporters Ever Have to Reveal Their Sources?
WHO: Keith R. Johnson, Former Foreign Correspondent for Time and Senior Editor of Fortune
John Miller, Former Writer for NBC Nightly News and the Today Show
WHEN: Monday, November 19, 6 p.m.
WHERE: The Rooster Tail Inn, 11 Cornwall Road, Warren, CT
No RSVP Necessary

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