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Spring 2018 Myra Kraft Open Classroom: Voting Rights and the Rule of Law

02/28/2018

Spring 2018 Myra Kraft Open Classroom The Rule of Law in a Time of Polarization Political regimes gain legitimacy when they observe the Rule of Law; leaders of liberal democracies often boast about their adherence to the Rule of Law.  The Rule of Law is “much invoked, but inadequately defined.” Like most “essentially contested concepts,”…
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SPPUA Community Event: Film Screening of “The Last Mountain” & Post-screening Discussion with Producer Eric Grunebaum

03/01/2018

WHAT: Film Screening of The Last Mountain, a documentary focusing on coal mining and burning in the U.S. which highlights a West Virginia community proposing a utility-scale (328MW) wind farm on a nearby mountain range which is slated for dismantling via mountaintop removal strip-mining. The film premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and features environmental attorney…
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SPPUA Unveiled: informal, drop-in information session

03/14/2018

Join faculty and staff from the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs on Wednesday, March 14, from 5 to 6 p.m. in West Village F, in the lobby outside room 20, for a free drop-in information session before our Myra Kraft Open Classroom, a free seminar series open to students, staff, and the public….
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The Justice of Contradictions: Antonin Scalia and the Politics of Disruption

03/15/2018

Join us on March 15 for a presentation by Richard L. Hasen, Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Political Science at University of California, Irvine. Professor Hasen will discuss “The Justice of Contradictions: Antonin Scalia and the Politics of Disruption.” This event is part of the Lives in Law and Policy Speaker Series, which provides opportunities…
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SPPUA Unveiled: informal, drop-in information session

04/04/2018

Join faculty and staff from the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs on Wednesday, April 4, from 5 to 6 p.m. in West Village F, in the lobby outside room 20, for a free drop-in information session before our Myra Kraft Open Classroom, a free seminar series open to students, staff, and the public….
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