Its is with deepest regret that we must announce the cancellation of
How to Save a Constitutional Democracy
Join us for this timely and thoughtful conversation with University of Chicago Professor Aziz Huq, Frank and Bernice J. Greenberg Professor of Law. Aziz is the co-author with UChicago Professor Tom Ginsburg of the forthcoming book How To Save A Constitutional Democracy, to be published in October 2018.
Democracies are in danger. Around the world, a rising wave of populist leaders threatens to erode the core structures of democratic self rule. In the United States, the election of Donald Trump marked a decisive turning point for many. What kind of president calls the news media the “enemy of the American people,” or sees a moral equivalence between violent neo-Nazi protesters in paramilitary formation and residents of a college town defending the racial and ethnic diversity of their homes? Yet, whatever our concerns about the current president, we can be assured that the Constitution offers safeguards to protect against lasting damage—or can we?
11:00 am Refreshments and Registration
11:30 am Program
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Cost: $12.00/per person; includes refreshments.
Online registration closes Oct 26 at 10:00 am. Event is limited to 60 spaces and tickets are nonrefundable.
Saturday, 10/27/18 at 11:00am - 1:15pm | iCal
1160 East 58th Room 203
Chicago, IL 60637 USA
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Lisa Warshauer, EX'88