Politics & Contemporary Issues

Instructor(s):
Law School Faculty + Peter Haas
Thursdays, September 06-November 15|1:30-3:30 p.m.

THE ROBERTS COURT
Thursdays, September 6-October 11 | 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Instructor(s):
Barbara Greenberg
Mondays, September 17-November 5|1:30-3 p.m.

In Our Defense by Caroline Kennedy and Ellen Alderman is a primer about the Bill of Rights.  Each chapter focuses on one of the first ten amendments of the United States Constitution, using an actual case to study the issues surrounding that amendment.

Instructor(s):
Barbara Greenberg
Mondays, September 17-November 5|10:30 a.m.-noon

In this timely look at the confirmation process, Wil Haygood’s book reveals Lyndon B. Johnson’s masterful political talent in getting Thurgood Marshall appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. 

Book: Showdown, Wil Haygood

Instructor(s):
Barbara Parr
Thursdays, September 20-November 8|10-11:30 a.m.

As America has become more polarized, Haidt challenges conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to everyone on the political spectrum.