Author, lecturer, and activist Marianne Williamson, who is currently running for president as a Democrat, joined us for Civil Liberties and the Presidency. This event was presented by the Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice Leadership and Public Policy and the American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire.
Professor Buzz Scherr talks about the impact of poverty on people who are going through the justice system, including his work on bail reform with the American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire.
Learn more about Buzz: https://law.unh.edu/person/albert-scherr
Professor Michael McCann discusses how Michael Avenatti took to Twitter to accuse Nike of illegally conspiring to direct top elite basketball recruits to Nike-sponsored colleges, including implicating Duke's Zion Williamson.
Professor McCann's Sports Illustrated article: https://bit.ly/2ZbueEa
Learn about our new Sports Wagering & Integrity Program: https://law.unh.edu/sports-wagering
UNH Law's Health Law and Policy Programs, The Concord Coalition, and The Warren Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership and Public Service held discussion of the nation's health care system, including federal, state and community responses and strategies to address cost growth. https://law.unh.edu
Keynote presentation by US Senator Maggie Hassan
Presentation of topics by Concord Coalition Director Robert Bixby
Joseph Antos, Wilson H. Taylor Resident Scholar in Health Care and Retirement Policy at the American Enterprise Institute
Trish Riley, Executive Director of the National Academy for State HealthPolicy and President of it's corporate board
John McDonough, Professor of Public Health Practice, Dept. of Health Policy & Management at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Director of the Center for Executive and Continuing Professional Education
Moderated by Lucy Hodder, Professor of Law, Director of Health Law and Policy, UNH School of Law
Professor Michael McCann discusses the two misdemeanor solicitation charges that Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, is facing.
Professor McCann's Sports Illustrated article on the case: https://bit.ly/2Y5koTE
Learn about our new Sports & Wagering Integrity Program: https://law.unh.edu/academics/degrees-certificates/certificates/sports-wagering-integrity-certificate
The Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice Leadership and Public Service and the ACLU of New Hampshire hosted the second edition of the presidential candidate series Civil Liberties and the Presidency, which featured Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro, who previously has served as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and Mayor of San Antonio. Introduction by UNH Law Dean Megan Carpenter and Rudman Center Director John Greabe. Moderated by ACLU of New Hampshire Political Director Jeanne Hruska. Produced by A. J. Kierstead.
Professor John Greabe discusses what executive privilege is and how it could impact the 81 document requests sent by congress to the Trump administration.
Professor Greabe's Concord Monitor article on what executive privilege is: https://bit.ly/2Hqa6sa
NY Times article on Trump's response to the document requests: https://nyti.ms/2SNfruG
Professor John Greabe discusses a Louisiana law placing strict rules on abortion providers that has been blocked by the US Supreme Court.
Center for Reproductive Rights Article:https://bit.ly/2Nulrb0
Updated from the New York Times: https://nyti.ms/2tEJBXc
Learn more about Professor Greabe: https://law.unh.edu/person/john-m-greabe
Professor Michael McCann discusses how Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have reached a settlement with the NFL, bringing the controversy of kneeling during the national anthem with no finding.
Professor McCann's article on the settlement: https://bit.ly/2E1wGTF
Learn more about Professor McCann: https://law.unh.edu/person/michael-mccann
Professor Buzz Scherr discusses the recent Jeff Bezos blog post accusing the National Enquirer and its parent company AMI of extortion.
Original Blog from Jeff Bezos: https://medium.com/@jeffreypbezos/no-thank-you-mr-pecker-146e3922310f