Civil Liberties: The Next Hundred Years

About the Discussion

Please join us for a celebration of Advanced Introduction to US Civil Liberties (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2023), the most recent publication by Susan N. Herman, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, and of Professor Herman’s 40-year career at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), including serving as President from 2008 to 2021.

Join an all-star roster of civil libertarians, including Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean, UC Berkeley School of Law; Ellis Cose, acclaimed author and journalist; Anthony D. Romero, Executive Director, ACLU; and Nadine Strossen, John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law, Emerita, New York Law School and former President, ACLU, in a discussion of the future of civil liberties, with the past and present described in the book as prologue. This event will be held both in person and virtually on Zoom.

Co-sponsored by the ACLU and presented in collaboration with the Network for Responsible Public Policy (NFRPP).


Please use the RSVP link to register to attend this event either in person at Brooklyn Law School or virtually, on Zoom. Virtual attendees will receive the Zoom link shortly before the event.

RSVP by Tuesday, Oct. 10.

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