Defending Rights for All: First Female ACLU President to Speak at Westminster

The first female president of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Nadine Strossen will speak at Westminster on Wednesday, October 21, in the Coulter Science Center Lecture Hall at 7 p.m.

Strossen’s lecture “Defending Rights for All – Controversies Surrounding Liberty” will focus on important issues such as the criminal justice system, free speech concerns, campus sexual misconduct, as well as constitutional principles. This lecture will be a great follow-up to the issues discussed during this year’s Hancock Symposium.

Embraced as one of the most influential women in constitutional law, civil liberties, and international human rights, Nadine Strossen is committed to the betterment of social justice. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard, and magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she was the editor of the Harvard Law Review. After practicing law for nine years, she became a professor at New York Law School. From 1991 to 2008, Strossen was elected the first female and youngest president of the ACLU.

Strossen’s lecture is free and open to the public.

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