2008 National Conference » Events

Security, Wartime Anxiety and the Erosion of Civil Liberties

Eric Muller, Dan K. Moore Distinguished Professor, University of North Carolina School of Law

Polly Baca, President and CEO, Latin American Research and Service Agency (LARASA)
Noel Saleh, Immediate Past President, ACCESS

Topic: Diversity, Democracy, and Social Justice
Date: Saturday, July 5, 2008
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Location: Capitol 1, 4th Floor

While civil liberties need our vigilance even in normal times, these freedoms and protection are especially endangered when national security fears threaten to erode the rights and civil liberties guaranteed by our Constitution. A panel, including representatives from communities whose circumstances make the protection of these rights imperative, will discuss the erosion of civil liberties in the wake of 9/11 and under the current war-like mood of the country.

JANM_EnduringCommunities_20080705-security-wartime.mp3 (17.7 MB)