march, 2019

04mar7:00 pmLiberty's Defense: Lessons from the Legal Resistanceby ACLU National Director David ColeGecko Guide:Non-Profit

Event Details

Maui event!

Liberty’s Defense:
Lessons from the Legal Resistance
by ACLU National Director David Cole

Monday, March 4th, 7pm
University of Hawaii Maui Campus
Ala I‘Ika Auditorium
(new science building on Iao side of campus)

David Cole, the national legal director of the ACLU: American Civil Liberties Union, will present a keynote lecture at the University of Hawaii Maui College at 7 p.m. on Monday.The national legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), has been named the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Dan and Maggie Inouye Distinguished Chair in Democratic Ideals. David Cole will present a keynote lecture on Liberty’s Defense: Lessons from the Legal Resistance at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 4th, in the ‘Ala I‘ke Auditorium (new science building on the ‘Iao side of campus). Admission is free and open to the public.

Cole supervises a network of nearly 2,000 attorneys and oversees more than 1,400 state and federal lawsuits. He has litigated extensively before the U.S. Supreme Court and has won important cases on immigration, free speech, education and extrajudicial detentions.

He is the George J. Mitchell Professor in Law and Public Policy at Georgetown University, an influential essayist and the author of several award-winning books: Less Safe, Less Free, Enemy Aliens and No Equal Justice.

As the Dan and Maggie Inouye Distinguished Chair in Democratic Ideals, Cole will speak on assaults on civil liberties in Washington, from immigrant rights to LGBT equality, as well as his views on necessary steps to preserve the vitality of American democracy. He follows in a long line of illustrious visitors to Hawai‘i, including: John Hope Franklin, dean of African American history, civil rights icon Angela Davis, business executive Richard Parsons, and esteemed economist Christina Romer.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the 7 p.m. event. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

The keynote lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of American Studies and the William S. Richardson School of Law with support from the ACLU of Hawaiʻi.

Time

(Monday) 7:00 pm

Location

UHMC

310 W Kaʻahumanu Ave