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THE AMERICAN FUTURE: THE CONSTITUTION AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 07:30 PM
Fairleigh Dickinson University in Hackensack, NJ

Photo_Hamilton_Aqua_5_1_14.jpegMARCI A. HAMILTON is one of the United States’ leading church/state scholars and holds the Paul R. Verkuil Chair in Public Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University. She specializes in religious organizations and individuals that violate the law; the First Amendment’s Religion Clauses; the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) and its state counterparts; and the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA).


Professor Hamilton is the author of GOD VS. THE GAVEL: THE PERILS OF EXTREME RELIGIOUS LIBERTY (Cambridge University Press, Fall 2014); JUSTICE DENIED: WHAT AMERICA MUST DO TO PROTECT ITS CHILDREN (Cambridge University Press 2008); GOD VS. THE GAVEL: RELIGION AND THE RULE OF LAW (Cambridge University Press 2005); and the co-editor of FUNDAMENTALISM, POLITICS AND THE LAW (Palgrave Macmilan with Mark Rozell 2011). She is also a bi-monthly columnist for verdict.justia.com

 

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THE 2014 MIDTERMS AMIDST IDEOLOGICAL DIVIDE

Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 07:00 PM

PublicMind, the Monninger Center for Learning and Research, and the North Jersey Public Policy Network Present an Evening with scott keeter and cliff zukin.  Join us as they discuss:

The 2014 Midterms Amidst Ideological Divide: A Pollsters’ View

Thursday, October 30th at 7pm in the Orangerie of the

Monninger Center for Learning and Research

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Florham Campus 

keeter.jpgSCOTT KEETER is director of survey research for the Pew Research Center in Washington, DC. He is a past president of the American Association for Public Opinion Research, and has been an election night analyst of exit polls for NBC News since 1980. Keeter’s published work includes books and articles on public opinion, political participation and civic engagement, religion and politics, American elections, and survey methodology. He has taught at George Mason University, Rutgers University and Virginia Commonwealth University.  

 

zukin.jpgCLIFF ZUKIN is Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Policy and the Eagleton Institute of Politics. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Rutgers University John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development. He was founding director of the Rutgers University Center for Public Interest Polling and the Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll, a quarterly opinion survey. He is currently on the Executive Council of the American Association for Public Opinion Research and is a former president of that organization. He also served as a consultant to the NBC News Election Unit and for fifteen years was on the Board of Advisers for the Pew Research Center.

 

 

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Professor Jonathan Haidt, who spoke Sept. 18, 2014 at North Jersey Public Policy Network.

THE FUTURE OF AMERICAN POLITICS: UNDERSTANDING POLITICAL POLARIZATION from NJPPN on Vimeo.

Rootstrikers Professor Lawrence Lessig, a regular at NJPPN, TED Talk Remix by Jordan Harrison