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Checks & Balances in the Age of Trump

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Straub Hall, Room 156
1451 Onyx Street, Eugene, OR 97403

How well does our constitutional democracy work when one party
controls the levers of power and crucial rights are at stake? 

This panel will try to answer this question by bringing together experts on social movements, the media, the courts, state governments, the presidency, and Congress to assess our system of checks and balances today. 

Stuart Chinn, UO law professor

Ellen Rosenblum, Oregon’s attorney general

Hector Tobar, UO journalism professor and best-selling author

Dan Tichenor, UO political science professor and director of the Wayne Morse Center’s Program for Democratic Engagement and Governance

Kelley Weigel, executive director of the Western States Center