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Marcia Coyle on Same Sex Marriage, Gun Rights, and Campaign Finance Laws

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 from 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Engineering and Physical Sciences Building, Room 103

Join us for an insightful conversation with Marcia Colye on recent decisions by the Supreme Court and what she terms "the struggle for the constitution." She will join us via videoconference for a discussion of Court decisions on same sex marriage, gun rights and campaign finance, with astute explanations of the role of precedent and ideology in court decisions, and the consequences for our nation.

Marcia Coyle is an award winning journalist and internationally known analyst of the Supreme Court. Before joining The National Law Journal, she covered state and national government and politics for the Pennsylvania Times-Mirror daily newspaper for more than a decade. Besides her work for the Law Journal, she has written about the Supreme Court and other legal issues for such publications as Vogue, Ms. magazine and the New York Times Book Review, and she is a contributing author to a book on the Supreme Court, A Year in the Life of the U.S. Supreme Court (Duke University Press). She also is the author of The Roberts Court, published in the spring of 2013.

Free tickets are required and available from Betsy Anderson at banderson@montana.edu or 994-4141.


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