University Professor David Driesen’s important new book—”The Specter of Dictatorship: Judicial Enabling of Presidential Power” (Stanford, 2021)—reveals how the U.S. Supreme Court’s presidentialism threatens democracy and what the United States can do about it. To celebrate the publication of the…
Sen. Gillibrand to Speak at Maxwell on Workplace Proposals
United States Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will speak at the Maxwell School on Monday, Oct. 14, as part of the State of Democracy Lecture series. The talk begins at 1:15 p.m. in 220 Eggers Hall, the Public Events Room. Gillibrand’s talk,“The American Opportunity Agenda,” will address proposals to help more middle-class women workers gain financial security by modernizing America’s outdated workplace policies.
Gillibrand was first sworn in as U.S. senator from New York in January 2009. Prior to her service in the Senate, she served in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing 10 counties in upstate New York’s 20th congressional district. She serves on the Senate agriculture, armed services and aging committees.
The lecture is free and open to the public; parking is available in Irving Garage. The talk will be streamed live at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/maxwellsu.