Sept. 26: Debate watch party and panel discussion

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Panel Discussion, Voter Registration and Debate Watch

Faculty in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will discuss recent Supreme Court rulings and legal issues that are influencing the upcoming elections including cases on affirmative action, the death penalty, judicial conflict of interest, protections from illegal searches by the police, and abortion rights. They will also discuss the shift in the balance of the court caused by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, and whether the gap he left will have an impact on crucial court rulings.

Panelists include senior lecturer in political science Dirk Deam and philosophy professor Clark Wolf, an expert in philosophy of the law.

In addition, a voter registration table will be set up from 7-8 p.m.

Discussion begins at 6 p.m. Watch party begins at 8 p.m. Great Hall, Memorial Union