Constitution and civil liberties discussed by FSU panel

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

This year the College of Liberal Arts decided to host a panel discussion entitled: “With Liberty and Justice for All?: The Constitution and Civil Liberties.” With the goal of prompting civil discussion across campus, the panelists aimed to shed light on various historical and contemporary issues related how and why the Constitution — and, specifically, amendments to it — has aimed to define and protect the civil liberties of American citizens. Topics included the Bill of Rights, the Reconstruction amendments, women’s suffrage and the Equal Rights Amendment, freedom of the press, free speech and national security.”

Panel members:

Professor David Abruzzino

Dr. Bill Harrison

Dr. Fran Kirk

Dr. Ken Millen-Penn

Dr. Mike Mirer

Dr. Robin Payne, Panel Chair