Upcoming Events

February 2018

Workshop: Project Pericles Debating for Democracy
Wednesday, February 7 | 4:00PM-6:00PM
Quigley Auditorium

The CPP Fellows will host a workshop for students interested in entering the Project Pericles Debating for Democracy policy competition for the chance to win $3,000.


Annual Law & Policy Dinner
Wednesday, February 21 | 5:00PM-7:00PM
Tillotson Room, Tippie Alumni Center

This event is required of all Law & Policy students; if you absolutely cannot attend, please let your CPP Fellow know as soon as you can.


Short Course on International Criminal Law

Registration for a new Short Course on International Criminal Law will open soon (open to all). The course will feature guest lecturers David Crane (Syracuse University Law School, and Director of the Syrian Accountability Project) on April 2Jim Johnson (former Chief of Prosecutions for the Special Court of Sierra Leone), and Carrie Booth Walling (Professor and Chair of Political Science, Albion College) February 26-27. This one-credit POLSC 591: Group Study in International Criminal Law will run from late February to early April. Dr. Shanna Kirschner will be the instructor of record for the course. Feel free to contact Dr. Kirschner, Adam Miller (who serves as the Teaching Assistant for the course), Kristin Black, or Dr. Harward with any questions. More information will follow shortly.


March 2018

Quigley Town Hall: Sports and the Law
Tuesday, March 6 | 12:15pm-1:30pm
Quigley Auditorium


The Development of the Freedom of the Press in the 20th Century
Wednesday, March 28

University of Buffalo law professor Samantha Barbas will be on campus the evening of Wednesday, March 28 to give a community-wide address on “The Development of the Freedom of the Press in the 20th Century.” The next morning, at 9:30 am, Professor Barbas will speak with Dr. Harward’s Constitutional Law class about libel law (all are welcome).


April 2018

Annual Executive Roundtable on Business and the Opioid Crisis
Sunday, April 8 and Monday, April 9

The CPP and L&P are collaborating with the Center for Business and Economics (CBE) to host the annual Executive Roundtable on Business and the Opioid Crisis. Panelists will include:

  • Dionissi Aliprantis (economist, Federal Reserve of Cleveland);
  • Elisabeth Smith (President and CEO, Acutec Precision Aerospace);
  • Hon. Mike Kelly (U.S. Representative, PA 3rd District);
  • Dr. Denise Johnson (Chief Medical Officer, Meadville Medical Center)

The program will be moderated by Dr. Zachary Callen of the Political Science Department. More information will follow.