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ONLINE ONLY: Parsing the 2nd Amendment

Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


This is a live, interactive event. Space is limited and registration is required. Registered participants will receive a Zoom link the day before the program.

Discuss the importance of 2nd Amendment as a useful window into several important matters.

James Foster, Constitutional scholar leads the discussion examining the cultural context of guns and the constitution, presidential appointments and public policies and the fluidity of judicial choice.

Before coming to Bend, James Foster was chair of the Department of Political Science for twelve years (1990-2002) on the Corvallis campus. Foster is a founding faculty member of OSU-Cascades, moving to Bend from Corvallis in 2002. He taught courses on constitutional law, administrative law, gender and law, and American political thought. He has published articles on legal education, book chapters on affirmative action and equality debates, as well as on the Oregon Judicial Branch.

He is co-editor of the book Governing Through Courts and co-author of the two-volume Constitutional Law: Cases in Context. Foster has taught twice in London and in St. Petersburg, Russia. He was book review editor of Legal Studies Forum for ten years, and has served as president of the Pacific Coast Association of pre-law studies and the Pacific Northwest Political Science Association. Since leaving full-time teaching in December 2016, Foster is OSU Professor
Emeritus.

Phone: (541) 312-1032
Event url: www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/61987

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Bend, OR 97703

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