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Capital University News, California State University, Sacramento

February 25, 2004

Civil liberties and the war on terror lecture

Award-winning author and Constitution scholar Roger K. Newman discusses the tensions between civil liberties and America's war on terrorism at noon on Wednesday, March 3 in the University Union Redwood Room.

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Roger K. Newman

Newman's book on Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black, Hugo Black: A Biography, was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 1994 and won the Scribes Book Award in 1995. He served as the editor-in-chief of the four-volume encyclopedia The Constitution and its Amendments and of the upcoming Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law. He also co-authored Banned Films: Movies, Censors and the First Amendment.

Currently a professor at the Columbia School of Journalism, Newman has also taught constitutional law at New York University, where he has worked as a research scholar at the university's law school since 1985. Newman has contributed to numerous legal publications and newspapers and appeared on various national radio and television programs. He has also spoken at more than 100 universities.

The event is free. For more information, call the University Union at (916) 278-6997. For media information, call the CSUS public affairs office at (916) 278-6156.


California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 •
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California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 •