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March 30 - Dr. Carcieri + Children's Program
March 30th, 10:00 (coffee and fellowship), 10:30 Program: "Rawls, the Constitution, and the Drug War," Dr. Marty Carcieri - Children's Program - Pellissippi State Technical Community College, Goins Administration Building, Cafeteria Annex


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"Rawls, the Constitution, and the Drug War"

- March 30, 2008; 10:30 am - 12:30 pm (Coffee and socializing at 10:00 a.m.)
- Pellissippi State Technical Community College, Goins Administration Building, Cafeteria Annex


Marty Carcieri, Professor at San Francisco State Univeristy (and good friend of RET) will give a presentation entitled "Rawls, the Constitution, and the Drug War."

It's the final chapter of the book on Rawls he is completing. He has made RET presentations on the Commerce Clause and the drug war, and on Rawls and race, so this was the next logical step.

Dr. Carcieri holds a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has published nearly twenty articles in Political Science, Classics and Law journals, and his work has been cited by dozens of scholars, by state appellate courts, and in amicus curiae briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court. A longtime friend of RET, he formerly taught in the Political Science Department, at the University of Tennessee - Knoxville, where he was voted 2005 Teacher of the Year by Pi Sigma Alpha, the Political Science honor society. He is now on the faculty at San Francisco State University, where he teaches Constitutional Law, Legal Philosophy, Ancient Political Theory and American Political Theory.

His presentation, "Rawls, the Constitution, and the Drug War," is drawn from his forthcoming book, "Rawls, Race and the Drug War: Toward a Practice of Social Justice."



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March 30th children's program

Dave Buck will read, “The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes,” by Dubose Heyward and will discuss bigotry, sexism and resilience with RET's youngest members. After the story and discussion, kids will celebrate the arrival of spring by decorating egg shells with silly faces and planting chive seeds that will give their egg heads hair in the weeks to come.

A picture of the craft may be found at:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3190/2311081577_bcdf19c622.jpg?v=0


The book may be found on the Amazon web site:

http://www.amazon.com/Country-Bunny-Little-Shoes-Sandpiper/dp/B0006LA4W2/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1205088502&sr=8-1






Posted by pking
Mar. 17, 2008