IJPM Director Co-Organizes New Lecture Series on Civil Liberties

The Peter and Sharon Murphy Kissel Fund for the Study of Civil Liberties has been established at the Maxwell School to advance the “public understanding of civil rights and liberties through academic study and knowledge, student learning, and public discourse.”  Working with Political Science Professor Tom Keck, IJPM Director Keith Bybee will organize events in the Kissel Fund’s areas of interest.  The first such event will be a lecture by Gene Koo, Executive Director of iCivics, an organization founded by retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor to promote broader knowledge of the U.S. constitutional system. Koo’s lecture is entitled “Civil Rights, Civil Liberties, and Public Knowledge” and will be held on April 17, 2013, 2:00pm-3:00pm in 100 Eggers Hall.