Win a lunch with your favorite scholars of Rhode Island Politics
by John Marion, John Marion on October 1, 0012
Need one more reason to join Common Cause Rhode Island this Thursday for our 42nd Annual Meeting?
Win lunch with one of Rhode Island's top political minds!
your favorite on campus for a fancy
box lunch, dynamic conversation, and get
one of their publications in the bargain!
1 ticket for $5 - 5 tickets for $20
to benefit the Common
Cause Rhode Island Education Fund. For more information please contact us at 401-861-2322. Tickets will be sold and winners will be drawn at the Annual Meeting.
Prof. Carl T.
Bogus, Roger Williams University School of Law
Publication: Buckley: William F. Buckley, Jr. and the Rise of American Conservativism (New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2011)
Brief bio: Professor Bogus’ interests include: modern American political ideology and how it
affects public policy and law; torts and product liability; and gun control and
the Second Amendment. Professor Bogus has testified before Congress and spoken
about these topics across the country. In addition to books and law reviews,
his writings appear in opinion journals and newspapers, including The Nation,
American Prospect, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Washington
Times, and the Providence Journal. Read more.
Brettschneider, Brown University
Publication: When the State Speaks, What Should it Say? How Democracies Can Protect Expression and Promote Equality (Princeton University Press, 2012)
Brief bio: Professor Corey Brettschneider teaches political theory and
public law. Brettschneider received a PhD in politics from Princeton University
and a JD from Stanford University. He is the author of When the State Speaks,
What Should it Say? How Democracies Can Protect Expression and Promote
Equality, (Princeton University Press, 2012) and Democratic Rights: The
Substance of Self-Government (Princeton University Press, 2007). Read more.
Moakley, University of Rhode Island
Publication: Rhode Island Politics and Government (University of Nebraska Press, 2001)
Brief bio: Maureen Moakley (Ph.D. - Rutgers - 1984) is a Professor of
Political Science and teaches American
Government, State Politics and Media and Politics. She writes extensively on
state politics; her books include: The Political Life of the American States,
Party Alignment and State Politics, and Rhode Island Politics and Government
with Elmer Cornwell. In addition to her
academic work, she does regular political commentary on state politics on Rhode
Island PBS and Rhode Island NPR. Read more.
Yelnosky, Roger Williams University School of Law
Publication: The Impact of “Merit Selection” on the Characteristics of Rhode Island Judges (Roger Williams University Law Review, Fall 2010)
Brief bio: Professor Michael Yelnosky brings an extensive background in
employment law. He is active in the legal community and recently served as a
neutral arbitrator in the case RIBCO v. State of Rhode Island. As President of
the RI Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association, Yelnosky has
moderated a program on the Roberts’s Court’s treatment of labor and employment
law issues. He has also written on Judicial Selection in RI. Read more.
It's not too late to purchase your tickets to the Annual Meeting. Please contact us at 401-861-2322 to reserve your seat.