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Cole to lecture on civil liberties and national security, Nov. 20

David Cole, author of "Terrorism and the Constitution: Sacrificing Civil Liberties in the Name of National Security" (2002), will speak on campus Wednesday, Nov. 20. He will discuss "Enemy Aliens and American Freedoms: Civil Liberties and the War on Terrorism" at 4:30 p.m. in 16 Robertson Hall.

Cole is a professor of law at Georgetown University, a volunteer staff attorney for the Center for Constitutional Rights, the legal affairs correspondent for The Nation, a leading civil liberties attorney and a periodic commentator on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered."

He also is the author of "No Equal Justice: Race and Class in the American Criminal Justice System," which was named the best nonfiction book of 1999 by the Boston Book Review and the best book on an issue of national policy in 1999 by the American Political Science Association.

The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs , the Program in Law and Public Affairs and the Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding .

Contact: Tom Bartus (609) 258-3601

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