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Moffett lecture focuses on democratic constitutionalism, April 29

"Democratic Constitutionalism: Practice and Theory" is the title of the James A. Moffett '29 Lecture in Ethics scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

John Ferejohn, the Carolyn S.G. Munro Professor of Political Science and a senior fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, will speak. Also a regular visiting professor at New York University Law School, Ferejohn has written on empirical and theoretical topics including social choice theory, electoral processes, theories of legislatures and of legislation, and about political institutions more generally. His current interests are in jurisprudence and political theory and in understanding rational choice explanations of social phenomena.

A reception in Shultz Dining Room will follow the lecture, which is sponsored by the University Center for Human Values, the Program in Law and Public Affairs, the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics and the Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions. For more information, call (609) 258-4798 or e-mail the Center for Human Values.

Contact: Tom Bartus(609) 258-3601

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