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*We will open December 17th from 10:00am-8:00pm*

Civil Liberties vs. National Security (Sponsored by the Friends of CPL and the NH Humanities)

As the federal government continues to address new national security issues in the wake of September 11, 2001, the uneasy balance between security and civil liberties is receiving renewed attention. Richard Hesse considers the trade-offs and considerations facing citizens and non-citizens alike.


Presented by Richard Hesse

Professor Emeritus at the UNH School of Law, Richard Hesse has published on a variety of legal and ethical topics. He served as a community lawyer in Philadelphia, heading a police community relations project before moving to Boston to head a national project focused on the rights of consumers. His academic concentration is on state and federal constitutional law and international human rights. Hesse has been an advocate for civil and human rights for more than 50 years and was twice awarded the Bill of Rights Award by the New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm
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New Hampshire Humanities