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Is Obama upholding human rights and protecting the constitution?
Date Thursday May 21
Time 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location Details
SF Commonwealth Club
595 Market Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/Author
Vincent Warren: Neutralizing the Bush Legacy

Warren weighs in on whether the new Obama administration is upholding human rights and protecting the tenets of the Constitution

Vincent Warren, Executive Director, Center for Constitutional Rights

Though Guantanamo is set to close within the year, the new administration has a long way to go towards erasing a legacy of human rights violations, says Warren. He will evaluate the steps of the Obama administration in restoring the Constitution, calling for an end to torture, illegal detention and other key issues. Join us as discusses the need for accountability for those who committed torture, war crimes and other violations of the Constitution. Part of The Charles Geschke Family's U.S. Constitution in The 21st Century Series.

Location: Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. wine and cheese/networking, 6 p.m. program
Cost: $12 members, $18 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Also know: Underwriter: The Charles Geschke Family
Added to the calendar on Sunday May 10th, 2009 12:55 PM
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