Please join us at the Jesup Memorial Library in Bar Harbor on Tuesday, June 25th from 7-8PM to hear Constitution expert Burt Neuborne talk about the health of the constitutional braking mechanisms: a well-functioning representative democracy. Mr. Neuborne is the Norman Dorsen Professor of Civil Liberties and founding Legal Director of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School. For more than 50 years, he has been one of the nation’s foremost civil liberties lawyers. He is also the author of Madison's Music, an in-depth analysis of the First Amendment. This talk is also sponsored by the Acadia Senior College and the League of Women Voters, and is sure to be a riveting discussion about some very important topics. This event is not to be missed!
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Burt Neuborne is a Professor of Civil Liberties and founding Legal Director of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School. For 45 years, he has been one of the nation's foremost civil liberties lawyers, serving as National Legal Director of the ACLU from 1981-86, Special Counsel to the NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund from 1990-1996, and as a member of the New York City Human Rights Commission from 1988-1992. He has argued numerous Supreme Court cases, and has litigated literally hundreds of important constitutional cases in the state and federal courts. From 1995 to 2007, he directed the legal program of the Brennan Center, focusing on efforts to reinforce American democracy and secure campaign finance reform. He has written three scholarly books, and has contributed to "The Nation" magazine. He lives in New York.