Advice and Consent: Role of the US Senate in Considering Supreme Court Justices
Live from the Kennedy Caucus Room in Washington, DC. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) will give welcome remarks, and a panel discussion featuring Jeff Blattner, President of Legal Policy Solutions PLLC and Marty Gold, Partner with Capitol Counsel LLC will follow. The conversation will be moderated by Buzzfeed News Legal Editor, Chris Geidner.
Each fall, Mass Humanities brings a stellar group of scholars, journalists, and public officials together for a series of public conversations examining fundamental aspects of our democratic culture. This year, leading scholars Danielle Allen and Jill Lepore will explore the role of historians in society, and the importance of history in a democracy.
Innovative education leader Geoffrey Canada, president and founder of Harlem Children’s Zone, is the inaugural speaker for the Stone Social Impact Forum, a new signature series highlighting civic change agents who advance social change and innovatively address areas of inequality in our society.
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