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New Hampshire Institute for Civics Education

To ensure active participation in our democracy, educators must help students engage with their communities and learn a variety of skills associated with political and community life. They also must help students cultivate attitudes and beliefs that might best be described as `civic virtues.`

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Civics 603

Civics 603! offers NH educators and their students the opportunity to travel to the NH Supreme Court, meet with court officials, learn about key cases, and develop and present mock appellate arguments before lawyers acting as judges.

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William W. Treat Lecture Series 3: Renewing Trust in Democracy: The Role of Courts

October 21, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
William W. Treat Lecture Series 3: Renewing Trust in Democracy: The Role of Courts

FREE Event, Open to the General Public

Oct. 21 2021 5:30-6:30 pm ET

with former U.S. Solicitors General Gregory Garre and Neal Katyal

Moderated by Laura Knoy

Dartmouth College

Filene Auditorium (Room B13) in Moore Hall

3 Maynard St., Hanover, NH

This event will also be livestreamed from Dartmouth College. A link will be emailed the day before the event. 

 

What is the role of courts, in particular the U.S. Supreme Court, at this fraught juncture in our nation’s politics and culture? What is it like to argue in front of the Supreme Court, and how does one become a Supreme Court practitioner? Join former U.S. Solicitors General Gregory Garre ’87 and Neal Katyal ‘91 in conversation about court advocacy and reform, and the landmark cases they have argued – and won – before the Supreme Court. Moderated by Laura Knoy, former host of New Hampshire Public Radio’s acclaimed call-in news show The ExchangeThis event will be livestreamed. 

William W. Treat Lecture Series 3: Renewing Trust in Democracy: The Role of Courts
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