Protect & Defend the Constitution: The Significance of the Oath of Office

NH Institute for Civics Education
in partnership with the
Warren B. Rudman Center at UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law

Present a William W. Treat Lecture


Judge Scott StuckyJudge Scott Stucky

Scott Stucky is the chief judge of the US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. He joined the court in 2006, following a nomination from President George W. Bush. After leaving active duty service in the Air Force, Judge Stucky was a branch chief for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. In 1983, he became a civilian legislative counsel for the Department of the Air Force. He became principal legislative counsel to the Air Force in 1987. Beginning in 1996, Stucky was general counsel to the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services.


Maggie GoodlanderMargaret (Maggie) Goodlander

Margaret (Maggie) Goodlander is an advisor for national security and foreign affairs to Senator Joseph Lieberman and a professional staffer on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Ms. Goodlander is a lawyer and adjunct professor of constitutional & administrative law at UNH Law School. She previously served as the senior speechwriter for Senator Lieberman. An intelligence officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve, Maggie graduated with distinction from Yale University in May 2009 with a degree in History.


Janet Breslin SmithMODERATOR

Dr. Janet Breslin Smith draws on her over 30 year career in public service, including leadership roles in the US Senate, the National War College and in Saudi Arabia, where she focused on higher education and outreach to women in the Middle East. She is the coauthor of The National War College: A History of Strategic Thinking in War And Peace. She was the first women to chair the Department of National Security Strategy at the War College. Prior to her academic career, she was Deputy Staff Director of the Senate Agriculture Committee and Legislative Director to Senators Patrick Leahy and Donald Stewart.

Thu, Oct 1, 2020  4:00pm - 5:15pm

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Protect & Defend the Constitution: The Significance of the Oath of Office

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