Susan N. Herman, President of the ACLU

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Room 320-F, Third Floor
Brown Bag Lunch Talk


Join us for a lunchtime conversation with Susan N. Herman, President of the ACLU and Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School. Professor Herman will discuss the triumphs of civil rights advocacy over the past decade of her tenure with the ACLU as well as the current challenges it faces.

Susan N. Herman, President of ACLU
Susan N. Herman, President of ACLU

Susan N. Herman was elected President of the American Civil Liberties Union in October 2008 after having served on the ACLU Board of Directors, on its Executive Committee, and as General Counsel.

As Centennial Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, she teaches courses in Criminal Law and Procedure and Constitutional Law, and seminars on Law and Literature, and Terrorism and Civil Liberties. She writes extensively on constitutional and criminal procedure topics for legal and non-legal publications, ranging from law reviews and books to popular press and on-line publications

Herman has participated in Supreme Court litigation, writing and collaborating on amicus curiae briefs for the ACLU on a range of constitutional criminal procedure issues, most recently in the case of Riley v.California (cell phone privacy), and has represented the ACLU at multiple meetings at the Senate, White House, and at events of ACLU affiliates and many other organizations.

This is a brown bag lunch, so please eat beforehand or bring your lunch.


John and Terry Levin Center for Public Service and Public Interest Law

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