Public Interest & Social Justice Program

Merrick Garland

A Conversation with Judge Merrick B. Garland

Friday, October 2, 2020
The New Hampshire Institute for Civics Education, together with Constitutionally Speaking and the Warren B. Rudman Center, recently presented “A Conversation with Judge Merrick B. Garland.” Maggie Goodlander, a Rudman Center advisory board member, adjunct professor of constitutional law at the UNH Law School, and former law clerk to Judge Garland, joined him in conversation. Read More
John Greabe

Greabe and Goodlander Discuss RBG’s life and legacy on NHPR’s The Exchange

Friday, October 2, 2020
UNH Constitutional law professors John Greabe and Maggie Goodlander recently appeared together on NHPR’s The Exchange to talk about the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. They discussed her impact on the court, her early years in private practice, which paved the way for her appointment as the court’s second woman justice, and the political debate now unfolding to fill her seat. Read More
Rudman Center and NH Civics logos

William W. Treat Lecture Series to Focus on Civic Engagement

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
The New Hampshire Institute for Civics Education, in partnership with the Warren B. Rudman Center at the UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law, will present a four-part “William W. Treat Lecture” series this fall. These virtual civic-engagement events are free, but advance registration is required. Read More
Civics 603 Students at the NH Supreme Court

Inside Law Admissions: Civics 603

Thursday, July 16, 2020
UNH Franklin Pierce 3L Michael Fazi worked with local students in Civics 603, a program designed for middle to high-school students to learn about the Bill of Rights, the three branches of government, and civil discourse. He joins the show with Civics 603 Director Dina Michael Chaitowitz to discuss the program and their work this past year creating a workbook centered around the Masterpiece Cakeshop US Supreme Court case. Read More
Jo Egeland

Ohio Native Launches Career in Public Defense

Thursday, May 7, 2020
Ohio native and 2L Jo Egeland is turning her passion for criminology and sociology into a career as a public defender. Read More