The Constitution and the Supreme Court
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This series continues the Lifelong Learning study of the Constitution and the Supreme Court with all new, current constitutional topics. New attendees are welcome.
1. To declare a law unconstitutional, the courts must first find. . .what?
2. How have presidents and the Supreme Court battled over Constitutional questions?
3. Is the election process corrupted by "lawful" unlimited monetary contributions?
4. Privacy: A right written in the Constitution with invisible ink?
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Benton Becker began his legal career as a trial attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Later, in private practice,Becker represented the U.S. Congress, and a national political party and served as Special Counsel to President Ford throughout the pardon negotiations of former President Nixon. Becker recently retired as a Professor of Constitutional Law from St. Thomas University Law School. He has lectured at numerous law schools throughout the nation and has provided several constitutional lecture series at the Lifelong Learning Society at FAU.
||10:00 am - 11:45 am
||Mondays, October 28; November 4, 18, 25
||Barry and Florence Friedberg Auditorium, Boca Raton Campus
||$34 member / $54 non-member