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Capital District Council for the Social Studies  (Albany, NY)

US Supreme Court Justice David Souter to discuss "The Heart of the Matter" - a report on on the Humanities & Social Sciences

  • 12 Sep 2013
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Clark Auditorium, Cultural Education Center 222 Madison Avenue Empire State Plaza Albany
More about the 4:00PM Justice Souter Talk
Former Justice of the Supreme Court David Souter was nominated by Former President George H. W. Bush. Justice Souter served on the Supreme Court from October 9, 1990 – June 29, 2009. As a member of the Supreme Court, Justice Souter was a voice of reason, analyzing all facets of presented cases to find the most fair conclusion regardless of party lines. He was Commissioner of The Heart of the Matter report and will speak on its findings.

More about The Heart of the Matter
The Heart of the Matter: The Humanities and Social Sciences for a vibrant, competitive, and secure nation, a Report of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences’ Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences, represents a national initiative to educate Americans in what we will need to thrive in a twenty-first-century democracy; to foster a society that is innovative, competitive, and strong; and to equip the nation for leadership in our global society.
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