Former ACLU President to speak on "Current Civil Liberties Challenges"

Nadine Strossen 2016 Casper Memorial Lecture keynote speakerThe former President of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), will speak at Miami University Regionals’ annual Alex and Lena Casper Memorial Lecture on March 31 at 7:00 p.m., in the Dave Finkelman Auditorium, Middletown Campus.

Nadine Strossen, named twice by the National Law Journal as one of "The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America," is the current John Marshall Harlan Professor of Law at New York University Law School. Abortion, free speech, Black Lives Matter, NSA surveillance, police abuse and voting rights are just some of the challenging topics Professor Strossen will address. The lecture is set to be engaging, informative and relevant to many social and cultural difficulties facing our country.

Professor Strossen has written, lectured and practiced extensively in the areas of constitutional law, civil liberties and international human rights. From 1991 to 2008 she served as president of the ACLU, the first woman to head the nation's largest and oldest civil liberties organization. Working Woman Magazine listed her among the "350 Women Who Changed the World 1976–1996." In 1997, Upside Magazine included her in the "Elite 100: 100 Executives Leading the Digital Revolution." In 1998, Vanity Fair included Strossen in "America's 200 Most Influential Women." In 1999, Ladies' Home Journal included her in "America's 100 Most Important Women". We are eager and honored to welcome her to campus.

This lecture is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Request your tickets online at Contact Brennan Burks, Director of Public Affairs, at 513.727.3379 with questions about the event or requests for interviews with Professor Strossen.

Dave Finkelman Auditorium is located on Miami University Regionals' Middletown campus at 4200 North University Blvd, Middletown, Ohio 45042.