Government & Law
"According to pundits and political scientists, this summer's Republican convention was basically a reactionary reverie in racism and nativism by Donald Trump's white, working and lower middle-class political base," Prof. Fred Lynch writes in the Washington Examiner.
Antonin Scalia's greatest legacy will be the originalist stamp he put on the Supreme Court, writes CMC Prof. Ralph Rossum in an opinion piece in the Washington Examiner.
Rossum, the Salvatori Professor of American Constitutionalism, noted that briefs citing a constitutional originalist argument went from 7 percent of the total briefs filed to 35 percent in Scalia's two decades on the court.
Recently named CEO of the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA), Kelly J. Fredericks, will be the keynote speaker at a conference hosted by the Inland Empire Center at Claremont McKenna College (CMC) on Friday, March 4, 2016. This will be one of the first opportunities for area leaders to meet Mr. Fredericks when he joins OIAA in March. Mr. Fredericks brings 33 years of aviation related industry experience to Ontario, most recently as the CEO of the Rhode Island Airport Corporation.
Claremont McKenna College faculty members are available for expert comment across a wide range of issues related to the presidential election. For additional assistance, contact the Office of Public Affairs & Communications at (909) 621-8099 or (909) 607-9246.
Six CMC students and one student from Pomona College who will participate in the spring 2016 Washington Program have won prestigious scholarship awards that will make their semester internships in the nation’s capitol that much easier.
Who you gonna call when expert testimony is needed to move certain legal cases forward? Wei-Chin Hwang, Professor of Clinical Psychology at CMC, is one man with the knowledge and experience that can help resolve issues and even break a deadlock.
By Tom Johnson
Teachable moments from distinguished panelists were on the agenda at the latest Dreier Roundtable (DRt); a half-day conference held last Friday in the Kravis Center and the Marion Miner Cook Athenaeum.
The Roundtable convened a group of policy experts, politicians, academics, journalists and professionals who focused on the topic: “Examining the Roots of Polarization in Our Constitutional Order.”
Claremont McKenna College announced today that its second annual Dreier Roundtable Conference will take place with a half-day event at CMC on Oct. 9 that will discuss the roots of political conflict that exist in divergent visions of the U.S. Constitution.