The Honorable John R. Tunheim
Democracy and the Courts
- November 16, 2021
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Doors for this program will open at 11 a.m.
LOCATION AND PARKING
Westminster Presbyterian Church
1200 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
There is a parking ramp at Westminster along Alice Rainville Place for $10/vehicle. Public transit and Nice Ride bicycles are also an option.
About The Honorable John R. Tunheim
The Honorable John R. Tunheim has served for 25 years as United States District Judge in the District of Minnesota and has served as Chief Judge since 2015. He has devoted much of his judicial career to helping develop the rule of law in new democracies, including drafting the Kosovo Constitution and advising over 40 countries on judicial independence. He will speak at the Forum on the role of the judiciary in America and the steps the court is taking to engage in civics education through its new Justice and Democracy Centers.
Other Speakers on Related Topics
- Michael Beschloss: Presidents of War: From 1807 to Modern Times
- Jim Wallis: Faith and Politics in America: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It
- Richard Haass: Shaping a New Foreign Policy
- Martha Raddatz: A View from the White House
- Jim Wallis: America’s Original Sin: Racism and White Privilege
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