The Goldstone Forum presents Bruce
Ackerman, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science,
Yale University, speaking on Democratic Elections and
Deliberation Day, Thursday, April 1, 4:30 p.m., Logan Hall, Room 17.
has been a leading voice on some of the most important constitutional
issues of the last decade including the Gore-Bush election
and the Clinton impeachment proceedings. His distinction
as a scholar of constitutional law and political science
is reflected through such fundamental works as Social
Justice in the Liberal State and
the multivolume We the People,
a history of American constitutional development. In other
works, such as The Stakeholder Society,
Mr. Ackerman applies his insights to the problem of defining
a practical progressive agenda for the twenty-first century.
most recent book, Deliberation Day,
Mr. Ackerman and co-author James Fishkin advocate the creation
of a new national holiday, two weeks before presidential
elections, for citizens to discuss the issues and candidates
in neighborhoods across the country.
Goldstone Forum is an annual lecture that was established
in 2001 by Steven
F. Goldstone, C '67. The program is free and open
to the public.
Almanac, Vol. 50, No.
March 23, 2004