Date: April 7 2005
First Congregational Church, 1126 SW Park Ave, Portland
Lecture at 7:30 p.m. with Q & A to follow
Elected in 1991, Strossen became the first woman and the youngest person to ever lead the American Civil Liberties Union as its president. A law professor at the New York School of Law since 1989, Nadine Strossen has received acclaim for her extensive writing, lecturing, and practice in the areas of constitutional law, civil liberties, and international human rights. She is known for her staunch beliefs in the First Amendment right to free speech as the greatest protection of women’s rights and women’s liberties. She is the author of two books.