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Modern Direct Democracy and the American West

Date: September 26, 2011 PDT Location: Various campus locations

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Lewis & Clark is pleased to host a briefing tour by experts from Europe and the United States on participatory direct democracy. The day’s events are sponsored and co-presented by the Consulate General of Switzerland, the nation with an initiative and referendum system that provided an influential model for American reformers in the early 20th century.

Several related events will take place on September 26 at Lewis & Clark

  • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Round table discussion (by invitation)
    Diane Gregg Memorial Pavilion
  • 4 p.m. Remarks with Q/A by Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown J.D. ’85 
    Law School, Legal Research Center, Student Lounge
  • 5 p.m., Exhibit Opening and Reception: Modern Direct Democracy in Switzerland and the American West 
    Law School, Legal Research Center, Student Lounge
  • 7 p.m., A New American Infrastructure for Citizens Participation 
    Diane Gregg Memorial Pavilion

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