Three Supreme Court Cases that Could Change America

Session Description: As the United States Supreme Court considers cases involving abortion, gun control, and more this term, it is likely to significantly alter civil liberties. In this session, we will cover particularly important cases in their context, while also reviewing how recent changes to the high court's personnel have altered the dynamics on the bench.

Session Information: Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 10:00-11:40 a.m. This is a live-streamed, online program. Registrants will receive information by email to access the program. The actual Join URL will be sent out to registrants two business days prior to the session. If you have not received it by then, please contact the Selim Center ( immediately.

Session EducatorCaleb Goltz is an Assistant Professors in the Political Science Department at the University of St. Thomas where he teaches courses on the judiciary. He is especially interested in how standards of civil liability influence individual behavior and have social consequences. He is currently at work on a book project detailing the legal and political forces contributing to Colony Collapse Disorder in honey bees. Prior to coming to St. Thomas, he was a member of the faculty at Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York for four years. Born and raised in the northwestern Minnesota town of Hendrum (population 309), Goltz did his undergraduate work at St. Olaf, and his Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota. His doctoral dissertation focused on the development of liability law in England during the seventeenth century.

Fee for the session: $15.00 per person (There are also discounted packages available by day and by single session- see the store page for more details.)

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