Palmer Civil Liberties Prize Lecture

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 | 3:00 p.m. 

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Join Chicago-Kent faculty, students, and alumni for the 2021 Palmer Prize Lecture. In this lecture, Thomas Crocker, winner of the 2020 Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize, will present the ideas in his award-winning book Overcoming Necessity: Emergency, Constraint, and the Meanings of American Constitutionalism (Yale University Press 2020).

The annual $10,000 Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize was established in 2007 by Roy C. Palmer '62 and Susan Palmer to encourage and reward public debate among scholars on current issues affecting the rights of individuals and the responsibilities of governments throughout the world. Click here for a full list of Palmer Prize winners.


Tuesday, October 5, 2021


3:00 p.m. 


This event will take place as a hybrid program. The lecture will be held in the Auditorium of the Conviser Law Center. A Zoom link will be sent to registered attendees. 


This event is free and open to the public. 


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