Palmer Civil Liberties Prize Lecture

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | 3 p.m. 

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Join Chicago-Kent faculty, students, and alumni for the 2017 Palmer Prize Lecture. This year, for the first time since its inception, two books were selected to receive the Palmer Civil Liberties Prize. In this lecture, Professor Laura K. Donohue (Georgetown University Law Center), author of The Future of Foreign Intelligence: Privacy and Surveillance in the Digital age and Jennifer Stisa Granick (Stanford Law School), author of American Spies: Modern Surveillance, Why You Should Care, and What to Do About It, will discuss their award-winning books.

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, September 12, 2017


3 p.m. 


Marovitz Courtroom

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

565 W. Adams St.

Chicago, IL 60661


This event is complimentary to Chicago-Kent students, alumni and their guests. 


Chicago-Kent Alumni Association