Omid Safi, professor of religious studies at UNC-Chapel Hill, to discuss the recent appearance of 28 million copies of a DVD entitled "Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West" in local newspapers in 14 swing states across the country. The DVD, distributed as a free insert in papers such as The News & Observer, makes a number of controversial claims. Who funded this effort? What objectives does it serve? How credible are the claims it makes? Professor Safi to address these and other questions. Then, Duke Professor Jen'nan Read will speak more broadly about the use of religion, specifically Islam, as a scare tactic in the upcoming election. For more information, contact James Pearce at email@example.com.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Prof. Siegel discuss the Court’s recent and upcoming terms, the importance of consensus, and Ginsburg’s legacy at D.C. Summer Institute event.
Environmental Law Newsletter – 2017
Read about the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic’s first 10 years, a new book on regulating after crises, faculty scholarship, and more.
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.