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Reflecting on Our Times: Current News Events

This course focuses on current events, recent developments, and “breaking news” in areas of public interest: government operations and decision-making, civil and human rights advocacies and advancements, promotion of the Rule of Law domestically and internationally, equal protection and due process challenges, law enforcement and community-based policing, and prosecutorial and judicial proceedings, among others. Based on limited reading assignments and consideration of reliable, fact-based public reports and news articles, participants are afforded opportunities for interactive discussions and to delve deeply into the meaningful, animating occurrences of our times.


James Santelle

James Santelle recently completed a 30-year term of service as a criminal prosecutor and civil litigator with the United States Department of Justice, including over six years as the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. During his ... read more

Date: 6 Fri, Feb 5-Mar 12, 2021

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 1-2:30pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: James Santelle

Fee: $35

Enrollment Limit: 300

Program Number: SPRI:110

Registration opens Tue, Jan 12, 2021.