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Monday, September 18th

Thursday, September 21st

Freedom of Religion: Finding Balance between Church and State

Date:
Thursday, September 21st
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

From wedding cakes to playgrounds, Justice James Knecht of the Fourth District Appellate Court of Illinois will discuss the religion establishment and free exercise clause of the first Amendment.

Friday, September 22nd

Drinking Water: Sources and Concerns

Date:
Friday, September 22nd
Time:
9:30 am - 11:30 am

While Normal uses groundwater as a public water supply, Bloomington uses surface water. What are the differences between the two?

Monday, September 25th

The Freedom of Assembly in Politics Today: What Are Our Rights?

Date:
Monday, September 25th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Over the past few years, high-profile protests have sparked renewed discussions on the right to peacefully assemble. In this session the history and major Supreme Court rulings on the freedom of assembly will be reviewed.

Thursday, September 28th

Yelling Fire in a Crowded Theater: Free Speech in the Real World

Date:
Thursday, September 28th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This session will use a combination of Supreme Court cases and real world examples to explore the way(s) free speech has evolved in the United States since 1787.

Friday, September 29th

Why Danes are Happier Than Americans

Date:
Friday, September 29th
Time:
9:30 am - 11:30 am

The United Nations annually publishes a "World Happiness Report" and almost every year Denmark is ranked as the world's happiest country. What makes Danes happy?