Alternative Views

How do policy makers on the state and federal level balance the need to protect civil rights with implementing anti-terrorism policies in a post 9/11 America?

"Civilian Safety vs. Civil Liberties After 9/11" is the topic of a panel discussion Thursday, Oct. 21, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Hatfield Room in the Hatfield Library.

Panel members include Karin Immergut, U.S. Attorney and recent Bush appointee in charge of defending the Patriot Act in Oregon; Craig Campbell, Homeland Security advisor to Governor Kulongoski; Pete Shepherd, Deputy Attorney General for Oregon; David Fidanque, executive director of the Oregon ACLU; and moderator Sammy Basu, associate professor of political science and chair of the Willamette Politics Department. .

The panel is sponsored by The President's Office.