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News from the Forum

In the photo above:  Governor Thornburgh addresses the Pitt Law Class of 2014. Click here to read the Governor's address.

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Governing in Crisis: Fostering a Fairer and Less Costly Criminal Justice System
A conversation with President Judge Kim Berkeley Clark....Learn more >
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Governing in Crisis: Police Reform and Broader Issues of Systemic Racism
A conversation with Jake Wheatley, PA State Representative....Learn more >
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Governing in Crisis: The Challenges Facing America's Most Respected Agency
A conversation with Patrick Donahoe, former U.S.Postmaster General....Learn more >
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Governing in Crisis: Battling COVID-19 with the Power of Science
Arthur S. Levine recently completed more than 21 years of distinguished service as the Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences and John and Gertrude Petersen Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. He now serves as...Learn more >
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Governing in Crisis: Perspectives from the Front Lines
Rich Fitzgerald, the County Executive of Allegheny County, discusses the challenges that counties have faced in responding to the COVID-19 crisis....Learn more >
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Governing in Crisis: The Constitutional Framework for Decision Making.
Ken Gormley, the President of Duquesne University and a respected expert on constitutional law and the American presidency, examines the role and limits of executive power during times of crisis....Learn more >
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Governing in Crisis
The University of Pittsburgh Institute of Politics and the Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law and Public Policy are proud to announce the launch of Governing in Crisis: Preserving Democracy, the Rule of Law and American Values....Learn more >
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Will Race Always Matter?
EVENT IS POSTPONED. The American Experience Distinguished Lecture....Learn more >
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Can Democracy Survive the Internet?
February 25, 2020. The Discussion on Governance Lecture Series....Learn more >
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Drawing the Lines: How redistricting reform will improve Pennsylvania and restore citizen’s trust in government.
January 30, 2020. Discussions on Governance Lecture Series....Learn more >
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