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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
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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Dick Thornburgh Forum Disability Service Award
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The Future of Disability Rights
October 15, 2019. The Thornburgh Family Lecture on Disability law and Policy....Learn more >
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Reflections on Leadership, Governance and Politics
October 1, 2019 The American Experience Distinguished Lecture Series...Learn more >
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Congratulations to Joshua Davis and Molly Dunlop
The Dick Thornburgh Prize for Legal Service and The J. Evans Rose, Jr. Prize for Government Service....Learn more >
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The Press, the Truth, and other Endangered Species.
March 19, 2019. David Shribman, Emeritus Executive Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, presents The Discussions on Governance Lecture....Learn more >
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In Memory of Dr. Morton Coleman
Dr. Morton Coleman, an extraordinary member of the Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law & Public Policy Advisory Committee, passed away on January 27, 2019....Learn more >
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