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Presented By: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (50+)

What the First Amendment Really Means

Don Herzog

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This lecture will be live streamed

The First Amendment protects several basic liberties; freedom of religion, speech, press, petition, and assembly. Our speaker will address some popular misconceptions about the First Amendment (both the speech and religion clauses), and then examine some high profile disputes.

Our speaker, Professor Don Herzog is the Edson R. Sunderland
Professor of Law. His main teaching interests are political, moral,
legal, and social theory; constitutional interpretation; and torts and the
First Amendment. Professor Herzog holds an AB from Cornell
University and PhD from Harvard University. He joined the Political
Science Department at the University of Michigan in 1983 and holds a
joint appointment in that department and the Law School. In 2011 Professor Herzog was selected by the U of M student body to
receive its coveted Golden Apple. He is the first law professor to
receive the Golden Apple in the Award’s 20-year history.

This is the eighth of ten lectures to be presented once each month from September 2020 through June,2021. The next lecture will be held May 11, 2021. The title is:. The Economy: How Long Will It Take to Recover in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic? Learn from well-known experts about an array of interesting subjects, with an interactive Q&A period following each lecture.

Preregistration is required via the OLLI website or phone. A link to access the lecture will be e-mailed to you a few days prior to the first lecture
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  • $10/day pass, $30 for the 5-lecture series

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