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The Foley Institute Fall 2010 Events

September 13

Coffee & Politics. “Identifying the Missing: Forensic Investigations of Human Rights Violations,” Cristián Orrego, criminalist supervisor in forensic genetics at Jan Bashinski DNA Laboratory, Department of Justice, California, and a founding member of the California-based Alliance of Forensic Scientists for Human Rights and Humanitarian Investigations. 10:30–11:45 a.m., CUE 518.
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September 17

Constitution Day. Receive a free copy of the U.S. Constitution. 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Terrell Mall.

September 22

Coffee & Politics. Sam Reed, Washington secretary of state, on the top-two primary elections in Washington and the 2004 gubernatorial contest, 11:10–11:50 a.m., Honors Hall Lounge. A public book launch and signing of the book detailing the events of 2004 will follow from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Honors Lounge, with Trova Heffernan and Sam Reed.
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October 1

Coffee & Politics. Zaher Wahab on “Struggling for Peace in Afghanistan.” 10:30 a.m., CUE 518.
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October 1

Cougar Pre-Law Day. 1:30–4:30 p.m., CUE 518.

October 5

Initiative 1098 with Bill Gates Sr. Bill Gates Sr. will explain his rationale behind sponsoring this initiative that aims to create an income tax for the highest-earning Washingtonians. 12:00 p.m., CUB Junior Ballroom.
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October 7

Coffee & Politics. William Miles of Northeastern University on “Political Islam.” 12:00 p.m., CUE 518.
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October 8

Coffee & Politics. Chief Justice Barbara Madsen of the Washington State Supreme Court on “Civil Liberties: A Washingtonian Perspective.” 11:10 a.m., Honors Hall Lounge.
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October 25

Women in Public Service Panel.
Joni Earl, CEO of Sound Transit
Patricia McInturff, former head of King County Human Services
Sue Rahr, sheriff of King County
3:00–4:30 p.m., CUE 518.
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October 27

Coffee & Politics. Arthur Lupia (University of Michigan) presents “Are American Voters Competent? Information and the Failure of Good Intentions.”
10:30 a.m., CUE 518.
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October 28

Media & Politics Symposium.
“Democracy Online? The Role of the Media in Electoral Politics”
Tim Groeling, UCLA
Rod Hart, UT Austin
Patricia Moy, University of Washington
3:00–4:30 p.m., CUE 518.
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December 1

Coffee & Politics. Rep. Susan Fagan, Sen. Mark Schoesler, and Rep. Joe Schmick present “State Support for WSU: An Update from Your Local Legislators.” 11:10 a.m., Honors Hall Lounge.
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December 3

Coffee & Politics. Anthony Gill of the University of Washington presents “Regulating Religion: When Does Government Regulation Threaten Religious Liberty?” 10:30 a.m., CUE 518.
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