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Alex Kozinski: The Two Faces of Anonymity

Thu, Feb 28 2013 - 7:00pm

The Two Faces of Anonymity 

Alex Kozinski, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Since 2007, Kozinski has served as the chief judge of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Known for his intellect and witty, sometimes irreverent, writing and speeches, Judge Kozinski will discuss the ethical, legal and constitutional implications of anonymity in the digital age.

Location: De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara
Time: 7 p.m. Read more »

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New Member Open House

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Thu, Feb 7 2013 - 5:30pm

New Member Open House
Are you new to the Club? Just want to explore and check it out? Come take a peek, meet other members and staff and learn about all The Commonwealth Club offers. Experience firsthand how The Commonwealth Club has become the nation’s leading public forum. Bring a friend and explore the Club together!

Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30–7 p.m. with brief remarks at 6 p.m.
Cost: FREE (with reservation)



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Magic Theatre Virgin Play Reading: Madame Ho

Mon, Apr 1 2013 - 6:00pm

Eugenie Chan, Resident Playwright, New Dramatists; Artistic Associate, Cutting Ball Theater; Playwright, “Madame Ho”   Read more »

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SV Reads 2013: Invisible Wounds of War with Brian Castner and Sue Diaz

Wed, Jan 30 2013 - 7:30pm

2013 Silicon Valley Reads: One Book. One Community. Kick-Off Event

Brian Castner, Author, The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows
Sue Diaz, Author, Minefields of the Heart: A Mother’s Stories of a Son at War
In conversation with Mike Cassidy, Columnist, San Jose Mercury News Read more »

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16 and Pregnant: The Reality and Politics of Adolescent Reproductive Care

Mon, Aug 27 2012 - 6:00pm

16 and Pregnant: The Reality and Politics of Adolescent Reproductive Care

Jane Mauldon, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley
Lynn Ponton, M.D., Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, UCSF
Lupe Rodriguez, Director of Public Affairs, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte
Dr. Read more »

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Free Screening of Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

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Mon, Jul 23 2012 - 7:30pm

Free Screening of Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

This event is sold out Read more »

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Dr. Ira Byock: The Best Care Possible - What It Is and How To Get It

Thu, Mar 29 2012 - 7:00pm

Dr. Ira Byock: The Best Care Possible – What It Is and How to Get It

Dr. Ira Byock, Director of Palliative Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; Professor of Anesthesiology and Community & Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School; Author, The Best Care Possible: A Physician’s Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life
Dr. Dale Larson,  Professor of Counseling Psychology,  Santa Clara University- Moderator Read more »

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Lori Andrews: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy

Thu, Mar 8 2012 - 6:30pm
Lori Andrews

Law Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law; Author, I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy

A leading figure in the realms of law, ethics and genetic technology, award-winning law professor Andrews has served as an adviser to several authoritative political bodies, including the U.S. Congress and the World Health Organization.
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Bishop Robert McElroy: Catholicism, Conscience, and American Politics

Wed, Jan 18 2012 - 12:00pm

Catholicism, Conscience and American Politics: Reflections by a Catholic Bishop

Bishop Robert McElroy, Archdiocese of San Francisco 

Are there clear Catholic positions on issues in American politics? What is the role of Catholic Church authorities, and what is the role of the conscience of the individual Catholic in assessing and voting on these issues? Bishop McElroy, one of the auxiliary bishops of the San Francisco Archdiocese, will offer his reflections on these crucial matters. Read more »

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Fabian Nunez: The Most Progressive Climate Change Law in the World

Wed, Oct 19 2011 - 7:00pm

The Most Progressive Climate Change Law in the World: How We Got It and Where Do We Go from Here?

Fabian Nunez, Former California Assembly Speaker Read more »

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