Past Event

Jane Mayer: The Dark Side

Wed, Jul 1 2009 - 6:00pm

The Dark Side: National Security and the Endangerment of the Constitution

Jane Mayer, Staff Writer, The New Yorker; Author, The Dark Side

Mayer takes a closer look at the ways she says Bush administration policies chipped away our nation’s core principles, and addresses whether the Obama administration is on the same path or undoing the damage. She discusses constitutional gray areas –  torture, wire-tapping, presidential power and Guantanamo detainees.

Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. book signing
Cost: $12 members, $18 non-members
Also know: Underwriter: Geschke Family Constitution Series. Photo courtesy of The New Yorker

Jane Mayer

Staff Writer, The New Yorker; Author, The Dark Side

In the latest program in our Geschke Family Constitution Series, Mayer examines recent policies that she argues have chipped away at our nation's core principles. She addresses constitutional gray areas, such as torture, wire-tapping, presidential power, and Guantanamo detainees. Will America's approach to these important issues change, or are they taking a back seat to the country's other problems? Come find out.