Past Event

Lawrence Lessig: Republic Lost

Mon, Oct 24 2011 - 6:30pm

Lawrence Lessig

Director, the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics, Harvard University; Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Author, Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress – and a Plan to Stop It

With the influx of private donations and corporate campaign expenditures continuing to balloon, trust in government is at an all-time low. Lessig discusses the evolution of our “economy of influence,” faulting both Democrats and Republicans and offering a plan to end corruption and restore our trust in the political system. Hear his thoughts on how to stop, correct and change the process.

Location:   Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara
Time: 6:30 p.m. program, 7:30 p.m. book signing
Cost: FREE
Also know: In association with The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics. Part of the Geschke Family Series on the U.S. Constitution in the 21st Century.