The Law Works is sponsoring a series of talks at The Mystic and Noank Library, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT. Join Barry Boodman and Charlene LaVoie for an informal discussion on contemporary topics.
Monday, July 23, 2012 – 7 p.m. – Recent changes to the FOI Act
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 – 7 p.m. – Save the Post Office
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 – 7 p.m. – Citizens United and the effect on democracy
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 – 7 p.m. – Hot Coffee and Tort Reform
On Monday, July 23, the series starts with the changes to the Freedom of Information Act that adversely impact citizens right to know what the government is up to and how Governor Malloy is supporting it.
On Tuesday, August 14, learn the reasons that the Post Office is in danger and what we can do to save it.
On Tuesday, September 18, discuss how the notorious Supreme Court case, Citizens United, allows corporate money to dominate politics and undermine democracy.
On Tuesday, October 9, join us to examine tort reform through the controversial 1992 hot coffee lawsuit against McDonalds.
Attorney Boodman specialized in municipal and civil rights litigation, for both plaintiffs and defendants. He is a former Deputy Corporation Counsel for the City of Stamford and now lives in Mystic. Attorney LaVoie is a long time community activist who is passionate about citizens’ ability to affect change. She was a trial lawyer for 10 years and has been the community lawyer in Winsted for 22 years. The Law Works is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization that works to promote a greater understanding of the law and the civil justice system.
For more information, call (860) 536-7721 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The event is free and open to the public.