Lawrence Lessig Featured at School of Communication and Media's Inaugural Salon Series

Harvard professor, activist and author talks campaign reform and gun lobby

From left to right: Professor of Political Science and Law at Montclair State University Brigid Harrison, SCM director Merrill Brown, and Harvard professor, activist and author Lawrence Lessig at the April 23 panel discussion.

Harvard professor, activist and author Lawrence Lessig participated in a panel discussion on April 23 at Montclair State University with Merrill Brown, Director of the the School of Communication and Media, and Brigid Harrison, Professor of Political Science and Law at the University.

The panel discussion was the inaugural event for Montclair State University’s Salon Series – a new University program, sponsored by James Leitner, which invites notable guest speakers to share their expertise and thoughts to the Montclair community.

The discussion ranged across topics from campaign finance reform and the Supreme Court’s ruling on Citizens United to the power of the gun lobby and other anti-regulatory lobbies in impacting legislation and regulation.

For more information about Lessig, visit here.

(Click on the video below to see an excerpt of the interview.)

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