Coffee and Conversation: Surveillance, Judaic Law, and the Constitution
In light of Edward Snowden’s recent admissions, do concerns about national security supersede our Fourth Amendment protections against unreasonable searches and seizures? What can the Talmud teach U.S. constitutional lawyers about the value of privacy? Join acclaimed lecturers of Jewish ethics Rabbi Mordechai Becher and Rabbi Shlomo Yaffe and National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen—author of The Unwanted Gaze: The Destruction of Privacy in America—as they examine the boundaries between public safety and personal privacy by comparing Judaic law and U.S. constitutional law. Jerome M. Marcus, Esq. of Marcus & Auerbach LLC moderates this discussion.
This program is held in partnership with the Institute for Jewish Ethics.
*Accreditation has been approved for this program in Pennsylvania for 1.5 hours of ethics CLE credit.
Event & Parking Information
Advance reservations recommended; call 215.409.6700 or order online.
Please note that this program is subject to change; call the National Constitution Center or check our website for updated information. National Constitution Center programs begin promptly and latecomers may not be admitted.
Parking will be available for $9 at the National Constitution Center parking garage located at the rear of the building on Race Street between 5th and 6th Streets on a first come first serve basis. Please be sure to pick up you discounted parking voucher at registration.