Citizens United and its Impact on American Politics

Citizenship & Constitution Day 2012

Date and time

September 19, 2012, from 7 to 9 p.m.

About this event

The Center for the Study of Citizenship invites you to attend our annual Citizenship and Constitution Day lecture.

Brian Dickerson, Detroit Free Press, moderates a panel session on the impact of the Citizens United Supreme Court Decision in asking "is democracy teetering on a brink in the united states?" and  "can government by the people survive unlimited campaign contributions?"


Wayne State University Law School
471 W. Palmer
Detroit, MI 48202


  • Joe Schwarz, former U.S. congressman
  • Cynthia J. Pasky, founder, president and CEO, Strategic Staffing Solutions
  • Harold Beznos, president, Beztak Properties
  • Jocelyn Benson, associate professor of election law, Wayne State University Law School

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