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Balancing Civility & Free Expression...For Effective Governance

Thursday, 21 February, 2013

Balancing Civility & Free Expression . . . for effective governance

Join our distinguished panel of former and present Tennessee governors for this important discussion on civility and free expression for effective governance. 

  •  What is civility & why does it matter?
  • What is the problem and what is the solution?
  • When do civility and free expression conflict and how do we deal with that?

We will explore civility on the campaign trail and in debates,  civility within the legislature, and civility and citizen interaction with government.  And who better to discuss this issue than our present and two former Tennessee governors, Gov. Bill Haslam, Gov. Phil Bredesen and Gov. Don Sundquist.  The panel will be moderated by Memphis attorney and UT alum, Bill Haltom.

 Free & open to the public!

The Tennessee Bar Association and Howard H. Baker Center has partnered with the ABA Division for Public Education as part of Civility and Free Expression in a Constitutional Democracy- A National Dialogue. This program is made possible through the National Endowment for the Humanities Bridging Cultures initiative.




Baker Center- Toyota Auditorium
1640 Cumberland Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996

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Event Contact

Nissa Dahlin-Brown

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