Wed, Jan 19

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Osher Institute at Boise State Universit

Evening Conversation: A Salon with Dr. David Adler

In advance of the 2022 election season, Idaho Democrats are being urged to register Republican for the Republican primary, ostensibly to slow the advance of far-right candidates running for office. This talk explores this phenomenon and what it might mean for Idaho politics and the long term health

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Evening Conversation: A Salon with Dr. David Adler

Time & Location

Jan 19, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM MST

Osher Institute at Boise State Universit, 220 E. Parkcenter Blvd. Boise, ID 83706

About the Event

Evening Conversation: A Salon with Dr. David Adler

In advance of the 2022 election season, Idaho Democrats are being urged to register Republican for the Republican primary, ostensibly to slow the advance of far-right candidates running for office. This talk explores this phenomenon and what it might mean for Idaho politics and the long term health of the state's political parties.

David Adler, Ph.D., is the president of The Alturas Institute and has lectured nationally and internationally on the Constitution and presidential power. His scholarly writings have been invoked by the U.S. Supreme Court, the Justice Department, the White House, and by both Democrats and Republicans in Congress. He has taught courses on the Constitution at all three of Idaho’s universities. At Idaho State University, he served as director of the Center for the Study of the Constitution. At the University of Idaho, he was the James and Louise McClure Professor of Public Policy, served as director of the McClure Center, and was a member of the faculty of the College of Law. At Boise State University, he was the Cecil D. Andrus Professor of Public Policy and served as the director of the Andrus Center.

Moderator: City Club board member Greg Hahn.

This will be a hybrid event, with limited in-person seats and virtual attendance options available via Zoom. If attending in person, please note that Boise State University requires everyone — regardless of vaccination status — to wear a facial covering when indoors on campus. Please bring your mask (or one will be provided for you) and wear it during the entire program. The university is strict with these guidelines; events, classes, etc. cannot proceed if attendees are not wearing masks.

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