A Lecture & Film Discussion with Tom Hogan- The Verdict

Tom Hogan, an adjunct professor at the University of Connecticut in Torrington, will provide an engaging ethical and judical lecture as well as open discussion regarding the film, The Verdict.
 
Nov. 16, 2011 - PRLog -- A Lecture & Film Discussion with Tom Hogan
Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 7:00- 8:15 p.m
Oliver Wolcott Library, Litchfield, Ct.

The Russian novelist, Leo Tolstoy, once posed the question: “How, then, shall we live?”  For example: in a world marked by tension between individual and community, how, then, shall we live?  Tom Hogan will explore this question against the backdrop of the U.S. Constitution, U.S. History, Ethics, and American Culture.  

The Verdict stars Paul Newman and is the story of medical, legal and judicial malpractice.  The director of the film pursues the ethical as well as legal issues involved. Only key excerpts will be shown from this film during the lecture which promises a lively discussion that will keep everyone’s minds engaged.  Participants are encouraged to see the film in advance which can be checked out at the Oliver Wolcott Library circulation desk.  

Tom Hogan is an adjunct professor at the University of Connecticut’s Torrington Campus where he teaches Law and Society, Constitutional Law, and Law and Popular Culture.  He received his BA from Holy Cross and JD from UCONN.  Mr. Hogan has practiced law in Litchfield County for 29 years and he is currently pursuing his MA in American Studies at Fairfield University.

Space is limited. Registration is required and can be done by calling 860-567-8030 or logging onto www.owlibrary.org and clicking on Programs/Adult Programs.
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