Terrence J. Murphy Institute

for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy

Hot Topics: Cool Talk - Health Care Reform

Part of the HOT TOPICS: COOL TALK series

Date/Time

Friday, January 27, 2012
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Location

University of St. Thomas School of Law
Room 235

Cost

Free and open to the public

Notes:

CLE Credit will be applied for



How can Catholic convictions and experience illuminate the health-care debate?
What role should government play to ensure access to health care? 
Just what does it meant to have a "right" to health care?

The Health Care Reform forum will examine these and related questions in light of Catholic teaching.

Speakers:
John Carr,
Executive Director for Peace, Justice, and Human Development at the U.S. Council of Catholic Bishops

Carr Slideshow


Dr. Robert Kennedy,
Professor and Chair of the Department of Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas

Kennedy Slideshow

Moderator:
Former U.S. Sen. Dave Durenberger
, senior health policy fellow and chair of the National Institute of Health Policy at St. Thomas

This is the fourth event in an eight-part series that provides a forum for dialogue on current political issues in a context divorced from the heat of a political campaign. Each program features two experts respectfully engaging in a civil discourse on a policy issue important to the 2012 elections

This series is free and open to the public. CLE credits will be applied for. For lunchtime talks, lunch will be provided to all who register online.