The Alexander Hamilton Institute of Rochester will sponsor Liberty Week, Sunday, March, 25 – Friday, March 30, 2012. Liberty Week is a celebration of democratic principles that our nation was founded upon and events will feature a series of speakers from the social sciences.
On Sunday, March 25, 2012, Robert McNamara, Attorney for the Institute for Justice will speak on “Litigating for Liberty” at 7:00 p.m. at Goergen 101, University of Rochester. The discussion will touch on a case of licensing in Philadelphia, in order to publicly discuss a historical monument such as the Liberty Bell for compensation, New York’s eminent domain and political free speech. The event is co-sponsored by the AHI Rochester and the University of Rochester College Democrats.
On Wednesday, March 28, 2012, Robert Bradley, PhD CEO and founder of the Institute for Energy Research will discuss “Crony Capitalism and U.S. Energy Policy” at 7:00 p.m. at Lander Auditorium, Hutchinson Hall 140, University of Rochester. As one of the nation’s leading experts on the history and regulation of energy markets, Mr. Bradley has testified before the U.S. Congress and the California Energy Commission, as well as lectured at numerous colleges, universities, and think tanks around the country. Bradley has applied the classical liberal worldview to recent corporate controversies and energy policy debates. The event is co-sponsored by the AHI Rochester and the University of Rochester College Republicans.
Thursday March 29, 2012, Warren Meyer, MBA and President of Recreation Resource Management will discuss “Private Management of the Public Parks” at 7:00 p.m. at the Staybridge Suites in Rochester, NY. Mr. Meyer’s is in the business of providing private operations management for public parks. His background at various corporations along with other experience has given him unique insight into the relationship between the private and public sectors.