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From a seminar on the American Supreme Court to talks with the Mayors of Chicago, here is an overview of local events taking place this week in Chicago and with which you are connected to the broad world of civic responsibility and political engagement.

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Fellow Lisa Madigan "The Supreme Court" (Special Guest: Carolyn Shapiro)

Calling on students who are passionate about public services. Go to the Institute for Politics and become a member of Pritzker Fellow Lisa Madigan. She will lead a discussion about arguing cases such as Illinois v. Caballes for the US Supreme Court and the new composition of the Court. RSVP required; capacity limited to 45 attendees.

When: Tuesday, February 12, 12: 30.1: 45 hours
True: Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Price: Free

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Fellow Claire McCaskill "Big Tents for Big Races: The New Democratic Coalition" (Guest: Sen Sherrod Brown)

If politics is your thing, join the departing Missouri Senator Claire McCaskell and the Red State Democrat. As part of McCaskill's series "Having the Blues in a Red Place", she will discuss the future for candidates who have lost important conservative states during the in-betweens. RSVP required; this seminar is only for students.

When: Tuesday, February 12, 3: 30-4: 45 hours
True: Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Price: Free

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ChiElect: Candidate Amara Enyia (Students Only, On the Record)

Show some love for the political process and attend ChiElect's Thursday student review. You meet the mayoral candidate Amara Enyia, a community organizer and the current director of the Austin Chamber of Commerce and get the chance to ask her vision for the city and the motivation to participate in the race. RSVP required; limited to 45 students.

When: Thursday, February 14, 12: 30-1: 30
True: Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Price: Free

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