Liberty Cafe: The Little Guy Takes on the Government!
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)
Washington, D.C., DC
Join the Atlas Network on Tuesday, October 1st at 5:30pm at Atlas Headquarters for a discussion on “The Little Guy Takes on the Government.” Everyday, individuals are fighting for their rights and struggling to protect their businesses, property, and freedoms from growing government regulations and intrusion.
Peter Jaworski, visiting instructor in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, will join us to share his story of how he and his family fought against the local government in Canada and was able to keep his liberty summer camps running with the help of the Canadian Constitution Foundation. Erica Smith, an attorney with the Institute for Justice will discuss her work standing alongside Americans as they fight for their property rights, freedom of speech, school choice, and economic liberty.
The event will kick off with an opportunity to network with local DC professionals at 5:30. Hors dóeurves and drinks will be served. For more information please contact Ellen Ruppert (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Peter Martin Jaworski is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Georgetown University teaching business ethics. He is also a Senior Fellow with the Canadian Constitution Foundation and the Director of the Institute for Liberal Studies in Canada.
Peter's academic work has been published or is forthcoming in journals like the Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, the Journal of Business Ethics, Business Ethics Journal Review, The Journal of Value Inquiry, and Locke Studies. He, along with his colleague Jason Brennan, is currently under contract with Routledge to write a book tentatively titled "Markets without Limits: Commercial Interests and Moral Virtues."
Prior to joining the faculty at Georgetown, Peter spent a year in the Philosophy department at the College of Wooster, and was an instructor in Philosophy.
Erica Smith is an attorney with the Institute for Justice. She joined IJ in August 2011 and litigates cutting-edge constitutional cases protecting free speech, school choice, property rights, and economic liberty in federal and state courts.
Erica has been a guest on Fox & Friends, and her writing has been published in the Washington Times, New York Post and The Virginian-Pilot. Erica has also been a guest on several radio shows.
Before joining IJ, Erica served as a law clerk for the Honorable Terrence Boyle of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.
Erica received her law degree cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2010. Erica received her undergraduate degree summa cum laudefrom Stony Brook University’s Honors College in 2007, where she studied literature and journalism. Erica is originally from Bay Shore, N.Y.