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Panel to discuss morality of drones in warfare

February 27, 2013

Image of a fighter jetThe morality of using armed and unarmed drones in warfare will be the topic of a Monday, March 18, panel discussion at the NIU College of Law.

The panel will feature NIU law professor Morse Tan; Joy First of the Wisconsin Coalition to Ground the Drones; and published poet Ric Amesquita. Also on the panel will be military veteran and NIU sociology student Howard Solomon of the City Colleges of Chicago Center for Distance Learning.

The panel discussion will take place from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in Room 170 (the Riley Courtroom) of Swen Parson Hall. The event is open to the public, free of charge and includes refreshments.

The event is hosted by the NIU Department of Counseling, Adult & Higher Education, the DeKalb Interfaith Network for Peace and Justice and the NIU and NIU-Law chapters of Amnesty International.

For more information, contact Dan Kenney at (815) 793-0950 or Kevin Zickterman at [email protected].