Suffolk Law School to Host Forum on the Decline of Competition in Massachsuetts State Legislative Elections


  • What: The Rappaport Forum at Suffolk University Law School will host a panel discussion titled "No Contest: The Decline of Competition in Massachusetts State Legislative Elections."
  • Who: Lawrence DiCara, attorney, Democratic Party activist, and former president of the Boston City Council;
    Louis DiNatale, pollster and director, Center for State and Local Policy, McCormack Institute of Public Affairs, U. Mass.-Boston;
    Dr. Jill Stein, 2002 Green Party gubernatorial candidate and founder, Massachusetts Coalition for Healthy Communities;
    State Senator Bruce Tarr, Republican representing the First Essex and Middlesex District and Senate minority whip; and,
    Pam Wilmot, executive director, Common Cause/Massachusetts
  • When: Thursday, April 3, 2003 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: McLaughlin Moot Court Room

4th floor
Suffolk University Law School
David J. Sargent Hall
120 Tremont Street, Boston

For more information, Please contact: Professor David Yamada at 617-573-8543 or via email:
The lecture is open to the public free of charge.


The Rappaport Forum is sponsored by the Rappaport Honors Program in Law and Public Policy at Suffolk University Law School, a summer fellowship program for outstanding students from Boston-area law schools who are interested in the interplay of law, public policy, and public service. For more information, please visit their webpage at:

For more information, please contact:
Mariellen Norris at 617-573-8447 or
Zenelky Ortiz at 617-573-8448

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