Keith M. Babcock, Esquire, Immediate Past President of the SC Chapter of ABOTA, introduces the next speaker, ABOTA’s Jurist of the Year, the Honorable Richard M. Gergel. Richard Gergel addresses the students about appreciating history, and the role that courageous citizens played in upholding the pillars of American Constitutional law.
- USG.4 Demonstrate an understanding of the rights and responsibilities associated with citizenship in the United States.
- USG.4.IN Distinguish between various economic, personal, and political rights of citizens in the U.S., and how these rights can sometimes conflict with each other.
- USG.4.CC Analyze contemporary issues and governmental responses at various levels in terms of how they have provided equal protection under the law and equal access to societys opportunities and public facilities.
- USG.4.IP Describe and evaluate the ways citizens can participate in the political process at the local, state, national, and global levels.
- USG.3 Demonstrate an understanding of the political process in determining and shaping public policy and the political climate in the United States.