Summary This case study features the ten 2007/2008 Citizen Conferences , each consisting of 8 to 10 New Mexican Adult Citizens and lasting 9 hours. This series of deliberative events was convened by the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) and the University of New Mexico's Institute for Public Policy...
The UPR Strike of 2010 was organized around three issues: student waivers or exemptions, budget deficit problems, tuition hikes, and campus privatization. What started as a 48-hour strike spread until every campus went on strike and UPR students gained international support.
Established in 1994 by the Associated Students of the University of Washington, the Student Senate is a diverse legislative body charged with giving the Executive body, the Board of Control, advice on issues important to students, prioritize concerns, and offer solutions
Biobanks are large collections of human biological tissue and there are ethical complications to their use in research. Two deliberative forums were held so that members of the public could consider the ethical and social implications of biobanking and to formulate recommendations for policymakers.