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2012-05-21 23:01:05

Attorney Daniel P. Sheehan will present a four part lecture and discussion series presented as part of a UC Santa Cruz course, Cowell 126: Eight Cases that Changed the United States. While chief counsel at the non-profit Christic Institute, Mr. Sheehan was the first to challenge the Reagan-Bush administration´s illegal covert sale of arms to Iran to fund a criminal, unconstitutional Contra war against the Sandinista government in Nicaragua. Due to his work on many civil rights cases, Mr....


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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