Public Interest Law and Policy Speakers

PIPLSS - Anheuser-Busch Hall

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2000

Daniel L. Greenberg

President and Attorney-in-Chief, The Legal Aid Society of New York; Former Director of Clinical Programs, Harvard University Law School; Past President, New York City Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild
Topic: 
Clients, Curiosity, and Commitment: a Career in Public Interest Law

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2000

SARAH WEDDINGTON

Successfully argued Roe v. Wade before the United States Supreme court; Founding Member, The Foundation for Women’s Resources; Author, A Question of Choice
Topic: 
Law: The Wind Beneath My Wings

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2000

CHARLES J. OGLETREE, JR.

Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and Director of the Criminal Justice Institute, Harvard University Law School; Legal commentator for PBS, NBC, C-SPAN; Legal Counsel to Professor Anita Hill; Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Washington University
Topic: 
Racial Justice in the New Millennium: Following in Judge Higginbotham’s Footsteps

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2000

ASHA RAMGOBIN

Director of the Law Clinic, University of Natal, South Africa; President, Association of Legal Aid Organizations of South Africa; Co-Founder and Trustee, Association of University Legal Aid Institutions of South Africa Trust
Topic: 
The Challenges Facing Public Interest Lawyers in Post-Apartheid South Africa

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2000

JEAN KOH PETERS

Clinical Professor of Law, Yale Law School; Author, Representing Children in Child Protective Proceedings: Ethical and Practical Dimensions; Former Staff Attorney, The Legal Aid Society of New York; represents children and parents in neglect proceedings and refugees in asylum cases
Topic: 
Habit, Story, and Delight: Essential Tools of the Public Service Advocate

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2000

HONORABLE PATRICIA M. WALD

Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia; Former Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Tyrrell Williams Lecturer, Washington University School of Law
Topic: 
The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia Comes of Age: New Law and Old Rights

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2001

HARLON DALTON

Professor of Law, Yale Law School; Author, Racial Healing: Confronting the Fear Between Blacks and Whites; Board of Directors, American Civil Liberties Union; Former Assistant to the Solicitor General; Former Member, National Commission on AIDS
Topic: 
Racial Healing

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2001

THOMAS P. SULLIVAN

Co-chair, Illinois Governor’s Commission on Capital Punishment; Partner, Jenner & block; Former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois; 46 years of civil and criminal litigation experience
Topic: 
The Death Penalty Process: Is It Fixable?

SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2001

AMARTYA SEN

1998 Nobel Laureate in Economic Science; Master of Trinity College, Cambridge University; Professor, Harvard University’ leading scholar on the cases and consequences of poverty
Topic: 
Norms, Law, and Poverty

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2001

HONORABLE RUTH BADER GINSBURG

Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court; Founder, Women’s Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union; Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Jurist-in-Residence, Washington University School of Law
Topic: 
A Conversation with Justice Ginsburg