Public Interest Law and Policy Speakers

PIPLSS - Adrienne Davis - 2007

2006-2007 Speakers

The ninth annual, year-long, Public Interest Law and Policy Speakers Series, “Access to Justice: The Social Responsibility of Lawyers,” brings to Washington University nationally and internationally prominent experts in such areas as international human rights, the economics of poverty, racial justice, capital punishment, clinical legal education, government public service, and pro bono private practice.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2006

SEYMOUR HERSH

PROFILE
Topic: Chain of Command: From 9/11 to Abu Ghraib and Beyond
Co-Sponsors: Assembly Series and the Center for the Study of Ethics and Human Values

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2006

MARIANNE WESSON

PROFILE
Topic: Unquiet Grave: The Hillmon Case and the Supreme Court
Co-Sponsors: Women’s Law Caucus
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2006

CHERIF BASSIOUNI

 width=Keynote Speaker for Judgment at Nuremberg Conference PROFILE
Topic: The Legal/Moral Legacy of Nuremberg and its Impact on International Criminal Justice
Co-Sponsors: Harris Institute for Global Legal Studies
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2006

WILLIAM KOVACIC

Gautam Yadama Topic: Competition Policy, Consumer Protection, and Economic Disadvantage
Co-Sponsors: Student Bar Association
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2006

LUCAS GUTTENTAG

PROFILE
Topic: Immigrants’ Rights in the Courts and Congress: Constitutional Protections and the Rule of Law after 9/11
Co-Sponsors: Equal Justice Works
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2006

RICHARD EPSTEIN

PROFILE
Topic: Has Modern Complex Litigation Outgrown the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: The Case of Antitrust
Co-Sponsors: Assembly Series and the Federalist Society
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2006

JOSEPH MARGULIES

PROFILE
Topic: Prisons Beyond the Law: Guantanamo and the Abuse of Presidential Power
Co-Sponsors: American Constitution Society and the Cardozo Society
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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2007

REP. RICHARD GEPHARDT

PROFILE
Topic: Prisons Beyond the Law: Guantanamo and the Abuse of Presidential Power
Co-Sponsors: American Constitution Society and the Cardozo Society
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2006

STEPHANIE WILDMAN

PROFILE
Topic: Race, Social Justice, and Democracy
Co-Sponsors: National Lawyers Guild
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2007

SHERRILYN IFILL

Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Speaker PROFILE
Topic: Twenty-First Century Challenges to Racial Justice Lawyering
Co-Sponsors: Black Law Students Association
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2007

ADRIENNE DAVIS

Webster Society Annual Speaker, University Distinguished Visiting Scholar PROFILE
Topic: Reparations as Transitional Justice
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TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2007

LINDA GREENHOUSE

Tyrrell Williams Lecturer
Topic: The New Supreme Court: Continuity and Change

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 2007

ROBERT A. WILLIAMS, JR.

University Distinguished Visiting Professor PROFILE
Topic: Like a Loaded Weapon: The Rehnquist Court, Indian Rights and the Legal History of Racism in America
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