Public Interest Law and Policy Speakers

PIPLSS - Richard Gebhardt - 2007

2007-2008 Speakers

The tenth annual, year-long, Public Interest Law and Policy Speakers Series, 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.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2007

MUNEER AHMAD, RICHARD GEPHARDT

Professor of Law, American University PROFILE and Former U.S. Congressman – MO PROFILE
Topic: Guantanamo, National Security, and Citizenship
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2007

ANTONIO G. AGNONE, ERIC ALVA

Captain, U.S. Marine Corps (retired) PROFILE and Staff Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps (retired) PROFILE
Topic: The Military Readiness Enhancement Act: Replacing the Military’s Gay Ban with a Policy of Non-Discrimination
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2007

REVA SIEGEL

 width=Deputy Dean and Nicholas deB. Katzenback Professor of Law, Yale University PROFILE
Topic: Woman-Protective Antiabortion Argument after Carhart

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2007

BILL ONG HING

Gautam YadamaProfessor of Law and Asian American Studies, University of California, Davis PROFILE
Topic: Deporting Our Souls: The Immigration Policy Crisis
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2008

EMMA COLEMAN JORDAN

Professor of Law, Georgetown University PROFILE
Topic: Wealth and Inequality: Thinking About Communities and Individualism
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2008

DR. LEON KASS

Addie Clark Harding Professor, University of Chicago, and Hertog Fellow in Social Thought, American Enterprise Institute
Topic: Brave New Biology: The Challenge for Bioethics

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2008

ABBE SMITH

Professor of Law and Co-Director, Criminal Justice Clinic and E. Barrett Prettyman Fellowship Program, Georgetown PROFILE
Topic: Representing the Wrongly Accused: The High Horse of Innocence
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TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2008

CHARLES OGLETREE

Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and Director,
Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, Harvard University PROFILE

Topic: Race and the Roberts Court
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