Public Interest Law and Policy Speakers

PIPLSS - Anheuser-Busch Hall

SEPTEMBER 18, 2002

ko-yung tung

Vice President & General Counsel, World Bank; Secretary General, International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes; Member, Council on Foreign Relations
Topic: 
The World Bank’s Efforts to Promote the Rule of Law
Co-Sponsors: Washington University School of Law Whitney R. Harris Institute for Global Legal Studies

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OCTOBER 9, 2002

BARRY C. SCHECK

Professor & Director, Clinical Legal Education & Jacob Burns Center for the Study of Law and Ethics, Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University; Co-founder & Co-director, Innocence Project, Cardozo School of Law; Member, Board of Directors, National Institute of Justice Commission on the Future of DNA Evidence
Topic: 
Wrongful Convictions: Causes and Remedies

OCTOBER 20, 2002

MARY BECKER

Professor, DePaul College of Law; Author, Cases and Materials on Feminist Jurisprudence: Taking Women Seriously (with Bowman and Torrey); Co-founder, Illinois Clemency Project for Battered Women
Topic: 
Law and the Emotions of Battered Women

OCTOBER 28, 2002

HON. E. NORMAN VEASEY

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Delaware; Former Chief Deputy Attorney General, Delaware; Chair, American Bar Association “Ethics 2000” Commission on the Evaluation of the Rules of Professional Conduct
Topic: 
Reflections on Key Issues of the Professional Responsibilities of Corporate Lawyers in the 21st Century

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NOVEMBER 13, 2002

CHARLES W. BURSON

Executive Vice President, General Counsel, & Secretary, Monsanto Company; Former Attorney General, Tennessee; Former Chief of Staff & Counselor to Vice President Al Gore; Argued election law case, Burson v. Freeman, Supreme Court of the United States
Topic: 
Campaign Finance Regulation: Money, Politics, and the First Amendment

NOVEMBER 13, 2002

D. BRUCE LA PIERRE

Professor of Law, Washington University; Former Special Master, Saint Louis Public School District desegregation case; Argued campaign finance case, Nixon v. Shrink Missouri Government PAC, Supreme Court of the United States
Topic: 
Campaign Finance Regulation: Money, Politics, and the First Amendment

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JANUARY 8, 2003

HON. DENNIS W. ARCHER

President-elect, American Bar Association; Chairman, Dickinson Wright PLLC; Former Associate Justice, Michigan Supreme Court; Former Mayor, City of Detroit
Topic: 
The Value of Diversity: What the Legal Profession Must Do to Stay Ahead of the Curve

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JANUARY 29, 2003

SCOTT TUROW

Partner, Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal; Former Assistant United States Attorney, Northern District of Illinois; Author, One L, Presumed Innocent, The Burden of Proof, Pleading Guilty, The Laws of Our Fathers, Personal Injuries, and Reversible Errors
Topic: 
Where Have You Gone, Perry Mason?
Co-Sponsors: Washington University School of Law Center for Interdisciplinary Studies

FEBRUARY 12, 2003

CHAI R. FELDBLUM

Professor & Director, Federal Legislation Clinic, Georgetown University Law Center; Former Legislative Counsel, ACLU, Washington, D.C.; Assisted in drafting the Americans with Disabilities Act
Topic: 
Rectifying the Tilt: Equality Lessons from Religion, Disability, Sexual Orientation, and Transgender

FEBRUARY 19, 2003

HON. THELTON HENDERSON

Senior Judge, United States District Court, Northern District of California; Former Attorney, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice; Former Directing Attorney, East Bayshore Neighborhood Legal Center
Topic: 
Social Change, Judicial Activism, and the Public Interest Lawyer

MARCH 14, 2003

DEBORAH L. RhODE

Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law & Director, Keck Center on Legal Ethics and the Legal Profession, Stanford University; Chair, American Bar Association Commission on Women and the Profession; Author of numerous books, including In the Interests of Justice; Legal Ethics (with Luban); Professional Responsibility: Ethics by the Pervasive Method; Gender and Law: Theory, Doctrine, Commentary (with Bartlett & Harris); and Speaking of Sex
Topic: 
Access to Justice: Ethical Responsibilities and Political Realities

MARCH 26, 2003

ANGELA P. HARRIS

Professor of Law, University of California-Berkeley; Former Rockefeller Fellow in Legal Humanities, Stanford University
Author, Race and Races: Cases and Resources for a Diverse America (with Perea, Delgado & Wildman) and Gender and Law: Theory, Doctrine, Commentary (with Bartlett & Rhode)

Topic: 
Colonies, Culture, and Capitalism: The Social Responsibilities of Lawyers in a Neo-liberal Age