Access to Justice:
The Social Responsibility of Lawyers

Celebrating Excellence in Clinical Education


Washington University School of Law
invites students, alumni, faculty,
and the general public to attend

2001-2002
Public Interest Law Speakers Series



Spring 2002

Adrien K. Wing

  Biography

Hon. Thelton E. Henderson

  Biography

Anthony Thompson

  Biography

Michael Traynor

  Biography

Morris Dees

  Biography

Richard D. Baron

  Biography

Carrie Menkel-Meadow

  Biography

Peter H. Raven

  Biography

Frank Wu

  Biography

Fall 2001

Derek C. Bok

  Biography

Erin Brockovich  

  Biography

Specific locations for those lectures in Anheuser-Busch Hall  will be posted in Anheuser-Busch Hall on the days of the lectures. For additional information, please call (314) 935-4958.

Each lecture program is eligible for 1 MCLE hour.

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New Date

Wednesday, January 9, 2002
11:00 a.m.

Anheuser-Busch Hall

Co-sponsored by the Washington University School of Law Institute for Global Legal Studies

Adrien K. Wing

Professor of Law, University of Iowa

Consultant on Post-Apartheid South African Constitution and Palestinian Basic Law

Life Member, Council on Foreign Relations 

Editor, Critical Race Feminism and Global Critical Race Feminism

"Global Critical Race Feminism:
Legal Reform for the 21st Century"



POSTPONED 
Please check for rescheduled date

Anheuser-Busch Hall

Hon. Thelton E. Henderson

Senior Judge, 
United States District Court for the Northern District of California

Former Directing Attorney,
East Bayshore Neighborhood Legal Center

Former Attorney, 
Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice

Board Member, American Inns of Court Foundation

"Social Change, Judicial Activism, and the Public Interest Lawyer"



Wednesday, January 23, 2002
11:00 a.m.
Anheuser-Busch Hall

The Black Law Students Association
Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Speaker

Anthony Thompson

Professor of Clinical Law,
New York University

Faculty Director, Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Scholarship Program,
New York University

Former Deputy Public Defender,
Contra Costa County, California

Author, Stopping Usual Suspects: Race and the Fourth Amendment

"Community Justice Advocacy: 
Reimagining the Dream"



Thursday, January 29, 2002
9:00 a.m.
Anheuser-Busch Hall

Presented by the Washington University School of Law Center for Interdisciplinary Studies as part of a year-long program on the "The Human Genome Project: Research, Medicine, and Commerce"

Michael Traynor

President, American Law Institute

Partner, Law Firm of Cooley Godward LLP

Former Chair and President, Sierra Club (now Earthjustice)
Legal Defense Fund

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science

 

"The Selfish Genome"



Wednesday, February 6, 2002
11:00 a.m.
Graham Chapel

Co-sponsored by the George Warren Brown School of Social Work and the Washington University Assembly Series

Morris Dees

Co-founder and Chief Trial Counsel, Southern Poverty Law Center

Civil Rights Lawyer and Activist

Recipient, National Education Association Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Award

Author, Gathering Storm: America's Militia Threat; A Season for Justice; and Hate on Trial: the Case Against America's Most Dangerous Neo-Nazi

"A Passion for Justice"

 



Friday, February 15, 2002
9:00 a.m.
Anheuser-Busch Hall

Presented by the Webster Society as the keynote speaker for the clinical education conference on "Access to Equal Justice"

Richard D. Baron

Chief Executive Officer, McCormack Baron & Associated, Inc.

Former General Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri

Board Member, National Trust for Historic Preservation

Founder and Board Member, Center of Contemporary Arts (COCA)

"Are Lawyers Relevant to the Struggle for Social Justice?"



Wednesday, February 27, 2001
11:00 a.m.
Anheuser-Busch Hall

Carrie Menkel-Meadow

Professor of Law
Georgetown University

Chair, Georgetown-CPR Commission on Ethics and Standards in Alternative Dispute Resolution

Former Director, Center for the Study of Women, University of California - Los Angeles

Author, Mediation: Theory, Practice and Policy

"ADR and Problem Solving in the Public Interest: What Else Besides Litigation Works"



Friday, March 15, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Anheuser-Busch Hall

Peter H. Raven

Director, Missouri Botanical Garden

Engelmann Professor of Botany, 
Washington University in St. Louis

Chairman, National Geographic Society, Committee for Research and Exploration

President, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Recipient, National Medal of Science

"Biodiversity and the Human Prospect"



Tuesday, October 2, 2001
4:00 pm.
Anheuser-Busch Hall

The 2001 Tyrrell Williams Lecturer

Derek C. Bok

300th Anniversary University Professor and President Emeritus, Harvard University

National Chair, Common Cause

Co-author, The Shape of the River

 

"Markets and Mindwork:  
Is Competition Harming the Practice of Law (and Other Intellectual Pursuits)'
"



Friday, October 5, 2001
9:00 a.m.
Anheuser-Busch Hall

Erin Brockovich

Director of Environmental Research,
Law Offices of Masry and Vititoe

Recipient, American Trail Lawyers Association Civil Justice Foundation 
2000 Champion of Justice Award

Recipient, Children's Health
 Environmental Coalition 
2000 Special Citizen Award

 

"A Conversation with the Real 
Erin Brockovich"


 


Specific locations for the lectures will be posted in Anheuser-Busch Hall on the days of the lectures. 
For additional information, please call (314) 935-4958.

Each lecture program is eligible for 1 MCLE hour.


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