Public Interest Law Speakers 1999-2000

Access to Justice: The Social Responsibility of Lawyers -Celebrating Excellence in Clinical Education

Kathleen M. Sullivan

"The Good That Lawyers Do" - Wednesday, September 15, 1999

Dean, Richard E. Lang Professor of Law and Stanley Morrison Professor of Law, Stanford University; Included in National Law Journal's "Fifty Most Influential Women Lawyers in America"; Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Orthwein Scholar-in-Residence, Washington University School of Law

Richard Lazarus

"What Is 'Environmental' About Environmental Law in the Supreme Court?" - Friday, October 1, 1999

Professor of Law, Georgetown University; Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; National Advisory Board Member, Environmental Defense Fund's Litigation Review Committee and World Wildlife Fund's National Council; Former Assistant to the Solicitor General

Hon. Vojtech Cepl

"Transition in Central Europe: Human Rights and Capitalism" - Wednesday, October 13, 1999

Justice, Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic; Member, Government Drafting Committee for the Czech Constitution; Listed on Secret Register as Enemy of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, 1971-89; Former Vice-Dean and Professor of Law, Charles University; Jurist-in-Residence, Washington University School of Law

John C. Danforth

"St. Louis 2004: A Plan for Community Action" - Wednesday, October 20, 1999

Chairman, St. Louis 2004; Chairman, Danforth Foundation; Partner, Bryan Cave; Former U.S. Senator from Missouri; Former Attorney General of Missouri

Robert Kuehn

"Access to Environmental Justice " - Wednesday, November 17, 1999

Visiting Professor, Washington University School of Law; Former Clinical Professor and Director, Tulane Environmental Law Clinic; Former Trial Attorney, Environmental Enforcement Section, U.S. Department of Justice; Former Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, Washington, D.C.
Reception following for opening of the new Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic

Hon. D'Army Bailey

"Lawyering Toward Justice: A Historical Perspective" - Wednesday, January 19, 2000

The Black Law Students Association presents the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Address

Judge, 30th Judicial District of Tennessee; Author, Mine Eyes Have Seen: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Final Journey; Founder, National Civil Rights Museum

Gerhard Casper

"The United States at the End of the 'American Century': The Rule of Law or Enlightened Absolutism?" - Monday, January 31, 2000

Professor of Law and President, Stanford University; Former Provost and Dean of the Law School, University of Chicago; Member, American Academy of
Arts and Sciences; Tyrrell Williams Lecturer, Washington University School of Law

Sylvia A. Law

"Families and Federalism" - Wednesday, March 22, 2000

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law, Medicine, and Psychiatry, New York University; Co-Director, Arthur Garfield Hays, Civil Liberties Memorial Program,
New York University; First law professor to receive MacArthur Foundation Award for Excellence; Orthwein Scholar-in-Residence, Washington University School of Law

Richard Dicker

"International Justice in the 21st Century" - Wednesday, February 23, 2000

Associate Counsel, Human Rights Watch; Chief International Criminal Court Delegate, Lawyers Committee for Human Rights

Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.

"Racial Justice in the New Millennium: Following in Judge Higginbotham's Footsteps" - Wednesday, April 5, 2000

Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and Director of the Criminal Justice Institute, Harvard University; Legal Commentator for PBS, NBC, C-SPAN; Legal Counsel to Professor Anita Hill; Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Washington University

Reception following to celebrate the Legal Clinic's new location in Anheuser-Busch Hall