Public Interest Law and Policy Speakers

Patricia Williams

The year-long Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series brings to Washington University nationally and internationally prominent experts in such areas as civil rights, racial justice, capital punishment, international human rights, government public service, and pro bono private practice. Initiated by the Clinical Education Program in 1998 as part of the 25th anniversary of the program, this popular series is now in its eigthteenth year.  

The 2015-16 series features an outstanding line-up of judges, lawyers, authors, and academics with expertise in public interest law and policy. Each program is free of charge and open to the public. Each talk will be in Anheuser-Busch Hall. Each talk provides MCLE 1.0. For more information, contact Karen Tokarz at 314.935.6414 or

Parking Information: Visitors are encouraged to use the Danforth University Center underground parking garage located on campus. For directions, see Campus Map.  

2015-2016 Speakers

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