Volume No. 8, Issue No. 9
October 11, 2004
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Marks Lecture:  Senator Edward M. Kennedy will be the 25th Annual Isaac Marks Memorial Lecture Speaker. He will speak from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 12, 2004, at the University Park Marriott. His topic will be “A Senator's Perspective:  American Higher Education in a Global Economy.” Everyone is invited to attend, though seating is limited; guests are encouraged to arrive at 6:00 p.m.

Dissent in a Time of ‘Terror’: Join National Lawyers’ Guild (NLG) President Michael Avery for a discussion of how the War on Terror is eroding your civil liberties and what you can do about it. Professor Avery will speak at the James E. Rogers College of Law today, Monday, October 11, in Courtroom 106 from 12:15 - 1:05 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. Professor Avery, NLG president since 2003, is a professor of law at Suffolk University Law School in Boston. A determined and tireless advocate of First Amendment rights, Professor Avery lectures on constitutional law and police misconduct nationwide. He speaks at conferences sponsored by a wide variety of schools and organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union, the American Bar Association, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police. He served on the Board of Directors of the NLG’s National Police Accountability Project, NLG from 1999 to 2003, and is currently a cooperating attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York. At local and state levels Professor Avery has been active in civil liberties organizations for forty years.

The Public Interest Law Organization will have a meeting on Wednesday, October 20, from 12:15 to 1:00 p.m., in Room 126. All law students are welcome to attend. A few of the items that will be discussed at the meeting include plans for the lecture series, the candy gram sale, and the Halloween carnival.

HOMECOMING 2004:  Saturday, October 30, 2004.

CLE is FREE for College of Law Students; BBQ is FREE for College of Law alumni, students, faculty, staff and their families. R.S.V.P. by October 22, 2004 by calling the RSVP line 626-2886 or by filling out the Homecoming flyer and returning it to Room 120 (Development and Alumni Relations Office). Check your mailboxes for the Homecoming flyer. For more information, call Donna Ream at 626-2400.


Monday, 10/11 National Lawyers Guild (NLG) Speaker
  Professor Michael Avery, Suffolk University Law School, NLG President
  “Dissent in a Time of ‘Terror’”
  12:15 - 1:05 p.m., Rm. 106
Tuesday, 10/12 25th Annual Marks Lecture
  Senator Edward M. Kennedy
  7:00 - 8:00 p.m., University Park Marriott
  (Seating is limited. Guests are encouraged to arrive at 6:00 p.m.)
Thursday, 10/14 Community Service Board Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 122
Sunday, 10/17 16th Annual AIDSWALK, Rillito River Park
  College of Law Team to meet in law school courtyard at 7:30 a.m.


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