Washington University School of Law
access to justice:
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Clinical Education Program

2003-2004 
Public Interest Law Speakers Series


Specific locations for the lectures will be posted in Anheuser-Busch Hall on the days of the lectures.

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September 3, 2003, 11:00 a.m., Anheuser Busch Hall

Gerald Early

Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters in Arts & Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis
Director, International Writers Center, Washington University in St. Louis
Recipient, Whiting Foundation Writer’s Award
Author or Editor, This is Where I Came in: Essays on Black America in the 1960s; The Culture of 
    Bruising: Essays on Literature, Prizefighting, and Modern  American Culture; and Lure and 
    Loathing: Essays on Race, Identity, and  Ambivalence of Assimilation

""""Multiculturalism, Reparations, and the Politics of Memory""

Co-sponsored by the Assembly Series of Washington University in St. Louis
Lee C. Bollinger

President and Professor of Law, Columbia University
Former President and Law School Dean, University of Michigan
Author or co-editor of Eternally Vigilant: Free Speech in the Modern  Era; Images of a Free Press;  
    The Tolerant Society: Freedom of Speech and Extremist  Speech in America; and Contract Law in 
    Modern Society
Respondent in the affirmative action cases, Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. 
    Bollinger, Supreme Court of the United States

""The Foundations of the Principle of Academic Freedom""

 

Black Law Students Association Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Speaker
Theodore M. Shaw

Associate Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
Former Trial Attorney, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice
Former Assistant Professor of Law, University of Michigan
Co-author, briefs for defendant-intervenors in the affirmative action cases, Grutter v. Bollinger and 
    Gratz v. Bollinger, Supreme Court of the United States

""From Brown to Grutter: 
The Legal Struggle for Racial Equality
""

Webster Society Annual Speaker
Susan M. Williams

Shareholder, Williams & Works PA, New Mexico
Enrolled Member, Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota Nation
Board member, American Bar Association Water Resources Committee and American Indian 
    Resources Institute
Argued the Big Horn water rights case, Wyoming v. United States, Supreme Court of the United 
    States

""Issues of Justice Relating to 
American Indian Tribal Government"
"

Co-sponsored by Washington University School of Law Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, School of  Law Whitney R. Harris Institute for Global Legal Studies, and Department of Political Science in Arts  & Sciences

Amy L. Chua

Professor of Law, Yale University
Member, Executive Council, American Society of International Law
Past Consultant, American Bar Association, Section of International Law and Practice, Central and 
    East European Law Initiative
Author, World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic 
    Hatred and Global Instability

""How Exporting Free Markets and Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability"

2003-04 Tyrrell Williams Speaker
Hon. Harry T. Edwards

Chief Judge Emeritus and Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
Former Professor of Law, University of Michigan and Harvard University
Member, School of Law National Council, Washington University in St. Louis
Co-author or Co-editor, Labor Relations Law in the Public Sector; The Lawyer as a Negotiator;  
  
Collective Bargaining and Labor Arbitration; and Higher Education and the Law

""A Conversation with Judge Edwards""

Martha L. Minow

William Henry Bloomberg Professor of Law, Harvard University
Consultant, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Former Member, Independent International Commission on Kosovo
Author or Co-editor, Making All the Difference: Inclusion, Exclusion, and American Law; Imagine 
    Co-existence: Restoring Humanity After Violent Ethnic Conflict; and Breaking the Cycles of Hatred: 
    Memory, Law, and Repair

""After Brown: Surprising Legacies of the Civil Rights Landmark"

Women’s Law Caucus International Women’s Day Speaker
Herma Hill Kay

Barbara Nachtrieb Armstrong Professor of Law and Law School Dean Emerita, University of 
    California at Berkeley
Past President, Association of American Law Schools
Co-reporter, Uniform Marriage and Divorce Act
Co-author or Co-editor, Conflict of Laws; Cases and Materials on Sex-Based Discrimination; and 
    Divorce Reform at the Crossroads

""Celebrating Early Women Law Professors""

Keynote Speaker, Washington University School of Law, Clinical Education and Center for Interdisciplinary Studies Conference, "Justice, Ethics, and Interdisciplinary Teaching and Practice"
James W. Ellis

Professor of Law, University of New Mexico
Recipient, 2002 Lawyer of the Year, National Law Journal, and American Bar Association Hearne 
    Award for Disability Advocacy
Argued capital punishment case, Atkins v. Virginia, Supreme Court of the United States
Co-author, The Least Restrictive Alternative: Principles and Practices and Consent Handbook

""Mental Disability & the Death Penalty: 
The Implications of Atkins
"

Donald P. Gallop Keynote Speaker, Washington University School of Law, 
F. Hodge O’Neal Corporate and Securities Law Symposium
Elizabeth Warren

Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law, Harvard University
Second Vice President, American Law Institute
Former Adviser, National Bankruptcy Review Commission
Co-author or Co-editor, As We Forgive Our Debtors: Bankruptcy in America; The Fragile Middle 
    Class: Americans in Debt; The Law of Debtors and Creditors; and Commercial Law: A Systems 
    Approach

""The Over-Consumption Myth and 
Other Tales of Economics, Law and Morality
""


Each program is free of charge and eligible for one MCLE credit hour. 
Parking passes may be purchased at the door.  

For more information, call (314) 935-4958, or visit the Web site at http://law.wustl.edu.


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