Dec. 16, 2012
ATLANTA – Erwin Chemerinsky, founding dean and distinguished professor of law at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, will deliver the 50th Henry J. Miller Distinguished Lecture at noon on Thursday, February 9, 2012, at Georgia State University's Student University Center State Ballroom.
The title of Chemerinsky's presentation is "Closing the Courthouse Doors."
Chemerinsky previously taught at Duke Law School for four years, during which he won the Duke University Scholar-Teacher of the Year Award in 2006. Before that he taught for 21 years at the University of Southern California School of Law, and served for four years as director of the Center for Communications Law and Policy. Chemerinsky has also taught at UCLA School of Law and DePaul University College of Law.
His areas of expertise are constitutional law, federal practice, civil rights and civil liberties, and appellate litigation. He is the author of seven books, most recently, The Conservative Assault on the Constitution (October 2010, Simon & Schuster), and nearly 200 articles in top law reviews. He frequently argues cases before the nation's highest courts, and also serves as a commentator on legal issues for national and local media. Chemerinsky holds a law degree from Harvard Law School and a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University.
This event is free and open to the public. Business attire is required. Parking is available in Deck M on Auditorium Place for $6. RSVP to Vickie Dye at 404.413.9024 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Vegetarian meal requests should be made with RSVP. Special meal requests cannot be accommodated on the day of the event.
Reservations are required by January 27.
The Henry J. Miller Distinguished Lecture Series is sponsored by the Charles Loridans Foundation.
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