On Thursday, Nov. 1, Alex Kozinski, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, will deliver the 51st Henry J. MillerDistinguished Lecture on "Effective Oral Advocacy" at Georgia State University College of Law. The lecture, at noon in the Student Center ballroom, is open to the public.
A champion of the First Amendment right to freedom of speech and expression, he was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in 1985 and became chief judge in 2007. A native of Romania, Kozinski earned his undergraduate and law degrees at University of California, Los Angeles.
Notable cases include Thompson v. Calderon and White v. Samsung Electronics America Inc. Noted for his wit, Kozinski is a frequent essayist who has written for The New Yorker, The New Republic, Slate and the National Review.
The lecture series is supported by the Charles Loridans Foundation and named for the late Henry J. Miller, a partner at Alston & Bird for more than 50 years.
Georgia State University College of Law in downtown Atlanta has provided affordable and flexible legal education to full- and part-time students since 1982. The college enrolls nearly 700 students annually and boasts three experiential learning clinics, including the Philip C. Cook Low-income Taxpayer Clinic, the new Investor Advocacy Clinic and the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) Clinic, which is part of the nation’s No. 2 health law program. GSU Law has been named a Best Value school by National Jurist magazine for five consecutive years.
For more information about Kozinski and media inquiries regarding the Miller Lecture, contact:
Wendy R. Cromwell
Georgia State Law director of Communications