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Inaugural Blackmun Lecture on October 11
Honorable Diane P. Wood will discuss "Justice Blackmun and the Common Law Tradition"
October 7, 2005
The Moritz College's inaugural Harry A. Blackmun Lecture will be featured as a part of the Mentoring and More @ Moritz Program. The Honorable Diane P. Wood, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, will discuss "Justice Blackmun and the Common Law Tradition."
Mentoring program participants, along with faculty and alumni guests, are invited to hear the lecture at the Barrister Club at Noon. Students in the mentoring program who wish to attend should contact Beth Short. Others who wish to see the lecture, can view it live via webcast or in Room 250 of Drinko Hall.
The Blackmun Lecture honors the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun (1908-1999) by addressing the justice's enduring contributions to the Court for more than 25 years. The series was developed by five former Blackmun law clerks on the Moritz College of Law faculty: James J. Brudney (1980 Term), Ellen E. Deason (1986 Term), Alan C. Michaels (1987 Term) Edward B. (Ned) Foley (1988 Term) and Michelle Alexander (1993 Term). The lecture is underwritten by the Michael E. Moritz Dean's Innovation Fund.
|The Honorable Diane Pamela Wood|
|Professor Alan Michaels spoke about his clerkship under Justice Harry A. Blackmun|
|Participants enjoy lunch at the Barrister Club during the lecture|
|Following the lecture, participants engaged in conversation at the Barrister Club|
|Professor Edward B. Foley, Professor Michelle Alexander, Sally Blackmun, the Honorable Diane Pamela Wood, Dean Nancy H. Rogers, Professor Ellen Deason and Professor Alan Michaels.|