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Columbus Panel Looks at 9/11 Aftermath
Discussion to begin at noon on Wednesday, September 11
September 9, 2002
Almost a year after the events that took place on September 11, 2001, our nation continues the process of figuring out how to respond, both domestically and internationally, to that day's terrorist attacks. At Noon on Wednesday, September 11, six professors from the Moritz College of Law, including the dean of the Moritz College, will address a few important legal developments that have arisen from that process in the auditorium of John Deaver Drinko Hall, 55 West 12th Avenue.
The panel discussion, which is open to the public, will be broadcast live on the World Wide Web. (The webcasts are archived for later viewing.)
Dean Nancy Rogers will introduce the discussion and will give a few brief remarks about the topic. She is one of the leading teachers in the area of alternative dispute resolution.
Professor Alan Michaels will serve as the panel's moderator for the event. He teaches criminal law, criminal procedure (adjudication), white-collar crime and legal writing and analysis.
Professor Peter Swire will provide a perspective regarding domestic privacy in the wake of September 11. He teaches in the areas of financial privacy, Internet privacy, law of cyberspace, workplace privacy, and surveillance and wiretap issues.
Professor Mary Ellen O'Connell, who teaches armed conflict law, environmental law, international law, world court, and both domestic and international terrorism law, will focus on the American responses of September 11 and its interaction with international law.
Professor Greg Travalio, who teaches in the area of law and the use of military force, will focus on military commissions.
Professor John Quigley will look at the domestic trials of the John Walker Lindh and Zacarias Massaoui. He teaches international law.
The Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University is Ohio’s flagship law school. Approximately 650 students attend classes at the school’s John Deaver Drinko Hall, located at 55 West 12th Avenue, Columbus.