2010-2011 Public Service Law Events, Speakers and Seminars

October 1 – David Krieger, Founder and President, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

“Exploring International Law Ethics & Nuclear Weapons Policy”

October 4 – Jules Lobel, Professor and Attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights University of Pittsburgh Law School

“Success without Victory: Progressive Lawyering in an Era of Judicial Conservatism”

October 14 – Brian Concannon, Director of Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

“A Human Rights-Based Approach to Earthquake Response”

October 21 – Dr. Kathleen Cavanaugh, Lecturer of International Law in the Faculty of Law, Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland, Galway.

“Islam and the Democratic Project”

March 7 – Lynn Paltrow, J.D., Founder and Executive Director National Advocates for Women

“Why I stopped defending abortion and started defending pregnant women”

April 21- Heather Kendall Miller, Senior Staff Attorney, Native American Rights Fund (NARF)

“A Discussion of Current Legal Issues from the Last Frontier: Subsistence Hunting and Fishing in Alaska, Tribal Sovereignty Rights & Climate Change Impacts on the Native Way of Life”


April 25 – Dr. Adel Omar Sherif, Deputy Chief Justice Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt

Adel Omar Sherif is Deputy Chief Justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt. He is an internationally recognized expert in Egyptian constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, and human rights. He serves on the advisory boards of the United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights and the International Judicial Academy in Washington, D.C.

Sponsored by the University of Washington School of Law, the Gates Public Service Law Program, and the Middle East Center, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies. RSVP to gatespsl@uw.edu.

5:30 p.m., Room 138

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