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March 11, 2002
Contact: Elaine Justice, Associate Director: 404-727-0643 or

Legal Aftermath of Sept. 11 Focus of Emory Law School Symposium

WHO: David Bederman, Emory law professor; Robb LaKritz, counsel to the assistant U.S. secretary of the treasury; William Mayton, Thomas J. Simmons Professor of Law at Emory; David Nahmias, counsel to the assistant U.S. attorney general; Marc Miller, Emory law professor; and Greg Riggs, vice president and deputy general counsel for Delta AirLines. Moderated by Rich Freer, associate dean of the faculty, Emory Law School.

WHAT: "The Legal Aftermath of September 11, 2001," presented by Emory University School of Law as part of its Law Alumni Weekend.

WHEN: 9:30 a.m. – noon, Saturday, March 23, 2002.

WHERE: Emory Law School, Room 1E, Gambrell Hall, 1301 Clifton Road, Emory.

PARKING: Lowergate South Parking Deck, 1717 Lowergate Dr., off Gambrell Drive, Emory.

COST: Free and open to the public; $6 fee for attorneys seeking CLE credit. For more information, call 404-727-1018.

Emory University School of Law presents a seminar on the events of Sept. 11 and their impact on the law, institutions of government and business. The panel will focus on criminal, immigration, tax, administrative and constitutional law issues arising from the tragedy and its aftermath.

Panel members have extensive personal experience dealing with the repercussions of Sept. 11 including the detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the impact on the airline industry and issues surrounding the government’s efforts to cut the flow of money to terrorist organizations. Participating attorneys may qualify for two hours of continuing law education (CLE) credit.

The seminar is part of the law school’s Law Alumni Weekend and one of two CLE programs for alumni that feature law school faculty and other noted experts. The school also is sponsoring a program on legal and ethical issues surrounding frozen embryos on Wednesday, March 20. The weekend draws hundreds of alumni back to campus each year for social and professional programs.

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