Gala II - Conversations on Principled Lawyering in Times of Political Crisis

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Conversations on Principled Lawyering
in Times of Political Crisis

Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley
Goldberg Room (297 Simon Hall)
September 21, 2007

 

10:30-12:00     Role of the Justice Department in the Civil Rights Movement

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  • The Honorable Thelton E. Henderson, Trial Attorney, Civil Rights Division, 1962-63

  • John Doar, Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights, 1960-1967
  • Robert Moses, Director, The Algebra Project; Field Secretary for Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC); Organizer of Freedom Summer
  • Brian Landsberg, McGeorge School of Law; Trial Attorney, Civil Rights Division, 1964-1969, Section Chief, 1969-1986
  • Robert Cole (Moderator), Boalt Hall School of Law

 

12:00-1:00       Lunch

 

1:00-2:30         Impeachment of a President

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  • John Doar, Special Counsel to House Judiciary Committee for Nixon Impeachment Hearings
  • George Frampton, Watergate Special Prosecutor, George Frampton's Paper
  • Roger Wilkins, George Mason University; Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post Editorial Page Editor during Watergate
  • Jerome Waldie, U.S. Representative; Member of House Judiciary Committee for Nixon Impeachment Hearings
  • Abby Ginzberg (Moderator), Independent Documentary Filmmaker; former attorney