Join the President & Attorney General in Champions of Change Discussion

MIAMI (October 10, 2011) – FIU Law will join President Obama and Attorney General Holder on Thursday, October 13 for a Champions of Change discussion. This national discussion will include students and faculty from law schools across the country and will focus on the important role of lawyers in securing basic rights for all Americans.

WHO:

FIU Law Students & Faculty

Discussion led by: Dean Michelle Mason, Professor Peggy Maisel and Professor Phyllis Kotey

WHAT:

A national, on-line conversation among law students and faculty, public service lawyers, and Attorney General Eric Holder, seeking future agents of legal change talking about what lawyers can do to close the justice gap.

WHEN:

Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 1:30PM

The White House event commences at 2PM and concludes at 3:30PM

WHERE:

FIU College of Law
Large Courtroom (RDB 1000)

 

College of Law students and faculty will continue to demonstrate their commitment to public service during the American Bar Association’s Pro-Bono Week taking place October 24 -29, 2011. More information about FIU Law’s Pro Bono Week Celebration can be found on our website.

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Florida International University College of Law is South Florida’s publicly supported law school. The Princeton Review ranks FIU as one of the nation’s most welcoming schools for diverse students and Hispanic Business has ranked FIU among the top ten law schools for Hispanics. The National Jurist ranks FIU among the top ten schools in the country for best value in legal education. FIU’s faculty continues to gain national prominence, most recently recognized by the Leiter Ranking as 3rd in Florida for Faculty Scholarly Impact in the nation. Unique among law schools, FIU places particular emphasis on integrating international law into every aspect of its curriculum.

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