Dean's Colloquium Speakers

Southern Illinois University



Dean's Colloquium Speakers

Dr. Oonagh B. Breen

Senior Lecturer in Law, Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin

Monday, October 20, 2014

Public Lecture - "The European Foundation Statute: Prospects and Pitfalls" @ 5 pm - Courtroom

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Student Lecture - "The Irish Legal System and the Differences between Solicitors and Barristers” @ 2:30 pm - Auditorium

Gary G. Grindler

Partner, King & Spalding

Prior to joining King & Spalding’s Special Matters/Government Investigations Practice Group in 2013, Mr. Grindler served as acting Deputy Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice, the second highest-ranking official in the Department, and Chief of Staff to the Attorney General.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Faculty Luncheon - Stone Center @ 12:45 p.m.

Public Lecture - Courtroom @ 5:00 p.m.

The Government's Exercise of Discretion: DOJ Priorities and Policy Considerations 

Professor Judith D. Fischer

University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

How to Do Better Than Strunk & White - Courtroom @ 12:15 p.m.

Professor Fischer has done detailed studies of language use in the legal field. Students are welcome to attend, particularly journal editors and advocacy teams.

Gender-Neutral Language in Court Opinions – Courtroom @ 5:00 p.m.

The Women’s Law Forum and the University’s Women’s Studies program are co-sponsoring this presentation. Everyone in the university and beyond is welcome to attend the afternoon presentation.