to give keynote address at law conference
Justice William H. Rehnquist will address law students, faculty,
alumni and guests at a two-day program, Law Schools, Lawyers
and the Future of American Law, at the School
of Law Oct. 26-27. The program, free and open to the public,
celebrates the 175th anniversary of the Law School.
who was appointed chief justice of the United States by President
Ronald Reagan in 1986, will deliver the keynote address at 12:30
p.m. Oct. 27 in the Law Schools Caplin Auditorium.
gathering conference participants from all branches of the profession
judges, practitioners, clients and deans to craft
an agenda for the future of the law school, said John C.
Jeffries Jr., U.Va. Law School dean. Our question to them
is, how should legal education change in the 21st century? The
conference is not just for academics; instead, we want to set
educational priorities for an institution dedicated, first and
foremost, to training lawyers.