Ted Kennedy keynote speaker
|When: Saturday, March 18, 11-11:45 a.m.
Where: Caplin Auditorium at the Law School
Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. “Ted” Kennedy, a 1959 graduate of U.Va.’s School of Law, will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Conference on Public Service & the Law, to be held March 17-18 at the Law School. The speech is free and open to the public, but registration is required. For registration and detailed schedule information, visit http://www.law.virginia.edu.
Founded by law students seven years ago, the conference brings together students, citizens and attorneys to discuss current public interest legal issues. Guest speakers at other events during the conference include the Hon. David Walker, Comptroller General of the U.S. Government Accountability Office, and U.S. Rep. Virgil H. Goode Jr. Panels and will cover topics such as the racial and economic implications of Hurricane Katrina, law and the public health response to the bird flu, the parental rights of gays and lesbians, public funding of day labor centers, voluntary desegregation in K-12 public schools and corporate responsibility.