Former Supreme Court justice to speak on UF Law panel

When: Monday at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, University of Florida campus
Contact: Debra Amirin, UF Law director of communications
Office: 352-273-0650; Cell: 352-213-0603

Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor will speak about judicial reform during a panel discussion Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Florida campus. The event is sponsored by the UF Levin College of Law. A news release is available here.

Former ABA president and UF Law alumna Martha Barnett (JD 73) will serve as moderator. In addition to Justice O’Connor, the panel will feature Florida Supreme Court Justice Peggy Quince and U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge and UF Alumna Rosemary Barkett (JD 70).

Photographers for print publications are asked to act unobtrusively and to confine their photos to the first few minutes of the event. Television cameras and microphones will not be permitted. High resolution photos of the panel will be available early Monday afternoon on the UF Law website.
O’Connor will not be available for interviews. Barnett and Barkett will be available for interviews at 12:50 p.m. at the Sweetwater Branch Inn, 625 E. University Avenue in Gainesville.

The Graham Center and ACCENT will co-host a lecture by O’Connor on the topic of civics education at 6 p.m. in the University Auditorium.

Published: September 12th, 2011

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