The Role of the Judiciary and the Rule of Law

“The Role of the Judiciary and the Rule of Law”
A Panel of Legal Experts at Baruch College
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005

WHAT: The Lillie & Nathan Ackerman Lecture Series on Equality & Justice in
America presents a forum on “The Role of the Judiciary and the Rule or Law,”
examining the role of the federal courts and the judicial selection process
as these relate to equality and justice. Coverage Invited.

WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005, 6 pm.

WHERE: Baruch College
55 Lexington Ave. (at 24th St.)
Room 14-220
New York City

WHO: Keynote Speaker:

  • Marianne Engelman Lado, General Counsel, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
  • Jamin B. Raskin, Washington College of Law, American University
  • George W. Jones, Jr.. Partner, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP
  • Ken I. Kersch, Ph.D., J.D., Princeton University, Politics Department
  • Moderator: Sonia R. Jarvis, Baruch College professor and Ackerman Chair

    WHY: With a political battle over the President’s Supreme Court nominee looming,
    preserving an independent judiciary has never seemed more urgent. Four distinguished
    jurists will discuss the judicial selection process and its effect on the Rule of
    Law and America’s government.

    Media Advisory
    Contact: Zane Berzins
    646.660.6113