TOPIC: JUDICIAL METHODOLOGY, SOUTHERN SCHOOL DESEGREGATION, AND THE RULE OF LAW MONDAY, OCT. 27, 6 PM —- FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
WHAT: Judge David Tatel, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, will deliver the fall 2003 James Madison Lecture at the New York University School of Law.
Judge Tatel was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in October 1994. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1963 and the University of Chicago Law School in 1966. Following law school, he taught for a year at the University of Michigan Law School and then went into private practice with Sidley & Austin in Chicago. From 1969 to 1970, he served as Director of the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and as Director of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law in Washington, D.C. from 1972 to 1974. From 1974 to 1977, he returned to private practice as associate and partner with Hogan & Hartson, where he headed the firm’s Community Services Department. In 1977, Judge Tatel became the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. He returned to Hogan & Hartson in 1979, where he headed the firm’s education group until his appointment to the D.C. Circuit.
The NYU School of Law established the James Madison Lectures in 1960 to enhance the appreciation of civil liberty and to strengthen the sense of national purpose. James Madison lectures have included Supreme Court Justices Hugo Black, William J. Brennan, Jr., Earl Warren, Thurgood Marshall, Harry A. Blackmun, Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsberg as well as many distinguished judges of the U.S. Courts of Appeals.
WHEN: Monday, Oct. 27 at 6 PM.
WHERE: NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Square South, Tishman Auditorium.
(Reception will immediately follow lecture.)