Wednesday, May 16, 2007

UT Capital Lawyers To Discuss Supreme Court Victories

A local announcement via CrimProf Blog that may interest some of you legal eagles out there:

Jsteikersg"The University of Texas at Austin CrimProfs Rob Owen and Jordan Steiker will present “Winning Death Penalty Cases at the U.S. Supreme Court” at a noon luncheon sponsored by the Austin Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy on Thursday, May 17.

"Professors Owen and Steiker will discuss their recent victories at the U.S. Supreme Court, leading to the reversal of Texas death sentences. Owen and Steiker co-direct the Capital Punishment Center which includes the Capital Punishment Clinic at UT Law.

Owen_robert "The program will begin at 12 p.m. at Habana Calle 6 at 709 E. 6th St. in Austin. Lunch will cost $13 a person and $8 for students. CLE credit will be available. Please RSVP for the luncheon here or by calling David Weiser, ACS Austin Lawyer Chapter, at 512-322-0600."

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