Confronting Terror: Is Fear Wagging the Post 9-11 Policy Dog?

When: Wednesday, October 19, 11:30am (Registration); 12:00am (Lunch)
Where: Knobbe Conference Center, 2nd Floor at 2040 Main St., Irvine, 92614 (949) 760-0404

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Cost: $35 for gourmet box lunch and 1 hour MCLE credit. The Federalist Society is a California Sate Bar approved provider of MCLE. 

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Join us for remarks by Hon. Bob Barr with Counterpoint by Chapman Law Prof. Ronald Rotunda on the book Confronting Terror: 9/11 and the Future of American National Security, authored by Dean Reuter and John Yoo 

Bob Barr represented the 7th District of Georgia in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 2003, and now practices law in Atlanta, Georgia. He also serves Of Counsel with the Law Offices of Edwin Marger in Jasper, Georgia. Congressman Barr runs a consulting firm, Liberty Strategies, Inc.

From 2003 to 2008, he occupied the 21st Century Liberties Chair for Freedom and Privacy at the American Conservative Union, and now is a member of The Constitution Project’s Initiative on Liberty and Security. From 2003 to 2005 Bob was a member of a project at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government addressing matters of privacy and security. Barr serves as a board member for Privacy International, a privacy watchdog group headquartered in London. Recognizing Bob Barr’s leadership in privacy matters, former New York Times columnist William Safire called him “Mr. Privacy.” Barr was the Libertarian Party nominee for President in 2008.  Bob serves on the boards of directors for the National Rifle Association and 1Force, a company providing domestic and international security.

Bob was appointed by President Reagan as the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia (1986-90), and served as President of Southeastern Legal Foundation (1990-91). He was an official with the CIA from 1971-78. Additionally, he served as an official member of the U.S. delegation at several major United Nations conferences.  Bob Barr was awarded his law degree from Georgetown University; his master's degree from The George Washington University and his bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California. 

Ronald D. Rotunda, The Doy & Dee Henley Chair and Distinguished Professor of Jurisprudence, joined the faculty in 2008.  Before that, he was University Professor and Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law.   He is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College and a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, where he was a member of Harvard Law Review. He served as assistant majority counsel for the Watergate Committee.

He has co-authored the most widely used course book on legal ethics, Problems and Materials on Professional Responsibility (Foundation Press, 10th ed. 2008) and is the author of a leading course book on constitutional law, Modern Constitutional Law (West Publishing Co., 9th ed. 2009). He is the coauthor of, Legal Ethics: The Lawyer's Deskbook on Professional Responsibility (ABA-West Group, St. Paul, Minnesota, 7th ed., 2009) (jointly published by the ABA and West Group, a division of Thompson Publishing) (with John Dzienkowski). Rotunda is also the co-author (with John Nowak) of the six volume Treatise on Constitutional Law (West Publishing Co., 4th ed. 2007-2008), and a one volume Treatise on Constitutional Law (West Publishing Co., 8th ed. 2010). He is also the author of several other books and more than 300 articles in various law reviews, journals, newspapers, and books in this country and in Europe. His works have been translated into French, German, Romanian, Czech, Russian, and Korean.
In 1993 he was the Constitutional Law Adviser to the Supreme National Council of Cambodia and assisted that country in writing its first democratic constitution. The 2002-2003 New Educational Quality Ranking of U.S. Law Schools (EQR) ranks Professor Rotunda as the eleventh most cited of all law faculty in the United States.   On June 17, 2009, he became a Commissioner of the Fair Political Practices Commission, a state regulatory agency and California’s independent political watchdog.  He will serve until January 31, 2013.

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