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Feb. 4, 2004

Event Contact: Melissa Jacobs, Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights, (512) 689-9726

Symposium, Feb. 26: Terrorism & the War on Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, and Immigrants After 9/11

WHERE: Eidman Courtroom, Connally Center of the UT School of Law
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 26th, 8:30 am to 5 pm
COSTS: Free to students, faculty, and the general public
CLE credit available for $50 to practicing attorneys
Lunch is $10 for the general public (RSVP by 2/23)

AUSTIN, Texas—The Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights (TJCLCR) at The University of Texas School of Law, in association with the Individual Rights Section of the State Bar of Texas, is hosting its annual symposium on Thursday, Feb. 26th, 2004. The Symposium is scheduled from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, with breakfast and lunch provided. Please contact the journal for information on CLE credit.

The 2004 Symposium will explore how post-9/11 legal and policy changes have impacted the civil rights and civil liberties of Americans. Our speakers hail from a broad range of backgrounds and will provide nuanced analyses of the challenging job of balancing freedom with security.

Our panelists include:

The TJCLCR hosts a symposium each spring to encourage submission of articles to the Journal and to promote academic discussion of civil liberties and civil rights issues. The Journal would like to thank the sponsors who are making this event possible, including the Texas Union’s Events CoSponsorship Committee, the University Co-op, and the State Bar of Texas’ Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section. We welcome additional contributions to the symposium. All donations are tax-deductible.

Please feel free to contact our journal staff with any questions or requests for additional information. The staff can be reached by phone at (512) 232-1278, by fax at (512) 471-6988, or by email at TJCLCR@mail.law.utexas.edu.