Suffolk University Law School Hosts Donahue Lecture Series


For more information, please contact:
Mariellen Norris at 617-573-8450 or
Deborah Beaudette at 617-305-6205

BOSTON - In l980, The Suffolk University Law Review instituted a lecture series to commemorate the Honorable Frank J. Donahue, former faculty member, trustee, and treasurer of Suffolk Law School. Now, 23 years later, the tradition continues with three outstanding academics and speakers. For the 2003-2004 academic year, Suffolk University Law School welcomes Charles Kingson, Esq., Professor Joanne I. Gabrynowicz and Professor William T. Allen.

All lectures are held at Sargent Hall, Suffolk University Law School, 120 Tremont Street, Boston. For directions or additional information, please contact Suffolk University Law Review at (617) 573-8180 or visit us online at review.


November 13, 2003
"An Introduction to the Law of Outer Space"
Professor Joanne I. Gabrynowicz
Director, National Remote Sensing and Space Law Center
University of Mississippi School of Law
Professor Gabrynowicz, a leading scholar on outer space law, currently heads the National Remote Sensing and Space Law Center at the University of Mississippi School of Law. She has served on several United States and United Nations committees developing outer space law. From 1992-94, Professor Gabrynowicz was a member of The Congress of the United States Office of Technology Assessment Earth Observations Advisory Panel. From 1994-96, she was a member of the National Research Council committee that produced "Bits of Power: Issues in Global Access to Scientific Data." In 1994-95, Professor Gabrynowicz was awarded a NASA/American Society of Engineering Education Summer Faculty Fellowship from the Goddard Space Flight Center where she also served as the 1997 Dean of the NASA Space Academy. Prior to this appointment, Professor Gabrynowicz taught at the University of North Dakota and also with the United States Air Force.


February 12, 2004
Corporate Law in 2004
Professor William T. Allen
New York University School of Law, Nusbaum Professor of Law and Business; Director, Center for Law and Business
Professor Allen has a dual appointment at New York University’s School of Law and Stern School of Business. Professor Allen also serves as the founding Chair of the Independence Standards Board, a self-regulatory body established through agreement between the Securities and Exchange Commission and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Professor Allen serves in an of counsel capacity to the firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen, and Katz in the areas of corporate law and governance. Professor Allen also served as the Chancellor of the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware for twelve years prior to joining the faculty at the New York University School of Law. Many consider the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware as the leading trial court in United States corporate law.

Suffolk University Law School was founded in l906 and has grown to be one of the largest law schools in the country. The Law School is located in the legal and business center of Boston, Massachusetts. In l999, newly-built Sargent Hall was dedicated and is the most technologically-advanced law school of its kind, exemplified by Internet access at every seat in the classrooms, library, dining room and common areas. The core curriculum provides a strong legal foundation for more than 200 upper-level elective courses as well as five specialty concentrations in the JD program and five joint-degree programs that combine law with business, public administration, international economics, finance and criminal justice.

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