Guantanamo Detainee Litigation

Donahue Lecture Series features Honorable Richard J. Leon

2 p.m., Friday, Sept. 28, 2012
McLaughlin Moot Courtroom, 425
Suffolk University Law School
120 Tremont St., Boston

The Suffolk University Law Review and the Suffolk Law Alumni Weekend presents the Honorable Richard J. Leon, speaking about "Guantanamo Detainee Litigation: Balancing National Security and Personal Liberty During the War on Terror” as part of the Donahue Lecture Series.

Judge Leon, a 1974 graduate of Suffolk Law School, is a District Judge on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. He previously served as counsel to Congress in the investigations of three sitting presidents. In 1987, he was the Deputy Chief Minority Counsel for the U.S. House Select “Iran-Contra” Committee. From 1992-1993, Judge Leon was the Chief Minority Counsel to the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee’s “October Surprise” Task Force. In 1994, he was Special Counsel to the U.S. House Banking Committee for its “Whitewater” investigation.

The Donahue Lectures, instituted in 1980 to commemorate the Honorable Frank J. Donahue, bring authorities in various fields of law to the University community and often provide the basis for a lead article to be published in the Suffolk University Law Review.

No RSVP required. Seating will be first-come, first-served.

For additional information, contact the Suffolk University Law Review at 617-573-8180.

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