‘The War on Terror: From the Shores of Australia to Guantanamo Bay’; Free, Open to the Public
Gonzaga News Service
“The War on Terror: From the Shores of Australia to Guantanamo Bay,” the daylong Gonzaga Journal of International Law Symposium on Friday, March 26, will focus on criminal justice and civil liberties in a post-9/11 world. Speakers scheduled include attorney and Gonzaga Law School alumnus Scott McKay who represents Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist strikes on New York City’s World Trade Center.
The event is free and open to the public and will be held in the Barbieri Courtroom at the Gonzaga University School of Law.
The highly respected presenters also include a visiting federal judge from Australia along with law professors and attorneys. Come hear what it’s like to represent a terrorist. Learn what has resulted from the United States’ immigration policy, and discover how law schools are preparing students for post-9/11 practices. Australian Federal Magistrate Rolf Driver will explain how Australia is dealing with the war on terror. These and other topics will be addressed at the symposium. The program runs from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
For attorneys only: Only attorneys seeking Continuing Legal Education credit must register and pay fees. CLE credits are being arranged for Idaho and Washington attorneys. Lunch will be provided only to attorneys registered for the full day. Preregistration is $100 for the full day, including lunch. Attorneys may attend the morning session ($40) or afternoon session ($60). Walk-in attorneys will be charged $120 (full day), $50 (morning session) or $70 (afternoon).
Visit the following link to view the speakers’ biographies and for a full schedule.