Viet D. Dinh, professor of law and director of the Asian Law and Policy Studies Program at Georgetown University, will speak about “Liberty and the Rule of Law After September 11” for the Assembly Series. The talk, which is part of the School of Law’s Access to Justice Public Interest Law Speakers series, will be held Sept. 22 at 11 a.m. in the Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, Room 310, Anheuser-Busch Hall.
As the U.S. Assistant Attorney General for Legal Policy under John Ashcroft from 2001 to 2003, Dinh worked on a number of important initiatives, including the U.S.A. Patriot Act. He previously served as associate special counsel for the U.S. Senate Whitewater Committee and as Special Counsel to Sen. Pete Domenici for the impeachment of President Clinton.
Dinh specializes in constitutional law, corporations law and the law of economic development. He is a graduate of both Harvard College and the Harvard Law School. Dinh’s lecture, as are all Assembly Series lectures, is free and open to the public. For information on this event, please check the Web site at http://assemblyseries.wustl.edu or call 314-935-5285.