Dinh, who worked on Patriot Act, to talk Sept. 22

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 11th” for the Assembly Series Sept. 22.

The talk, which is part of the School of Law’s “Access to Justice” Public Interest Law Speakers Series, will be held at 11 a.m. in the Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 310.

Viet Dinh
Viet Dinh

As the U.S. assistant attorney general for legal policy under John Ashcroft from 2001-03, 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, R-N.M., 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 Harvard Law School.

All Assembly Series lectures are free and open to the public. For more information, go online to assemblyseries.wustl.edu or call 935-5285.