Lecture for Lincoln's 200th Birthday at Law School

January 22, 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Mānoa Campus, UH Law School Classroom 2

To commemorate the Bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s birth, the Office of the Chancellor, the Richardson School of Law, the American Studies Department and the College of Arts and Humanities of the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, in conjunction with the Hawai’i Council for the Humanities (HCH) and the “We the People” special initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts proudly present a lecture by Chief Justice Frank J. Williams, Rhode Island Supreme Court and Chief Judge Court of Military Commission Review on “Leadership During Wartime: Abraham Lincoln, Wartime Law, and Contemporary Lessons for Presidential Power.”

Judge Frank J. Williams, Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court since 2001, has served on the Military Commissions Review Panel for Guantanamo Bay tribunals and is the Chief Judge of the Court of Military Commission Review. A leading authority on the life and times of Abraham Lincoln, he is the author and editor of 11 books, including Judging Lincoln, and The Emancipation Proclamation: Three Views, and is a member of the U.S. Lincoln Bicentennial Commission.

Event Sponsor
UH Law School, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Cynthia Quinn, 956-6545, quinnc@hawaii.edu, http://www.hawaii.edu/law

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