Edited By Mike Clark-Madison, Fri., March 14, 2003
UT-Austin will host a pair of symposiums this month for the politically minded.
On Wednesday, March 19, 8:30am-5pm, the UT School of Law will host the Texas Forum on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights' "Capital Punishment in Modern Society" in the Eidman Courtroom (inside the Connally Center, at 26th and East Campus Drive. It's followed by a 7pm reception and banquet with guest speaker Molly Ivins, at the UT Club inside Memorial Stadium. The symposium is free ($50 for lawyers seeking CLE credit). The banquet costs $20 for students, $35 for nonstudents, through Friday, March 14; prices go up $10 after that. Seating is limited to 150. 587-1829 for info.
Then, on March 26, 9am-noon, media law experts, attorneys, and journalists will observe the 30th anniversary of the Texas Open Records Act at the Bass Lecture Hall in the LBJ School of Public Affairs, 2315 Red River. Keynote speaker is University of Minnesota professor Jane Kirtley, former executive director of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. Call 471-1990 for more info.