Kennedy Lecture & O’Scannlain Celebration

Paul Clement will serve as the 2011 Hon. Anthony Kennedy Lecturer on September 15, 2011.  Following Clement’s remarks, the Law School will host a celebration of the 25th anniversary of Judge Diarmuid O’Scannlains’ appointment to the Ninth Circuit.
  • Paul Clement, the 2011 Hon. Anthony Kennedy Lecturer.
  • Judge Diarmuid O'Scannlain celebrates 25 years on the Ninth Circuit in 2011.

On Thursday, September 15, Paul Clement will serve as the 2011 Hon. Anthony Kennedy Lecturer.  Clement was the 43rd Solicitor General of the United States and served during the George W. Bush administration.  He is one of the leading Supreme Court advocates in the country, having argued more than 50 cases before the Court, including some of the landmark cases of our time.  Clement graduated from Harvard Law School and then clerked for DC Circuit Judge Laurence Silberman and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.  He has taught at NYU and Georgetown and lectures widely on the Supreme Court.  He is a partner at Bancroft PLLC in Washington DC, where his practice focuses on appellate matters, constitutional litigation, and strategic counseling.

As part of the Kennedy Lecture, the Law School will also celebrate the 25th anniversary of Judge Diarmuid O’Scannlain’s appointment to the Ninth Circuit.  Says Dean Bob Klonoff, “Judge O’Scannlain has served the court and the country with great distinction, and we are proud of his long affiliation with our law school.”  A reception will be held immediately following.

Kindly respond with your plans to attend by September 9, 2011.

Alumni and friends of the Law School are invited to attend - for more information please contact Robin Jerke, Assistant Dean for Alumni Relations, at (503) 768-6607 or