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Law Day Lectures

 

Speaker Notes Date Audio/Video
Herman E. Talmadge, Georgia Governor First annual Law Day Celebration Mar. 8, 1952 No
Ellis G. Arnall, former Georgia Governor Additional documents in Digital Commons Apr. 25, 1953 No
Richard B. Russell, Georgia U.S. Senator Dedication of Institute of Law & Government Building
Additional documents in Digital Commons
May 1, 1954 No
S. Ernest Vandiver, Georgia Lieutenant Governor Additional documents in Digital Commons May 7, 1955 No
Robert B. Troutman, Atlanta attorney Additional documents in Digital Commons May 5, 1956 No
Charles L. Gowen, Atlanta attorney   May 4, 1957 No
Pope F. Brock, General Counsel, The Coca Cola Co. Photo  of Brock and Dean Hosch available in Hosch Papers; Additional documents in Digital Commons May 3, 1958 No
Justice Thomas S. Candler, Georgia Supreme Court Additional documents in Digital Commons May 2, 1959 No
Whitney Gilliland, Chairman of the US Civil Aeronautics Board Additional documents in Digital Commons May 7, 1960 No
Robert F. Kennedy, U.S. Attorney General More information and text of the speech May 6, 1961 Audio available
J. Strom Thurmond, South Carolina U.S. Senator   May 5, 1962 No
John J. Flynt, Jr., Georgia U.S. Representative   May 4, 1963 No
James A. Farley, Chairman of the Board, Coca-Cola Export Corp.   May 2, 1964 No
Dean Lindsey Cowen, UGA School of Law   1965 No
Samuel G. Ervin, North Carolina U.S. Senator   1966 No
Judge Griffin B. Bell, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit   1967 No
Dean Rusk, U.S. Secretary of State   1968 No
Carl E. Sanders, former Georgia Governor   Apr. 26, 1969 No
Judge Walter P. Gewin, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit   May 2, 1970 No
Nicholas Katzenbach, former U.S. Attorney General   May 8, 1971 No
Justice Tom C. Clark, U.S. Supreme Court Sibley Lecture 1972 -Law Reform 1972 No
Joseph T. Sneed, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Additional documents in Digital Commons Apr. 28, 1973 No
Edward M. Kennedy, Massachusetts U.S. Senator Additional documents in Digital Commons May 4, 1974 Video
Lowell P. Weicker, Jr., Connecticut U.S. Senator Text of speech available in Digital Commons May 3, 1975 No
Soia Mentschikoff, President, Association of American Law Schools and Dean, University of Miami Law School Additional documents in Digital Commons May 1, 1976 No
Cyrus R. Vance, U.S. Secretary of State Additional documents in Digitial Commons Apr. 29, 1977 Video

Sam Nunn, Georgia U.S. Senator

Banquet speaker

Apr. 28, 1978

Audio available

William B. Spann, American Bar Association Luncheon speaker Apr. 29, 1978 Audio available
Andrew J. Young, Jr., U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations   Apr. 29, 1978 Video

Griffin B. Bell, U.S. Attorney General

 

Apr. 28, 1979

Audio available

James L. Oaks, U.S. Court of Appeals Banquet speaker Apr. 27, 1979 Audio available
Roger Young, Information Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation Additional documents in Digitial Commons Apr. 26, 1980 No
Justice Harry A. Blackmun, U.S. Supreme Court Sibley Lecture and dedication of Law Library Annex; additional documents in Digital Commons May 2, 1981 Audio available to download
Jimmy Carter, former U.S. President Sibley Lecture; additional documents in  Digital Commons May 1, 1982 Audio available to download/Video
Ted Stevens, Alaska U.S. Senator Dedication of the J. Alton Hosch Law Library Annex; additional documents in Digital Commons Apr. 30, 1983 No
Sam A. Nunn, Georgia U.S. Senator Additional documents in Digital Commons Apr. 14, 1984 Audio
Mack Mattingly, Georgia U.S. Senator Additional documents in Digital Commons Apr. 20, 1985 No
Ed Jenkins, Georgia U.S. Representative   Apr. 19, 1986 Audio available
Elizabeth Dole, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Additional documents in Digital Commons 1987 Video
Howell T. Heflin, Alabama U.S. Senator Additional documents in Digital Commons 1988 Audio
Robert MacCrate, 1988 President, American Bar Association   1989 Audio
William Sessions, Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation   1990 Audio
Pierre Howard, Georgia Lieuenant Governor   1991 Audio
Edmund S. Muskie, former U.S. Secretary of State Also ground breaking for Rusk Center Addition 1992 Video
Talbot "Sandy" D'Alemberte, Immediate Past President, American Bar Association   Apr. 17, 1993 Audio available
Alexander D. Forger, President, The Legal Services Corporation; Chair, American Bar Association Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly
 

 

 

 

Apr. 9, 1994 Audio available

 

The Intersection of Legal Education and Delivery of Legal Services to the Needy: The Role of Clinical Education Afternoon Panel Apr. 9, 1994 Audio available
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Roberta Cooper Ramo, President-elect, American Bar Association   Mar. 17, 1995 Audio available
Michael J. Bowers, Georgia Attorney General   Mar. 15, 1996 Audio available
Sonny Seiler, Commentator; Prof. Ronald L. Carlson; Mock Trial & Moot Court Students Re-enactment of the Jim Williams murder trial described in "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil"
Additional documents in Digitial Commons
1997 Video
Prof. Edward J. Larson, Commentator; Prof. Ronald L. Carlson; Mock Trial & Moot Court Students Re-enactment of the Scopes trial described in "Summer for the Gods"
Additional documents in Digital Commons
1998 Video
Prof. Thomas A. Eaton, Jan R. Schlichtmann, attorney for plaintiffs; Ben L. Weinberg, Jr., Long, Weinberg, Ansley Wheeler Re-enactment of trial scenes from the Woburn litigation described in A Civil Action.
Additional documents in Digital Commons
1999 Video
Roy E. Barnes, Georgia Governor; Otis A. Brumby, Jr., Chairman, State School Board; Stephen R. Portch, Chancellor, Board of Regents Panel discussion: The Future of Education in Georgia: A+ Education Reform Act of 2000
Re-enactment of Aviano/Richard Ashby trial
Additional documents in Digital Commons
Mar. 31, 2000 Audio of panel discussion