Media Advisory: UC Irvine School of Law Hosts Panel on Civil Liberties After Sept. 11, 2001


IRVINE, Callf., Jan. 12, 2012 - UC Irvine School of Law will host a Jan. 18 panel discussion on civil liberties after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

WHAT: In a panel entitled "Post 9/11: Civil Liberties and Legal Implications," scholars will discuss the impact on civil liberties of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the war on terror.

WHO: Participants are Prof. Mario Barnes, UCI Law (Moderator); Erwin Chemerinsky, UCI Law Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law; Prof. Scott Silliman, Duke Law School; and Prof. Stephen Vladeck, American University Washington College of Law.

Presented by the School of Law, Newkirk Center for Science and Society and Center for Unconventional Security Affairs.

WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., with reception to follow.

WHERE: UC Irvine School of Law, 401 East Peltason Drive, Irvine, CA 92697, Room EDU 1111. Directions and parking information.

REGISTRATION: Attendance is free, but please RSVP online to ensure a seat. MCLE credit is available.

MEDIA CONTACT: Rex Bossert, assistant dean for communications and public affairs,, (949) 824-3063.


UC Irvine School of Law seeks to create the ideal law school for the 21st century by doing the best job of training lawyers for the practice of law at the highest levels of the profession. Recruited from prestigious schools, the faculty ranked ninth in the country in scholarly impact in a recent study. The student body has median grades and LSAT scores comparable to those of student bodies at top 20 law schools. The school's innovative curriculum stresses hands-on learning, interdisciplinary study and public service.