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Lectures discuss screening lawyers, e-lawyering

January 1, 2008
The 11th annual Tabor Institute in Legal Ethics lectures featuring a bench and bar lecture and a public lecture will be April 24 at Valparaiso University School of Law. Both lectures are free and open to the public.

The bench and bar lecture, "Gatekeepers: The Role of the Law School and the Bar in Regulating Access to the Profession (A Reflection on Traffic Tickets, Microwaving Cats, and Spanking)," George Washington University Law School professor Theresa A. Gabaldon will explore the growing debate about the relative roles of law schools and the bar in screening prospective attorneys. The lecture begins at 2:30 p.m. in Tabor Auditorium in Weseman Hall, 656 S. Greenwich St., Valparaiso.

At 4 p.m. is the public lecture, "Virtual Virtuous Living: How Can the iGeneration of Lawyers Best Love and Serve its Neighbors?" In this lecture, Gabaldon will discuss the challenges presented by e-lawyering.

A public reception begins at 5:30 p.m. at Old Town Banquet Center, 711 Calumet Ave., Valparaiso. Attorneys interested in receiving CLE credits must RSVP by April 22; Indiana lawyers attending both lectures may receive 2 units of CLE ethics credit.

To RSVP, contact Lisa Todd at (219) 465-7893 or lisa.todd@valpo.edu. More information about the lectures can be found on the Valparaiso University School of Law Web site.
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