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Clara Foltz and the Role of the Public Defender


April 21, 2011 5:30pm - 7:45pm

Room Offsite

Celebrating the new biography by Barbara Babcock: Woman Lawyer: The Trials of Clara Foltz, presented by The Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles

Join SLS professor Barbara Babcock and alumni, Samantha Buckingham JD '03 and Carlton F. Gunn JD '82 for a panel presentation, which will explore Clara Foltz' vision of the public defender, the evolution of the office, and its role today. Clara Foltz was the first woman admitted to the California Bar and the first to propose the creation of a public defender.

Reception: 5:30 p.m.
Program: 6:15 – 7:45 p.m.

Free with validation - enter on Grand Avenue.

Cost: $10

Complimentary for active members of the judiciary and law students. MCLE: Approved for 1 hour of credit. WLALA is a California State Bar approved MCLE provider. Reception sponsored by the California Supreme Court Historical Society.

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