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Francis X. Riley Lecture on Professionalism

Friday, April 5, 2013 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Swen Parson, Francis X. Riley Courtroom 230 Normal Rd

Please save the date for the 20th Annual Francis X. Riley Lecture on Professionalism: 3 p.m., Friday, April 5, at the Northern Illinois University College of Law.

This year's lecture will be given by Carole Silver. She is an expert in ethics, and a member of the ABA Ethics 20/20 commission. She is a Professor at Indiana University (Bloomington) Maurer School of Law, and specializes in the effects of globalization and technology on ethics. She also serves as the Director of the Law School Survey of Student Engagement, which provides national data on the engagement of law students in their law schools.

Before joining the faculty at Indiana, she was the Executive Director of the Center for the Study of the Legal Profession at Georgetown University Law Center. She also taught at Northwestern University School of Law and IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. She is a graduate of Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, and the University of Michigan.

The lecture will be followed by a reception and the 18th Annual Public Interest Law Society Auction.

The Francis X. Riley Lecture on Professionalism was established in 1994 to honor the late Professor Emeritus Riley, who devoted his life to the law and legal education. The lecture series brings distinguished speakers to the Northern Illinois University College of Law to discuss current issues relating to the legal profession.

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