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Washington Agenda - General News Events

By United Press International   |   Oct. 11, 2001 at 3:38 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2001

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW holds a conference entitled "To War, To Court, To Both?"

AGENDA: Highlights:

William H. Taft IV, Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State

9:30 a.m. - Armed Conflict, Terrorism and the Law

Michael Matheson, Senior Fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace; former Acting Legal Adviser, U.S.

Department of State

John Cerone, Executive Director, War Crimes, Research Office, American University Washington College of Law

Lt Col. Jeffrey Walker, USAF

Edwin Williamson, Sullivan & Cromwell; former Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State

Sean Murphy, George Washington University Law School

11:15 a.m. - The Prosecution of Terrorists:

Too Little, Too Late?

Diane Orentlicher, American University, Washington College of Law

Michael Scharf, New England School of Law

Jeffrey Smith, Arnold & Porter; former General

Counsel, CIA

Ruth Wedgwood, Yale Law School

John C. Yoo, Deputy Assistant Attorney General,

Office of the Legal Counsel, Department of Justice

DATE: October 12, 2001

LOCATION: Arnold & Porter, 555 Twelfth Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-930-60000

WEB ADDRESS:asil.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Trade Roots education program hosts 25 state and local chamber executives from around the country during a three-day Trade Leadership Conference.

DATE: October 12, 2001

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY presents a briefing on "Terrorism, Bioterrorism and Radical Extremists."

DATE: October 12, 2001

LOCATION: 902 Hart Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-993-8782

WEB ADDRESS: georgemason.edu

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a seminar in Tax Policy entitled "President Bush's Tax Plan and the Economy."

WHO: The speakers are:

Kevin A. Hassett, AEI

Donald Kiefer, U.S. Department Of The Treasury

Rosanne Altshuler, Rutgers University

12 noon -- Heritage Foundation presents School Choice: Where Are We Now?

Patrick Wolf Georgetown Public Policy Institute

Danny Labry The Washington Scholarship Fund

Kaleem Caire Black Alliance For Educational Options

Richard Komer Institute For Justice

DATE: October 12, 2001

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE President and CEO Thomas Donohue briefing reporters on his Oct. 14-21 trip to Asia, including stops in Hong Kong and Shanghai, where he will attend meetings of the Asia-Pacific Economic Council.

DATE: October 12, 2001

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CLARE BOOTH LUCE POLICY INSTITUTE holds a tribute to Republican activist Barbara Olsen.

DATE: October 12, 2001

LOCATION: 300 First Street SE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-783-5004

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program on "School Choice: Where Are We Now?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Patrick Wolf Georgetown Public Policy Institute

Danny Labry The Washington Scholarship Fund

Kaleem Caire Black Alliance For Educational Options

Richard Komer Institute For Justice

DATE: October 12, 2001

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES holds a news conference with Columbia University Professor Joseph Stiglitz, who this week was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics discussing current economic conditions and proposed stimulus responses.

DATE: October 12, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Michelle Bazie, 202-408-1080.

WEB ADDRESS:cbpp.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holdss its Friday Forum on Patriotism Reborn: A Conservation With AEI fellow Walter Berns.

DATE: October 12, 2001

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR NATIONAL POLICY holds the first of six meetings focusing on the Taiwan-China relationship and implications for US policy.

WHO: The speakers are:

Ralph Clough, a leading scholar of Cross-Strait relations at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

Richard Bush, director of the American Institute in Taiwan

Lyushun Shen, deputy representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office

DATE: October 12, 2001

LOCATION: 366 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-682-4118

WEB ADDRESS:cnponline.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Sister's Trousers Dance Company who's performance satisfies seasoned dance audiences and dance novices alike.

DATE: October 12, 2001

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features David Halberstam discussing and signing copies of War In A Time Of Peace: Bush, Clinton and the Generals.

DATE: October 12, 2001

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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