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Washington Agenda-Weekahead

By United Press International   |   March 22, 2002 at 4:02 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2002

Tuesday, March 26, 2002

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Washington College of Law holds a program on Homophobia in the Halls of Justice: Sexual Orientation Bias and Its Implications Within the Legal System.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:15 a.m. - Setting the Stage and Learning from the Experience of our Predecessors

Amelia Craig Cramer, deputy county attorney, Pima County, Ariz.

Todd Brower, professor of law, Western State College of Law

Emilio Cividanes, partner, Piper Marbury Rudnick & Wolfe, LLP

Inez Smith Reid, judge, District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Brenda Smith, professor of law, American University

10:45 a.m. - Use and Abuse of Sexual Orientation in Criminal Cases--The Death Penalty and Beyond

Steve Presson, appellate attorney for Wanda Jean Allen

Steven Hawkins, executive director, National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty

Abbe Smith, professor of law, Georgetown University Law Center

Pamela Bridgewater, associate professor of law, American University

12 noon - Darren Hutchinson, assistant professor of law, Southern Methodist University

1:30 p.m. - Professional Implications: Canons of Ethics and Codes of Professional Conduct

Jennifer Gerarda Brown, professor of law, Quinnipiac University School of Law

William C. Duncan, acting director, The Marriage Law project, Columbus School of Law, Catholic University

Muneer Ahmad, assistant professor of law, American University

Susan Carle, associate professor of law, American University (Moderator)

DATE: March 26, 2002

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: HELSINKI COMMISSION holds a briefing on the possible ramifications should the ongoing Cyprus talks fail.

WHO: The speakers are:

Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, CATO Institute

Philip Gordon, Director, Center on the United States and France and Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings Institute

Ian Lesser, Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation

Colonel Stephen R. Norton (U.S. Army, Ret.), Senior Policy Advisor, Western Policy Center

DATE: March 26, 2002

LOCATION: 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-225-1901

WEB ADDRESS: csce.gov

Wednesday, March 27, 2002

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Nobel Laureate Dr. David Baltimore

DATE: March 27, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE holds a program on Does Britain or the United States have the Right Gasoline Tax? With Ian W.H. Parry, Resources for the Future, and Kenneth A. Small, University of California, Irvine.

DATE: March 27, 2002

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE presents New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark.

DATE: March 27, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program on Safeguarding Our Country's Liberties: A Perspective from the Deputy Attorney General of the U.S. Department Of Justice

Larry Thompson U.S. Department of Justice.

DATE: March 27, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

Thursday, March 28, 2002

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB holds a program on Can Globalization Work for All?

WHO: The speakers are:

John Cavanaugh has been Director of the Institute for Policy Studies

Prakash Loungani, International Monetary Fund discussing

DATE: March 28, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY holds an afternoon roundtable entitled The State vs. the Citizen: Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

WHO: The speakers are:

Vitaly Ponomaryov, Director, Central Asia Program, Memorial Human Rights Center

Atanzar Arifov, General Secretary, Erk party (Uzbekistan); fmr political prisoner

Pulat Akhunov, Director, Central Asian Association (Sweden); fmr political prisoner

Abdusalom Ergashev, Head, Ferghana Branch, Independent Human Rights Organization of Uzbekistan

DATE: March 28, 2002

LOCATION: 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-457-6949

WEB ADDRESS:rferl.org

Friday March 29, 2002

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on Seminar Series In Public Finance Does School Choice Harm Public Schools?

DATE: March 29, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Two Spokesmen for the Falun Gong Spiritual Practice, Zhang Erping and Gail Rachlin, discussing "Chinese Government Actions Against Falun Gong Practitioners in China and the U.S."

DATE: March 29, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

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