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Judge Alexander Sanders to Speak at Pope & John Lecture Series on Professionalism

Former Chief Judge of the South Carolina Court of Appeals, the Hon. Judge Alexander Sanders, will deliver the 2010 Pope & John Lecture on Professionalism at the Law School. His lecture, “Real Life Case Studies in Political Correctness or Are Real Lawyers Sensitive,” will take place on Wednesday, September 29, at 5:30 p.m. in Lincoln Hall. The event is open to the Northwestern Law community and a reception will follow.

Judge Sanders served as Chief Judge of the South Carolina Court of Appeals from 1983 to 1992. He also taught law for 25 years as a member of the adjunct faculty of Harvard Law School and is a founder and chair of the Board of the Charleston School of Law.

Each year, the Pope & John Lecture on Professionalism focuses on the many dimensions of a lawyer’s professional responsibility, including legal ethics, public service, professional civility, pro bono representation, and standards of conduct. The series is part of the Law School’s Program on Advocacy and Professionalism, directed by professor Steven Lubet.

This series is approved for 1.0 professionalism credit in the state of Illinois. If you would like to attend for credit, please e-mail Kristen Dorschel.


Posted: September 29, 2010