Public Interest Law Film Festival

09/30/2011 - 9:00am
Location: 
Thomas and Mack Moot Court Facility

The William S. Boyd School of Law will host an all-day Public Interest Law Film Festival on Friday, Sept. 30, 2011 in the Thomas & Mack Moot Court. The festival is co-sponsored by several local organizations. See below for schedule.


Abby GinzbergTo kick off the film festival, Abby Ginzberg, former lawyer and teacher, and an award-winning documentary producer for over 25 years, will present a workshop on "Getting the Message Out: Media Skills for Public Interest Advocacy" on Thursday, Sept. 29. This event is free and open to the public. For more information and to RSVP, click here.

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To sign up for any of the film festival events listed below, please RSVP here.

 American IdealistCruz ReynosoChisholm 72Soul of Justice

Public Interest Law Film Festival Schedule
Friday, September 30, 2011

All events are free and open to the public.

Light food and refreshments will be served throughout the day (breakfast, lunch, snacks, coffee, tea and water).

Photo Gallery: Here

Program (print schedule): PDF

Flyer: PDF

News: Public Interest Law Film Festival Emphasizes Social Justice

9:30-9:45 a.m.   Opening Remarks
Barbara Buckley, Executive Director of Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
9:45-11:15 a.m. "American Idealist: The Story of Sargent Shriver"
11:15-11:45 a.m.  

Discussion/Q & A

Facilitated by David Tanenhaus, James E. Rogers Professor of History and Law

12:15-1:15 p.m.

"Cruz Reynoso: Sowing the Seeds of Justice"

1:15-1:45 p.m.   Discussion/Q & A
Facilitated by Abby Ginzburg, filmmaker, and Lucy Flores '10, Nevada State Assembly, 28th District
2:00-3:15 p.m. "Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed"
3:15-3:45 p.m.   Discussion/Q & A
Facilitated by Dina Titus, Professor of Political Science and Former Congressmember
4:00-5:00 p.m. "Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson's American Journey"
5:00-5:30 p.m.

Dean John Valery White introduction of the Honorable Johnnie B. Rawlinson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Remarks by Judge Rawlinson

5:30-6:30 p.m.  

Reception - Wiener-Rogers Law Library

Sponsors

Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association

Las Vegas National Bar Association Foundation

Nevada Access to Justice Commission

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada

Nevada Legal Services

ACLU of Nevada

South Asian Bar Association

Las Vegas Latino Bar Association

Women’s Research Institute of Nevada

UNLV Center for Social Justice

Boyd School of Law Student Organizations:
American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS)
Black Law Students Association (BLSA)
Criminal Law Society (CLS)
Federalist Society
Organization of Women Law Students (OWLS)
Phi Alpha Delta (PAD)
Public Interest Law Association (PILA)