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Civil Liberties After 9/11 and the Patriot Act Free OCC Event Tonight 7-9

The Oregon Bar is holding an event at the Oregon convention center tonight April 15th from 7-9 PM about civil liberties after 9/11 and the patriot act. The speaker is the primary author of the patriot act. This is a great opportunity to learn about your rights

There is an event tonight sponsored by the Oregon State Bar at the Oregon convention center. What is unique and pertinent about this event is that the author of most of the US Patriot Act will be presenting on the topic, "Civil liberties before and after 9/11". To find out more you can go to the link at the top of this message or just show up tonight. The event is free and open to all. It is from 7-9 PM at the convention center downtown. Remember, informing yourself about your rights is the only way you can preserve them and make important political decisions. If you do not know much about the Patriot Act I strongly encourage you to go. It is impossible to live in a democracy if the citizens do not actively seek to gain information about and participate in government. What are we without democracy?

homepage: homepage: http://www.osbar.org/sections/civilrights/civil-index.html#seminar

This is really important 15.Apr.2004 16:37


Wow, i checked out the link you have and i found out that there are going to be a lot of important speakers there tonight. I know i will go.

"The keynote speaker is the author of the Patriot Act, Professor Viet Dinh, a former assistant attorney general under President George W. Bush and currently a law professor at Georgetown University. Also present will be Timothy J. Keefer, a chief counsel in the Department of Homeland Security in Washington."

" Professor Dinh's speech will be followed by a lively panel discussion about the Act's impact on civil liberties. Panelists include Timothy J. Keefer, Chief Counsel, Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Earl Blumenauer, United States Congressman; Karin Immergut, United States Attorney for Oregon; and Charlie Hinkle, a prominent Portland civil rights attorney. Christy George, an award-winning journalist with Oregon Public Broadcasting, will moderate the panel discussion."

You people should have been there 16.Apr.2004 14:59


I went to this last night. It was very informative. This was a once in a lifetime opertunity