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Wildavsky Forum on post-9/11 Constitution

06 April 2007

ATTENTION: Political and public affairs writers, editors

Contact: Kathleen Maclay, Media Relations
(510) 643-5651 kmaclay@berkeley.edu

"War, Crime, Terror, Law: The Post-9/11 Constitution," a presentation for the annual Aaron Wildavsky Forum at the University of California, Berkeley's Goldman School of Public Policy.

7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 12

Booth Auditorium, UC Berkeley's School of Law (Boalt Hall), located in the southeast quadrant of campus at 2745 Bancroft Way, between Piedmont and College Avenues in Berkeley

Kathleen Sullivan, Stanley Morrison Professor of Law and former dean at Stanford Law School

The program is free and open to the public.

Background: Sullivan is the Stanley Morrison Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, where she served as dean from 1999 to 2004 and became the first woman dean of any school at Stanford. She was a professor of law at Harvard Law School for nearly a decade before joining the Stanford Law School faculty in 1993. A specialist in constitutional law, Sullivan is co-author of the nation's leading casebook in constitutional law and is the founding director of Stanford's new Constitutional Law Center.

Aaron Wildavsky was the Class of 1940 Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at UC Berkeley. He was chair of the Political Science Department and founding dean of Goldman School of Public Policy. His policy interests included budgeting, policy analysis and risk management, and his research concerned American politics, including culture and the presidency. Wildavsky died in 1993.