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The ousted U.S. attorneys

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Five of the U.S. attorneys ousted in the Bush administration's political purge of the Justice Department are scheduled to appear for a panel discussion at noon Monday, Sept. 20, at the UALR Law School. They include Bud Cummins of Little Rock, who was shoved out to make room for Karl Rove protege Tim Griffin, who'd worked on Republican dirty trick squads. He's now the Republican nominee for 2nd District Congress.

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The Ousted U.S. Attorneys

The Clinton School and UALR William H. Bowen School of Law will co-host a panel discussion featuring five of the seven former U.S. Attorneys who were fired in 2006 during an unprecedented political shakeup of the Bush Administration Justice Department. The panel will discuss professional ethics and lessons that can be learned from the controversial firings. The panel will be moderated by John DiPippa, a Clinton School professor and dean of the Bowen School. The panelists include:

Paul Charlton, District of Arizona
Bud Cummins, Eastern District of Arkansas
David Iglesias, District of New Mexico
Carol Lam, Southern District of California
John McKay, Western District of Washington

When: Monday, September 20, 2010
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. — Lunch & Lecture
*Bring your own lunch.

Where: UALR Bowen School of Law (1201 McMath Avenue)
Friday Courtroom

*Reserve your seats by emailing publicprograms@clintonschool.uasys.edu or calling 501.683.5239.

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