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The 50th anniversary of the passage of the Criminal Justice Act of 1964

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Event:
The 50th anniversary of the passage of the Criminal Justice Act of 1964
Start:
August 20, 2013 3:00 pm
End:
August 20, 2013 5:00 pm
Category:
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Organizer:
Constitution Project
Updated:
August 1, 2013
Venue:
James Madison Memorial Building
Address:
101 Independence Ave, Washington, DC, United States
Event URL:
http://www.constitutionproject.org/events/event-marking-50th-anniversary-of-the-criminal-justice-act-of-1964/

 

August 20, 2013
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

 

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The Federal Bar Association (FBA) Criminal Law Section and the Law Library of Congress cordially invite you to join the American Bar Association, Brennan Center for Justice, The Constitution Project, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA)  for an event marking the beginning of a year-long commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Criminal Justice Act of 1964. This landmark legislation secured the 6th Amendment right to counsel in federal court.

 

Distinguished speakers include James R. Silkenat, President-Elect of the American Bar Association, and the Honorable Gustavo Gelpi, Jr., President-Elect of the Federal Bar Association. Rare and historic materials from the collection of the Law Library of Congress will be on display.

 

Please RSVP to LAWGUEST@LOC.GOV if you plan to attend this event.

 

What

Event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Criminal Justice Act of 1964

 

Who

 

  • Participating Organizations Include:
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Brennan Center for Justice
  • The Constitution Project
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
  • National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA) 
 
When

Tuesday, August 20
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

 

Where

Library of Congress, James Madison Memorial Building
Montpelier Room (6th Floor, Yellow Corridor)
101 Independence Ave, SE 
Washington, DC 20540

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