2019 Law Day Luncheon
featuring keynote speaker
Sanford J. Ungar
Director, The Free Speech Project
Law Day is part of a national American Bar Association (ABA) celebration that, this year, is using the theme “Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society”. The Mecklenburg County Bar (MCB) will host its annual Law Day Luncheon on Thursday, May 2 at the Hilton Charlotte Center City at 12 p.m.
We are pleased to announce that Sanford Ungar
will provide the keynote address on free speech at this year’s luncheon.
Sanford J. Ungar, president emeritus of Goucher College, is director of the Free Speech Project at Georgetown University. He has been director of the Voice of America and dean of the School of Communication at American University. During his journalism career, he was a staff writer for The Washington Post, Washington editor of The Atlantic, managing editor of Foreign Policy magazine, and co-host of “All Things Considered” on NPR. He is the author or editor of six nonfiction books, including The Papers & The Papers: An Account of the Legal and Political Battle over the Pentagon Papers. Ungar earned an AB in Government magna cum laude from Harvard College and a Master’s degree in International History from the London School of Economics. He teaches undergraduate seminars on Free Speech at both Georgetown University and Harvard College.
In keeping with MCB Law Day tradition, we will present the Liberty Bell Award to a non-lawyer who has served our public and legal community in immeasurable ways over the years.
The MCB is proud to announce member Hon. Rebecca T. Tin will receive the 2019 North Carolina State Bar’s John B. McMillan Distinguished Service award. The annual award recognizes current and retired members of the North Carolina State Bar throughout the state who have demonstrated exemplary service to the legal profession. The award presentation will be held at our annual Law Day celebration. For more information on the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award, click here.
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