The 2016 Dr. Kenneth Street Law Symposium sponsored by Austin College in Sherman

February 19, 2016Attorney: James W. Walker

Date: Friday, February 19, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location: Hoxie Thompson, Sherman Hall
               900 N. Grand Ave.
               Sherman, Texas 75090

The annual Kenneth W. Street Law Symposium invites lawyers, Austin College students, and others interested in the law profession to campus for discussion of timely issues in law and ethics. The event honors Austin College Professor Emeritus Kenneth W. Street. A professor of political science at Austin College from 1959 to 1997, Dr. Street held the John D. Moseley Chair of Government and Public Policy and founded and directed the Social Science Laboratory. An award-winning teacher, he also served many years as the advisor for students considering careers in law and launched many professionals in the field.

The 2016 Kenneth W. Street Law Symposium has been set for Friday, February 19. This year's topic is "The Jury Trial," featuring the Honorable Royal Ferguson as keynote luncheon speaker. Judge Ferguson served as federal district judge for 17 years and is founding dean of the UNT Dallas College of Law. The 2016 law symposium also will feature morning and afternoon panels, and details of the sessions and CEU credits will be announced in mid-January.

-Jim Walker is a panelist in a discussion moderated by Judge Amos L. Mazzant III, U.S. District Court Judge, Eastern District of Texas, Sherman Division on the topic of Trial Lawyer Perspectives on Ethical Issues in Litigation; and

-Jim is also participating as a panelist in a discussion entitled The Role of Memory and Eyewitness Identification in Civil and Criminal Litigation along with Dr. Charles A. Weaver II, Department Chair and Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Baylor University and Michael L. Ware, Director of the Innocence Project of Texas.



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