Jane Ellen Bergman Memorial Lecture Series Presents Cherie Blair

Date and Time:

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Location:

Warren Auditorium, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall

Details:

Cherie Blair portrait

"Forging the Future: Human Rights, Justice and the Law"

Cherie Blair—human rights barrister, part-time judge and wife of former Prime Minister Tony Blair—gives her perspectives on life, learning and the law. She discusses highlights from her own career and explains the critical role of lawyers in promoting human rights and rule of law to create a more equitable and sustainable future.

Schedule

5:30 p.m. — Doors open
6:00 p.m. — Presentation in Warren Auditorium
7:00 p.m. — Reception in Hilton Loggia

Admission is free, but reservations are required to attend the lecture. Reserve by Monday, September 17, 2012.

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Presented by the University of San Diego School of Law and Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies.

MCLE Credit

The University of San Diego School of Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider and certifies that this activity is approved for one hour of general credit.

Driving Directions & Parking Information

Campus map.

From the North (Los Angeles, La Jolla)

  • Use I-5 (South), exit at Sea World Drive and Tecolote Road
  • Turn Left on Tecolote Road.
  • Right on Morena Blvd.
  • Left on Napa Street to Linda Vista Road.
  • Make a left at the 1st stoplight on Linda Vista Road onto Marian Way, USD's West Entrance.
  • Stop at the entry kiosk to obtain a parking permit.
  • Take first left after security booth and enter the West Parking Structure.
  • Visitors may take the event tram to the venue, or walk up the hill.
  • If you prefer to walk, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall (SOLES Building) is a five-minute walk up the hill and is the first building on the left.

From the South (Downtown, Convention Center)

  • Use I-5 (North) to I-8 (East) and exit at the first exit, Morena Blvd.
  • Follow Morena Blvd, and bear right onto Linda Vista Road.
  • Make a left at the 1st stoplight on Linda Vista Road onto Marian Way, USD's West Entrance.
  • Stop at the entry kiosk to obtain a parking permit.
  • Take first left after security booth and enter the West Parking Structure.
  • Visitors may take the event tram to the venue, or walk up the hill.
  • If you prefer to walk, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall (SOLES Building) is a five-minute walk up the hill and is the first building on the left.

From the East

  • Use I-8 (West), exit at Morena Blvd.
  • Bear right onto Linda Vista Road.
  • Make a left at the 2nd stoplight on Linda Vista Road onto Marian Way, USD's West Entrance.
  • Stop at the entry kiosk to obtain a parking permit.
  • Take first left after security booth and enter the West Parking Structure.
  • Visitors may take the event tram to the venue, or walk up the hill.
  • If you prefer to walk, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall (SOLES Building) is a five-minute walk up the hill and is the first building on the left.

About the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

Founded in 2008, the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women works to strengthen the capacity of women entrepreneurs in countries where they lack equal opportunities. The foundation focuses support on women in Africa, South Asia and the Middle East, where it can add value and where it sees clear potential for women in business to become self-sustaining in the longer term. The foundation relies on local knowledge and resources wherever possible, working in partnership with local organizations based in the countries in which it operates.

About USD School of Law

Recognized for the excellence of its faculty, curriculum and clinical programs, the University of San Diego (USD) School of Law enrolls approximately 1,000 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from around the United States and throughout the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of tax, intellectual property, international law, public interest, and business and corporate law. USD School of Law is one of the 81 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, nonprofit, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.

About the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies

The Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies (KSPS) works for sustainable peace and justice through innovative education, interdisciplinary scholarship, advanced practice and policy engagement. The master’s curriculum in Peace and Justice Studies is interdisciplinary and involves faculty from USD’s other schools as well as utilizing the school’s own core faculty, curriculum, dedicated facility and students. Areas of focus include conflict analysis and resolution, human rights and development. KSPS students also benefit greatly from the school’s two practice-oriented institutes: the Institute for Peace & Justice and the Trans-Border Institute.

Contact:

Tara Murphy
taramurphy@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-2297

Contact:

Department of External Relations
Guadalupe Hall, Room 201c
Phone: (619) 260-2297
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