Harry H. Schneider, Jr., JD '79. on Hamdan v. Rumsfeld

Date: 
Friday, May 1, 2009 (All day)

The Office of External Affairs invites you to join us this Friday, May 1, at 12:15 p.m. for a discussion with Harry H. Schneider, Jr., JD '79. Mr. Schneider will discuss his experience with the case Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, in which he was part of a team that successfully challenged the legality of military commissions established to try detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The case was argued in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Schneider is a partner with Perkins Coie in Seattle, where he practices litigation, trial practice and arbitration before state and federal courts and administrative bodies, with an emphasis on litigation involving professional liability, intellectual property, complex financial and commercial disputes, and fiduciary or estate and trust matters.

The event will take place in Classroom III and lunch will be served.