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Conversation with U.S. Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli, Jr.

Feb 4 2015 10:30 am
Date: 
Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:30am
Location: 
RWU Law Appellate Courtroom 283

Join Professor Jared Goldstein for a "Fireside Chat" with United States Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. 

Donald B. Verrilli is the 46th Solicitor General of the United States. 

He previously served as Deputy Counsel to President Obama and as an Associate Deputy Attorney General in the U.S. Department of Justice.  Prior to his government service, he was a partner for many years in Jenner & Block, and co-chaired the firm’s Supreme Court practice.  He handled numerous cases in the Supreme Court and the courts of appeals, including MGM Studios, Inc. v. Grokster, which established that companies building businesses based on the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted works can be liable for inducing infringement; and Wiggins v. Smith, which established principles governing the right to effective assistance of counsel at capital sentencing.

Seating is limited.  RSVP required to the Office of Programs & Events at lawevents@rwu.edu.

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