September 07, 2006

Case Western Reserve University marks five-year anniversary of Sept. 11

Institute for Global Security Law & Policy organizes three events for campus community


September 11, 2006 marks the fifth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, and the Case School of Law's Institute for Global Security Law & Policy has organized three events for the Case community to participate in for reflection and remembrance.

The university community will have the opportunity to join in a moment of silence and observe the planting of thousands of flags; hear an expert from Ohio's homeland security office discuss the impact of the event on Ohio; and a discussion of Sept. 11's effect on specific areas of law.

All events are open to the public.

Sept. 11 anniversary events include:
  • At 9 a.m., Amos Guiora, director of the institute, will lead the campus in a moment of silence, followed by the planting of 3,000 flags in memory of the victims, at the corners of Euclid Avenue and Adelbert Road, next to Amasa Stone Chapel.
  • At noon, Richard Rawlins, deputy director of Ohio's Counter-terrorism Office, will discuss the impact of Sept. 11 on the state of Ohio in the School of Law Moot Courtroom (A59).
  • To conclude the day's events, directors of the School of Law Academic

Centers will participate in a roundtable discussion about the effects of Sept. 11 on their specific areas of law from 4:30-6 p.m. in the Moot Courtroom. A reception follows in Blackacre Student Lounge.

Posted by: Kevin Adams, September 7, 2006 11:23 AM | News Topics: Events, HeadlinesMain, School of Law

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