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Sustaining Life Fellow Frank Wu to Keynote Fellows Breakfast at the 2013 ABA Annual Meeting

August 5, 2013, Press releases


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Sustaining Life Fellow Frank Wu to Keynote the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation Breakfast at 2013 ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco

 Wu will discuss challenges facing new lawyers today

CHICAGO, August 5, 2013 – Frank Wu, Sustaining Life Fellow and Chancellor and Dean of the University of California at Hastings College of Law, will be the keynote speaker at The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation Annual Business Breakfast from 7:30am – 9:30am at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. The event is one of several events being hosted by The Fellows during the 2013 American Bar Association Annual Meeting. Professor Wu will speak on the challenges facing new lawyers and legal education today. 

Frank Wu is the author of Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White and co-author of Race, Rights and Reparation: Law and the Japanese American Internment, which received a major grant from the Civil Liberties Public Education Fund. Chancellor Wu was formerly a member of the faculty at Howard University and also served as Dean of Wayne State University Law School in his hometown of Detroit. He is currently writing a book on the Vincent Chin case. 

Program details:      

WHAT:               The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation Annual Business Breakfast

WHEN:          Friday, August 10, 7:30am – 9:30am

WHERE:       San Francisco Marriott Marquis

                              55 Fourth Street

                              Foothill G, Atrium Level

                              San Francisco, CA 94103

This is a ticketed event. Please click here for registration information. For general event information, contact or call 800-292-5065.

The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is an honorary organization of lawyers, judges, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession.

The American Bar Foundation is the nation’s leading research institute for the empirical study of law.  An independent, nonprofit organization for more than fifty years, the ABF seeks to advance the understanding and improvement of law through research projects of unmatched scale and quality on the most pressing issues facing the legal system in the United States and the world.


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