Penn Law School to Host Visual Legal Advocacy Roundtable on Oct. 19

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 2, 2007

WHO: Michael Fitts, Penn Law School dean

Regina Austin, Penn Law School professor

Shanin Specter, Kline & Specter

Martin Brigham, Raynes McCarty

Tom Rutter, ADR Options Inc.

Emily Kuntsler, Off Center Media

Sarah Kuntsler, Off Center Media

John Jackson Jr., Richard Perry University professor at Penn

Todd Wolfson, Penn anthropology Ph.D. candidate

Sharon Dietrich, Community Legal Services

WHEN: Oct. 19, 2007, 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m.

WHERE: University of Pennsylvania Law School

3400 Chestnut St.

Gittis Hall, Room 1

Private and public interest lawyers, community-based documentary filmmakers and scholars will discuss issues involved in visual legal advocacy, their efficacy and the possibilities for extending visual advocacy to social justice law practice.

Additional information about the Oct. 19 event is available at

www.law.upenn.edu/academics/institutes/documentaries/vlaroundtable.

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