Legal Issues


Result: 73 Speakers Found

Elliott Abrams

Expert in Foreign Policy; Served in the State Department During all Eight Years of the Reagan Administration

An expert on U.S. foreign policy around the globe and a top White House adviser on Middle Eastern issues, Elliott Abrams has served in major foreign policy positions for two…


Dennis Archer

Lawyer and Politician from Michigan. A Democrat, Archer served on the Michigan Supreme Court and as mayor of Detroit

Dennis W. Archer is Chairman and CEO of Dennis W. Archer PLLC and Chairman Emeritus of Dickinson Wright PLLC, a Detroit-based law firm with more than 270 attorneys, with five…


John Artis

In 1966, in Paterson, New Jersey, John Artis, 19, had a promising future. He was an athlete, Boy Scout, altar boy and a college scholarship recipient

He was an African American man driving a white car with Rubin "Hurricane" Carter the same night three people were killed by two other African American men driving the same…


F. Lee Bailey

Criminal Defense Attorney; Sam Sheppard and O.J. Simpson Murder Defense Cases

Legendary defense attorney F. Lee Bailey is one of the best-known and most controversial figures in the practice of law. He has been involved with many of the most high…


Stephanie Bell-Rose

Senior Managing Director and Head TIAA Institute

Stephanie Bell-Rose was elected to Knight Foundation’s board of trustees in 2011. She is the chair of the Audit Committee and serves on the Governance and Investment committees. She serves…


Lincoln Caplan

Longtime Journalist and Author about Law and Public Affairs. He has covered the Supreme Court, the Justice Department, and other parts of the government, based in Washington, D.C.

Lincoln Caplan is a Senior Research Scholar and an occasional Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. He has written most recently for The American Prospect, The American Scholar, Harvard Magazine, and…


Sheryll Cashin

Professor at Georgetown University Law Center and Former White House Advisor on Urban and Economic Policy

Sheryll Cashin, Professor of Law at Georgetown, writes about race relations and inequality in America and is a passionate advocate and sought after speaker. She teaches Constitutional Law and Race…


Gordon G. Chang

Lawyer and Author; Best Known for His Book "The Coming Collapse of China"

Gordon G. Chang is the author of Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World, released by Random House in January 2006.  Showdown focuses on nuclear proliferation in general and…


Linda Chavez

Immigration Expert, Author, Columnist, Commentator and highest-ranking woman in President Reagan's White House, and first Latina ever nominated to the United States Cabinet

Linda Chavez is President of the Center for Equal Opportunity, a non-profit public policy research organization in Washington, DC. She also writes a weekly syndicated column that appears in newspapers…


Marcia Clark

Bestselling Author, Legal Analyst, & Former Prosecutor

Marcia Clark began the practice of law in criminal defense (two years as an attorney and two years as a law clerk). She joined the Office of the District Attorney…


Catherine Crier

Acclaimed Author, Former Judge, Award-Winning Journalist and Television Broadcaster

An Emmy and duPont-Columbia Award-winning journalist , and the youngest state judge to ever be elected in Texas, Catherine Crier is now a ma naging partner in Cajole Entertainment developing…


Morris Dees

Legendary Civil Rights Activist and co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center

Civil rights and diversity speaker Morris Dees is the co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, a non-profit group specializing in lawsuits involving civil rights violations, domestic terrorism, and hate-motivated…


Walter Echo-Hawk

Native American Speaker, Author and Attorney

Walter Echo-Hawk worked at the epicenter of this social movement and was instrumental in the passage of landmark laws such as the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (1990)…


John E. Echohawk

Member of the Pawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, is the Executive Director of the Native American Rights Fund

John Echohawk, Pawnee, is the Executive Director of the Native American Rights Fund. He was the first graduate of the University of New Mexico’s special program to train Indian lawyers,…


Judge Mablean Ephriam

Divorce Court Judge, Relationship Expert, Licensed Mediator & Family Law Attorney

Judge Mablean Ephriam is one of the most recognized jurists in America. She attributes her success to God, her family and close friends. Her faith, religion and trust in God…