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The Legacy of John Adams

Revolutionary leader and second President of the United States, John Adams, is the father of the right to legal counsel. His legacy from colonial times to the current debate about how to try the Guantanamo prisoners. Students in across Nevada will be linked for tomorrow's Law Day discussions of the right to legal counsel in any criminal trial. Participants in those discussions will give us a preview of the issues.
Sig Libowitz, screenwriter. "The Response"
Justice Nancy Saitta, Nevada Supreme Court
Michael Sommermeyer, Chair of the Law Day Committee, Nevada Supreme Court
Judge Rob Bare,  Clark County District Court and former JAG officer

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Monday, May 9, 2011