Out of the Ashes: Searching for Justice

Seattle, Washington
Friday, October 08, 2010

      Films for Justice presents:
Out of the Ashes: Searching for Justice
A Documentary Film Screening CLE & Catered Reception
Film Produced by Professor Marilyn Berger
Panel Discussion Moderated by Dean Mark Niles, Seattle University School of Law

Panelists: Honorable Robert Alsdorf (ret.),   Honorable  Terrence Carroll (ret.), and Honorable Terence Lukens (ret.)
(click on their name to see their bio)








Out of the Ashes: Searching for Justice
Friday, October 08, 2010 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM (Pacific Time)

Seattle University School of Law
Sullivan Hall
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98122
United States

Course Description:
Eleven days after the terrorist attack, the federal government put in place the largest public entitlement program:  the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund to deal with this terrorist tragedy.  Professor Marilyn Berger and her documentary film crew followed seven families as they navigated the legal system and legal choices presented to them.  Join us as we explore the legal, moral and ethical ramifications of the Fund and its impact on our civil justice system.


Course Materials:
Airline Stabilization Act
VCF Interim Final Rule
Regulation of Testimony
Feinberg Testimony
Mediator's Report
Detailed Agenda
Speaker Bios

1:00pm - 1:45pm:  Registration & Casual Luncheon for those attending the panel discussion

1:45pm - 3:45pm:  Panel Discussion to focus on issues of Dispute Resolution, Complex Litigation, Role of Special Master, Discovery, Damages, Ethics and Remedies and Meaningful Justice
    Dean Mark Niles Moderating
    Panelists:  Honorable Robert Alsdorf, Honorable Terrence Carroll  & Honorable Terence Lukens 
    1.75 CLE credits, including .50 ethics

3:45pm - 4:00pm:  Break

4:00pm - 6:00pm:  Film Screening: Out of the Ashes 
    Question session with Professor Marilyn Berger  
    2.0 CLE credits

6:00pm - 7:00pm:  Catered Reception

Earlybird Registration valid through 5:00pm Monday October 4, 2010: (Thereafter add $15)

Full Agenda
$99 Standard Registration
$89 Discounted rate for those employed by Non-Profit or Gov't Entities
$79 Discounted rate for SU Law Alumni

Attending Film  and/or reception only (No CLE), no charge.  However, please RSVP to cle@seattleu.edu  for the film and/or reception.


Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • If paying by check:  Complete the online registration information and choose pay by check option.  Please make check(s) payable to Seattle University School of Law CLE and attach or include information identifying the registrant(s) and program(s) attended. Mail to Seattle University School of Law CLE Department, Sullivan Hall, Room 200J, 901 12th Avenue, PO Box 222000 Seattle WA 98122-1090. Please call 206-398-4233 with any payment questions.

    Group Registration:  Applicable fees for all registrants in a group will be charged to the first person registered in the group as one transaction.   If different members of the group are paying individually (for example with different credit cards), individual registrations are required.

    Cancellations:  The last day to cancel for this program is 5:00pm Friday October 4, 2010.  Thereafter no refunds are permitted.  However, a substitute attendee is most welcome.

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