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Pacific McGeorge Announces 2004-05 Distinguished Speaker Series

September 14, 2004

Tags: Faculty & Scholarship, 2004

This academic year we celebrate our 80th anniversary theme— “80 Years of Doing Justice to the Teaching and Practice of Law”— and mark the 12th year of our Distinguished Speakers Series with presentations on four critical issues challenging legal practitioners and law faculty alike. Our distinguished speakers will address the social and medical impact of health insurance savings accounts; the legality of biopiracy—corporate patents on indigenous medical and cosmetic remedies that have been used for centuries in poor countries; the assumption that directors and officers of banks are subject to higher fiduciary duty than their corporate counterparts; and prosecutorial limits to international white collar crime.

PROFESSOR RICHARD L. KAPLAN
University of Illinois College of Law
“Who’s Afraid of Personal Responsibility? Health Savings Accounts and the Future of Health Care Policy”
Thursday, September 30

PROFESSOR JIM CHEN
University of Minnesota Law School
“There’s No Such Thing as Biopiracy... And It’s a Good Thing, Too”
Tuesday, January 18, 2005

PROFESSOR MICHAEL P. MALLOY
University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law
“The Corporate Law of Banks and the Dog in the Night-Time”
Monday, February 14, 2005

PROFESSOR ELLEN PODGOR
Georgia State University College of Law
“The Extraterritorial Prosecution of White Collar Crime: Are There Any Limits?”
Monday, March 14, 2005

Alumni, faculty, students, judges and all legal professionals are invited to attend at no
charge. For further information, please contact the Alumni Office (916) 739-7141