Mr. James Burling, the Pacific Legal Foundation's Director of Litigation, and Duke Law's own Professor Theresa Newman will be joining the Federalist Society to talk about why they chose a public interest career. The Pacific Legal Foundation is the oldest and most successful public interest legal organization. PLF's litigation focuses on defending private property, promoting sensible environmental policies, and creating a nation in which people are judged by the content of their character and not the color of their skin. Mr. Burling has been with PLF since 1983 and his cases involve regulatory takings, environmental and land use regulations, eminent domain, and Indian law. Professor Newman is co-director of the Wrongful Convictions Clinic and faculty adviser to the student-led Innocence Project. Cosponsored by PILF, the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, and the Career Center.
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