April 25, 2005: Events: COS - Nigeria: Country Directors - Nigeria: Albuquerque Bar Association : Former Nigeria Country Director Delano Lewis to speak on May 2

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Former Uganda Country Director Delano Lewis to speak on May 2

Former Uganda Country Director Delano Lewis to speak on May 2

Former Uganda Country Director Delano Lewis to speak on May 2

Law Day

Each year on May 1st, Law Day provides an opportunity for everyone to reflect on our legal heritage, on the role of law, and on the rights and duties which are the foundation of peace and prosperity for all mankind. In the late 1950s, the American Bar Association instituted May 1 as Law Day to draw attention to both the principles and practice of law and justice. President Dwight D. Eisenhower established Law Day by proclamation in 1958.

Law Day May 2

"The Role of the American Lawyer in a Global Society"

Delano Lewis, former U.S. ambassador to South Africa and retired chief executive officer of National Public Radio (NPR) will speak at the Law Day Luncheon to be held at the Hyatt.


Lewis earned a bachelor's degree in political science and history from Kansas University in 1960 and a law degree from Washburn University in 1963. He worked as an attorney for the U.S. Justice Department and later for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. From 1966 to 1969, Lewis served in the U.S. Peace Corps as associate director in Nigeria and later as country director in Uganda. On his return from Africa, he was named director of the Peace Corps' East and Southern Africa Division. After rising through the ranks of C&P Telephone in Washington, D.C., he became president and CEO. In 1994 he became CEO of National Pubic Radio. Lewis retired from NPR in 1998, and one year later was appointed by former President Bill Clinton as U.S. ambassador to South Africa.

Lunch and Program

Price: $30 per person

$300 for reserved table for 10

$600 sponsor includes table for 10

Contributions for this event in any amount are appreciated. Contact Jeanne Adams at 842-1151 or abqbar@abqbar.com to discuss sponsorship or contribution.

Register NOW! Registration Deadline: April 27, 2005.

Reservations and payment may be made in one of these ways:

1. Pay Online

2. Call 243-2615 or 842-1151

3. Fax to 842-0287

4. By Mail to 400 Gold SW, Suite 620, Albuquerque, NM 87102.

Please contact Jeanne Adams at 842-1151 to discuss sponsorship at this event.

Law Library Tradition

With the support of the Friends of the Law Library of Congress, the Law Library has developed its own annual tradition to observe Law Day as a way to celebrate the significance of law and the legal profession here and in other countries of the world, as well as reflect the wealth of its vast global collection, and the expertise and diverse background of its unique staff. Over the years, the programs of these events have varied from featuring a single speaker lecturing on a particular aspect of law to a panel of participants offering selected readings ranging from scholarly essays on law and justice to fictionalized accounts of lawyering, from antiquity to the present day, and from a variety of countries.

ROAST (August)

Bench & Bar Reception

This event brings the voluntary bar associations & other legal organizations together for a warm social gathering honoring new and sitting judges.





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