TU Law "Alumni in Residence" Joe Cannon Will Address Civil Rights Marches in Public Lecture

Tuesday, November 02, 1999

Published on 11/2/99

"Mississippi Civil Rights Marches: 1966" will be the topic of a lecture presented by Joe A. Cannon at The University of Tulsa College of Law on Friday, October 29. Cannon, who is visiting as an "Alumni in Residence," is a 1966 graduate of the college.

The lecture will be held at 10 a.m. in the Moot Court Room of TU’s John Rogers Hall, located near Fourth Place and Florence Avenue. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Cannon is a former Colorado District Judge and the former chair of the Supreme Court Criminal Rules Committee. He has been a faculty member of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy for 15 years, teaching at Southern Methodist University, the University of Arizona, the University of Colorado and the University of New Mexico. Cannon is currently an arbiter for the Judicial Arbiter Group, Inc. in Denver and Colorado Springs, Colo. The "Alumni in Residence" program is part of TU’s College of Law Enrichment Program. It brings distinguished alumni back to campus to share their experiences and knowledge with current law students and faculty. Cannon will be visiting the college for two days, participating in a series of events involving students and faculty.

For more information about the lecture or Joe Cannon’s visit, please call 631-2431.