TU College of Law To Host Debate on “The Case of the Century: Bush v. Gore”

Wednesday, January 10, 2001

Now that Election 2000 is over, many people have been left wondering what exactly happened in Florida and the Supreme Court. In order to answer some of the lingering questions, The University of Tulsa College of Law and The Federalist Society will host a debate on “The Case of the Century: Bush v. Gore,” on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m.

The panel debate, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Great Hall of TU’s Allen Chapman Activity Center, located at Fifth Place and Florence Avenue. A reception will follow.

Dobie Langenkamp and Kent Frizzell will serve as moderators. Langenkamp is a former Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy and the Acting Director of TU’s National Energy-Environment Law and Policy Institute (NELPI). Frizzell is a former Deputy Secretary for the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Panelists include Cleta D. Mitchell, attorney with Sullivan & Mitchell, P.L.L.C., Washington, D.C.; Martin H. Belsky, dean of the TU College of Law; Steve Balman, attorney, Sneed Lang, PC; Stuart Price, Democratic National Committee - Rules Committee; and The Honorable Sven Erik Holmes, Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District, State of Oklahoma.

Topics to be discussed include: “Rescuing the 2000 Election from Chads and Chaos,” “Unjustified Intrusion,” “Unsought Responsibility,” “Scalia Picks a President,” and “The Role of the Judiciary.”

For more information, please call Sue Lorenz at 918-631-2431.