Feb 9, 2010    #014
Contact: Laura Byerley
(816) 235-1592

UMKC School of Law hosts Edward Smith/Bryan Cave Lecture

French judge and European Union high representative Jean-Louis Bruguiére speaks on the fight against terrorism

In conjunction with the International Relations Council and Alliance Française, the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Law presents its Edward A. Smith/Bryan Cave Lecture -"Transatlantic Cooperation in the Fight Against Terror: the French Perspective" on Monday, Feb. 15. The Honorable Jean-Louis Bruguiére will present the lecture at 7 p.m. in the E.E. (Tom) Thompson Courtroom at the UMKC School of Law, 500 E. 52nd St., Kansas City, Mo. To attend, RSVP to or (816) 235-5361.

Missouri law professionals can earn 1 hour of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits.

An investigative judge with an international reputation, Jean-Louis Bruguiére is the European Union's high representative to the U.S. for the fight against terrorism within the Terrorist Finance Tracking Program. Until 2007, he was responsible for the supervision and coordination of the anti-terrorism section in Paris. Having investigated more than 100 cases of terrorism during his 30-year career, Bruguiére is considered one of the foremost terrorism experts in the West.

This lecture is made possible in part by the Délégation Générale of Alliance Française in the United States.

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), one of four University of Missouri campuses, is a public university serving more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. UMKC engages with the community and economy based on a four-part mission: life and health sciences; visual and performing arts; urban issues and education; and a vibrant learning and campus life experience.

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