Chattanooga Chapter Of Federal Bar Association To Host University Of South Carolina Emeritus Professor Dan T. Carter

Friday, January 04, 2013
Professor Dan T. Carter
Professor Dan T. Carter

The Chattanooga Chapter of the Federal Bar Association announced Friday that it will hold its annual meeting on Jan. 15, at at noon at The Chattanoogan. The speaker will be University of South Carolina Emeritus Professor Dan T. Carter. Professor Carter, who has been bestowed with the title of being one of the nation’s leading authorities on race relations and American politics, will focus his talk on current trends in voting rights in the United States. 

In addition to his professorial and academic prestige, Professor Carter is the author and editor of more than 40 articles and seven works of history, including Scottsboro:  A Tragedy of the American South (1970); When the War Was Over:  the Failure of Self-Reconstruction in the South, 1865-1867 (1985); and The Politics of Rage:  George Wallace, The Origins of the New Conservatism and the Transformation of American Politics (1995).  Professor Carter has also been a frequent contributor on NPR’s “Talk of the Nation,” and “All Things Considered,” as well as “The News Hour with Jim Lehrer” and ABC’s “Nightline.” 

The event is open to the public. Cost for admission is $30, which includes lunch at The Chattanoogan.   

The mission of the Association is to strengthen the federal legal system and administration of justice by serving the interests and the needs of the federal practitioner, both public and private, the federal judiciary and the public they serve.  The Chattanooga Chapter is comprised of active members of the Federal Bar Association who reside or has employment or an office in the following counties which make up the Southern Division of the Eastern District of Tennessee:  Bledsoe, Bradley, Hamilton, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Polk, Rhea, Sequatchie.

For questions or to reserve a seat, please contact Katharine Gardner at carter_chambers@tned.uscourts.gov.


SIGNIX Hires New Vice President Of Partner Development

SIGNiX , a company that provides secure and simple digital signature services announced the hiring of its new Vice President of Partner Development, Leonora Zilkha Williamson. Ms. Williamson will work to identify and target potential partners in a variety of industries.  SIGNiX has long been a partner-centric company that focuses on providing total solutions to software ... (click for more)

Northgate And Hamilton Place Malls Offer Free Trick Or Treating

Northgate & Hamilton Place Mall Stores are offering free family fun  with trick or treating at participating mall stores on Friday, Oct. 31.  It will last from 6 p.m. until close while supplies last. (click for more)

Additions And Improvements At Camp Jordan Arena Coming Soon

Additions and improvements are coming to Camp Jordan Arena in the near future. At the Thursday night meeting of the East Ridge city council, approval was given for buying new playground equipment. It will come from Gametime, a locally-based company. The VP of Marketing lives in East Ridge and made a proposal to set up the playground at Camp Jordan so his company could use it for ... (click for more)

Tribute Service For Luther Masingill Held At Historic Engel Stadium

It took a place as big as historic Engel Stadium for Chattanooga to say goodbye to their beloved Luther. Hundreds came Thursday afternoon to pay tribute to Luther Masingill who died early Monday morning after a radio career that spanned an amazing 74 years. It was clear from all who spoke that he was considered not only a radio personality, but also a role model. One after ... (click for more)

Not Everything Has Been Done To Save Hutcheson

I am a resident of Walker County and I have a personal belief that a hospital ranks equal to other basic services a community should offer (like police, fire, emergency services, school systems, government, etc.). I am not privy to all the management and financial conundrums concerning the feasibility of maintaining and growing Hutcheson, and as a private citizen I don’t believe ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Pete Carroll’s Philosophy

Pete Carroll, the head football coach of the Seattle Seahawks, has a deep belief that he can change people by simply listening to them and then making suggestions on how they can get what they really want. If the people Carroll who can influence win, Carroll wins, and remember his team won last year’s Super Bowl with his methods.   When asked for example, here is what ... (click for more)