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

Friday, January 4, 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.


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