Mon. Nov 12 at 12:30PM in J1-050 Auditorium
Virginia M. Kendall
U.S. District Judge, Northern District of Illinois
Ms. Kendall before being elevated to the federal bench, Judge Kendall served as a deputy chief in the United States Attorney’s Office in Chicago, where for more than ten years she served as the child exploitation coordinator. She travels extensively both domestically and internationally teaching judges and lawyers about crimes against women and children, and is an adjunct professor of law at Loyola University, the University of Chicago, and Northwestern.
T. Markus Funk
Partner, Perkins Coie LLP
Mr. Funk is now in private practice with the law firm of Perkins Coie, served as a federal prosecutor in Chicago for more than ten years, and spent two years in Kosovo as the USDOJ Resident Legal Advisor. He has taught criminal and international law at, among other places, Oxford University, the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, and the USDOJ National Advocacy Center; was awarded USDOJ and the State Department’s highest service awards; and is the author of four books and dozens of criminal law–related articles and book chapters.
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