Symposium to Feature Political and Judicial Figures

The University of Tennessee College of Law Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution and the Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy are sponsoring this year’s Summers-Wyatt Symposium on Friday in Knoxville. This year’s program, “Crisis, Coverage and Communication: Advocacy in a 24/7 News World,” will feature national figures including Tom Griscom, an assistant to former President Ronald Reagan who co-directed summits between Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev and directed Reagan’s "tear down this wall" speech; James Duff, who served as chief of staff to U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist during the 1999 Clinton impeachment trial; Adam Goldberg, the lawyer who served as special associate counsel to President Bill Clinton during the Monica Lewinsky scandal; Pamela Mackey, who represented NBA player Kobe Bryant; and Joe Cheshire, who represented members of the Duke Lacrosse team. Read more about the event