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Friday, January 29
9am to 5pm
Chapman University School of Law
Kennedy Hall, Rm. 237 A-B
Drug War Madness: Policies, Boarders, and Corruption
Featuring Keynote Speaker Michael Chertoff, Secretary of Homeland Security under former President George W. Bush
Approved for California MCLE credit by the California Bar
Registration and Breakfast, 8 – 9 a.m.
Introductory Remarks, 9:15 – 9:45 a.m., given by MARC MAUER, Executive Director of The Sentencing Project, and ASSOCIATE DEAN TIMOTHY CANOVA, Chapman University School of Law
PANEL 1, 10 – 11:40 a.m.
Current U.S. Drug Policy and Alternative Paradigms
Former DEA Agent and Terrorism Expert
HON. JIM GRAY
Former Orange County Superior Court Judge
Former Director of DEA and Under Secretary for Homeland Security
Professor of Law, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
HON. JAMES ROGAN (Moderator)
Orange County Superior Court Judge
KEYNOTE LUNCH, 12 – 1:20 p.m
KEYNOTE SPEAKER HON. MICHAEL CHERTOFF
Former Secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security
PANEL 2, 1:40 – 3:10 P.M.
Cross Border Flows: Drugs, People & Trade
Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law
Professor of Law, California Western School of Law
ERNESTO HERNANDEZ (Moderator)
Associate Professor of Law, Chapman University School of Law
Dean and Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest Law and Chicana/o Studies,
University of California, Davis.
PANEL 3, 3:20 – 4:50 P.M.
Narcoterrorism, Organized Crime, and Political Corruption
Senior VP for International Business Development GARDAWORLD
NUBAR HOVSEPIAN (Moderator)
Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies, Chapman
Senior Trial Attorney at The Blanch Law Firm
Legal Fellow with the American Center for Democracy
RECEPTION AND SILENT AUCTION, STARTING AT 5:00 P.M., CO-HOSTED BY PILF