The American Bar Association cordially invites you to attend

The American Bar Association cordially invites you to attend

WHEN: Tuesday, August 5, 5:00 - 6:30 P.M.
WHERE: National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW,
Washington, DC (Ballroom, 13th Floor)

Howard Fineman
Senior Washington Correspondent, Newsweek Magazine and MSNBC Political Analyst

ABA President William H. Neukom presents the 51st Annual Silver Gavel Awards for:

The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court (Book Category)
Jeffrey Toobin, Author

"Lawless Lands: The Crisis in Indian Country" (Newspaper Category)
Michael Riley, Staff Writer, The Denver Post

"The Supreme Court," (Documentary Category)
Thirteen/WNET New York
Jody Sheff, Executive Producer
Thomas Lennon, Director

" Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial" (Television Program Category)
Paula Apsell, Executive Producer
Joseph McMaster, Writer/Director/Producer
Melanie Wallace, Senior Series Producer
Vulcan Productions:
Richard Hutton, Executive Producer
Bonnie Benjamin-Phariss, Supervising Producer

Attendance is free to this very special program. RSVP is required.

We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of Vinson & Elkins for the Silver Gavel Awards program.

Vinson & Elkins

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American Bar Association Public Program

Meet the Filmmaker of "The Response," Guantanamo Courtroom Drama: Screening and Q&A with Sig Libowitz

The ABA Public Program Series will continue with a screening of "The Response," a courtroom drama based on actual transcripts of the Guantanamo military tribunals. The 30-minute film recently received the 2009 ABA Silver Gavel Award for Drama & Literature. After the screening, producer/writer/actor (and lawyer) Sig Libowitz will engage in a Q&A session with the audience. "The Response" also stars Kate Mulgrew ("Star Trek: Voyager") and Peter Riegert ("Damages," "Traffic") as military judges and Aasif Mandvi ("The Daily Show") as a detainee on trial.

Tuesday, June 2
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
American Bar Association Headquarters
21st Board Rooms
321 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Introduction of Program
Henry F. White Jr., Executive Director, American Bar Association

Program Moderator
Edward Adams
Editor and Publisher, ABA Journal

Featured Speaker

Sig Libowitz
"The Response" 2009 ABA Silver Gavel Award for Drama & Literature

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