District Judge Antoon to Register Opinions on Law and Technology Sept. 27

ELBOURNE, FLA.—The Florida Institute of Technology Department of Humanities and Communication presents the Honorable John Antoon II in an inaugural lecture on Sept. 27 on campus. Late registration and check-in will begin at 6 p.m. followed by a reception at 6:15; the lecture starts at 7 p.m. The United States district judge will present “In Pursuit of Life, Liberty and Technology” in the Denius Student Center second floor Hartley Room.

Judge Antoon will describe the impact of scientific and technological issues, which have become more present in Federal Court since he was nominated by President Clinton and confirmed by the Senate in 2000. He will highlight notable cases involving science and technology that may have a great importance in the continuing development of federal law. He also will discuss the increasing need for lawyers to have an understanding of matters involving science and technology in order to better serve their clients’ needs.

The lecture is free to the Florida Tech community and the general public. There is a fee of $25 for those seeking continuing education credit. Due to space limitations, pre-registration is necessary for all. Contact Professional Development at pdpregistration@fit.edu, (321) 674-8382.

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