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Panel to Discuss Legal Legacy of Gerald Ford ’41 Friday, March 30

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A panel discussion on “The Legal Legacy of President Gerald Ford ’41” will be held Friday, March 30, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in Room 127.

Yale Law School Dean and Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh will moderate the discussion. Panelists taking part are:

  • Jack Fuller ’73, former president of Tribune Publishing Company, current board member of The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and former Special Assistant to U.S. Attorney General Edward Levi,

  • Carla Hills ’58, Chairman and CEO, Hills & Company, International, and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development during the Ford Administration,

  • John Shattuck ’70, CEO, John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, former Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, and former Executive Director, ACLU, Washington, D.C. office, and

  • William Michael Treanor ’85, Dean, Fordham University School of Law.

The panel discussion will explore some of the legal legacies of President Ford—the pardon of Richard Nixon, the rule of law and the Edward Levi appointment as attorney general, the Helsinki Treaty, and the appointment of Justice John Paul Stevens.

Prior to the panel discussion, Carla Hills will give a talk on “The Ford Presidency” from 2:30 to 3:15 in Room 127.

Both the panel discussion and the Carla Hills talk are free and open to the public.

Click here for a video of President Gerald Ford’s keynote address, "International Law & Crime in the Streets," at the Sesquicentennial Convocation of Yale Law School on April 25, 1975. 

Please note that this video is provided courtesy of Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Inc., and is protected under U.S. copyright law. Unauthorized use of the video in any manner will constitute copyright infringement for which the user will be held liable.