Judge David Sentelle to Speak at Baylor Feb. 10

Feb. 4, 1998

by Alan Hunt

The Baylor University Federalist Society will present "Equal Protection At Last" by Judge David Sentelle of the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, in Bennett Auditorium. Baylor School of Law Dean Brad Toben will give the introduction. Sentelle's talk is free and open to the public.

Sentelle graduated from the University of North Carolina Law School in 1968. He was an associate with the firm of Uzzell & Dumont, in Asheville, N.C., from 1968-70. From 1974-77, he was a North Carolina State District Judge in Charlotte, and he became a partner of Tucker, Hicks, Sentelle, Moon & Hodge in 1977.

Sentelle taught at the law schools of the University of North Carolina and Florida State University and in the department of criminal justice at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

He served for two years as a U. S. District Judge in Asheville until his appointment on Oct. 19, 1987, to the U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Sentelle serves as presiding judge of the special division of the Court for the Appointment of Independent Counsels. He is also president of the Edward Bennett Williams Inn of the American Inns of Court.

The Federalist Society for the Law and Public Policy Studies is a group of conservatives and libertarians interested in the current state of the legal order. Baylor's student division was chartered in September 1997.

For more information, contact Peter Redpath at 753-4999.

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