You have the right to remain silent.

Here is some information about a symposium on Friday at Chapman University:

Your “Right to Remain Silent!”
January 26, Symposium at Orange County’s Chapman
School of Law to address key civil liberty issues.

Miranda & the War on Terror and Corporate Crime.
Keynote lunch speech by former U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese. FREE to the general public. Attorneys receive 6 CLE credits for just $125. Government and non-profits only $100! Lunch event $45.

Friday, January 26, 9:00am-5:30pm, followed by reception.

9:00-10:30 am – Panel 1: Miranda and the War on Terror: interrogation
tactics employed; the state of civil liberties in warfare, and the
multifarious meaning of “warfare.” Stephen F. Rohde; Ronald J. Rychlak; Joan L. Larsen; M. Katherine B. Darmer
Moderator: Marisa S. Cianciarulo

10:45-12:15 pm – Panel 2: Miranda, The Media, and Public Access to
Information: mass media’s impact on our understanding of civil liberties; media
scrutiny impact on high profile investigations, such the recent Scooter Libby indictment. Jim Fleissner; Sam Kamin; Russell Covey; Jeremy M. Miller
Moderator: Sherri Burr

12:30-1:45 pm – Lunch, with Keynote Address by Edwin Meese III, Former
U.S. Attorney General “A Republic, If You Can Keep It”: whether the constitution is a foundation or a trampoline, and whether the Supreme Court is taking over war-making powers.

2:00-3:45 pm – Panel 3: Miranda in Modern Practice: Does it Protect the Innocent or the Guilty?: Miranda is designed to prevent coerced confessions. After 40 years, does it actually achieve this purpose?
Mark A. Godsey; Steven B. Duke; Janine Y. Kim; Paul Shechtman; Lawrence Rosenthal Moderator: Donald J. Kochan 4:00-5:30 pm - Panel 4 - Miranda and Corporate Crime: What is Miranda's role following corporate scandals such as Enron? Do new laws governing "corporate insiders" violate civil liberties? Roman E. Darmer; Keith P. Bishop; J. Kelly Strader; Steve Goorvitch; Thomas E. Holliday Moderator: Henry N. Butler TO REGISTER: Please contact Chapman Law Review by January 22. 714-628-2582, or