On June 25th, over 150 DC residents, civic leaders, attorneys and activists, as well as numerous School of Law students and alumni, attended "So You Want to Be DC’s Attorney General?" a panel discussion moderated by School of Law Dean Shelley Broderick designed to shed light on the role and responsibilities of the DC Attorney General in the run up to the first-ever election for the position.
The panel included current DC Attorney General Irv Nathan; former DC Attorney General Peter Nickels; Phil Mendelson, DC Council Chair; Kathy Patterson, Former DC Councilmember and Robert Spagnoletti another former DC Attorney General.
Sponsoring organizations included the ACLU, National Capital Region; the Council for Court Excellence; the District of Columbia Bar; DC Appleseed; DC Vote; the League of Women Voters of the Nation's Capital and the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law.
The Washington Post mentioned the panel in an article on July 8, 2013 at: