FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – January 17, 2014 -
Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center will welcome U.S. Supreme Court Clerk (Ret.) Gen. William K. Suter on Friday, Jan. 24.
Alumni, friends, and members of the community are invited to enjoy an evening of interesting discussion with Gen. Suter, a reception, and a private docent led tour of the NSU Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale.
As Clerk of the highest court in our land, Gen. Suter witnessed oral arguments brought before the Court from 1991 to 2013 on cases concerning the death penalty, search and seizure, abortion, immigration, intellectual property, religious freedom, right to die/assisted suicide, free speech, and of course the memorable Bush v. Gore, Citizens United v. FEC, Arizona v. United States and most recently, the Affordable Care Act.
Prior to his service as Clerk, Gen. Suter had a distinguished career in the U.S. Army where he rose to the level of Assistant Judge Advocate General with the rank of Major General. He earned a Bronze Star, a Distinguished Service Medal, and the Parachutist Badge for his service during the Vietnam War. He is an interesting speaker with an affable charm and good sense of humor.
The event will take place on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at NSU’s Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, 1 East Las Olas Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL. 33301. The cost is $25 per person. Admission price includes lecture, reception, and docent guided tour of museum.
About the Shepard Broad Law Center: Nova Southeastern University’s Law Center offers a rigorous traditional academic program in three-year day and four-year evening versions. NSU Law prides itself on preparing graduates to make a smooth transition from the classroom to the courtroom or boardroom. Lawyering Skills and Values (LSV)-Every student completes a four-semester LSV sequence that combines traditional legal reasoning, writing, and research with an introduction to lawyer interviewing, counseling, negotiating, mediating, advocating, and other critical skills in a simulated law firm experience.
About Nova Southeastern University: Situated on 314 beautiful acres in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic fully accredited research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at all levels. NSU is a not-for-profit independent institution with 27,000 students. NSU awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields. NSU is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and it is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. For more information, please visit www.nova.edu. Celebrating 50 years of academic excellence!
Felecia Henderson, Ed.D | Office of Public Affairs