March 24, 2005
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JUSTICE FOR ALL CRIMINAL DEFENSE TALK AT VITERBO APRIL 12
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- The Director of Wisconsin's State Public Defender Agency will present Justice for All: The Ethics of Criminal Defense Tuesday, April 12 at 7 p.m. in the D.B. and Marge Reinhart Center room 127.
Since his appointment as director in 1988, Nicholas Chiarkas has led the agency to three consecutive awards for excellence from Wisconsin Forward. He also serves on several state commissions and committees.
Chiarkas holds a doctorate in philosophy and a master's degree in sociology from Columbia University and a law degree from Temple University. He is also the founder of Justice Without Borders, is an adjunct professor of law at the University of Wisconsin Law School, winner of the Wisconsin Law Foundation's Outstanding Professional Award, and the first public defender to receive the Law Enforcement Commendation Medal awarded by the Sons of the American Revolution.
The event is part of the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership at Viterbo University's Spring 2005 lecture series. It is free and open to the public.