Sunday, March 29, 2009

Economic Liberty Lecture Series: Bruce Fein Monday 4/6

Economic Liberty Lecture Series: Bruce Fein

The GMU Econ Society is very fortunate to have legal expert Bruce Fein come speak at the 4th installment in the Economic Liberty Lecture Series hosted by the Future of Freedom Foundation and the GMU Econ Society. The event will be held in the Johnson Center Cinema on Monday April 6 at starting at 530pm with a free pizza dinner, the talk with Q&A, and then a showing of the movie Equilibrium. Here is more info on the event:

Schedule- Monday 4/6/09
5:30 pm – Pizza
6:00 pm – Talk with Q&A
7:30 pm – Movie

SPEAKER: Bruce Fein
Bruce Fein commands impressive experience and influence in the corridors of both national and international power. He graduated from Harvard Law School with honors in 1972.
After a coveted federal judicial clerkship, he joined the U.S. Department of Justice where he served as assistant director of the Office of Legal Policy, legal adviser to the assistant attorney general for antitrust, and the associate deputy attorney general. Mr. Fein then was appointed general counsel of the Federal Communications Commission, followed by an appointment as research director for the Joint Congressional Committee on Covert Arms Sales to Iran.
He recently served on the American Bar Association's Task Force on Presidential signing statements.

MOVIE: Equilibrium
“In a futuristic world, a strict regime has eliminated war by
suppressing emotions: books, art and music are strictly
forbidden and feeling is a crime punishable by death. Cleric John Preston (Christian Bale) is a top ranking government agent responsible for destroying those who resist the rules. When he misses a dose of Prozium, a mind-altering drug that hinders emotion, Preston, who has been trained to enforce the strict laws of the new regime, suddenly becomes the only person
capable of overthrowing it.”

Presented by:
GMU Econ Society

The Future of Freedom Foundation 703-934-6101

For highly recommended videos of Bruce Fein at the FFF's Restoring the Republic 2008 Conference click here.

To watch the trailer for Equilibrium click here.

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