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Obama Appoints Patty Gerstenblith ’71 to Chair State Department’s Cultural-Property Committee

Posted July 21, 2011
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President Barack Obama has appointed Patty Gerstenblith ’71 to chair the Department of State’s Cultural Property Advisory Committee (CPAC), which advises the administration on its responsibilities under the 1970 UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property. Gerstenblith served a previous term on […]

Julie Anna Potts ’91 Appointed Chief Counsel to Senate Agriculture Committee

Posted January 29, 2010

Julie Anna Potts ’91 has been named chief counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. U.S. Sen. Blanche Lincoln, who chairs the committee, announced Potts’ appointment in December. Potts, an Alabama native who majored in English at Bryn Mawr, earned her law degree from George Washington University Law School. Before her […]

Ilana Diamond Rovner ’60 honored as “legal legend”

Posted June 22, 2009

Judge Ilana Diamond Rovner ’60 of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit was honored by the Chicago Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society as one of five “legal legends” in 2008. During the same year, Rovner won the American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Seventh Circuit, a laurel that […]

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