Mount Ida College Announces Arthur R. Miller, the Quintessential Law Professor and Host of Miller's Court, as its 2011 Wadsworth Distinguished Lecture Series Speaker on November 29, 2011
November 1, 2011
Arthur R. Miller, Wadsworth Distinguished Lecture Series Speaker
Newton, MA – Mount Ida College is pleased to announce that Arthur R. Miller, the quintessential law professor and TV personality of Miller’s Court and host of “Miller Law” of Court TV, will be the speaker for the Wadsworth Distinguished Lecture Series on Tuesday, November 29, 2011. The lecture, Access to Civil Justice, is from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at Carlson Hall at the College. The event, which will include a question and answer session, will be hosted and moderated by Professor John McLaughlin of Mount Ida College. The event is free and open to the general public. Due to limited space, we ask attendees to please R.S.V.P. to Luke Wilson at email@example.com or at (617)928-4537.
The Wadsworth Distinguished Lecture Series was established in 1990 to engage prominent individuals to provide lectures on selected topics to the Mount Ida College community and the community at large. The series is named after dear friends of the College, the late William Steele Wadsworth, a member of the Board of Overseers of the College, and his wife the late Arline Graham Wadsworth, an alumna of the Class of 1920. Previous Wadsworth Lecture speakers include Andrew Card, Michael Dukakis and Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., to name a few.
About Arthur R. Miller
Arthur R. Miller, LL.B. is currently a university professor at New York University School of Law. Previously, he was the Bruce Bromley Professor of Law at Harvard Law School; Miller taught at Harvard Law School for 36 years. He also practices law in New York City. Miller received his undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester and his LL.B. from Harvard Law School.
For eight years, Miller was host of Miller’s Court. He also was the former Legal Commentator for Boston’s WCVB-TV; Legal Editor, ABC’s “Good Morning America” and Host, “Miller Law” on Court TV. He is the author or co-author of numerous works on civil procedure, notably the Wright & Miller treatise, Federal Practice & Procedure; he has also written on copyright and on privacy issues. Professor Miller carries on an active law practice, particularly in the federal appellate courts.
His public interest activities include serving as a member and reporter for the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules of the Judicial Conference of the United States, as Reporter for the American Law Institute’s Project on Complex Litigation, and a Commissioner on the United States Commission on New Technological Uses of Copyrighted Works. He was recently honored as a Commander to the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II.