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Date: Oct 02, 2009
NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg and NBC News and MSNBC Chief Legal Analyst Dan Abrams To Speak at Hofstra
The Inner Workings Of The Supreme Court
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY – National Public Radio (NPR) Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg and NBC News and MSNBC Chief Legal Analyst Dan Abrams will discuss “The Inner Workings of the Supreme Court” at Hofstra University on Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 3 p.m. at Monroe Lecture Center Theater, South Campus. The discussion will be moderated by Dean and Professor of Law at Hofstra Law School Nora Demleitner.
Nina Totenberg is National Public Radio's award-winning legal affairs correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR's critically acclaimed newsmagazines, All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition. Totenberg's coverage of legal affairs and the Supreme Court has won her widespread recognition. Newsweek says, "The mainstays [of NPR] are Morning Edition and All Things Considered. But the crème de la crème is Nina Totenberg." She is also a regular panelist on Inside Washington, a weekly syndicated public affairs television program produced in the nation's capital.
Dan Abrams is the chief legal analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. He also serves as a contributor to Dateline, Today and MSNBC. From June 2006 to October 2007, Abrams was the general manager of MSNBC. Prior to his management appointment, Abrams hosted The Abrams Report, a nightly legal affairs program, and later hosted the prime time show, Verdict with Dan Abrams. In November 2008, he started a media consulting firm called Abrams Research. In July 2009, Abrams launched Mediaite.com, a website for news, information and opinions about print, online and broadcast media, offering original and immediate assessments of the latest news as it breaks.
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