Thursday, December 31, 2009

January 26 Discussion of Kelo v. New London with Jeff Benedict

Please join the Houston Lawyers Chapter of The Federalist Society on Tuesday, January 26, for a breakfast discussion of:

Kelo v. New London

Jeff Benedict

Jeff Benedict is an award-winning investigative journalist and the best-selling author of nine books. He has been a contributing writer for Sports Illustrated, the Los Angeles Times, and the Hartford Courant. His books have been the basis for features on 60 Minutes, ABC News 20/20, Dateline, HBO Real Sports and the Discovery Channel. He is a Distinguished Professor at Southern Virginia University, where he teaches advanced writing. He holds a J.D., an M.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in History and he previously practiced law in Connecticut. His recent book LITTLE PINK HOUSE: A True Story of Defiance and Courage (Grand Central Publishing, January ‘09) chronicles the epic story behind the U.S. Supreme Court’s infamous decision on eminent domain – Kelo v. New London.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010, 7:45 - 9:00 a.m

Baker Botts L.L.P. • One Shell Plaza , 32nd Floor • 910 Louisiana St .

Please RSVP by Friday, January 22, at