Professor D. Metcalfe to visit Edinburgh Law School

Professor Daniel Metcalfe, eminent Professor of Law at the Washington College of Law in the US, will visit the Law School on 22 March.

Professor Daniel Metcalfe, eminent Professor of Law at the Washington College of Law in the US, will visit the Law School on 22 March.

During his visit, Professor Metcalfe will participate in sessions with students studying for the Diploma in Legal Practice; Honours and LLM students on-campus; and also distance learners on the School's online LLM programmes.

Professor Metcalfe will discuss his experiences of defending FOIA and Privacy Act cases, as well as the efforts of the Obama administration to make US government transparency a reality.

Professor Metcalfe's visit to Scotland visit is hosted by the Office of the Scottish Information Commissioner, which is also organising a seminar on 24 March, 6-8pm at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. In the seminar, Professor Metcalfe will talk about the US experience of FOI. The Scottish Information Commissioner will respond.

For details and to book, please contact Ms D Hendry by email at centrefoi@dundee.ac.uk, by Monday 15 March.

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Photograph courtesy of Washington College of Law