Law at the Movies: Erin Brockovich – Thu. Apr. 19

The Friends of the Georgetown Law Library invite you to the latest screening in the Law at the Movies film series:Body Heat poster

Movie: Erin Brockovich (2000)
Date:  Thursday, April 19, 2012
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Hart Auditorium

Based upon a true story, this award-winning film focuses on a legal assistant and her small law firm who uncover and prosecute a class action suit over the environmental poisoning of a small California town. Julia Roberts won an Oscar for her portrayal of Brockovich, who sacrificed her time and limited resources in passionate pursuit of justice.

After the program, please stay for a discussion on the ethical, legal, and cultural aspects of the film. The panel will include:

  • Michael Frisch, Adjunct Professor of Law & Ethics Counsel
  • Kumar Jayasuriya, Adjunct Professor of Law & Associate Law Librarian
  • Andrew Christensen, Reference Librarian
  • Jason Zarin, Reference Librarian

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