Discussion with Robert McWhirter: Just What's So Exceptional About America? Rights, People, and the Bill of Rights

Discussion with Robert McWhirter: Just What's So Exceptional About America? Rights, People, and the Bill of Rights
7PM SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14
Robert McWhirter
Arizona Civil Liberties Union



The criminal defense and constitutional attorney presents his illustrated and annotated new guide to the Bill of Rights and its history, Bills, Quills, and Stills.

Robert McWhirter uses the Constitution and The Bill of Rights every day as a practicing criminal lawyer and authority on criminal immigration law. His vast experience and impressive credentials in the field of law have prepared him for his latest contribution to all American citizens as author of Bills, Quills, and Stills: An Annotated, Illustrated, and Illuminated History of the Bill of Rights. He has laid out a full history using modern cultural examples only a practicing attorney’s experience could impart. As an internationally recognized speaker on the history of The Bills of Rights, trial advocacy, and immigration law, McWhirter set out to write something that presents a coherent yet compelling account of history, complete with modern cultural references.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
ROBERT MCWHIRTER is an award-winning, internationally recognized speaker and author on trial advocacy, immigration law, and the history of The Bill of Rights. He is a certified Specialist in Criminal Law with the State Bar of Arizona and first chair qualified to defend capital cases by the Arizona Supreme Court. Fluent in Spanish, McWhirter has extensively taught comparative criminal procedure and trial advocacy in Latin America. In 2010-11, he served in El Salvador, administering an $11M USAID project to reform the justice system, overseeing programs and trainings for the Salvadoran courts, police, prosecutors and public defenders. His previously published book, The Criminal Lawyer’s Guide To Immigration Law: Questions and Answers (ABA, 2006), was extensively quoted in 2010 by Justice Alito in Padilla vs. Kentucky. Today McWhirter is a supervising attorney at the ASU Alumni Law Group, a teaching law firm providing training for new lawyers from the Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, and serving clients of modest means.
Bills, Quills and Stills: An Annotated, Illustrated, and Illuminated History of the Bill of Rights Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9781614383802
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: American Bar Association - August 7th, 2015

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