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 credentials in the field of law have prepared him for his latest book. Here, he doesn't simply present history as fact; he lays out a full history of the Bill of Rights, using modern cultural examples from his experiences as an attorney.
Co-presented by the Arizona Civil Liberties Union
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Attorney 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 US AID project to reform the justice system, overseeing programs and trainings for the Salvadoran courts, police, prosecutors and public defenders. 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.