Hillsdale College Kirby Center

Former U.S. Attorney for DC Joe diGenova to Speak at Hillsdale’s Kirby Center

Former government counsel to speak on “The Politicization of the FBI”

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On Thursday, January 25, Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship will host attorney Joe diGenova, former U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia under President Reagan, special counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, and chief counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration. His lecture, part of the AWC Family Foundation Lecture Series, is titled “The Politicization of the FBI.” It will draw on diGenova’s many years in government service to examine the role the federal agency plays in today’s political climate.

The lecture is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Media and attendees should register at the event’s ticketing website.

WHEN:

Thursday, January 25, 2018
6 p.m. EDT – Doors Open
6:30 p.m. EDT – Lecture // Reception to follow

WHERE:

Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship
227 Massachusetts Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002

WHO:

Joe diGenova is a founding partner of the Washington, D.C., law firm, diGenova & Toensing, LLP. He has served as U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, independent counsel of the United States under the Ethics in Government Act, special counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, chief counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, and counsel to the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

The Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship is an extension of the teaching mission of Hillsdale College to Washington, D.C. Its purpose is to teach the Constitution and the principles that give it meaning. Through the study of original source documents from American history—and of older books that formed the education of America’s founders—the Center seeks to inspire students, teachers, citizens, and policymakers to return the Constitution to its central place in the political life of the nation.

About Hillsdale College

Hillsdale College is an independent liberal arts college located in southern Michigan. Founded in 1844, the College has built a national reputation through its classical liberal arts core curriculum and its principled refusal to accept federal or state taxpayer subsidies, even indirectly in the form of student grants or loans. It also conducts an outreach effort promoting civil and religious liberty, including a free monthly speech digest, Imprimis, with a circulation of more than 5.7 million. For more information, visit hillsdale.edu.

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