Academic Speaker Series

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Featured Speaker: Louis Freeh

Monday, September 15, 2003 - "National Security and Civil Liberty: Pros and Cons"


Louis Freeh was the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from 1993-2001. With law degrees from Rutgers University and New York University , Director Freeh worked for years in the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, where he took a lead role in the investigation and prosecution of the Mafia. Hailed as "a law enforcement legend" by President Clinton, Director Freeh modernized and internationalized the FBI. Since leaving the FBI, Freeh has served as Vice Chairman of MBNA America Bank from September 2001 through January 2006, as well as serving as general Counsel for the bank and MBNA Corporation, Corporate Secretary, and Ethics Officer. The author of My FBI: Bringing Down the Mafia, Investigating Bill Clinton, and Fighting the War on Terror , he will speak on National Security and Civil Liberty: Pros and Cons on Monday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Skyhawk Arena of the Elam Center .