Sen. Sessions to Speak at Samford

Posted by Philip Poole on 2010-03-25

Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., will be featured in a panel discussion Monday, March 29, at Samford University. The 3 p.m. event will be in Brock Recital Hall and is open to the public.      

Sessions will be questioned by a panel of faculty experts: William G. Ross, professor of law; Fred Shepherd, chair and professor of political science; and Beck A. Taylor, business school dean.      

Sessions has served in the U.S. Senate since 1997. He is ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and serves on the Armed Forces, Energy and Natural Resources, and Budget Committees. He is a member of Samford’s board of overseers. His daughter earned both undergraduate and law degrees at Samford.      

The event is cosponsored by Samford’s Brock School of Business, Cumberland School of Law, Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership and Omicron Delta Kappa national leadership honor society. 

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