Drew Days III to Speak at Pace Law School Commencement, May 23

Pace University School of Law will hold
commencement exercises at 11 a.m., Friday, May 23 at the White
Plains campus, 78 North Broadway. Honorary Doctor of Laws will be
awarded to Drew S. Days III, a Yale Law School professor and former
United States solicitor general and former assistant attorney general
for civil rights in the U.S. Department of Justice; Peter Basil
Carter, emeritus fellow at Wadham College in Oxford, England, a
professor with the Pace London Law Program and a former justice of
the peace of the County of Oxford; and John O. Honnold Jr., professor
emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law and former
head of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law.

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — Pace University School of Law will hold
commencement exercises at 11 a.m., Friday, May 23 at the White
Plains campus, 78 North Broadway. Honorary Doctor of Laws will be
awarded to Drew S. Days III, a Yale Law School professor and former
United States solicitor general and former assistant attorney general
for civil rights in the U.S. Department of Justice; Peter Basil
Carter, emeritus fellow at Wadham College in Oxford, England, a
professor with the Pace London Law Program and a former justice of
the peace of the County of Oxford; and John O. Honnold Jr., professor
emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law and former
head of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law.

The University will award 223 juris doctor degrees and 12 master of
law degrees in environmental law. Drew S. Days III will deliver the
commencement address.

Michael Murphy, of Bedford Hills, NY, has been selected as the School
of Law’s valedictorian for having the highest cumulative grade point
average in his class. He also will address the Class of 1997 during
commencement.

In addition to his strong academic career, Murphy was involved with
the Pace Environmental Law Review and worked in Pace’s Land Use Law
Center as a senior research fellow. Murphy, who will be receiving a
juris doctor degree with a certificate in environmental law, also
recently received the White Plains Bar Association’s Environmental
Law Scholar Award.

The School of Law is part of a comprehensive, independent and
diversified University. Its environmental law program is ranked third
in the country. Nearly 14,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate
and graduate degree programs in the Dyson College of Arts, Lubin
School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information
Systems, School of Education, School of Law and Lienhard School of
Nursing.

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