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Federal Judge to Speak at Montgomery College, November 4

U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Jane R. Roth to Address “Peace and Justice and the Law”

Judge Jane R. Roth, U. S. Court of Appeals judge for the Third Circuit, will speak at Montgomery College’s Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus on Wednesday, November 4, at 11 a.m. Co-sponsored by the College’s Paul Peck Institute for American Culture and Civic Engagement and the First-Year Experience initiative, the event is free and open to the public and will take place in the main theatre of the campus’ new Performing Arts Center, located at Georgia Avenue and Route 410 in Silver Spring. Her topic will be “Peace and Justice and the Law.”

Judge Roth was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals in July 1991. Prior to that, from 1985 to 1991, she served on the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. Educated at Smith College and Harvard University Law School, she has received honorary degrees from Widener University School of Law and the University of Delaware.

Judge Roth began her legal career as a member of the firm of Richards, Layton & Finger practicing general law with emphasis on civil litigation and defense of medical malpractice cases. From 1956 to 1962, as an administrative assistant with the U.S. Foreign Service, she was stationed in Tehran, Iran; Salisbury, Rhodesia; and Brazzaville, Republic of Congo.

To request further information or a campus map and parking information, please contact Dr. Francine Jamin, director of the Paul Peck Institute for American Culture and Civic Engagement, at 240-567-1385 or Anyone requesting accommodation for a disability is asked to be in touch with Dr. Jamin at least two weeks prior to the event.

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