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Oct. 8, 2003 -- No. 524

Legal scholars and historians to discuss challenge of regulating loyalty by law

Friday (Oct. 10), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Carolina Club (George Watts Hill Alumni Center) and UNC School of Law
UNC campus

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law’s North Carolina Law Review will host a conference titled "Law, Loyalty and Treason: How Can the Law Regulate Loyalty Without Imperiling It?"

Media representatives are invited to attend the program, which will bring scholars, policy-makers, lawyers, school administrators and political figures to Chapel Hill to discuss issues related to treason, loyalty and national identity. Panel discussions will begin at 9:30 a.m. Among the panelists and participants are:

For more information on the conference, click on or contact the Law Review office at (919) 962-3926 or

Coverage notes: The morning sessions and lunch will be held at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center, located on the UNC campus. Afternoon sessions, beginning at 2 p.m., will be held at the UNC School of Law, located on Ridge Road. Limited seating for members of the media will be available in both locations; to reserve seating, contact John Branch at (919) 962-3926 by 11 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 9).

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