US Attorney General Holder Speaking in Missoula

By Beacon Staff

MISSOULA – U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is scheduled to speak at the University of Montana this week.

Holder’s lecture titled, “Justice Through Service: Extending America’s Greatest Tradition” is part of the UM School of Law’s Judge William B. Jones and Judge Edward A. Tamm Judicial Lecture Series. The event starts at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the University Theatre.

Holder is scheduled to speak for about 15 minutes, and then will answer questions asked by Washington, D.C., attorney Robert Bennett, who helped found the Jones-Tamm series at UM. The questions were submitted by UM law students and faculty members.

Holder was a U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia and was named deputy attorney general under President Bill Clinton. Holder was sworn in as attorney general in February 2009.

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