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CANCELED: Africa Law Initiative adviser to speak at BYU Global Forum Feb. 16

Reed D. Slack, regional anticorruption adviser for the Africa Law Initiative of the American Bar Association, will address "Uncertainty and Insanity: Examining the Consequences of Western Imperialism" at the Global Focus Series in 238 Herald R. Clark Building at noon Wednesday, Feb. 16, at Brigham Young University.

Slack lives in Nairobi, Kenya, and helps with the East African regional anticorruption program, which covers Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia. The program's mission is to promote the rule of law and good governance in Africa.

Before his position with ABA-Africa, Slack served as counsel to the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct in the U.S. House of Representatives.

In 1994, Slack published the "Mormon Belief of an Inspired Constitution" in the Journal of Church and State.

Slack received his bachelor's degree from BYU and his law degree from Georgetown University.

This lecture will be archived online. For information on Kennedy Center events, see the calendar and News and Events online at

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