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Federal judge to speak at BYU David M. Kennedy Center Oct. 6

Brigham Young University’s David M. Kennedy Center will feature Thomas B. Griffith, federal judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia circuit, as part of its political affairs lecture series.

Griffith will speak on “Career Reflections: The Judiciary” Thursday, Oct. 6, at 4 p.m. in 238 Herald R. Clark Building with a question-and-answer session that will conclude at 5:30 p.m.

This series is sponsored by the BYU Political Affairs Society, the Political Science Department, the College of Family, Home, and Social Science and the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies.

Judge Griffith was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals in June 2005. He served as general counsel to the advisory commission on electronic commerce, as assistant to the president and general counsel at BYU and as a member of the executive committee of the American Bar Association’s Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative.

He graduated from BYU in 1978 and from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1985.

This lecture will be archived at For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 or


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