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1/31/2018
When: 01/31/2018
12 - 1 PM
Where: Chester H. Ferguson Law Center
1610 N Tampa St.
Tampa, Florida  33602
United States


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Speaker: R. Fred Lewis, Florida Supreme Court Justice

A former Chief Justice and founder of Justice Teaching, Justice Lewis was appointed to the Supreme Court of Florida on December 7, 1998, by the late Governor Lawton Chiles. While serving as Chief Justice, he founded Justice Teaching, an organization that now has over 4,000 volunteer lawyers and Judges placed with and active in Florida public schools, which enhances civic and law-related education through the active programs in all levels of Florida schools. In 2014, Justice Lewis received the prestigious Justice Sandra Day O'Connor national award for civic education recognizing his work with Justice Teaching as the top civic education program in the nation. In 2016, Justice Lewis was selected for induction into the inaugural class of the U.S. Army ROTC Hall of Fame. The Department of the Army stated that his achievements exemplify "Leadership Excellence."

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