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Subseries 1. Speeches and Testimony

Scope and Content Notes:

Thornburgh’s ongoing career, for archive purposes, began March 1993, just after his sojourn at the United Nations. Since that time, up to and including April 2004 there were over 100 speeches and testimonies which have been digitized and are available here online. In 2013 an additional 127 were added.

In some respects, there is no better way to recognize the diversity and substance of Thornburgh’s career than in reviewing these speeches and testimonies. There is a remarkably broad array of topics which relate to his many ongoing interests and commitments, for example: human rights, drug and alcohol abuse, business crime, rule of law, partnerships in science and technology, law enforcement, United Nations, merit selection for judges, civil justice reform, health care, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), war against terrorism, disability and civil rights, Three Mile Island, crises in corporate America, WorldCom bankruptcy, and World Bank investigation. These were delivered, just for example, before Committees of Congress, at Graduations, at the Vatican Conference on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, to colleges and universities, bar associations, Chambers of Commerce and United Nations events.


Box 984
Folder 1 Vatican Conference on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Rome, Italy November 23, 1991
Folder 2 Statement before the Subcommittee on International Security, International Organizations and Human Rights of Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives: overview of experience at United Nations, Washington, DC March 5, 1993
Folder 3 Testimony before the United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State and Judiciary, Committee on Appropriations, Washington, DC April 26, 1993
Folder 4 Testimony before the United States Senate Subcommittee on Terrorism, Narcotics, and International Operations, Committee on Foreign Relations, Washington, DC June 22, 1993
Folder 5 Statement before the Joint Committee on the Organization of Congress, Washington, DC June 22, 1993
Folder 6 "The 1990s: America's Decade?" Robert A. and Thelma K. Gleason Lecture Series on American Politics and Government, St. Francis College, Loretto, PA November 3, 1993
Folder 7 Address to the Class of 1994, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) of the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA May 1, 1994
Folder 8 "The American Century ... Revisited," Annual Dinner of the Yale Club of Montclair, Montclair, NJ May 5, 1994
Folder 9 Graduation Address to the Class of 1994 at Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA May 7, 1994
Folder 10 Graduation Address to the Class of 1994 at Clarion University, Clarion, PA May 14, 1994
Folder 11 "The Rule of Law in Hong Kong ... Today and Tomorrow," American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong June 16, 1994
Folder 12 "The Internationalization of Business Crime," Annual Business Luncheon of the Section of Business Law of the American Bar Association, New Orleans, LA August 9, 1994
Folder 13 "Partnerships in Science and Technology: New Paths to Prosperity," Annual Meeting of Franklin Chamber of Commerce, Franklin, PA April 4, 1995
Folder 14 Graduation Address to the Class of 1995 at Defiance College, Defiance, OH May 7, 1995
Folder 15 National Leadership Summit of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), Richmond, VA May 18-21, 1995
Folder 16 Statement before The United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Washington, DC June 6, 1995
Folder 17 "The Rule of Law in the Next Century," Pepperdine University Associates Dinner, Los Angeles, CA June 8, 1995
Folder 18 The Voices of Freedom: America Speaks out on Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): A Forum Sponsored by the National Council on Disability on the Fifth Anniversary of the Signing of ADA July 25, 1995
Folder 19 "The State of the Rule of Law in America," Annual Mary Elizabeth Babcock Lecture, Denison University, Granville, OH October 5, 1995
Folder 20 "The Rule of Law Around the World," Friday Forum, Dallas, TX October 13, 1995
Folder 21 "U.N. Management and Mismanagement: Developing Sanctions and Better Oversight," Session III of American Leadership Conference October 17, 1995
Folder 22 "Business Crime Goes International," Yale Center for International and Area Studies, New Haven, CT November 4, 1995
Folder 23 Testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime: Hearing on Nature, Extent, and Proliferation of Federal Law Enforcement, Washington, DC November 15, 1995
Folder 24 "Public-Private Partnerships in Science and Technology," Sigma XI Forum on Science Technology, and the Global Society, San Diego, CA March 7, 1996
Folder 25 Statement on Common Sense Product Liability Reform Act of 1996 (H.R. 956) April 30, 1996
Folder 26 Testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary: The Role of the American Bar Association in the Judicial Selection Process, Washington, DC May 21, 1996
Folder 27 "Commerce, Investment and the Rule of Law in the Russian Federation--What is to be Done?" U.S.-Russia Chamber of Commerce of Boston, Inc., Boston, MA October 31, 1996
Folder 28 Statement before the Hearing on the Roles and Responsibilities of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, United Nations Association of the United States of America, New York, NY November 14, 1996
Folder 29 "Technology, Partnerships, and the Economy," First Annual Stakeholders Meeting sponsored by the New York State Science and Technology Foundation, Saratoga Springs, NY November 19, 1996
Folder 30 "The Search for 'The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing but the Truth,' in the Criminal Justice Process," 97th Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston, MA February 7, 1997
Folder 31 Testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on International Relations, Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Washington, DC February 13, 1997
Folder 32 "Business Crime Goes International," Honors College of the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburgh, MS April 29, 1997
Folder 33 Graduation Address to the Class of 1997 at Shady Side Academy, Pittsburgh, PA June 6, 1997
Folder 34 "Junk Science--The Lawyer's Ethical Responsibilities," Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY October 21, 1997
Folder 35 "Artificial Entities and Artificial Crimes," Citizens against Government Waste, Hershey, PA November 14, 1997
Folder 36 "America's Challenges and Responsibilities in the 21st Century," San Joaquin Valley Town Hall, Fresno, CA November 19, 1997
Folder 37 "Science and Technology and the States," Conference on Understanding the Science and Technology Enterprise: the Political and Economic Context, Brookings Institution, Washington, DC January 27, 1998
Folder 38 "The University as a Useful Citizen," Honors Convocation of the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA February 27, 1998
Folder 39 Statement of the Former Attorneys Generals regarding the Independent Counsel Act March 5, 1998
Folder 40 "Constitutional Path to Self-Determination for Puerto Rico," Rotary Club of San Jan, San Juan, Puerto Rico April 21, 1998
Folder 41 Commencement Address to the 1998 Graduating Class of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, PA May 23, 1998
Folder 42 "Law and Policy Under ADA: A Look Back and a Look Forward," Opening Plenary Session of "In Pursuit...a Blueprint for Disability Law and Policy," Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law of the American Bar Association, Washington, DC June 18, 1998
Folder 43 "America's Challenges and Responsibilities in the 21st Century," 25th Anniversary Banquet of the National Decision Program at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA November 7, 1998
Folder 44 "'Doing the Right Thing' and 'Doing the Thing Right:' Five Themes for a New Millennium," Webb Lecture to the Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Public Administration November 20, 1998
Folder 45 "Resurrecting Justice: The Ethical Cost of Lawsuit Abuse," Manhattan Institute Conference, New York, NY January 20, 1999
Folder 46 "America's Challenges and Responsibilities in the 21st Century," Town Hall Speakers Series sponsored by the One Hundred, Savannah, GA February 11, 1999
Folder 47 "The Role of the Federal Government in Private Appellate Civil Litigation," Third National Litigation Conference of the Federal Bar Association, Las Vegas, NV March 13, 1999
Folder 48 "Some Reflections on Three Mile Island," Clarke Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Contemporary Issues, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA March 25, 1999
Folder 49 "Practicing Law in the Next Century: Ethics, Public Service and Professionalism," 75th Anniversary Observance of Sutherland, Asbill and Brennan LLP, White Sulphur Springs, WV April 17, 1999
Folder 50 Health Care Liability Alliance, Washington, DC April 19, 1999
Folder 51 "Remembering the Past, Recommitting to the Future," ARC Pennsylvania Annual Convention, Hidden Valley, PA June 17, 1999
Folder 52 "The Global Imperative: Why Your State Must be Involved in the World," to "Governing in a Global Age," A Fellowship Program for State and Local Officials conducted by Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University, Washington, DC June 18, 1999
Folder 53 "A Legal Reform Agenda for the Next Millennium," Richmond Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society, Richmond, VA June 29, 1999
Folder 54 "Violence and Youth Culture," Chairman's Advisory Board and President's Club of the Republican National Committee, Philadelphia, PA July 7, 1999
Folder 55 "Remembering the Past, Recommitting to the Future," Summer Training Session of the National Conference of Executives of the ARC, Lake Buena Vista, FL July 28, 1999
Folder 56 Testimony before the Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law, Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Washington, DC September 15, 1999
Folder 57 "State Technology Initiatives in the United States," Second Transatlantic Technology Forum: Perspectives of Change sponsored by Technolgiestiftung Schleswig-Holstein, Lubeck, Germany October 4, 1999
Folder 58 "Sharing Some Thoughts on David Ehrenwerth's Lifetime of Service to His Community," Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Jewish Committee, Pittsburgh, PA December 15, 1999
Folder 59 "Reflection on the Americans with Disabilities Act," Gardere Wynne Sewell and Riggs Lecture, University of Houston Law Center, Health, Law and Policy Institute, Houston, TX February 24, 2000
Folder 60 "America's Challenges and Responsibilities in the 21st Century," Fox Chapel Town Hall, Pittsburgh, PA April 13, 2000
Folder 61 "The Americans with Disabilities Act: How Far Have We Come in the First Decade? What are the Leadership Imperatives for the Next?" DEED 2000 Conference, Empire State College, State University of New York, Rochester, NY April 30, 2000
Folder 62 "Law and Values for America's Future," Law Day Luncheon of the Jacksonville Bar Association, Jacksonville, FL May 10, 2000
Folder 63 Senate Judiciary Committee Dinner, Washington, DC May 17, 2000
Folder 64 "Core Values--Important or Not? The Public Sector Perspective," 2000 Annual Meeting of the Physicians Insurance Association of America, Washington, DC June 1, 2000
Folder 65 "It's Time for a Federal Criminal Code," Annual Meeting of the Federal Bar Association, Cleveland, OH September 21, 2000
Folder 66 Statement regarding H.R. 4751 before the Committee on Resources, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC (with attachments) October 4, 2000
Folder 67 "America's Challenges and Responsibilities in the 21st Century," J. Howard Pew Memorial Lecture, Grove City College, Grove City, PA October 9, 2000
Folder 68 "Disability and Civil Rights: Remembering the Past, Recommitting to the Future," 51st Annual Convention of the ARC, Birmingham, AL October 12, 2000
Folder 69 "Violence in America: Challenges to our Institutions," Conference on "Violence in America: Divergent Perspectives," Millersville University, Millersville, PA November 9, 2000
Folder 70 "Challenges to Lawyers and the Law," University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Law Review and Journal of Law and Commerce Banquet, Pittsburgh, PA March 13, 2001
Folder 71 "Science and Technology and Economic Growth in the 21st Century: The Challenge to the States," 21st Century Fund Coalition Spring Luncheon, Indianapolis, IN March 27, 2001
Folder 72 "Of Lawyers and the Law," University of Iowa College of Law Commencement, Iowa City, IA May 12, 2001
Folder 73 "Disabilities and Civil Rights: The Challenges of Empowerment," Membership Appreciation Luncheon of the ARC of Northern Virginia, Vienna, VA July 20, 2001
Folder 74 "Tools for the Fight against Corruption," Colloquium on "Ethics, Accountability and Social Responsibility: A Transatlantic Perspective," Transatlantic Consortium for Public Policy Analysis and Education, GSPIA, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA September 21, 2001
Folder 75 "What Role for the U.N. in the War Against Terrorism," Assembly 2001: Search for Solutions to Critical Global Problems, World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations and Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace, New York, NY October 21, 2001
Folder 76 "Observations," A Virtual Retreat of Kirkpatrick and Lockhart LLP, Washington, DC October 26, 2001
Folder 77 "Civil Justice Reform: A 21st Century Priority," Symposium on Litigation and Legal Reform in Mississippi sponsored by Mississippi Law Journal, University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, MI November 9, 2001
Folder 78 "Growing Technology-Based Economies: Observations and Reflections," SSTI's 5th Annual Conference: Creating Opportunity: Tools for Building Technology-Based Economies, Pittsburgh, PA December 3, 2001
Folder 79 "A Framework for Fighting Corruption Through Multi-Lateral Organizations," Anti-Corruption Conference, The World Bank and Other Multi-Lateral Financial Institutions, Washington, DC March 7, 2002
Folder 80 "Strategic Decision-Making in a Volatile Environment: Reflections on Three Mile Island," Inaugural Leadership Development Institute of the Pennsylvania Center for Policy Studies and Leadership, Dixon University Center, Harrisburg, PA March 12, 2002
Folder 81 "Just Say 'No' to Toxic Tort Blackmail," A Defense Symposium for In-House Counsel: Avoiding Litigation Disasters, Dupont Primary Law Firm Network, Philadelphia, PA April 15, 2002
Folder 82 Opening Statement and Report Briefing of Youth, Pornography, and the Internet May 2, 2002
Folder 83 Statement before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Commerce, State, Justice, and the Judiciary, and Related Agencies regarding FBI Reorganization June 21, 2002
Folder 84 "Tools for the Fight Against Corruption," Government Integrity and Anti-Corruption Seminar for Officials from Developing Nations, International Law Institute, Washington, DC July 10, 2002
Folder 85 "The Rule of Law: Abraham Lincoln's Political Religion," Celebration of the 194th Anniversary of the Birth of Abraham Lincoln, Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA February 12, 2003
Folder 86 "Some Thoughts on America's Challenges at Home and Abroad: the Centrality of Democracy and the Rule of Law," Chester Forum, John Tyler Community College, Chester, VA March 8, 2003
Folder 87 "America Faces the Challenge of War at Home and Abroad," 2003 Washington-Lincoln-Reagan Dinner sponsored by Charlottesville and Albemarle County Republican Committees, Charlottesville, VA March 19, 2003
Folder 88 "Homeland Security, Civil Liberties and the Courts," Sloan Fellows at the Brookings Institution, Washington, DC March 25, 2003
Folder 89 "Homeland Security, Civil Liberties, and the Rule of Law," University of Pennsylvania Law Review Banquet, Philadelphia, PA April 4, 2003
Folder 90 "Crisis in Corporate America?" Purdue Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics, Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN April 14, 2003
Folder 91 "Dealing with the Crisis in Corporate America: The Lawyer's Role," "Navigating the Path to Transparency--One Goal, Multiple Perspective" A Conference sponsored by Chief Legal Executive LLC, Chicago, IL June 3, 2003
Folder 92 Commencement Address to Class of 2003, Sewickley Academy, Sewickley, PA June 7, 2003
Folder 93 Testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Commerce, State, Justice, Judiciary, and Related Agencies regarding FBI Reorganization, Washington, DC June 18, 2003
Folder 94 "Disabilities and Civil Rights: The Challenges of Empowerment," 5th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon of ARC of Florida, Gainesville, FL July 11, 2003
Folder 95 "Corporate Investigations After WorldCom," A Conference sponsored by the Chief Legal Officer of the 21st Century Advisory Group, Washington, DC September 18, 2003
Folder 96 Prepared Remarks for Presentation to the House Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on Wellness and Human Rights, Washington, DC October 1, 2003
Folder 97 "The Role of Faith in Decision-Making," to "Faith, Ethics and the Law: Legal Issues and the Church." Conference sponsored by the Center of Continuing Education, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ October 14, 2003
Folder 98 "WorldCom: Lessons in Corporate Governance," Conferences in San Francisco and Los Angeles, CA October 28-29, 2003
Folder 99 "Some Lessons to be Learned from the Breakdown of Corporate Governance at WorldCom," Meeting of Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities of The Business Law Section of The American Association December 5, 2003
Folder 100 "Memorable Moments in 20th Century American Presidential Elections," Lecture Series Aboard Seven Seas Voyager February 12, 2004
Folder 101 "The Case for Civil Justice Reform," upon Receipt of the Inaugural Lifetime Service Award, Georgetown Law School Chapter of the Federalist Society, Washington, DC February 18, 2004
Folder 102 "Reflections on Corporate Governance: The WorldCom Experience," Langone Center, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA February 24, 2004
Folder 103 "A Crisis in Corporate Governance? The WorldCom Experience," The Executive Forum, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA March 22, 2004
Folder 104 "A Crisis in Corporate Governance? The WorldCom Experience," Duquesne Club, Pittsburgh, PA March 25, 2004
Folder 105 Statement before The Congressional Human Rights Caucus on "International Disability Rights: The Proposed UN Convention," Washington, DC March 30, 2004
Folder 106 "A Recipe for Sound Management and Administration: "Doing the Right Thing" and "Doing the Thing Right," Ceremonies Establishing a Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, Widener University, Chester, PA April 29, 2004

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Folder 1 "International Disability Rights: Proposed UN Convention" Congressional Human Rights Caucus, Washington, D.C., March 30, 2004
Folder 2 “Shedding Light on Litigation Industry: Civil Justice Reform” Conference on Understanding and Addressing Threats to American Free Enterprise and Property, Aspen, CO, June 28, 2004
Folder 3 "Testimony: “Combating Multilateral Development Bank Corruption: U.S. Treasury Role and Internal Efforts"" Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Washington, D.C., July 21, 2004
Folder 4 “Our Lives, Our America: Challenges of Empowerment & Self-Determination” Volar Center, El Paso, TX, July 23, 2004
Folder 5 Remarks to Mississippians for Economic Progress, Jackson MI, October 5, 2004
Folder 6 "The Role of Faith in Public Service "Jumonville Sponsors Dinner, Pittsburgh, October 13, 2004
Folder 7 "Crisis in Corporate Governance? World Com Experience "Financial Executives, Pittsburgh, November 9, 2004
Folder 8 "The Role of Faith in Public Service" Univ. of Pgh School of Law, December 5, 2004
Folder 9 "A Look at Municipal Corruption Through eyes of Prosecutors & Reporters" Forum by CSIS Hills Program and Urban Institute, Washington, D.C., December 16, 2004
Folder 10 “Global Effort to Contain Official Corruption” Annual McLean Lecture on World Law, University of Pgh, School of Law, February 24, 2005
Folder 11 "Funding Needs of Natl. Parks, Partnership Gettysburg Nat'l Military Park & Gettysburg National Battlefield Museum Foundation", undated
Folder 12 "Crisis in Corporate America? Lessons from the WorldCom Collapse"" Bankruptcy Bar Assn. of the Southern District of Florida, March 24, 2005
Folder 13 "Homeland Security, Civil Liberties, and the Rule of Law"" University of Pittsburgh Law Review Event, University of Pittsburgh, April 8, 2005
Folder 14 "Integrity in investigative Journalism: Some Thoughts on the CBS News 'Sixty Minutes Wednesday' Controversy"" International Academy of Trial Lawyers, The Bahamas, April 15, 2005
Folder 15 "Commencement Address: St. Vincent College, Latrobe, PA, May 7, 2005
Folder 16 Commencement Address: Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA, May 21, 2005
Folder 17 "Thoughts on Leadership: 'Doing Right Thing' & 'Doing the Thing Right''' Leadership Harrisburg Area Luncheon Series, June 1, 2005
Folder 18 9/11 Public Discourse Project: Panel on CIA and FBI Reform"" Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, June 6, 2005
Folder 19 Testimony "Respecting the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities" US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Washington, D.C., July 12, 2012
Folder 20 "Pittsburgh: A Focal Point for Opportunity in Quest for Homeland Security" Conference: "Unlocking U.S. Defense and Homeland Security Opportunities: 'The Pittsburgh Proposition'", Royal Institution of Great Britain, London, U.K., July 13, 2005
Folder 21 Testimony supporting Roberts nomination
Folder 22 "Keynote Speech at Dedication of William R. Eleazer Courtroom" Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, Florida, September 16, 2005
Folder 23 "Defining the U.S. Relationship with UN in the 21st Century" World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, September 28, 2005
Folder 24 "Making Disability Pay" New York Law School, The Tony Coelho Lecture in Disability Employment Law and Policy, New York, October 19, 2005
Folder 25 "Homeland Security, Civil Liberties & Rule of Law" 18th Judicial Conference of US Court of Claims, Philadelphia, November 4, 2005
Folder 26 "Chapter 8 Waiver Attorney-Client Privilege & Work Product Protections" U.S. Sentencing Commission statement, November 15, 2005
Folder 27 "Obligations of Auditor: What IS in Client's Best Interests?" National Conference of UHY Advisors, Las Vegas, November 19, 2005
Folder 28 "Some Thoughts on Internal Corporate Investigations" Allegheny County Bar Assn. Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section, December 2, 2005
Folder 29 "Preserving the Integrity of Important Institutions" Price Waterhouse Coopers Intellectual Property and Commercial Litigation Leadership Forum 2006, February 16, 2006
Folder 30 Speech: Education Goals University of Pittsburgh Honors College Convocation , February 24, 2006
Folder 31 Testimony: "White Collar Enforcement (Part 1) : Attorney-Client Privilege and Corporate Waivers" Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism & Homeland Security of House Committee on Judiciary, March 7, 2006
Folder 32 "Global Effort to Contain Official Corruption" Pan-American University, Center for Institutional Goverance Studies, Mexico City, Mexico, April 20, 2006
Folder 33 "Some Thoughts on Internal Corporate Investigations" Dallas Bar Association, Dallas, Texas May 9, 2006
Folder 34 "Progress in Global Effort to Contain Official Corruption" World Affairs Council of Dallas-Fort Worth, Dallas, Texas, May 10, 2006
Folder 35 "Beyond Americans with Disabilities Act: A Challenge to Legal Profession" National Conference on Employment of Lawyers with Disabilities, Washington, D.C., May 22, 2006
Folder 36 Graduation Address: Sewickley Academy, Sewickley, PA, June 10, 2006
Folder 37 "Strategic Decision-Making in a Volatile Environment: Reflections on Three Mile Island" PA Conference of Trial Judges, Hershey, PA, July 22, 2006
Folder 38 Testimony: "Thompson Memorandum's Effect on the Right to Counsel in Corporate Investigations" Senate Committee on Judiciary, September 12, 2006
Folder 39 "Building and Retaining Trust in the Biomedical Community" National Dialogue on Biomedical Conflicts of Interest and Innovation Management, Cleveland Clinic, September 20, 2006
Folder 40 "Defining Audit Client's Best Interests: Some Thoughts from the Dark Side" National Conference on Fraud and Litigation Services of the American Institute of CPAs, September 29, 2006
Folder 41 "Equal Justice Under Law: Disability & the Criminal Justice System" Conference sponsored by PA Department of Public Welfare, January 17, 2007
Folder 42 Remarks: Post 2006 election PA House Republican Caucus Retreat, January 17, 2007
Folder 43 "Dangers of Over-Criminalization & Need for Real Reform: The Dilemma of Artificial Entities and Artificial Crimes" Georgetown University Law Center Conference, Washington, D.C., March 15, 2007
Folder 44 Cum Laude Address : Mercersburg Academy, Mercersburg, PA, March 23, 2007
Folder 45 "Closing Worldwide Gap in Disability Rights: UN Convention as a Vital Next Step" American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C., April 9, 2007
Folder 46 "Challenges of Corporate Fraud &Corruption : From WorldCom to World Bank" International Bar Association Conference, Washington, D.C., April 27, 2007
Folder 47 Commencement Address: Loyola University, New Orleans College of Law, New Orleans, LA, May 11, 2007
Folder 48 "Lessons from the WorldCom Collapse" Leadership Conference of Armor Holdings, Inc., May 31, 2007
Folder 49 "Threat of Over-Criminalization to American Free Enterprise System & Need for Real Reform" Civil Justice Reform Group, Chicago, IL, July 17, 2007
Folder 50 "Examining Approaches to Corporate Fraud Prosecutions & Attorney-Client Privilege under the (No Suggestions) Memo" US Senate Committee on Judiciary, Washington, D.C., September 18, 2007
Folder 51 Testimony re: nomination of Judge Michael Mukasey as AG: US Senate Committee on Judiciary, Washington, D.C., October 18, 2007
Folder 52 Remarks re: "Lawsuit Abuse Reform" House Republican Policy Committee, Washington, D.C., October 22, 2007
Folder 53 "Allegations of Selective Prosecution: The Erosion of Public Confidence in our Federal Justice System" US House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, Sub-committee on Commercial and Administrative Law, October 23, 2007
Folder 54 Testimony: ADA Restoration Act; US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions November 15, 2007
Folder 55 "Globalizing Response to Disability Discrimination" University of Washington School of Law, Symposium, Seattle, WA, April 24, 2008
Folder 56 "Current Issues in Accountability & Integrity for Global Organization" International Consortium on Governmental Financial Management, Miami, FL, May 21, 2008
Folder 57 Commencement Address: Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, PA, June 1, 2008
Folder 58 "Science Technology & the Governing Process: A Focus on the Three 'E's' of Education, Energy & Economic Development" PA Society of Professional Engineers, Gettysburg, PA, June 7, 2008
Folder 59 "Some Thoughts on 'Doing the Right Thing' & Doing the Thing Right'" Bethany College West Virginia Convocation, Bethany, W. VA, September 11, 2008
Folder 60 Remarks: Election issues and John McCain ;Republican Party dinner, Harrisburg, PA, September 19, 2008
Folder 61 "Waiver of Attorney Client Privilege: The Need for a Legislative Solution" Bar Association of Lehigh County PA, Washington, D.C., September 20, 2008
Folder 62 "The Global Effort to Contain Official Corruption: A Report Card" Conference on "Achieving Success in the International Marketplace, Dallas, TX, October 3, 2008
Folder 63 "Importance of Gatekeepers Protecting Investors from Corporate Fraud & Corruption" SMU Law Review Corporate Counsel Symposium, Dallas, TX, October 3, 2008
Folder 64 "Science & Technology & Governing Process: Focus on the Three 'E's' of Education, Energy, and Economic Development" Drexel University Le Bow College of Business, Philadelphia, PA, October 22, 2008
Folder 65 Remarks: Five basic principles to guide our nation and the Commonwealth Foundation, Thornburgh the Franklin Awardee, Harrisburg, PA, November 11, 2008
Folder 66 "Homeland Security and the Rule of Law: Methodology and Myth" Dickinson College of Law Chapter of the Federalist Society, Carlisle, PA, November 13, 2008
Folder 67 "Science and Technology and the Governing Process: A Focus on the Three 'E's' of Education, Energy and Economic Development" Chamber of Business Awards Dinner of Centre County, State College, PA, March 5, 2009
Folder 68 "Three Mile Island - Looking Back on Thirty Years of Lessons Learned:" US Senate Sub-committee on Clean Air and Energy, Committee on Environment and Public Works, Washington, D.C., March 24, 2009
Folder 69 "The Accident at Three Mile Island: Some Observations on Emergency Management" US Nuclear Regulatory Commission TMI Anniversary Event, Washington, D.C., March 25, 2009
Folder 70 "Some Thoughts on 'Doing the Right Thing…and Doing the Thing Right'" Commencement Address: Fels Institute of Government, University of PA, Philadelphia, PA, May 17, 2009
Folder 71 "Over criminalization and the Need for Legislative Reform" US House of Representatives sub-committee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, Committee of the Judiciary, July 22, 2009
Folder 72 "Challenges for Corporate Lawyers in a Global Enforcement Environment" Corporate Lawyers' Conference of The German Bar Association, Berlin, Germany, November 19, 2009
Folder 73 "The Challenge of Over-Criminalization and the Need for Reform" Policy Orientation for Texas Legislature, Austin, TX, January 14, 2010
Folder 74 Rededication of Captain Thomas Espy, Post No. 153, of the Grand Army of the Republic: Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall, Carnegie, PA, February 14, 2010
Folder 75 "Strategic Decision-Making in a Volatile Environment: Reflections on Three Mile Island" Pittsburgh Regional Business Coalition for Homeland Security, Pittsburgh, PA, April 12, 2010
Folder 76 Issues and Principles to Guide our Nation and Commonwealth of PA Pennsylvania Leadership Council, Harrisburg, PA, April 17, 2010
Folder 77 "The Americans with Disabilities Act: Personal and Professional Reflections" 2010 Recognition Convocation of School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, May 1, 2010
Folder 78 Commencement Address : Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, IN, May 8, 2010
Folder 79 "The Challenge of Over-Criminalization and the Need for Reform" Historical Society of US District Court for Eastern District of PA, Philadelphia, PA, May 26, 2010
Folder 80 "What Would Atticus Finch Do…in Today's Legal Arena?" State Bar of Texas: Observance of 50th Anniversary of "To Kill a Mockingbird", Fort Worth, TX, June 10, 2010
Folder 81 Testimony: 20th Anniversary of the Signing of the ADA: US House Committee on Judiciary, sub-committee on Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties, Washington, D.C., July 22, 2010
Folder 82 "The Americans with Disabilities Act: Twenty Years Later" Eisenhower Institute of Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA, September 14, 2010
Folder 83 "Previews of Coming Attractions: The Future of the Dodd-Frank Act" Conference on Financial Services Reform, sponsored by K&L Gates, London, England, September 30, 2010
Folder 84 "Over criminalization: Sacrificing the Rule of Law in Pursuit of Justice" Heritage Foundation: "Preserve the Constitution" series: Washington, D.C., October 6, 2010
Folder 85 "Mitigating the Consequences of Complex System Failures" Industry Advisory Board of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Washington, D.C., December 1, 2010
Folder 86 "Doing the Right Thing…Doing the Thing Right" 2010 Texas Pre-Session Legislative Conference, New Member Orientation, Austin, TX, December 3, 2010
Folder 87 "Developments in the Law: Past, Present and Future" Pittsburgh Legal Administrators Association, Pittsburgh, PA, March 23, 2011
Folder 88 "The Past, the Present and the Future of Pennsylvania's Local Government" Allegheny County League of Municipalities, Seven Springs, PA, April 8, 2011
Folder 89 "Homeland Security, Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law" Texas Supreme Court Historical Society, Austin, TX, June 3, 2011
Folder 90 "Some Thoughts on the Rule of Law during a day of remembrance" National Memorial Park, Falls Church, VA, September 11, 2011
Folder 91 Testimony: US House Rep: "Need for Constitutional Balanced Budget Amendment to US Constitution" US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, October 4, 2011
Folder 92 "Politics and Public Policy: How Do We Stand?" University of Virginia Center for Politics, Charlottesville, VA, October 18, 2011
Folder 93 Testimony: "On HR 1823, the 'Criminal Code Modernization and Simplification Act of 2011'" US House of Representatives, Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, Washington, D.C., December 13, 2011
Folder 94 Remarks: University of Pgh Honors College 25th Anniversary Celebration ; Pittsburgh, PA, February 25, 2012
Folder 95 "After the Crash: Thoughts on Financial Crisis, The New Regulatory Regime, and Implications for Future Generations" Introduction of University of Rochester President Joel Seligman and SEC Director of Enforcement, Robert Khuzami, Washington, D.C., March 1, 2012
Folder 96 Remarks to 1012 Keystone Leadership Dinner" Republican Women of Ohio Valley, Pittsburgh, PA, March 3, 2012
Folder 97 "Memorial remarks for D. Young Woo Kang" Korean Central Presbyterian Church, Centreville, VA, March 4, 2012
Folder 98 Testimony "Respecting the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities" US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Washington, D.C., July 12, 2012
Folder 99 "Equal Justice Under Law: The Role of the Pro Bono Lawyer" Berks County Bar Assoc., October 23, 2012
Folder 100 "The Role of Faith in Public Service" Waynesburg University Stover Scholars Dinner, Washington, DC, November 2, 2012