Marquette Law School
Welcomes Distinguished Alumnus and Expert in Products Liability
and Personal Injury Law
October 22, 2004
MILWAUKEE – Marquette University Law School is proud to welcome
Aaron D. Twerski as keynote speaker for the Ninth Annual Robert
F. Boden Lecture. The event will run from 4:30 p.m. until 5:30
p.m. on Tuesday, October 26, 2004 , in the Weasler Auditorium
at 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Twerski will deliver an address entitled
Uncertainty and Informed Choice: Unmasking Daubert, addressing
a controversial ruling that transformed tort law. The Daubert
case changed the way scientific evidence and expert opinions are
admitted into court.
Professor Twerski is the Newell DeValpine Professor of Law at
Brooklyn Law School and a distinguished alumnus of Marquette University
Law School. He has coauthored five widely used textbooks on torts
and product liability, and published more than 60 articles, some
of which have appeared in Yale Law Journal and the law reviews
of the Cornell, Columbia, Texas, and New York University Law Schools.
Since 1979, Twerski has served as the chair of Agudas Israel,
a national organization that represents Orthodox Jewry to legislative
and regulatory government agencies in matters concerning religious
The Robert F. Boden Chair lecture series began at Marquette Law
School in 1995 to commemorate the commitment to law scholarship
and teaching of former Dean Robert F. Boden. From 1965 until his
death in 1984, Dean Boden lead Marquette University Law School
through sensational growth as the Law School building quadrupled
in size, the library collection more than doubled, the full-time
student population nearly doubled and the number of faculty tripled.
The event is free and open to the public. Interested media should
contact Anne Broeker in the Office of Public Affairs.