A recording of this speech from the University of Georgia Law Library archival collection was digitally preserved from audio cassette tape to digital in 2023 and made publicly available in 2024. Digitization, metadata creation, and increased discoverability of this record was made possible thanks to a grant from the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council. The primary archival object is a digitized audio cassette recording of Sessions' speech. Attached are related supporting files including the digitized event program.


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Lecture delivered by William S. Sessions, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation at 10:30 a.m. on April 21, 1990, on the North Campus Quad. Sessions spoke on the theme "Justice Around the World, Justice in America, Justice for Youth and the Elderly" at the Law Day UGA 1990 observance. Distinguished Service Scroll awarded to Thomas O. Marshall and Alexander W. Smith, Jr.

A full summary of this event was published in the Advocate Magazine Volume 25, Issue 2, Spring 1990 on page 8: https://digitalcommons.law.uga.edu/advocate/vol25/iss2/1/

law_day90_program.pdf (397 kB)
Law Day program